James completed his PhD in anthropology/science and technology studies at the University of Hong Kong in 2018. His research focuses on the development and implementation of care robots in Japan, and his broader interests include robotics, AI and algorithms, welfare technologies and public innovation policy.
Research and Publications
Robots vs migrants? Reconfiguring the future of Japanese institutional eldercare, Critical Asian Studies, 2019
Tactile care, mechanical Hugs: Japanese caregivers and robotic lifting devices, Asian Anthropology 17 (1): 1-16, 2018
News and Blog Posts
An overview of the development and implementation of ICT in social care from 2000-2019 through a review of policy documents and grey literature.
CIRCLE27 October, 2020
Sustainable Care team members attended the TEC Services Association (TSA) International Technology Enabled Care (ITEC) Conference 2019 at Birmingham’s International Convention Centre.
CIRCLE27 November, 2019