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How to Build a World

Article by Brent Ryan Bellamy on Public Books magazine (23 February 2021).  Read »

Environmental Data Justice

Feature by Joycelyn Longdon in The Lancet: Planetary Health 4, no. 11 (1 November 2020).  Read »

Learning about Citizen Science from Environmental Research

Interview with THIS Institute (The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute), University of Cambridge, UK (20 November 2020).  Read »

The Best Trees to Reduce Air Pollution

Article on Future Planet, BBC (5 May 2020).  Read »

Citizen Sense

Inclusion as Observatory Case, CreaTures (2020).  Read »

On Geocinema’s Framing Territories

Interview with Distributed Critique podcast, produced by New Networked Normal (4 October 2019).  Listen »

Cultures of Energy: Jennifer Gabrys

Interview with Cymene Howe and Dominic Boyer for Cultures of Energy podcast. Center for Energy & Environmental Research in the Human Sciences. Rice University, US (2018).  Listen »

Made At Uni: 100+ Ways Universities Have Improved Everyday Life

Inclusion in Environment category for monitoring pollution, Made At Uni (6 December 2018).  Read »

Venice Biennale Swamp Pavilion, Part II: Futurity Island

Article on Archinect (4 September 2018).  Read »

Air Quality Garden Toolkit Published

Article on Air Quality News (4 June 2018).  Read »

Tomorrow’s Cities: How Barcelona Shushed Noise-Makers with Sensors

Article by Jane Wakefield, BBC News (3 June 2018).  Read »

How to Use Your Garden to Fight Pollution

Article by Chris Smith on Goldsmiths, University of London (31 May 2018).  Read »

Plants Soak Up Killer Air Pollution

Article in Daily Express (31 May 2018).

Warden’s Annual Public Engagement Awards 2018

Winner of Established Researcher Category, Warden’s Annual Public Engagement Awards program, Goldsmiths, University of London (3 May 2018). Read »

How to Grow Your Own Air Quality Garden

Article on Museum of London (23 April 2018).  Read »

Working with Plants to Fight Pollution

Article on Goldsmiths, University of London (11 April 2018).  Read »

Of Related Interest

Inclusion in list on Sensory Studies website (2018).  Read »

MP for Lewisham Deptford Vicky Foxcroft speaks about Citizen Sense in the House of Commons

Business of the House debates, Volume 632, UK Parliament (7 December 2017).  Read »

Talk of the Town Exhibition – The Air is Toxic

Article on South London Press & Mercury (1 December 2017).  Read »

Pollution ‘Six Times Recommended Limit’ in the Big Smoke

Article on South London Press & Mercury (22 November 2017).  Read »

Pollution ‘Six Times’ Recommended Limit

Article in South London Press (17 November 2017).

Lewisham Air Pollution ‘Six Times Higher than World Health Organisation Guidelines’

Article on East London Lines (16 November 2017).  Read »

Air Pollution in Lewisham, Deptford and New Cross Above Limits

Article on News Shopper (15 November 2017).  Read »

‘It’s Time to Act Now’, Say Researchers Who Found Pollution at Six Times World Safety Limit in Deptford and New Cross

Article on Evening Standard (14 November 2017).  Read »

South East London Pollution Far Exceeds WHO Limit

Article by Chris Smith on Goldsmiths, University of London (14 November 2017).  Read »

Environmental and Air Quality Sensors

Inclusion in list on Crowd-Sourced Transport (2 October 2017).  Read »

Citizen Sensing for a Co-Governance of the Risk: the Fukushima Safecast Case

Article on LabGov (22 September 2017).  Read »

Artist: Citizen Sense

Inclusion on Data as Culture, The Open Data Institute. (June 2017).  Read »

Citizen Science, Pollution and Environmental Justice: the 2017 Toxic Expertise annual workshop

Article by Dr Thom Davies on Toxic News (16 May 2017).  Read »

The ERC Week: Over 140 events to celebrate 10 years of ERC

Inclusion in ERC Newsletter: ideas #1, spring 2017 (1 May 2017).  Read »

Savvy and Sensing: Our Next Generation of Citizen Scientists

Blog on Earthwatch Urban Resiliency Program, Earthwatch Institute (25 April 2017).  Read »

Goldsmiths Research Questions: What Can Animal Migration Tell Us about our Environment?

Video by Ashley Simpson. Goldsmiths, University of London (5 April 2017).  Watch »

Goldsmiths Sociologists Part of ‘Who Are We?’ Programme at Tate Exchange

Article by Oliver Fry on Goldsmiths, University of London (9 March 2017).  Read »

Review of Program Earth (2016)

Program Earth: Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet review by Matthew W. Wilson on (13 January 2017).  Read »

On Her Book Program Earth: Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet

Interview with Rorotoko (28 December 2016).  Read »

How Citizens’ Data Can Augment Environmental Monitoring

Article on GNC (22 December 2016).  Read »

Citizen Sense: Digital Environmental Sensing

Video. Goldsmiths, University of London, UK (19 December 2016).  Watch »

How One Resident near Fracking Got the EPA to Pay Attention to Her Air Quality

Article by Natasha Khan, PublicSource (15 December 2016).  Read »

Goldsmiths Research Questions: How Can Citizen Sensing Aid Environmental Engagement?

