Dr Woodcock is a researcher at the OII, focusing on digital labour, the gig economy and resistance at work. He is also involved in the Fairwork Foundation, a project about online labour platforms.
Dr Woodcock is the author of Working The Phones, a study of a call centre in the UK inspired by the workers’ inquiry. His current research involves developing this method in co-research projects with Deliveroo drivers and other digital workers in the gig economy. He has also previously undertaken research on videogames and the crowdsourcing of citizen science.
- Gig economy
- Videogames, streaming and esports
- Digital labour
- Uber, Deliveroo
- Call Centres
- Future of work
- Labour resistance
Dr Woodcock has experience with print, online and broadcast interviews.