Come and join us for a one day workshop on the psycho-social lives of health data and technology, addressing the need to further develop an effective methodology to address the following questions:

How does health data get produced?

What social, cultural and political processes shape the quantification of (mental) health?

How do health technologies get taken up and used, and are they ever resisted?

How do data and technologies shape subjectivity?

This workshop will bring together academics, across disciplines, working on psychic life, social life, and life-cycle methodologies for researching quantification, data, technology, and policy (related to health and wellbeing) in the global South and North.

Speakers include:

Dr. Stefan Ecks (University of Edinburgh)

Dr. Matthias Benzer (University of Sheffield)

Dr. Eva Hilberg (University of Sheffield)

Dr. China Mills (University of Sheffield)

Dr. Emma Rich (University of Bath)

Dr. Anupama Roy (Brighton & Sussex Medical School)

Dr. Ros Williams (University of Sheffield)


If you’re interested in attending this free event please register at

For any questions please email: Eva Hilberg at

This event is funded by Sheffield Methods Institute, and linked to Sheffield Institute for International Development, and the Centre for Critical Psychology and Education (University of Sheffield). 

Poster – Social Life Workshop