Joseph is primarily a qualitative researcher, focussing on vulnerable groups and the everyday processes that shape society and cities. In recent years, Joseph has carried out contract and academic work for a variety of organisations including UK Government, local authorities, technology companies, charities and NGOs. Joseph’s PhD research focussed on smart urbanism and urban informality, exploring the consequences of ICT’s integration within the infrastructural networks of Nairobi’s informal settlements.
Chambers, J. and Evans, J., 2020. Informal urbanism and the Internet of Things: Reliability, trust and the reconfiguration of infrastructure. Urban Studies, 57(14), pp.2918-2935.
Chambers, J., 2019. Fluidities and Fixities: Examining the Alignment of Digital Platforms Within Nairobi's Heterogeneous Infrastructural Configurations. Frontiers in Sustainable Cities, 1, p.8.
Chambers, J., 2020. When fieldwork falls apart: Navigating disruption from political turmoil in research. Area, 52(2), pp.437-444.
Kayanan, C.M., Eichenmüller, C. and Chambers, J., 2018. Silicon slipways and slippery slopes: techno-rationality and the reinvigoration of neoliberal logics in the Dublin Docklands. Space and Polity, 22(1), pp.50-66.
Mathers, A., Chambers, J., and Richardson, J., 2021. Shocks, Knocks and Skills Building Blocks. Good Things Foundation.
Stone, E., Llewellyn J and Chambers, J., 2020. Digital Inclusion and Online Safety for Adults in the UK. Good Things Foundation.
Mathers, A., Richardson, J., Vincent, S., Chambers, J and Stone, E., 2020. Good Things Foundation Covid-19 Response Report. Good Things Foundation.