Crowd Behaviour: Racing for Trains?

Crowd Behaviour: Racing for Trains?

For some years now, I have been navigating travel between London, the Midlands, the North West and more. If you have ever been to a crowded station like London's Euston Station, you will immediately understand that due to lack of un-reserved seating in the Standard carriages on British trains, and the huge cost of First Class travel in the much…
Tweeting Gluten Free: Quantified Self, Qualified Self, or Both?

Tweeting Gluten Free: Quantified Self, Qualified Self, or Both?

One of the (many) questions I have asked myself when researching how people with Coeliac Disease or Gluten Intolerance catalogue, share and tweet about their experience of the gluten free diet, and the adverse physical and psychological symptoms of ingesting gluten, is: to what extent, if any, can these kinds of activities be classified as falling within the realms of…
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Visualising the #Britsoc14 network, at the BSA Conference 2014

Strong influencers, interesting discussion and a taste for Apple The British Sociological Association held it's three day conference at the University of Leeds from 23-25 April 2014. Themes were deliberately broad and all-encompassing, with a wide appeal to the entire spectrum of sociologists attending, and stimulated a lot of lively debate over these 3 days. What I found most interesting…