Citizen Science

Presentation for UK Government Social Research (12 May).

Atmospheric Citizens: How to Make Breathable Worlds

Speaker series presentation. Digital Writing and Research Lab. University of Texas, Austin (28 April).

Atmospheric Citizens: How to Make Breathable Worlds

Dean’s Lecture. Melbourne School of Design. University of Melbourne, Australia (12 April).

Breathable Worlds

Panel response for the program launch, “Urban Inhabitation and the Urban Technical.” Urban Institute. University of Sheffield, UK (18 March).

Sensed Landscapes (Mapping Change)

Presentation for multi-day symposium “Instruments of Change.” EMLab. University of Pennsylvania, USA (15 February).

Data Citizens and the Right to Data

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the Centre for Data, Culture, and Society. University of Edinburgh, UK (24 November). Watch it here.

Dustbox and AirKit

Exhibition of the Citizen Sense Dustboxes 1.0 and 2.0 for “Climate Care: Reimagining Shared Planetary Futures, a MAK exhibition.” Part of the Vienna Biennale for Change 2021: PLANET LOVE. Climate Care in the Digital Age. Vienna, Austria (28 May – 3 October).

Citizen Infrastructures

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the Centre for Science and Policy. Lunchtime seminar for policy fellows. University of Cambridge, UK (9 June).

Phyto-Sensor Toolkit: Cultivating the Swamps of Urban Air

Presentation and discussion by Jennifer Gabrys for the performative book pre-launch, “Terrestrial University: Swamps and the New Imagination.” ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany (13 May).

Vegetal Sensors: How to Construct Air Quality Gardens

Keynote by Jennifer Gabrys for the Myles H. Thaler Memorial Lecture, School of Architecture. University of Virginia, USA (11 March)

Particle Stories

Presentation and panel contribution by Jennifer Gabrys for The Long 2020 collection. Center for 21st Century Studies. University of Wisconsin, USA (19 February).

Citizen Engagement in Air Pollution: Transforming Social, Scientific and Technical Research

Presentation and panel discussion by Jennifer Gabrys for the workshop, Social Research and Air Quality. Science and Technology Facilities Council, UK (26 January).

AirKit: A Comprehensive Citizen-Sensing Toolkit

Presentation by Joanne Armitage for the conference, “Transforming Citizen Sensing.” Amsterdam, the Netherlands (10 December). Conference summary available here.

From Citizen Sensing to Citizen Design

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Green Recovery: Citizen Science for Environmental Policymaking.” Joint workshop with UNEP Argentina and Centre for Science and Policy. University of Cambridge, UK (29 October).

How to Do Things with Sensors

Keynote presentation and “Conversation on Ecology and Ethics” by Jennifer Gabrys for “Distributed Proximities.” Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture, USA (26 October).

Citizen Data: From Monitoring to Justice

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the Cambridge Centre for Data-Driven Discovery (C2D3) Virtual Symposium. University of Cambridge, UK (21 October).

Citizen Initiatives for Environmental Urban Sensing

ERC grantee presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Turning Contemporary Cities into Smart, Interactive and Safe Urban Living.” Euroscience Open Forum, Trieste, Italy (4 September).

Programming the Planet and Reconfiguring Sensing

Presentation and seminar discussion of Program Earth by Jennifer Gabrys for the Cambridge Digital Humanities Open Series. University of Cambridge, UK (1 July).

Expertise and Urban Air Pollution

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the seminar, “Citizen Science.” Department of History and Philosophy of Science. University of Cambridge, UK (11 June).

Citizen Science

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the Centre for Science and Policy annual conference. University of Cambridge, UK (28 May).

From Citizen Sensing to Citizen Sciences

Contribution by Jennifer Gabrys to Citizen Science workshop. Centre for Science and Policy. University of Cambridge, UK (24-25 March).

Sensing Practices

Seminar presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for SENSING: The Knowledge of Sensitive Media research group. Potsdam University, Germany (31 January).

Atmospheric Citizens: How to Make Breathable Worlds

Public lecture by Jennifer Gabrys for the IKKM Senior Fellows residency program. Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie. Weimar, Germany (29 January).

Citizen Sensing and Practices of World-Making

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the IKKM Laboratory, as part of the Senior Fellows residency program. Internationales Kolleg für Kulturtechnikforschung und Medienphilosophie. Weimar, Germany (17 January).

Sensors, Citizens and Sustainability: Sensing Practices and Data Democratization

Presentation by Sachit Mahajan at the Institute of Information Science. Hosted by Dr Chen, Ling-Jyh, Academia Sinica. Taipei, Taiwan (2 December).

