Mr William Craige
Will has studied at Durham University since 2005, first on a Combined Arts course before transfering to SASS in 2006. Graduating from Durham in 2009, he was awarded an ESRC 1+3 studentship to study for a Masters degree in social research methods and continue on to complete a PhD in Sociology.
Starting in October 2010, Will's PhD research is exploring the issue of technological change through an examination of the development of telemedicine as an increasingly important element of healthcare in contemporary societies. In particular, his research is concerned with the processes which created the early telemedicine systems, and how the reality of telemedicine has changed since the early experimental projects. Although drawing upon critical realism in the initial stages of the project, the research is now framed in terms of Actor-Network Theory (see especially the work of Bruno Latour, Michel Callon and John Law) and draws in particular from the vision of Sociology described in Latour's (2004) Reassembling the Social.
[Insert Witty Title Here]: The Actor-Network of Telemedicine
- Sociology of Technology
- Social and Technological Change
- Actor-Network Theory
- Philosophy of the Social Sciences
- Learning and Teaching in Higher Education
- 2009-2012: Statistics Workshop Leader for Researching the Social, Crime and Sport (Level 2)
- 2010-2012: Seminar Leader for Perspectives on Social Research (Level 4)
- 2010-2012: Teaching Assistant for Statistical Exploration and Reasoning (Level 4)
School of Applied Social Sciences
- Sociology and Social Policy