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Recommended Readings from our Digital/Virtual/Online Methods Workshop

by on November 14, 2016

For those who are also interested in using online methods in research of domestic energy practices we thought you may be interested in the reading list participants put together from the October workshop.


Boyd, D et al. (2016) Supporting ethical data research: an exploratory study of emerging issues in Big Data and technical research. Data & Society Research Institute Working paper, available at

Cosar-Jorda, P., Buswell, R.A. and Mitchell, V., (2015). Identifying the opportunities for ICT based energy demand reduction in family homes. EEDAL: Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting, Lucerne-Horw, Switzerland, 26-28 August 2015.

Demand Around the Clock: Time Use and Data Demand of Mobile Devices in Everyday Life – paper currently under review (available on request from Kelly).

Eden, S. 2015. Blurring the boundaries: Prosumption, circularity and online sustainable consumption through Freecycle, Journal of Consumer Culture, 1-21.

Marres, N. & Weltevrede, E. (2013) Scraping the Social? Issues in live social science research Journal of Cultural Economy Vol 6(3): 313-335.

Mitchell, Val et al. (2015) “Situating Digital Interventions: Mixed Methods for HCI Research in the Home.” Interacting with Computers 27 (1): 3-12. doi:10.1093/iwc/iwu034.

Morrow, O., Hawkins, R. and Kern, L., 2015. Feminist research in online spaces. Gender, Place & Culture22(4), 526-543.

Murray Goulden, Christian Greiffenhagen, Jon Crowcroft, Derek McAuley, Richard Mortier, Milena Radenkovic & Arjuna Sathiaseelan (2016): “Wild interdisciplinarity: ethnography and computer science”, International Journal of Social Research Methodology, DOI: 10.1080/13645579.2016.1152022.

Rogers, R. 2015. Digital Methods, Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press.

Royson, S. 2014. Dragon-breath and snow-melt: know-how, experience and heat flows in the home, Energy Research and Social Science, 2:148-158.

Pink, S. (2012) Situating Everyday Life (London: Sage).

Veen, M., Gremmen, B., te Molder, H. and van Woerkum, C. (2011). Emergent technologies against the background of everyday life: Discursive psychology as a technology assessment tool. Public Understanding of Science20(6), 810-825.


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