Data Citizens and the Right to Data

Contribution by Jennifer Gabrys to Data Politics book launch. Mile End Institute. Queen Mary University of London, UK (11 November).

Air Quality Gardens and Citizen Toolkits for the Built Environment

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the Kingston Citizens’ Assembly on Air Quality. Kingston, London, UK (10 November).

Citizen Sensing and Air Quality Data

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the Social Sciences Expert Group. Defra, UK (5 November).

A Media Ecology of Particulate Matter

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Media Ecology.” Columbia University, USA (24-25 October).

Environmental Sensing and Citizen Sense

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Sensors Day.” Hosted by the EPSRC Sensors Centre for Doctoral Training. University of Cambridge, UK (10 October).

How to Do Things with Sensors

Seminar presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for L’atelier interdisciplinaire de recherches sur l’environnement. Sciences Po, France (30 September).

Urban Sensing

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the workshop, “Air Pollution, Toxicity and Local Agency.” Critical Ecologies. Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (27 September).

Citizen Sensing and Air Pollution

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for Trust and Technology Strategic Research Initiative Symposium. University of Cambridge, UK (19 September).

Program Earth: Environmental Sensors and Digital Citizenships

Presentation and session contribution by Jennifer Gabrys for the “Smart Political Ecologies” summer school and conference. Wageningen University, the Netherlands (30 June – 2 July).

Sensing Particulate Matter and Transforming Chemical Ecologies

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the workshop, “Chemical” at “IAS Turbulence.” Department of Geography/Institute of Advanced Studies. University College London, UK (6-7 June).

How to Do Things with Sensors

Keynote presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Making SPAce: Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology student PGR conference.” University of Exeter, UK (16-17 May).

Becoming Planetary

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Geontopower : Cartographie de la scène européenne de la critique du libéralisme tardif.” Columbia Global Centers, France (10-12 April).

Sensing and Participating in Urban Air Pollution

Keynote presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the “Take Part” seminar of the Cultures of Participation network. Aarhus University, Denmark (10-11 April).

Ocean Sensing and Navigating the End of this World

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Navigation Beyond Vision.” Part of the e-flux 10th anniversary event series. HKW, Germany (5-6 April).

Sensing Haunted Dust

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Haunted Machines.” Design Museum, London, UK (16 March).

Instruments and Instrumentality

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for Science, Technology and Innovation Studies seminar. University of Edinburgh, UK (11 March).

Processing Waste from a Smart(er) Planet

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the seminar series, “Waste: Histories and Futures.” Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences. Rice University, USA (31 January – 2 February).

A Feeling for Worlds: Encountering Animals as Sensors

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the “Machine Feeling” Transmediale workshop with Aarhus University and the Cambridge Digital Humanities programme, CRASSH. University of Cambridge, UK (15 January).

From Citizen Sensing to Collective Monitoring

Public lecture by Jennifer Gabrys for the Digital | Visual | Cultural research group. Department of Geography. University of Oxford, UK (7-8 January).

How to Do Things with Sensors

Public lecture and research salon by Jennifer Gabrys for Technologies in Practice (TiP). IT University, Denmark (21-22 November).

Program Earth: From Environmental Sensing to Citizen Sensing

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the annual John Fekete Distinguished Lecture series, Cultural Studies. Trent University, Canada (1-2 November).

How to Do Things with Sensors

Presentation for Department of Sociology Lunchtime Seminar Series 2018. University of Cambridge, UK (30 October 2018).

Changing Trajectories of Environmental Research

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the 25th anniversary address, Environment and Planning theme. Global Urban Research Unit. Newcastle University, UK (17 October).

Air Walk: Speculative Atmospheres

Walk and workshop by Jennifer Gabrys and Francesca Perona for the Design Museum, London, UK (29 September).

Planetary Media and the Becoming Environmental of Computation

Keynote by Jennifer Gabrys for the “Digital Cultures” conference. Center for Digital Cultures. Lepuhana University Lüneberg, Germany (19-22 September).

Citizen Sensing: From Data to Action

Contribution by Jennifer Gabrys to the “Community Science” panel at the Air Sensors International Conference. Oakland, USA (12-14 September).

Making Urban Worlds: Involving Citizens, Particles, Sensors and Cities

Contribution by Jennifer Gabrys to the panel, “Involving Compounds.” Organized by Maria Puig de la Bellacasa, Dimitris Papadopoulos, and Manuel Tironi. EASST, Lancaster, UK (25-28 July).

