Yolande Strengers

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

sustainable HCI, digital sociology, smart technology, energy futures, feminist technoscience, feminist HCI, ethical algorithms and AI, robot-human interaction, social practice theory, household consumption

20082022

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2020

Pursuing pleasance: interrogating energy-intensive visions for the smart home

Strengers, Y., Hazas, M., Nicholls, L., Kjeldskov, J. & Skov, M. B., Apr 2020, In : International Journal of Human-Computer Studies. 136, 14 p., 102379.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
2019

Overcoming remoteness: the necessity of air travel in Australian universities

Glover, A., Lewis, T. & Strengers, Y., 29 Oct 2019, In : Australian Geographer. 50, 4, p. 453-471 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2018

Aesthetic pleasures and gendered tech-work in the 21st-century smart home

Strengers, Y. & Nicholls, L., 2018, In : Media International Australia. 166, 1, p. 70-80 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Beyond threshold approaches to extreme heat: repositioning adaptation as everyday practice

Oppermann, E., Strengers, Y., Maller, C., Rickards, L. & Brearley, M., Oct 2018, In : Weather, Climate, and Society. 11, 4, p. 885-898 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Heatwaves, cooling and young children at home: integrating energy and health objectives

Nicholls, L. & Strengers, Y., May 2018, In : Energy Research and Social Science. 39, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Smart energy futures and social practice imaginaries: Forecasting scenarios for pet care in Australian homes

Strengers, Y., Pink, S. & Nicholls, L., 2018, In : Energy Research and Social Science. 48, p. 108-115 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Smart home technologies in everyday life: do they address key energy challenges in households?

Tirado Herrero, S., Nicholls, L. & Strengers, Y., Apr 2018, In : Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 31, p. 65-70 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

25 Citations (Scopus)

Sustainability and academic air travel in Australian universities

Glover, A., Strengers, Y. & Lewis, T., 8 May 2018, In : International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education. 19, 4, p. 756-772 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

The unsustainability of academic aeromobility in Australian universities

Glover, A., Strengers, Y. & Lewis, T., 2018, In : Sustainability: Science, Practice, and Policy. 13, 1, p. 1-12 12 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Adapting to ‘extreme’ weather: mobile practice memories of keeping warm and cool as a climate change adaptation strategy

Strengers, Y. & Maller, C., 2017, In : Environment and Planning A. 49, 6, p. 1432-1450 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

Benefits and challenges of energy efficient social housing

Moore, T., Nicholls, L., Strengers, Y., Maller, C. & Horne, R., Sep 2017, In : Energy Procedia. 121, p. 300-307 8 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Convenience and energy consumption in the smart home of the future: industry visions from Australia and beyond

Strengers, Y. & Nicholls, L., Oct 2017, In : Energy Research and Social Science. 32, p. 86-93 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

28 Citations (Scopus)

Dwelling performance and adaptive summer comfort in low-income Australian households

Moore, T., Ridley, I., Strengers, Y., Maller, C. & Horne, R., 2017, In : Building Research and Information. 45, 4, p. 443-456 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

Studying social practices and global practice change using scrapbooks as a cultural probe

Maller, C. & Strengers, Y., 24 May 2017, In : Area. 50, 1, p. 66-73 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)
2016

Curious energy consumers: humans and nonhumans in assemblages of household practice

Strengers, Y., Nicholls, L. & Maller, C., 26 May 2016, In : Journal of Consumer Culture. 16, 3, p. 761-780 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

41 Citations (Scopus)

Policing and polluting: the role of practices in contemporary urban environmental pollution governance

Horne, R., Strengers, Y. & Strempel, A., Dec 2016, In : Environmental Science and Policy. 66, p. 112-118 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding the materiality of neighbourhoods in ‘Healthy Practices’: outdoor exercise practices in a new master-planned estate

Maller, C., Nicholls, L. & Strengers, Y., 18 Feb 2016, In : Urban Policy and Research. 34, 1, p. 55-72 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Utilising mixed methods research to inform low-carbon social housing performance policy

Moore, T., Strengers, Y. & Maller, C., 16 Feb 2016, In : Urban Policy and Research. 34, 3, p. 240-255 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Meeting in the global workplace: air travel, telepresence and the body

Strengers, Y., 2015, In : Mobilities. 10, 4, p. 592-608 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)
53 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Air-conditioning and antibiotics: demand management insights from problematic health and household cooling practices

Nicholls, L. & Strengers, Y., Apr 2014, In : Energy Policy. 67, p. 673-681 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

'Going Green'? the limitations of behaviour change programmes as a policy response to escalating resource consumption

Moloney, S. & Strengers, Y., 2014, In : Environmental Policy and Governance. 24, 2, p. 94-107 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

37 Citations (Scopus)

Interdisciplinarity and industry collaboration in doctoral candidature: tensions within and between discourses

Strengers, Y. A-A., 2014, In : Studies in Higher Education. 39, 4, p. 546-559 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Smart energy in everyday life: are you designing for resource man?

Strengers, Y., Jul 2014, Interactions, 21, 4, p. 24-31 8 p.

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83 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Materialising energy and water resources in everyday practices: insights for securing supply systems

Strengers, Y. & Maller, C., Aug 2012, In : Global Environmental Change. 22, 3, p. 754-763 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

55 Citations (Scopus)

Peak electricity demand and social practice theories: reframing the role of change agents in the energy sector

Strengers, Y., May 2012, In : Energy Policy. 44, p. 226-234 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

109 Citations (Scopus)

The global migration of everyday life: investigating the practice memories of Australian migrants

Maller, C. & Strengers, Y., 2012, In : Geoforum. 44, p. 243-252 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

47 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Beyond demand management: co-managing energy and water practices with Australian households

Strengers, Y., 2011, In : Policy Studies. 32, 1, p. 35-58 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

54 Citations (Scopus)
9 Citations (Scopus)

Housing, heat stress and health in a changing climate: promoting the adaptive capacity of vulnerable households, a suggested way forward

Maller, C. J. & Strengers, Y., 2011, In : Health Promotion International. 26, 4, p. 492-498 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

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48 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating health, housing and energy policies: social practices of cooling

Strengers, Y. & Maller, C., 2011, In : Building Research and Information. 39, 2, p. 154-168 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

67 Citations (Scopus)

Negotiating everyday life: the role of energy and water consumption feedback

Strengers, Y., 6 Dec 2011, In : Journal of Consumer Culture. 11, 3, p. 319-338 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

98 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Air-conditioning Australian households: the impact of dynamic peak pricing

Strengers, Y., Nov 2010, In : Energy Policy. 38, 11, p. 7312-7322 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

67 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Comfort expectations: the impact of demand-management strategies in Australia

Strengers, Y., 12 Jun 2008, In : Building Research and Information. 36, 4, p. 381-391 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

46 Citations (Scopus)