Books Available

Research Outputs

Publications

 

Katz, S. (2021). Afterword: Why Socio-Gerontechnology Today? In Peine, A., Marshall, B. L., Martin, W. & Neven, L. (Eds.) Socio-Gerontechnology - Interdisciplinary Studies of Ageing and Technology. London: Routledge (Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology).

Peine, A., Marshall, B. L., Martin, W., & Nevin L. (2021). Introduction: Socio-gerontechnology -- Key themes, future agendas. In Peine, A., Marshall, B. L., Martin, W. & Neven, L. (Eds.) Socio-Gerontechnology - Interdisciplinary Studies of Ageing and Technology (pp. 1-23). London: Routledge (Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology).

Peine, A., Marshall, B. L., Martin, W. & Neven, L. (Eds.). (2021). Socio-Gerontechnology - Interdisciplinary Studies of Ageing and Technology. London: Routledge (Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology).

Östlund, B., Fischer, B., Marshall, B., Dalmer, N., Fernandez-Ardévol, M. Garcia-Santesmases, A., Lopez, D., Loos, E., Chang, F., Chen, X., Neven, L., Peine, A., Rosales, A. & Kuoppamäki, S. (2020). Using Academic Work Places to Involve Older People in the Design of Digital Applications: Presentation of a Methodological Framework To Advance Co-design in Later Life. In Gao, Q. & Zhou, J. (Eds.) Human Aspects of IT for the Aged Population: Technologies, Design and User Experience Proceedings of the 6th International Conference, ITAP 2020, 22nd HCI International Conference, HCII 2020 (pp. 45-58). Copenhagen, Denmark: Springer.

Marshall, B. L. (2018). Our FitBits, our (aging) selves? Wearables, self-tracking and aging embodiment. In Katz, S. (Ed.). Ageing in Everyday Life: Materialities and Embodiments (pp. 197-214). Bristol, UK: Policy Press.

Katz, S. (Ed.). (2018). Ageing in Everyday Life: Materialities and Embodiments. Bristol, UK: Policy Press.

Katz, S. & Marshall, B. L. (2018). Tracked and Fit: FitBits, Brain Games, and the Quantified Aging Body. Journal of Aging Studies, 45: 63-68. [Download PDF]

Pedersen, I., Reid, S. & Aspevig, K. (2018). Developing Social Robots for Aging Populations: A Literature Review of Recent Academic Sources. Sociology Compass, 12(6). [Download PDF]

Katz, S. (Ed.). (2017). New Perspectives on Aging Futures [Special Issue], Societies (online) 7(2).  [Open Access]

Marshall, B. L. (2017). Digital self-tracking in older age. In Phoenix, C., Gough, B., Orr, N., Piggin, J., Thompson, J., Victor, C., Wheeler, B. & Tulle, E. (Eds.) Physical Activity in Later Life, Shining a Spotlight on Social Context (pp. 8-9). Report on ESRC Seminar Series. 

Marshall, B.L. & Katz, Stephen (2016). How Old Am I? Digital Culture & Society, 2(1): 145-152.  [Download PDF]

Presentations

 

Marshall, B. L. (2020). Digital technologies and the shaping of aging futures: A critical research agenda. Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging, McMaster University, November 24 (online presentation).

Marshall, B. L., Dalmer, N., Katz, S., Loos, E.,  Lopez-Gomez, D & Peine, A. (2020). Digitization of aging-in-place: an international comparison. Aging and Social Change Conference, Vancouver, BC., September 2020 (virtual presentation).

Katz, S. (2020). The Middle Ground of Socio-Gerontechnology: Prospects and Problems.  Keynote Introduction. Socio-Gerontechnology Online Symposium: Materialities of Age at the Intersection of Age Studies and Science-and-Technology Studies, July 7.

Dalmer, N. K. (2020). Imagining possibilities in policy co-creation with older adults. Paper presented at AGE-WELL EPIC Conference, June 2020.

Dalmer, N., & Marshall, B. (2020). Being Connected at Home: Making Use of Digital Devices in Later Life. Invited online webinar. AGE-WELL Webinar Series, February, 2020.

