Contributor biography

Jon Hindmarsh is Professor of Work and Interaction in the School of Management & Business at King’s College London, UK. He analyses work practice and social interaction using ­video-based approaches drawn from ethnomethodology and conversation analysis. He has undertaken studies in settings including control rooms, operating theatres, research labs, dental clinics and museums and galleries. Furthermore, he engages in interdisciplinary research to explore the potential for these studies to inform the design and deployment of new technologies. He co-authored Video in Qualitative Research (Sage, 2010) with Christian Heath and Paul Luff; co-edited Organisation, Interaction and Practice: Studies of Ethnomethodology and Conversation Analysis (CUP, 2010) with Nick Llewellyn; and co-edited Communication in Healthcare Settings: Policy, Participation and New Technologies (Wiley-Blackwell, 2010) with Alison Pilnick and Virginia Teas Gill.