Phyto-Sensor Toolkit

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Urgent Matters I: Plants, People and Pollution.” Phytology, Bethnal Green Nature Reserve, London, UK (12 July).

Lewisham’s Air Quality

Talk by Jennifer Gabrys for Goldsmiths public engagement event, “People’s University” at Lewisham People’s Day, Catford, UK (7 July).

Air Pollution and Citizen Sensing

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the Deptford Folk Evelyn200 First Tuesday Talks. London, UK (3 July).

Just Good Enough Data: Figuring Data Citizenships and Environmental Participation

Presentation by Helen Pritchard of Citizen Sense article, co-authored with Jennifer Gabrys and Benjamin Barratt. For the workshop, “Democratising Big Data.” Digital Humanities Lab. University of Sussex, UK (28-29 June).

Phyto-Sensor Toolkit

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the Lithuanian Swamp Pavilion Swamp Summer School. Venice Architecture Biennale, Italy (26-30 June).

Environment as Experiment in Sensing Technology

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the workshop, “Sensing Media: Reconfigurations between Technologies, Bodies and Environments.” University of Siegen, Germany (14-15 June).

The Participatory Platform in the Idiotic City

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the workshop, “Prototyping the Idiotic City.” Centre for Invention and Social Process. Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (5 June).

Operative Models

Panel contribution by Jennifer Gabrys for the Forensic Architecture exhibition. Institute for Contemporary Arts, London, UK (7 April).

Phyto-Sensor Workshop and Walk

Public engagement event on citizen-sensing toolkits for air-quality gardens by Jennifer Gabrys with Francesca Perona. Open Fest, Barbican and Museum of London, UK (17 March).

Environmental Sensing and Expanded Subjects of Sense

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the Department of Art. Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (19 February).

Tuning Earths

Symposium for the Citizen Sense research project. Including contributions from Maria Puig de la Bellacasa, Doina Petrescu, Didier Debaise, Beth Coleman, Alex Murray-Leslie, Susan Schuppli, Matthew Fuller, Olga Goriunova, and Gediminas and Nomeda Urbonas. Whitechapel Gallery, London (1 December). With a film screening of Fabrizio Terranova’s Donna Haraway: Story Telling for Earthly Survival, and a Q&A by Shela Sheikh and Peggy Pierrot (30 November).

A Cosmopolitics of Energy

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the symposium, “Architecture of Energy.” Architecture, Space and Society Centre. Birkbeck, University of London, UK (3 November).

Citizen Sense Dustbox: Air Walk

Lunchtime “Air Walk” to test the Citizen Sense Dustbox. Organised in relation to the installation of Citizen Sense Dustbox materials for the “London Gallery” as part of the exhibition, “City Now City Future.” Museum of London (19 October).

Citizen Sense

Presentation at “FOMO: Falmouth Art Publishing Fair 2017.” Falmouth Art Gallery, Falmouth, UK (1 October).

Program Earth

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the colloquium, “Earth Lab: An Investigation of Earth as Laboratory.” University of Westminster, London, UK (30 September).

Re-Calibrating DIY: Practices of Citizen Sensing

Symposium and workshop contribution by Jennifer Gabrys and Helen Pritchard for the “Call for Instruments and Data.” Part of “The Theatre of Measurement” for The New Observatory exhibition. FACT, Liverpool, UK (29 September).

Making and Unmaking Citizens through Sensing Environments

Keynote presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Making and Unmaking the Environment.” Design History Society annual conference. University of Oslo, Norway (7-9 September).

Citizen Sensing, Urban Politics and Practice-Based Research

Conference presentation by Lara Houston of paper co-authored with Jennifer Gabrys and Helen Pritchard for the panel, “The Ethnographic Effect: Imagining a Next Generation of Methodological Possibilities.” Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) annual meeting, Boston, USA (1 September).

Collaborative Urban Sensing with the “Dustbox” Air Quality Monitor

Presentation by Lara Houston of material co-authored with Jennifer Gabrys and Helen Pritchard for “Making and Doing.” 4S, Boston, USA (31 August).

Media Environments, Environmental Media

Lecture by Jennifer Gabrys for the “Posthuman Ethics in the Anthropocene” summer school. Utrecht University, the Netherlands (21-25 August).

Citizen Sensing and Environmental Participation

Lecture by Jennifer Gabrys for the workshop, “The Participatory Environmental Humanities.” University of New South Wales, Australia (18-19 July).

