Sarah Pink

Sarah Pink is RMIT Distinguished Professor, and Director of the Digital Ethnography Research Centre in the School of Media Communication at RMIT University, Melbourne. She is Visiting Professor in Applied Cultural Analysis at Halmstad University, Sweden, Visiting Professor across the Schools of Design and Civil and Building Engineering at Loughborough University, UK and Guest Professor at the Free University Berlin, Germany. Sarah is an interdisciplinary scholar and researcher, whose work encompasses academic scholarship and applied practice and intervention. She is recognised internationally for her leadership in the development of innovative digital, visual and sensory research methodologies, and her expertise across fields of digital technologies, urban sustainability and safety.

Her research has been funded by organisations including the national research councils in the UK, Sweden, Spain and Australia and the EU Horizon 2020 programme, and by a range of industry partners. Current and recent research projects focus on self-tracking technologies in everyday life, mobile and locative media in families, the experience of data, urban lighting and commuting, energy, and slow cities.

related publications

Digital Ethnography: principles and practice (2016)

Media, Anthropology and Public Engagement (2015).

Doing Sensory Ethnography (2015).

Situating Everyday Life (2012).