Dr Karenza Moore


Research Interests

Forthcoming publication in 2018:

Moore, K. and Matias J. (2018 in press), Targeted Population Surveys on Drug Use in Recreational Settings Across Europe, in G. Potter, D. Korf and J. Fountain (eds.) Spaces and Places in European Drug Research, Lengerich: European Society for Social Drug Research.

Forthcoming reports in 2018:

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), Technical Report (2018 in press) Monitoring Drug Use in Recreational Settings Across Europe: Conceptual challenges and methodological innovations, Lisbon: EMCDDA. European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Abuse.

Moore, K. (2018 in press), The Regulation of MDMA/Ecstasy, Oxford: Beckley Foundation.

Latest publication on research ethics:

Managing Emergent Ethical Concerns for Software Engineering, available at http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7203005/

Most recent press commentary:

Moore, K. (2016), Why the New Law on Banning All Psychoactive Substances Will be Just Another War on Drugs Disaster, The Conversation. Available at https://theconversation.com/why-new-law-banning-all-psychoactive-substances-will-be-just-another-war-on-drugs-disaster-55478.

Most recent conference papers:

Moore, K. (2016) Afterparties: Social Practices in Post-Club Domestic Spaces, Royal Geographic Association Annual International Conference 2016, 30th August – 2nd September 2016.

Moore, K. (2016) Benzodiazepine/benzodiazepine analogues: reflecting on challenges for users, the medical profession and drug services in the age of drugs online, IV International Conference on Novel Psychoactive Substances, European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Abuse (EMCDDA), Budapest, 30-31st May 2016.

Summary of Research Interests

Spectacular Spaces/Times: Alcohol and drug use in bars, clubs, warehouses, festivals, and on holiday

'Unspectacular' Spaces/Times. Behind Closed Doors: Drug use in domestic spaces

Criminalisation, commercialisation and politicisation of dance music cultures

Dance drug prevalence, use trends and patterns

Emergent drug trends, including emergence of novel psychoactive substances (NPS)

Prescription medication user experiences

What is 'recovery'?

Social and criminal/deviant aspects of communication technologies

Drug markets online/offline

Ethics and reflexivity in drug research

Selected Publications Show all 35 publications

The Silent “G”: A Case Study in the Production of “Drugs” and “Drug Problems”
Moore, K., Measham, F. 2012 In: Contemporary Drug Problems. 39, 3, p. 565-590. 26 p.
Journal article

Managing emergent ethical concerns for software engineering in society
Rashid, A., Moore, K., May-Chahal, C., Chitchyan, R. 16/06/2015 In: Software Engineering (ICSE), 2015 IEEE/ACM 37th IEEE International Conference on (Volume:2 ) . IEEE p. 523-526. 4 p. ISBN: 9781479919345.
Conference contribution

Exploring emerging perspectives on gender and drugs
Moore, K., Measham, F. 2013 In: Emerging perspectives on substance use. Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell p. 80-97. 18 p. ISBN: 9781118306642.

Digital affect, clubbing and club drug cultures: reflection, anticipation, counter-reaction
Moore, K. 2012 In: Digital cultures and the politics of emotion. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan p. 109-126. 18 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Gendered Futures? Women, the ICT Workplace and Stories of the Future.
Moore, K., Griffiths, M., Richardson, H., Adams, A. 09/2008 In: Gender, Work and Organization. 15, 5, p. 523-542. 20 p.
Journal article