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.

Digit Debates Autumn Series

Catch up with our Autumn Term series of Digit Debates.

Watch recordings of this term’s online seminars from leading thinkers discussing the impact that digital technologies are having on the world of work.

Topics range from the gender pay gap in an online labour market to whether workers need a legal right to disconnect.

Latest news

“It’s not the tech, it’s how it’s used”

2 November 2021

Digit's Co-Director, Professor Jacqueline O'Reilly has been quoted in an article in the Guardian discussing the effect of technology-enabled home working on equality and inclusion.

£123,000 awarded in Digit Innovation Fund Round 2

28 July 2021

Projects awarded funding include research into the deployment of digital technologies in social care work and exploring disability, neurodiversity and remote working.

Rural co-working spaces workshop

1 July 2021

A Digit-funded research project investigating the role of coworking spaces in digital rural futures has held a workshop with over 50 operators, policymakers and researchers.

Latest Blogs

Coworking in the City after Covid-19: Community versus Competition?

29 November 2021

The pandemic has challenged many assumptions about where, how and when people can work.  As businesses respond by cutting office space, what role might coworking spaces play in this new future? 

From learning walks to online drop-ins: technology and performance management of teachers during the pandemic

22 November 2021

As teaching moved online during Covid, performance management moved with it. What impact did this have on teacher wellbeing?

Do we really need another blog about digital futures at work?

22 November 2021

The new Digit blog aims to bring a little light to the white heat of debates about how digital technologies are changing work.

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