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

Digit researcher publishes Friedrich Ebert Stiftung report

27 March 2024

Dr Steve Rolf has authored a new report on the use of AI in the service sector for leading think tank, Friedrich Ebert Stiftung.

The Institute for the Future of Work announced as Digit partner for 2024

14 March 2024

The Institute for the Future of Work will support our policy engagement activities over the final year of our current five-year research programme.

Digit co-hosts event for early career researchers at Leeds University Business School

1 February 2024

On Wednesday 24 January 2024, Digit co-hosted and co-funded a British Sociological Association Early Career Forum Regional event at Leeds University Business School.

Latest Blogs

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.

What tourism content creators tell us about the future of work

12 March 2024

Stephanie Garrison and Claire Wallace discuss their research into the nature of work undertaken by travel content creators.

Latest Publications

Making It Stick: The UK Four-Day Week Pilot One Year On

Autonomy (2024), The UK’s four-day week pilot

Multinational firms as emissaries of decent work: worker responses to progressive HRM in a foreign retailer in Japan

Ödül Bozkurt, Chul Chung, Norifumi Kawai and Motoko Honda-Howard (2024), Critical Perspectives on International Business

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