Living with Personal Data: Australians’ Understandings and Practices is a two-year project funded by the Australian Research Council beginning in 2019. The project takes a sociological approach to investigating how Australians across a wide range of social groups are living with and through their personal digital data – the digitised information that is generated when they go online, use mobile devices and apps, smart home technologies or move around in public spaces embedded with digital sensors. We will be experimenting with innovative methods drawing on multisensory arts- and design-based research.
Chief Investigator: SHARP Professor Deborah Lupton, Vitalities Lab, Centre for Social Research in Health and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Australia
Partner Investigator: Professor Mike Michael, Department of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology, University of Exeter, UK
Postdoctoral Fellow: Dr Ashleigh Watson, Vitalities Lab, Centre for Social Research in Health and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Australia