Citizen Sense Dustbox

Installation of Citizen Sense Dustbox materials for the “London Gallery” as part of the exhibition, “City Now City Future.” Museum of London, UK (14 July 2017 – 2 January 2018).

Environmental Sensing: Telepathically Urban

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the Imminent Commons book launch for the Seoul Biennale 2017. V&A Museum, London, UK (4 July).

Instrumenting the Planet: Sensing and Actuating Remote Environments and Smart Cities

Keynote presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Remote Control.” Cluster of Excellence Image Knowledge Gestaltung. Interdisciplinary Laboratory. Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany (29-30 June).

Dustbox and Frackbox

Citizen Sense installation for “The New Observatory” exhibition. FACT, Liverpool, UK (22 June – 1 October).

Environmental Sensing and Citizen Sense

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the launch of “The New Observatory” exhibition. FACT, Liverpool, UK (22 June).

Data Stories and Data Citizenships

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the “Ethics of Big Data” research group series at Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH) seminar. University of Cambridge, UK (5 June).

Citizen Sensing and the Becoming Environmental of Computation

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the Social Theory Network. Co-led by the departments of Media & Communications and Sociology. London School of Economics, UK (18 May).

From Citizen Sensing to Citizen Data

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the “Toxic Expertise” second annual workshop. University of Warwick, UK (3-4 May).

Citizen Sense: Monitoring and Contesting Environments of Extraction

Keynote presentation and workshop by Jennifer Gabrys for the launch of the new Environmental Humanities program. Ohio State University, USA (19-20 April).

Capturing Air and Creaturing Data

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for workshop on “Capture.” For the Global Emergent Media Lab research group. Concordia University, Canada (14-15 April).

The Becoming Environmental of Computation

Keynote presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the workshop, “Sensor Publics: The Politics of Sensing and Data Infrastructures.” Munich Centre for Technology in Society. Technical University Munich, Germany (5-7 April).

Citizen Sense and Urban Sensing

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Greening the Hill.” Telegraph Hill Festival, Hill Station Café, Telegraph Hill, UK (1 April).

Citizen Sense and the Dustbox

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys and Lara Houston for “How Do We Get Clean Air for All Londoners?.” London’s Living Room. Organized by Caroline Russell. City Hall, Greater London Authority, UK (21 March).

Tracing and Citizen Sensing Laboratory

Citizen Sense Laboratory by Jennifer Gabrys, Helen Pritchard, and Lara Houston on “Wild Sensing” for “Who Are We?,” a creative impact week of participatory installations, conversations, and learning labs on citizenship in Europe. Curated by Tate Exchange Associates: Counterpoints Arts, Open University, University of Warwick, and Loughborough University as part of Tate Exchange. Tate Modern Switch Gallery, London, UK (14-19 March).

Citizen Sensing and Environmental Data

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the symposium, “Arts and Environment.” Brown Arts Initiative. Brown University, USA (3-4 March).

Sensing Environments, Inventing Citizens

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the conference, “The Noise of Being.” Sonic Acts Festival, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (23-26 February).

Environmental Data and Data Citizenships

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for research seminar, Department of Geography. University of Exeter, UK (23 February).

Sensing Air and Creaturing Data

Panel presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Data Publics” international research forum. An Austrian Science Fund research project co-located at the Institute of Art and Design at the Vienna University of Technology and the Department of Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (26-28 January).

Working with Sensor Data: Viewing, Analysing, Scraping

Evening workshop with Citizen Sense (Jennifer Gabrys, Helen Pritchard, and Lara Houston) as part of our Urban Sensing research. Deptford, London, UK (24 January).

Environmental Sensors and Planetary Computerization: Remaking Milieus and Subjects through New Sensing Practices

Keynote presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the 6th STS Italia Conference — Sociotechnical Environments. University of Trento, Italy (24-26 November).

Animals as Sensors: Machines and Organisms Generating Computational Environments

Keynote presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for Hybrid Matters symposium. Theatre Academy. University of the Arts, Helsinki, Finland (24 November).

Data Stories and Citizen Sensing

Presentation by Helen Pritchard for the Digital Media Guest Lectures. University of the West of England, UK (23 November).

Data Stories and Citizen Sensing

Lightning talk by Helen Pritchard for the panel, “Projects and Reflections on Common Ground of Citizen and DIY Science.” For Doing It Together Science, European Stakeholder Round Table on Citizen and DIY Science and Responsible Research & Innovation. Museum for Natural History, Berlin (8 November).

Sensing Environmental Conflict with Lichens: Bioindication and Expressive Modes of Environmental Politics

Keynote presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the “Future Fictions Summit.” Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland (22 October).

