Family Rituals 2.0

Family Rituals 2.0 is looking at the evolving nature of family life for people working away from home. How do mobile workers balance their work and life commitments? How does and could technology help and hinder this?

Family Rituals probe device

This is a collaborative project with the University of the West of England, Bournemouth University and the Royal College of Art; funded by the EPSRC.

We are currently recruiting households for our study, further details at:


Date: 1st April 2013 – 31st March 2015

Funding: EPSRC £581,615

Researchers: David Kirk, David Chatting, Diana Nowacka

Collaborators: Jo-Anne Bichard (RCA), Paulina Yurman (RCA), Adele Ladkin (Bournemouth), Juliet Jain (UWE), William Clayton (UWE), Carina Gansohr (Duisberg-Essen)