Lupton, Deborah

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

Deborah Lupton is a SHARP Professor in the Centre for Social Research in Health and the Social Policy Research Centre and Leader of the Vitalities Lab, UNSW Sydney. Professor Lupton is also the UNSW Node Leader, Health Focus Area Leader and People Co-Leader of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society. She has a background in sociology and media and cultural studies, and her research combines qualitative and innovative social research methods with sociocultural theory. 


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    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