Environmental Exposure and Citizen Sensing: New Modes of Monitoring, New Modes of Politics

Presentation by Helen Pritchard of paper co-authored with Jennifer Gabrys for the symposium, “Exposure Science Meets Social Science: Tools for the Effective Communication of the Health Risks Associated with Air Pollution Exposure and Implications for Policy Development.” International Society for Exposure Science, Utrecht, the Netherlands (9-13 October).

DATACTIVE workshop

Contribution by Jennifer Gabrys for the kick-off workshop at DATACTIVE. University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands (15-16 September).

Instruments and Instrumentality

Conference presentation by Jennifer Gabrys and Helen Pritchard for the five-panel track, “New Collective Practices of Measurement, Monitoring and Evidence.” Co-organized by Jennifer Gabrys, Evelyn Ruppert, and Dan Neyland. 4S/EASST, Barcelona, Spain (31 August – 3 September).

Science Makers: Sensor Networks

Talk and workshop by Helen Pritchard on PM2.5 air quality sensors for Science Makers: Sensor Networks. Synthetic Biology SRI. University of Cambridge, UK (2 July).

The Becoming Environmental of Computation

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the symposium, “Ecologies of Existence.” Digital Cultures Research Lab. Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany (1-2 July).

Program Earth book launch

Conversation between Jennifer Gabrys and Andreas Broeckmann at Mondbasis. Hosted by the Digital Cultures Research Lab. Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany (28 June).

Indeterminate Technology and Automatic Urban Sensing

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the panel, “Infrastructure and Automatic Participation.” Techno-Collectivities. University of Konstanz, Germany (9-11 June).

Visiting Fellow

Jennifer Gabrys in residence at Digital Cultures Research Lab, Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany (May-July).

Reworking Sensing Practices through Environmental Monitoring Technologies

Workshop and presentation facilitated by Jennifer Gabrys and Helen Pritchard for CISP Salon. Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (25 May).

Citizen Sense: Inventing New Forms of Environmental Citizenship

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the panel, “Urban Agenda.” Open Innovation 2.0 Conference. Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (23-24 May).

Environmental Sensing for an Urban Planet

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the workshop, “Urban Anthropocene.” Department of Geography. Durham University, UK (18 May).

Digital Infrastructures of Withness: Constructing a Speculative ‘Smart’ City

Plenary presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Streams of Consciousness: Data, Cognition, and Intelligent Devices.” Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies. University of Warwick, UK (21-22 April).

Constellations of Collective Politics: Community Monitoring of Fracking Infrastructure

Conference presentation by Helen Pritchard for the two-part panel, “Sensing Practices: Reworking Experience across Entities, Environments, and Technologies.” Co-organized by Jennifer Gabrys and Helen Pritchard. American Association of Geographers. San Francisco, USA (30 March).

Monitoring Air Pollution and Fracking: An Opening into Citizen Sensing Practices and Speculative Research

Conference presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the two-part panel, “Sensing Practices: Reworking Experience across Entities, Environments, and Technologies.” Co-organized by Jennifer Gabrys and Helen Pritchard. American Association of Geographers, San Francisco, USA (30 March).

Vegetal Sensing, Bio-Indication, and Expressive Modes of Environmental Politics

Conference presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the seminar, “Cultivation: Vegetal Lives, Global Systems and the Politics of Planting.” Co-organized by Sheila Sheikh and Matthew Fuller. Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (18-19 March).

Re-Materializing Toxic Materialities

Presentation and panel discussion by Jennifer Gabrys for “Toxic Materialities: Where Heaven Meets Hell.” Passengerfilms. The Water Poet, London, UK (29 February).

Planetary Sensing

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the seminar, “Terra Bytes.” Centre for Research Architecture. Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (19 February).

Citizen Sense: Urban Sensing for an Urban Planet

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the conference, “Horizon 2020.” Part of ERC = ScienceSquared campaign, “The Human City.” Brussels, Belgium (16 February).

Reprogramming Participation in the Smart City

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the panel, “Reprogramming the Internet of Things.” Transmediale, Berlin, Germany (5 February).

Re-Thingifying the Smart City

Workshop co-organized by Jennifer Gabrys and Helen Pritchard for Transmediale, Berlin, Germany (5 February).

Sensing Practices

Citizen Sense annual seminar series, co-organized by Jennifer Gabrys and Helen Pritchard. Speakers included Etienne Turpin, Mel Y. Chen, Ele Carpenter, Alex Taylor, Lucy Suchman, Rosi Braidotti, and Rebecca Ellis. Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (2014-2015).

