Co-Lead, Research Theme 4: Reconnecting the Disconnected: New Channels of Voice and Representation
Alliance Manchester Business School
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I am the Deputy Director of the Work and Equalities Institute at the University of Manchester and Editor of New Technology, Work and Employment.

Background

I have worked at the University of Manchester since 2003.  Previously I was employed as a computer programmer and systems developer in the engineering industry.

Research interests
  • New technologies, work and employment
  • Technology-enabled working practices, such as the platform economy
  • Technology workers
  • Gender and technology
Research articles

Howcroft, D. &  Rubery, J. ‘Bias in, Bias out’: gender equality and the future of work debate, Labour & Industry: a journal of the social and economic relations of work, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1080/10301763.2019.1619986

Howcroft D and Bergvall-Kåreborn B, A Typology of Crowdwork Platforms, Work, Employment and Society, 33: 1, 21-38, 2019.

Research working papers

Working time and technology workers

Platform work and gender: a focus on the legal profession