New Vitalities Lab webinar series on innovative methods

The Vitalities Lab has launched a new webinar series involving short-form presentations (slides plus voice-over). These webinars are designed to be clear explanations about using innovative methods and analysing the materials generated. They can be used in undergraduate and postgraduate methods teaching or by any interested researcher. The ‘Breaking Methods’ series can be found onContinue reading “New Vitalities Lab webinar series on innovative methods”

COVID society – some resources I have put together for social researchers

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? ? Over the past fortnight, I’ve put together a few open-access resources concerning what an initial agenda for COVID-related social research could be and research methods for conducting fieldwork in the COVID world. Links are below: Conducting  Fieldwork in a Pandemic (Google Doc crowd-sourced resource) Social Research for…

Digital Food Cultures book now published

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? My latest book, Digital Food Cultures, co-edited with Zeena Feldman, has now been published with Routledge, as part of their Critical Food Studies Series. The abstracts and authors of each chapter are listed below. A book preview on Google Books is available here. 1. Understanding Digital Food Cultures:…

Call for abstracts – special section on ‘Sociology and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic’

Originally posted on This Sociological Life:
For those people who feel they might like to contribute their expertise and insights, please see this call for papers for a special section of Health Sociology Review I am editing on sociology and the coronavirus. This is a fast-tracked process designed to get important insights out as quickly…

Digitised quarantine: a new form of health dataveillance

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Most social analyses of the use of personal health data for dataveillance (watching and monitoring people using information gathered about them) have largely focused on people who engage in voluntary self-tracking to promote or manage their health and fitness. With the outbreak of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), a new form…

Vitalities Lab Newsletter Number 7

6 February 2020 The Vitalities Lab is led by SHARP Professor Deborah Lupton, Centre for Social Research in Health and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney. Team members are Dr Ashleigh Watson, Dr Clare Southerton and Dr Marianne Clark. Further details here. New academic publications Clark, M. I., & Thorpe, H. (2019). Towards diffractive ways ofContinue reading “Vitalities Lab Newsletter Number 7”

Vitalities Lab Newsletter Number 6

VITALITIES LAB NEWSLETTER Number 6, 6 November 2019 The Vitalities Lab is led by SHARP Professor Deborah Lupton, Centre for Social Research in Health and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney. Team members are Dr Ashleigh Watson, Dr Clare Southerton and Dr Marianne Clark. Further details here. New team member The VLab welcomes a new teamContinue reading “Vitalities Lab Newsletter Number 6”

Vitalities Lab Newsletter Number 5

VITALITIES LAB NEWSLETTER Number 5, 11 September 2019 The Vitalities Lab is led by SHARP Professor Deborah Lupton, Centre for Social Research in Health and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney. Team members are Dr Ashleigh Watson and Dr Clare Southerton. Further details here. New publications Maslen, S. and Lupton, D. (2019) ‘Keeping it real’: women’sContinue reading “Vitalities Lab Newsletter Number 5”

Vitalities Lab Newsletter Number 4

VITALITIES LAB NEWSLETTER Number 4, 2 August 2019 The Vitalities Lab is led by SHARP Professor Deborah Lupton, Centre for Social Research in Health and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney. Further details here. New Lab members In July, the Vitalities Lab welcomed two new postdoctoral fellows: Dr Ashleigh Watson (left) and Dr Clare Southerton. AshleighContinue reading “Vitalities Lab Newsletter Number 4”

Vitalities Lab Newsletter Number 3

VITALITIES LAB NEWSLETTER Number 3, 25 June 2019 The Vitalities Lab is led by SHARP Professor Deborah Lupton, Centre for Social Research in Health and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney. Further details here. New Publications Lupton, D. (2019) ‘I’d like to think you could trust the government, but I don’t really think we can’: AustralianContinue reading “Vitalities Lab Newsletter Number 3”