Citizen Sense: Participatory Approaches to Air Pollution Monitoring

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “The Power to Act.” This Happened London, Goldsmiths. University of London, UK (1 December).

European Citizen Science via the Web

Open Science Citizen Science Open Research Accelerator co-organized by Sven Schade, Jennifer Gabrys, Helen Pritchard, and Francesco Cara. MozFest 2015, Ravensbourne, London, UK (8 November).

Citizen Sensing Practices

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the D-Lab colloquium, Digital Methods Initiative. Media Studies. University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands (28 October).

Next-Generation Environmental Sensing: Moving Beyond Regulatory Benchmarks for Citizen-Gathered Data

Conference presentation by Helen Pritchard of paper co-authored with Jennifer Gabrys for “Environmental Infrastructures and Platforms 2015 — Infrastructures and Platforms for Environmental Crowd Sensing and Big Data.” As part of the European Citizen Science Association General Assembly 2015, Barcelona, Spain (28-30 October).

Programming Environments, Programming Sense: Technical Distributions of Governance in the Smart City

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the workshop, “Controlling Environments.” School of Geography and Environment. University of Oxford, UK (15 October).

Sensing Air and Creaturing Data

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the panel, “Datum: On the Calculus of the Technosphere.” Part of the launch event for Technosphere. Haus der Kulteren der Welt, Berlin, Germany (2 October).

Dreaming Collectives

Dialog between Jennifer Gabrys and Clapperton C. Mavhunga for the launch event, “100 Years of Now.” Part of Technosphere. Haus der Kulteren der Welt, Berlin, Germany (30 September).

Animals as Sensors: The Problem of Milieus

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Are We Stewards of the Earth?.” Forum for European Philosophy. London School of Economics, UK (22 June).

DIY Science

Workshop presentation by Jennifer Gabrys. Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy (16-17 June).

Citizen Sensing and Environmental Practice

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for ERC panel, “A Toolkit of Genuine Science Stories.” World Conference of Science Journalism, Seoul, Korea (8-12 June).

Bio-Sensing and Vegetal Transformations

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the panel, “Photography, Colonialism and the Politics of Planting.” As part of the exhibition, Garden State. The Mosaic Rooms, London, UK (28 May).

Re-thingifying the Internet of Things

Keynote by Jennifer Gabrys for “From Media to Materialities: Mapping the Afterlife of Digital Technologies.” Organized by Jennie Olofsson. HUMlab, Umeå University, Sweden (20-21 May).

Petrocultures and Environmental Practice

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys of Citizen Sense work for “Environmental Futures: Oil, Ecology, Petrocultures.” Part of Arts Week, Birkbeck, University of London, UK (18 May).

Pollution Sensing and Fracking: Practices of Citizen-Based Air-Quality Monitoring

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys of Citizen Sense work for the Environment Research Group seminar series in the School of Planning and Geography. Cardiff University, Wales (28 April).

Citizen-Based Monitoring of Air Quality at Sites of Shale Gas Production

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys of Citizen Sense work for Department of Geography seminar. University College London, UK (24 March).

Conceptualizing Smart Cities: Sensors, Environmentality and Digital Participation

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for Smart Cities Workshop. Organized by Gillian Rose and Sophie Watson. Departments of Geography and Sociology. Open University, Milton Keynes, UK (23 March).

Programming Environments: Environmentality and Citizen Sensing in the Smart City

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Digital Material Culture” MA course. Organized by Joel McKim. Birkbeck, University of London, UK (11 March).

Citizen Sensing, Monitoring Air Pollution, and Building the Frackbox

Presentation by Helen Pritchard of paper co-authored with Jennifer Gabrys, Nerea Calvillo, and Tom Keene. Citizen Science 2015 Conference, San Jose, USA (11-13 February).

Citizen Sensing, Smart Citizens and Rethinking the Problem of Urban Participation

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Open Data/Smart Citizens” with the London Media Cities Network. Organized by Joel McKim and Scott Rodgers. Birkbeck, University of London, UK (27 January).

Citizen Sense: From Digital Utopia to Techo-Political Participation

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys of Citizen Sense project work for the panel, “Activating the Public Space.” Part of “Digital Utopias,” a one-day conference curated by Abandon Normal Devices as a trailblazer event for Hull City of Culture 2017. Funded through Arts Council England and Google. Hull Truck Theatre, Hull, UK (20 January).

