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.

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Coworking and the Future of Work – Extending the Debate Research and Stakeholder Workshop – 21-22 October 2022, Brighton

5 August 2022

Are you doing research on any aspect of coworking and coworking spaces and the future of work?

Four new projects supported in Digit’s third round of Innovation Funding

27 July 2022

The projects will explore crowdfunded work in creative industries, the use of open source digital infrastructure, the digitalisation of access work and the role of HR managers in creating 'good work' through digitalisation. 

Digit researchers at the SASE 2022 conference

26 July 2022

Digit researchers discussed their work at the SASE cofnerence, 9-11 July 2022 in Amsterdam.

Latest Blogs

Contested delivery platforms in Argentina: what do platform workers want?

20 July 2022

In South America, “health and safety” is one of the main demands in platform labour protests.

New business models mean worse outcomes for Chinese online ride-hailing drivers

12 July 2022

How state, market and corporation 'logics' interact to shape the Chinese online ride-hailing sector.

Feeling At Home at Work? Inequalities, Inclusiveness, and Changing Work Environments

5 July 2022

Why “feeling at home” at work is impacted by intersecting inequalities such as racism, sexism, classism, and ableism, and shaped by workplace cultures and norms.

Latest Publications

Innovation Analytics: Tools for Competitive Advantage

Edited by Subramanian, N., Ponnambalam, S.G., Janardhanan, M. (2022) World Scientific

Theorising labour unrest and trade unionism in the platform economy

Joyce, S., Stuart, M. and Forde, C. (2022), New Technology, Work and Employment

A global analysis of worker protest in digital labour platforms

Bessa, I., Joyce, S., Neumann, D., Stuart, M., Trappmann, V. and Umney, C. (2022) International Labour Organization

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