DR BECKIE COLEMAN is a Reader in the Sociology Department where she is also Co-Director of the Methods Lab. She researches and teaches across sociology, media and cultural studies and feminist theory. Her current interests are in affective and new materialist theories and methodologies, temporality, digital media, visual culture and bodies.

DR KAT JUNGNICKEL is a Senior Lecturer in the Sociology Department. In addition to co-directing Methods Lab, she co-leads the Digital Worldmaking Group and is PI on the ERC funded Politics of Patents project. Kat teaches sociology, STS and feminist technoscience and creative and inventive practice. Her research research is on invention, gender, mobilities and DiY/DiT technology cultures.


METHODS LAB is linked to the Visual Sociology program (MA and PhD), which is designed for students interested in new ways of exploring and understanding the social world through the use of visual, sensory and other experimental approaches. We support student activities in the form of exhibitions, events and seminars.