Dr Jamie Woodcock | University of Oxford

Dr Jamie Woodcock

Researcher

About

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.

Expertise

  • Gig economy
  • Videogames, streaming and esports
  • Digital labour
  • Uber, Deliveroo
  • Call Centres
  • Future of work
  • Labour resistance

Media experience

Dr Woodcock has experience with print, online and broadcast interviews.