Participatory Research for Monitoring Air Pollution: Citizen Sensing for Fracking-Related Environmental Concerns

Presentation by Helen Pritchard of paper co-authored with Jennifer Gabrys for the conference, “Border Topologies.” Organized by Nishat Awan. University of Sheffield, UK (26 November).

Citizen Sensing and Environmental Practice

Keynote by Jennifer Gabrys for the conference, “PhD by Design.” Organized by Bianca Elzenbaumer, Alison Thomson, and Maria Portugal. Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (6-7 November).

Citizen Sensing, Smart Citizens and Rethinking the Problem of Urban Participation

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Could Cambridge be a Smarter City.” Organized by Collusion for the Cambridge Festival of Ideas. University of Cambridge, UK (30 October).

Sensing Practices and Environmental Monitoring: Putting Political Technologies to Work

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Environmental Entanglements: Art, Technology and Natures.” Organized by Lea Schick, Anne Sophie Witzke, Line Marie Thorsen, and Stine Kondrup (IT University). Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, Copenhagen, Denmark (28-29 October).

Sensors and the Computational Experience of Environments

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the workshop, “Computers and the Environment.” Organized by Christophe Lecuyer and hosted by UPMC and Paris-Sorbonne. Banyuls sur Mer, France (2-4 October).

Pollution Sensing: An Opening into Speculative Research and Practice

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the workshop, “Transforming Data.” Organized by Antonia Walford. CRESC. Open University, London, UK (25-26 September).

Programming Environments: Environmentality and Citizen Sensing in the Smart and Sustainable City

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Mediating Urban Uncertainty.” Organized by Sobie Kaker. London School of Economics, UK (11 September).

Materializing, Practicing and Contesting Environmental Data

Conference panel session organized by Citizen Sense researchers Jennifer Gabrys, Nerea Calvillo, Helen Pritchard, and Nick Shapiro, and chaired by Nerea Calvillo. 4S, Buenos Aires, Argentina (20-23 August).

From Network to Egg: The Extended Arrangements of Air Pollution Data

Conference presentation by Nerea Calvillo of paper co-authored with Jennifer Gabrys, Nerea Calvillo, Tom Keene, Helen Pritchard, and Nick Shapiro. 4S, Buenos Aires, Argentina (20-23 August).

Measuring Life: Commensuration, Devices and Nature

Workshop presentation by Nerea Calvillo. Organized by Manuel Tironi. Institute of Sociology, Catholic University of Chile (19 August).

Air Pollution: Citizen Experiments and Urban Sustainability

Symposium contribution by Nerea Calvillo. Organized by Manuel Tironi and Hector Manuel Jorquera. Built Environment and Resources Critical. Center for Sustainable Urban Development. Catholic University of Chile (18 August).

Locating the Idiot in the Smart City: Troubling the Practices of Sensor-Based Citizenship

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for SummerPIT. Participatory Information Technology Centre. Aarhus University, Denmark (12 August).

The Activism of an Object: The Air Quality Egg

Presentation by Nerea Calvillo for the workshop, “Curating the Activist Object.” May Day Rooms, London (7-8 July).

Citizen Sensing and Environmental Practice

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the seminar series, “Future Cities.” Organized by Anna Davies. Department of Geography. Trinity College Dublin, Ireland (23 June).

From Cloud to Cupboard: Speculative Computing and Cloud-Making in the Citizen Sense Project

Presentation by Helen Pritchard and Tom Keene of paper co-authored with Jennifer Gabrys for the track, “Emerging ICT and Citizens’ Values: Anticipating and Responding to Challenges.” Part of the 5th STS Italia Conference — A Matter of Design: Making Society through Science and Technology. Milan, Italy (12-14 June).

Citizen Sensing and Environmental Practice

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys and Nerea Calvillo for “Live Transmissions.” Part of the Transmissions and Entanglements ESRC-seminar series. Organized by Kat Jungnickel. Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (12 June).

Data Practices

Annual Design and Social Science annual seminar series. Co-organized by Jennifer Gabrys, Alex Wilkie, Evelyn Ruppert, and Noortje Marres (Interaction Research Studio and CSISP). Speakers included Citizen Sense, Interaction Research Studio, Kat Jungnickel, Big Data & Society editorial team, Matthew Fuller, Chris Kelty, Adrian Mackenzie and Ruth McNally, Isaac Marrero-Guillamon and Michael Guggenheim, and Tahani Nadim. Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (2013-14).

Data and Open Urban Pollution Measurements

Presentation by Nerea Calvillo for “Citizen Sensors.” La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain (13 May).

