Dr Wendy Martin is a Senior Lecturer in the College of Health and Life Sciences, Brunel University London, UK.  Her research focuses on ageing, embodiment and daily life and the use of visual and material methods in ageing research. She was Principal Investigator for the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC, UK) research project Photographing Everyday Life: Ageing, Lived Experiences, Time and Space, is Co-Investigator for the 7 year Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) international partnership Ageing, Communication, Technologies (ACT): experiencing a digital world in later life, is Collaborator for the 5 year SSHRC Insight Grant Digital Culture and Quantified Aging, and is Co-Investigator on an Interdisciplinary award from Brunel University London on Objects of desire and of despair: analysis and design of assistive technology for life transitions. Wendy is Co-Convenor of the British Sociological Association (BSA) Ageing, Body and Society study group, a member of the Executive Committee of the British Society of Gerontology (BSG), Co-Editor of the Routledge Handbook of Cultural Gerontology (2015), Co-Editor of a special issue entitled Ageing, Body and Society: Key Themes, Critical Perspectives (2018) in the Journal of Aging Studies,  is a member of the Editorial Board of the Sociological Research Online journal and an Associate Board member of the Sociology Journal.