Reports and Journals


Creative Hubs: Understanding the New Economy
British Council | 2016

The Cultural Role of Makerspaces
From Now On | September 2016

Makers in China: Recommendations Report
MadLab | September 2016

China’s Creative Communities: Making Value and The Value(s) of Making
China’s Creative Communities | June 2016

The Digital Powerhouse – The Innovation Potential of Tech Clusters in the North
RSA | May 2016

Made in China: Makerspaces and the search for mass innovation
NESTA | March 2016

Ours to Master: How makerspaces can help us master technology for a more human end
RSA | November 2015

Building the digital talent pipeline
NESTA | October 2015

Barriers to women’s involvement in hackspaces and makerspaces
Dr J. Lewis | September 2015

Open Dataset of UK Makerspaces: A User’s Guide
NESTA | April 2015

Young Digital Makers
NESTA | March 2015

Making MadLab: A creative space for innovation and creating prototypes
Gordon Fletcher | August 2013

Media Lab Culture in the UK
Arts Council Report | October 2011


Article on citizen science and DIY bio (contributor)
Science in Parliament | Summer 2017
NB Articles publicly available some time after publication

Taboo – Transgression – Transcendence in Art & Science  
Interdisciplinary Conference (Corfu, Greece), May 2016

Empowering citizen scientists | August 2015

The new Reithians: Pararchive and citizen animateurs in the BBC digital archive
Simon Popple (University of Leeds). DOI: 10.1177/1354856514560312.
Convergence | February 2015

MadLab, DIYbio and the riddle of the “mystery meat”
International Barcode of Life, Barcode Bulletin | July 2014

BioCoder, DIY/Bio Quarterly Journal
O’Reilly | Fall 2013

The Numbers Game
Creative Review | August 2013

Do-it-yourself biology: challenges and promises for an open science and technology movement
Thomas Landrain et al. DOI: 10.1007/s11693-013-9116-4.
The Journal of Systems and Synthetic Biology | July 2013

Co-Designing With and For Chaotic Lives: #Patchworks, a Catalyst Case Study
ACM CHI 2013 | April 27, 2013

Making MadLab: A creative space for innovation and creating prototypes
Frances Bell (University of Salford) et al. DOI: 10.1016/j.techfore.2013.09.004
Technological Forecasting and Social Change | May 2014

Living Labs & Stigmergic Prototyping: towards a Convergent Approach
Mixel Kiemen & Pieter Ballon.
ISPIM Conference | June 2012

At the seams: DIYbio and Opportunities for HCI
Stacey Kuznetsov et al. DOI: 10.1145/2317956.2317997.
Proceedings of the Designing Interactive Systems Conference 2012