Contributor biography

Henrietta O’Connor is Professor of Sociology in the School of Media, Communication and Sociology at the University of Leicester. Her research interests focus on the sociology of work, youth employment and gender. She also has an active interest in research methods ranging in scope from her work on online research methods to more recent research based around the secondary analysis of qualitative data, qualitative longitudinal research and community restudies.

Clare Madge is a Reader in Human Geography at the University of Leicester. She has written extensively about a range of methodological topics, including feminist methodologies, creative methods, ethics and geographical fieldwork and internet mediated research. She developed a training resource in online research methods with a team based at the University of Leicester (see