Penny CS Andrews
Penny Andrews is a writer, consultant, activist and academic researcher in information, media and communication. They are non-binary, hence the singular they, and have presented at conferences across the world. Penny has been interviewed by the Guardian, ITV and BBC Radio 4 amongst others about autism, though mostly they would rather talk about Doctor Who, pop culture, politics, fandom and Ed Balls.
'Faffing about': gatekeepers, values and flows in research sharing infrastructures
A connective ethnography of researcher and library staff experiences of workflows and data flows in institutional repositories and academic social networks. The project also explores the history of scholarly infrastructure, with ideas drawn from internet culture, the quantification of work and digital research methods.
digital culture, society, politics, media, fandom, audience studies, surveillance studies, platform studies
- Humans and Machines at Work. Springer International Publishing.
- The compliant environment : conformity, data processing and increasing inequality in UK Higher Education. Online Information Review. View this article in WRRO
- Assembling an infrastructure for historic climate data recovery: data friction in practice. Journal of Documentation, 75(4), 791-806. View this article in WRRO
- View this article in WRRO Every Day can be Ed Balls Day in UK Politics Fandom. Discover Society.
- Using Design Thinking to engage autistic students in participatory design of an online toolkit to help with transition into higher education. Journal of Assistive Technologies, 10(2), 102-114. View this article in WRRO
- Experiences of Higher Education Students on the Autism Spectrum: Stories of Low Mood and High Resilience. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1-19.
- LILAC and IL: Views from outside the academy. Journal of Information Literacy, 8(1).
- “Putting It Together, That’s What Counts”: Data Foam, a Snowball and Researcher Evaluation, Humans and Machines at Work (pp. 203-229). Springer International Publishing
- View this article in WRRO Reflections on Running a critLIS Reading Group In Nicholson KP & Seale M (Ed.), The Politics of Theory and the Practice of Critical Librarianship (pp. 167-179). Sacramento: Library Juice Press.
- View this article in WRRO User experience beyond ramps: the invisible problem and the special case In Priestner A & Borg M (Ed.), User Experience in Libraries: Applying Ethnography and Human-Centred Design (pp. 108-120). Ashgate
Conference proceedings papers
- HURDLES AND DRIVERS AFFECTING AUTISTIC STUDENTS' HIGHER EDUCATION EXPERIENCE: LESSONS LEARNT FROM THE MULTINATIONAL AUTISM&UNI RESEARCH STUDY. INTED2016 Proceedings, 7 March 2016 - 9 March 2016.
- WIDENING ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION FOR STUDENTS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM - THE EUROPEAN AUTISM&UNI PROJECT. INTED2016 Proceedings, 7 March 2016 - 9 March 2016.
- Human-Centered Design with Autistic University Students: Interface, Interaction and Information Preferences (pp 157-166)