The Affectsphere of Environmental Sensing

Presentation by Helen Pritchard of Citizen Sense and Animal Hacker research for “Cross-Currents: Rural Cultural Practice and the Digital Economy in India and the UK.” IIIT Bangalore, India (12-14 May).

Environmental Sensors and Participatory Urbanism: Troubling the Practices of Data-Based Citizenship

Keynote by Jennifer Gabrys for multidisciplinary symposium, “Defining the Sensor Society.” Organized by Mark Andrejevic. Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies. University of Queensland, Australia (8-9 May).

Pollution Sensing and the Shadowy World of Things: An Opening into Speculative Research and Practice

Conference presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the special panel event on methods, “Speculation in Social Science: Novel Methods for Re-Inventing Problems.” Organized through the Unit of Play, Goldsmiths. British Sociological Association, Leeds, UK (25 April).

Natural Gas Extraction, Intimate Exposures and the Biopolitics of Infrastructure

Presentation by Nick Shapiro of paper co-authored with Jennifer Gabrys for the workshop, “Infrastructural Worlds.” Duke University, Durham, USA (28-29 March).

DIY Urbanism and the Emergent City of Sensor-Based Citizenship

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the roundtable, “Artistic and Cultural Strategies, Technology and Urban Transformations.” Organized by Anne Marit Waade and Søren Pold, with Katherine Gibson. Informationsvidenskab & Digital Design. Aarhus University, Denmark (27 March).

Monitoring Pollution and Speculating about Fracking

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the conference, “Petrocultures.” McGill Institute for the Study of Canada, Montréal, Canada (6-7 February).

Practicing, Materializing and Contesting Environmental Data

Presentation by Citizen Sense researchers Jennifer Gabrys, Nerea Calvillo, Tom Keene, Helen Pritchard, and Nick Shapiro, as part of the “Data Practices” Design and Social Science seminar series. CISP. Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (4 December).

Digital Fossils, Transformative Geologies: The Materialities of Electronic Waste

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for Four by Four Lecture Series: Design + Art x Science. California College of the Arts, Oakland, USA (16 October).

Sensing the Air and Experimenting with Environmental Citizenship

Conference presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the panel, “Ecologies of Evidence, Life and Politics.” With Fernando Dominguez Rubio and Nerea Calvillo. Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) annual conference, San Diego, USA (9-12 October).

From Ubiquitous Computing to Electronic Waste: Anticipating Environmental Cultures

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the interdisciplinary conference, “Mapping Environmental Cultures: Comparative Approaches to Waste in China.” Organized by Anna Lora-Wainwright and Peter Wynn Kirby. Balliol College, University of Oxford, UK (16-17 September).

Ecological Observatories: Fluctuating Sites and Sensing Subjects

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the conference, “Participation in Science: More-than-Human Participation.” Co-hosted by the Dana Centre and the Royal Geographic Society-Institute of British Geographers annual conference, London, UK (27-30 August).

Digital Fossils, and Transformative Geologies: The Processual Materialities of Electronic Waste

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for “Geologies of Value and Vestige.” Centre for Useless Splendour. Contemporary Art Research Centre, Kingston University, Kingston, UK (10 July).

Air Walk: Environmental Monitoring in NXG

Urban walking event organized by Jennifer Gabrys, Helen Pritchard, and Nerea Calvillo for the International Visual Sociology Association conference. Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (8-10 July). Read the article that documents the event.

Sensing the Air and Experimenting with Environmental Citizenship

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for Multimodality Workshop. Funded through the ESRC project, “Developing Capacity in Multimodal Research, Community Engagement and Energy Demand Reduction.” A joint venture between the ESRC/EPSRC energy and community projects at Cardiff University and Goldsmiths, University of London. Cardiff City Hall, Wales (4-5 July).

Tracking Trash and Monitoring Environments: Energy Monitors as Digital Media?

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for postgraduate conference and workshop, “Media Archaeology and Technological Debris.” Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (20-21 June).

Smart Cities and Speculative Urbanism

Presentations by Jennifer Gabrys and Nerea Calvillo for “Smart Cities and Speculative Urbanism.” Chaired by Michael Guggenheim. Urban Salon, University College London, UK (20 May).

Locating the Idiot in the Smart City

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the “Social City” in the “Digital Citizen” series of events. Organized by Close and Remote, Deptford Lounge, London, UK (16 May).

Salvage Programs and Natural History

Presentation by Jennifer Gabrys for the panel and book launch, “Depletion Design.” Transmediale, Berlin, Germany (30 January).