• 2014 RCUK Digital Economy NEMODE +, Tracking biodata for research purposes: ownership and sharing.
  • 2014 Visiting scholar, Research Center Science and Justice, University of California, Santa Cruz.
  • 2013 EPSRC/ CCN+, SusNet - Sustaining Networked Knowledge: Feminist Media, Art and Activism - Research Co-Investigator, with Kate O'Riordan (P.I.)
  • 2012 EPINET Integrated Assessment of Societal Impacts of Emerging Science and Technology from within Epistemic Networks. FP7-SCIENCE-IN-SOCIETY-2012- European Commission. Research Fellow, PI Kate O'Riordan.
  • 2010 FWSA shortlisted Essay Awards.

Talks and conference papers


  • Quantifying the self: All these yearnings, all these data, at Crossroads 2014 Cultural Studies Conference, Tampere, Finland, 1-4 July 2014
  • Social Analytics: Doing Digital Phenomenology in the Face of Algorithmic Power, with Nick Couldry, ICA Seattle, US. 23 May 2014 (Sheraton, Redwood B).
  • The televised launch of the first in-vitro meat burger as a media event, at Justice in a More than Human World: Collaboration or Exploitation? Working with living systems across the arts and sciences. Meat cultures, panel with Oron Catts and Jake Metcalf, February 28, 2014, Science and Justice, UCSC
  • Climbing Gotzilla with Fitbit, at OpenLab, University of California Santa Cruz, 19th February 2014
  • ‘All these emotions, all these yearnings, all these data’: platform openess, data sharing and visions of democracy, at Center for Cultural Studies, University of California, Santa Cruz, 5th February 2014


  • Smart Publics? Public engagement with science and technology, at University of Sussex, 6 December 2013. Co-organised by  Publics Now, Then and Beyond Network, (Open University) and Sussex Public Culture Hub. 
  • Storycircle: The Materiality of Voice (co-presenter with Nick Couldry, Richard MacDonald, & Hilde C. Stephansen), at ZeMKI research seminars, Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research, University of Bremen, 28 November 2013







‘You Can Do More, You Can Actually Change the Productivity’: Affective Labour in Queer/ Feminist Porn Cultures