Watson, Ash

ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society, UNSW Sydney

Dr Ash Watson is a Research Fellow at the UNSW Sydney node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making & Society. Ash Watson is sociologist of technology, fiction and DIY community practices. A Postdoctoral Fellow aligned with the Health focus area and People program of the Centre, she researches the social impacts of how automated decision-making and A.I. are imagined, designed and implemented across contexts of health and wellbeing.


  • Articles
    Introduction The concept of ‘wellbeing’ is typically thought of in human-centric ways, referring to the affective feelings and bodily sensations that people may have which inform their sense of health, safety, and connection. However, as our everyday lives, identities, relationships, and embodiments become digitised and datafied, ‘wellbeing’ has taken on new...Read more