Our ESRC-funded research aims to increase understanding of how digital technologies are changing work and the implications for employers, workers, job seekers and governments.

Latest news

Governance of artificial intelligence report quotes Digit researcher

31 May 2024

Digit Research Fellow Dr Steve Rolf has been both quoted and cited in the House of Commons Innovation and Technology Committee’s report ‘Governance of artificial intelligence (AI)’.

Digit research presented at DWP workshop on future of work

16 May 2024

Digit research was presented at a workshop on 'The Impact of Digitalisation at Work', co-hosted by Leeds University Business School and the Department for Work and Pensions, on 1 May 2024. 

Digit research on neurodiversity and remote working presented to Parliament

3 May 2024

The research project, Remote for All, was supported by the Digit Innovation Fund and explored the impact of remote e-working for Disabled and/or Neurodivergent workers.

Latest Blogs

Will digitalisation of work worsen caste inequalities in India?

22 April 2024

Sudipa Sarkar and colleagues discuss their research into the possible impact of technological change on existing caste inequalities in India.

The dark side of social media influencer work

25 March 2024

Michael Beverland discusses his research into how social media influencers monetise their lifestyles.

Six ways that artificial intelligence will shape the future role of HR professionals

20 March 2024

Maarten Renkema and colleagues discuss their research exploring how artificial intelligence is reshaping the work of HR professionals.

Latest Publications

How Cultural Workers Address Racism in the Digital Age

Francesca Sobande, Anamik Saha, David Hesmondhalgh (2023), Digit Report

Coworking spaces and workplaces of the future: Critical perspectives on community, context and change

Jennifer Johns, Edward Yates, Greig Charnock, Frederick Harry Pitts, Ödül Bozkurt, Didem Derya and Ozdemir Kaya (2024), European Mangement Review

Varieties of digitalisation? A comparison of employment services digitalisation in the UK and Australia

Jo Ingold, Chris Forde and David Robertshaw (2024), Australian Journal of Social Science

The economic effects of changes in labour laws: new evidence for the UK

Simon Deakin and Kamelia Pourkermani (April 2024), Digit Policy Brief

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