Digit Co-Investigator, Professor Debra Howcroft, has co-authored a report on working from home (WFH) for the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC). The Covid-19 and Working from Home Survey is based on responses from more than 3,000 UK workers, the majority of whom were normally based in offices prior to the pandemic. It was undertaken by Professors Phil Taylor, Dora Scholarios (University of Strathclyde) and Professor Howcroft (University of Manchester) and revealed some of the challenges associated with working from home. While a majority of workers of wanted to spend two days or less in the workplace there was also compelling [...]
Digit Co-Director, Professor Mark Stuart, is quoted in an article by the BBC discussing the future for remote working as Covid-19 vaccinations are rolled out.
Digit researchers have produced a report for the European Parliament’s Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) that argues for a new ‘Digital Social Contract’ to address the rapid technological progress underway in modern capitalist economies.
Digit Research Fellow Dr Astrid Krenz discussed the connections between automation and reshoring production practices by firms.
Digit's Sam Roscoe was invited to provide oral evidence to the House of Commons International Trade Committee inquiry in April.
Digit’s Sam Roscoe has been writing about how supply chains are being affected in the current climate
Sam Roscoe looks at supply chain disruption.
Emma Russell features on the Nature podcast
Switching off – In an increasingly connected world, some are pushing back against being always on call.
Emma Russell discusses an increasingly connected world on the BBC World Service.
BBC News article