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Social media in emergency management: Exploring Twitter use by emergency responders in the UK (2018)
Journal Article
Parsons, S., Weal, M., O'Grady, N., & Atkinson, P. M. (2018). Social media in emergency management: Exploring Twitter use by emergency responders in the UK. International Journal of Emergency Management, 14(4), 322-343. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJEM.2018.097360

Copyright © 2018 Inderscience Enterprises Ltd. Emergency management practices are being reshaped by social media. Emergency responders are embracing social media to enhance communications during an emergency. The integration of social media into UK e... Read More about Social media in emergency management: Exploring Twitter use by emergency responders in the UK.

Communication and the elemental: Capacities, force and excess in emergencyinformation sharing (2018)
Journal Article
O'Grady, N. (2019). Communication and the elemental: Capacities, force and excess in emergencyinformation sharing. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 37(1), 158-176. https://doi.org/10.1177/0263775818798033

© The Author(s) 2018. Recently debates have emerged concerning how atmospheric objects referred to collectively as ‘elemental’ become entangled in the operation of communication infrastructure. The paper extends these debates through research into UK... Read More about Communication and the elemental: Capacities, force and excess in emergencyinformation sharing.

Governing Future Emergencies: Lived Relations to Risk in the UK Fire and Rescue Service (2018)
Book
O'Grady, N. (2018). Governing Future Emergencies: Lived Relations to Risk in the UK Fire and Rescue Service. Palgrave Macmillan

The 21st century has born witness to myriad changes in the way the world is secured from the many emergencies that continually threaten to disrupt it. This book concentrates on two such changes. First, it takes stock of the ever-increasing developmen... Read More about Governing Future Emergencies: Lived Relations to Risk in the UK Fire and Rescue Service.

Mobility, circulation and homeomorphism: Data becoming risk information (2017)
Book Chapter
O'Grady, N. (2017). Mobility, circulation and homeomorphism: Data becoming risk information. In S. Wittendorp, & M. Leese (Eds.), Security/Mobility: Politics of Movement, 74-93. Manchester University Press

The work is a chapter contribution to the book Security/Mobility: Politics of Movement edited by Matthias Leese and Stephanie Wittendorp. In the chapter, I draw on empirical material concerning processes deployed in the UK Fire and Rescue Service to... Read More about Mobility, circulation and homeomorphism: Data becoming risk information.

The politics of redeployment: Malleable technologies and the localisation of anticipatory calculation (2015)
Book Chapter
O'Grady, N. (2015). The politics of redeployment: Malleable technologies and the localisation of anticipatory calculation. In V. Piotukh, & L. Amoore (Eds.), Algorithmic Life: Calculative Devices in an Age of Big Data, 104-121. Routledge

This book chapter is a contribution to the book Algorithmic Life: Calculative Devices in an Age of Big Data. The chapter examines processes through which commercially available credit checking software has been acquired and customized by the UK Fire... Read More about The politics of redeployment: Malleable technologies and the localisation of anticipatory calculation.

Protocol and the post-human performativity of security techniques (2015)
Journal Article
O’Grady, N., & O'Grady, N. (2016). Protocol and the post-human performativity of security techniques. cultural geographies, 23(3), 495-510. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474474015609160

© The Author(s) 2015. This article explores the deployment of exercises by the United Kingdom Fire and Rescue Service. Exercises stage, simulate and act out potential future emergencies and in so doing help the Fire and Rescue Service prepare for fut... Read More about Protocol and the post-human performativity of security techniques.

Data, interface, security: Assembling technologies that govern the future (2015)
Journal Article
O'Grady, N., & O'Grady, N. (2015). Data, interface, security: Assembling technologies that govern the future. Geoforum, 64, 130-137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2015.06.015

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. Over the last decade, fire governance practices in the British Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) have undergone fundamental transformation. Rather than just being responded to as and when they occur, the FRS have adopted a range of a... Read More about Data, interface, security: Assembling technologies that govern the future.

Securing Circulation Through Mobility: Milieu and Emergency Response in the British Fire and Rescue Service (2014)
Journal Article
O’Grady, N., & O'Grady, N. (2014). Securing Circulation Through Mobility: Milieu and Emergency Response in the British Fire and Rescue Service. Mobilities, 9(4), 512-527. https://doi.org/10.1080/17450101.2014.961259

© 2014 Taylor & Francis. Abstract: A growing body of literature draws upon Foucault’s security oeuvre in examining how societies are secured at the level of circulation. Although demonstrating the strength of Foucault’s contribution to debates abou... Read More about Securing Circulation Through Mobility: Milieu and Emergency Response in the British Fire and Rescue Service.

Adopting the position of error: Space and speculation in the exploratory signifi cance of milieu formulations (2013)
Journal Article
O'Grady, N., & O'Grady, N. (2013). Adopting the position of error: Space and speculation in the exploratory signifi cance of milieu formulations. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 31(2), 245-258. https://doi.org/10.1068/d4211

As Foucault's writing on the role of population in managing societies through security would attest, the term milieu is not primarily a tool for analysing primary data. Instead, it is a means to model data on population according to specifi c spatial... Read More about Adopting the position of error: Space and speculation in the exploratory signifi cance of milieu formulations.