Video by Ashley Simpson, Goldsmiths, University of London (13 December 2016).  Watch »

Goldsmiths Research: Urban Sensing Using the Dustbox

Video by Ashley Simpson, Goldsmiths, University of London (13 December 2016).  Watch »

Dustbox: Citizen Pollution Sensor

Entry on Postscapes Internet of Things website (5 December 2016).  Read »

Toxic Expertise Public Engagement Event

Article by Dr Thom Davies on Toxic News (8 November 2016).  Read »

Beyond Data Collection — The Social and Political Effects of Environmental Sensor Proliferation

Interview with Jenny Isaacs: Environmental Sensing Technology & the Making of a Computational Planet, Mongabay Wildtech (5 November 2016).  Read »

“Goldsmiths ‘Dustboxes’ Aim to Clear the Air” and “Dustboxes Fight Urban Air Pollution”

Article by Yana Guganova, and video by Katriona Thompson, Melissa Fernando, and Haonan Kong, East London Lines (4 November 2016)  Read »

How Dirty Is Deptford’s Air? Join New Goldsmiths-Led Pollution Monitoring Project

Article by Sarah Cox, Goldsmiths, University of London (20 October 2016)  Read »

Citizen Engagement in and Beyond ‘Smart Cities’

Citizen Sense research included in report contribution by Gyorgyi Galik, in “The Pursuit of Legible Policies.” The British Council, The Newton Fund, CONACYT, IIMAS -UNAM, Laboratorio para la Ciudad, Future Cities Catapult, Royal College of Art, and Superflux.  Read »


Prototype on display for public engagement as part of the EuroScience Open Forum 2016 event in Manchester, as part of the ERC=ScienceSquared campaign (25-27 July)  Read »

The Women Fighting Fracking in Their Own Backyard

Article by Deborah Coughlin, Broadly, Vice (17 June 2016)  Read »

PA Expands Particulate Monitoring as Federal Study Finds High Level in One Location

Article by Jon Hurdle, StateImpact, NPR (5 May 2016)  Read »

US State Invests $1.6m in Pollution Monitoring after Goldsmiths-Led Citizen Research Exposes Fracking Danger

Article by Sarah Cox, Goldsmiths, University of London (3 May 2016)  Read »

State Installing Air Monitors in Drilling Areas

Article by Jon O’Connell, The Times Tribune (28 April 2016)  Read »

Citizens’ Digital Monitoring Project Shows Evidence of Air Pollution near US Fracking Sites

Article by Sarah Cox, Goldsmiths, University of London (19 April 2016)  Read »

Changing What Counts: How Can Citizen-Generated and Civil Society Data Be Used as an Advocacy Tool to Change Official Data Collection?

Report by Jonathan Gray, Danny Lämmerhirt, and Liliana Bounegru for Open Knowledge (3 March 2016)  Read »

Community Air Monitoring of Oil and Gas Pollution: A Survey of Issues and Technologies

White paper by Nadia Steinzor, Earthworks (29 February 2016)  Read »

Wanted: The Human City

Article by Scott Huler, ERC=ScienceSquared (16 February 2016)  Read »

Wanted: The Human City

Video report by ERC=ScienceSquared (15 February 2016)  Watch »

Tiny Tech Sleuths Keep City Officials Honest

Article by Éanna Kelly, ERC=ScienceSquared (12 February 2016)  Read »

Striking Installations on Campus Show How Goldsmiths Research is Making a Difference

Article on Goldsmiths, University of London (16 December 2015). Read »

Spreading Environmental Awareness through Sensor Technologies

In “It’s time for citizen science! Research in the spotlight.” ERC Newsletter: ideas #3, September 2015.  Read »

Experimenting at Home With Air Quality Monitors

Article by Kate Galbraith, The New York Times, Green Column (15 April 2015)  Read »

Communities Tech-Up and Join Forces with Goldsmiths Researchers to Monitor Air Pollution from Fracking Sites in the US

Article on Goldsmiths, University of London (30 March 2015)  Read »

Gas Drilling Draws Citizen Scientists to the Field

Article by Katie Colaneri, StateImpact, NPR (19 December 2014)  Read »

The Sensor Society

ABC Radio National’s Big Ideas program panel discussion with Mark Andrejevic, Paul Barclay (moderator), Edward Felten, Jennifer Gabrys, The Hon Michael Kirby AC CMG, and Lisa Parks (recorded 9 May 2014, aired 2 June 2014)  Listen »

Sensing the Air and Clearing the Smog from the Skies

Expert Commentary for Goldsmiths, University of London (4 April 2014)

Participation and Empowerment

Citizen Sense research in Citi-Sense newsletter, no. 21 (April 2014)

Environment and Citizen Sensing

Jennifer Gabrys in mculture online exhibition on the effects of mobile technology, Mobile World Centre, Barcelona (8 January 2014). Watch »

King’s Collaborate with Goldsmiths on Air Quality Walk

Article on London Air website (21 October 2013). Read »