I research, write and teach in Human Geography at the University of Sheffield.
My research is concerned with understanding social change in relation to sustainability, through a focus on everyday life and the socio-technical systems that shape it. I engage with geographical and sociological theories of practice, materiality and everyday life, as well as with science and technology studies.

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Manchester Domestic Nexus workshop

img_20151123_150355970_hdrThe focus of the second workshop in the Domestic Nexus series was on researching and understanding changes in domestic practices which can reduce demand for resources. It took place on 23rd November, at Manchester Friends Meeting House. 35 participants, including from Aalborg, Tartu and Roskilde as well as from around the UK, chewed over ideas and issues in a packed programme of talks and discussions. A full report is published on the Domestic Nexus blog and can be accessed here.

practice theory and MLP – a ‘controversy’ for Dale Southerton and me to chew over

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Very pleased to have another invite from Forum Vies Mobile to chip in on working out how to make the ways we get about less environmentally damaging. This time by putting practice theory and Multi-Level Perspective up against each other in conversation with Dale Southerton.