Katz, S. (2019). Chair and Organizer, symposium,  Technology and Aging Futures: Discovering the Consumers Electronics Show (CES) 2019. The Gerontological Society of America, 71st Annual Scientific Meeting, Austin (Texas),  November 13-17.

Katz, S. (2019). Designing Age: The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Promise of Digital Health Technologies. The Gerontological Society of America (GSA), 71st Annual Scientific Meeting, Austin (Texas), November 13-17.

Marshall, B. L. (2019).  Moderator. Aging and the Digital: The imagined and lived dimensions of aging with digital technology, Decimal Lab Speaker Series IV. Centre for Social Innovation, Toronto, October 15.

Ellison, K. & Marshall, B. L. (2019).  Disciplinary spaces and the datification of care: Sociotechnical imaginaries of smart home designs for aging in place. Aging and the Digital: The imagined and lived dimensions of aging with digital technology, Decimal Lab Speaker Series IV. Centre for Social Innovation, Toronto, October 15.

Katz, S. (2019). Designing Age: The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Promise of Digital Health Technologies. Aging and the Digital: The imagined and lived dimensions of aging with digital technology, Decimal Lab Speaker Series IV. Centre for Social Innovation, Toronto, October 15.

Ellison, K. & Marshall, B. L. (2019). Imagined spaces: Re/configurations of home/care in smart home designs for aging-in-place. Aging & Social Change: 9th Interdisciplinary Conference. Vienna, Austria, September 17.

Marshall, B. L. (2019). Measured, monitored, optimized: Sociotechnical imaginaries of aging futures. Beyond the Body: Recasting Aging. Concordia University EngAge Graduate Summer School, Montreal, July 9.

Dalmer, N. K., & Marshall, B. (2019). Policies, problematizations, and place: Deconstructing the positioning of technologies in Canadian aging in place policies. Canadian – Australian Health Sociology Conference, Vancouver, BC., June 2019.

Marshall, B. L. (2019). Quantified aging and digital culture. Centre for Biomedical Humanities, Hiram College, Hiram, Ohio, February 12.

Marshall, B. L. (2018). Measured, monitored, optimized: quantified aging and digital culture. Symposium on Aging, the Digital and Everyday Life, Brunel University London, October 26.

Katz, S. (2018). Critical Questions: Digital Culture, Personal Technologies and Quantified Aging. Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) 47th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting,  Vancouver, October 19.

Marshall, B. L. & Peine, Alexander (2018). Ageing and Place in a Digitizing World – New questions and insights from sociogerontechnology. Unsettling Technogenarians conference, Castelldefels, Spain, June 2018.

Marshall, B. L. (2017). Our fitbits, our (aging) selves. Metric Life conference, Aarhus Institute for Advanced Studies, Aarhus, Denmark, June 2017.

Katz, S. and Marshall, B. L. (2017). Tracked and fit: Self-tracking technologies and quantified aging. International Association for Gerontology and Geriatrics/Gerontological Association of America, San Francisco, July, 2017.

Workshops

 

Free Workshop Series: Understanding Online Privacy, with Nicole Dalmer. Peterborough Public Library, November, 8, 15 & 22, 2019. [See Poster in Announcements]

Visual Methods in Aging Research: Pre-conference workshop with Dr. Wendy Martin at Trent University, May 28, 2019. [Download Information Sheet]

BConnect@Home Design Workshop, hosted at the Open Lab at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. Attended by Barbara Marshall & Nicole Dalmer, September 17-18, 2018.  [Read about it in Announcements]

Media

 

Podcast 6, ‘Quantifying Aging and the Use of Technologies: An Interview with Dr. Stephen Katz’, MileAge (Age-Well), Jenna Roddick, June 10, 2019. [Listen to the Podcast]  

Marshall, Barbara L. (2017) Our fitbits, our (aging) selves? Digital self-tracking and embodied aging. ACT blog. [Read the Blog]

Decimal Lab (2019). Meet Decimal Lab's Newest Member [Kirsten Ellison]. Medium, March 22. [Read the Blog] 

Decimal Lab (2018). Aging, Culture & Technology. Medium, August 31. [Read the Blog] [Visit the Archive]