20 June 2014, 10.00 — 16.00hrs. Venue: 3A20, ITU, Rued Langgaards Vej, København, Denmark. With the support of Velux Fonden Adrian Mackenzie (Velux Fonden Visiting Professor, ITU Copenhagen) Anna Munster (College of Fine Arts, University of NSW, Sydney) Whether they act as persuasive devices, exploratory instruments or as control surfaces (dashboards), the public life of […]
Two Technologies in Practice researchers are taking part in this Spring’s OpenIT series, which are talks based on current research. All lectures are open to the public as well as to members of different sections and research groups across the ITU
Continuing our series of ‘Tea in TiP’ informal interviews with visitors to the group, here is a conversation with visiting professor Mark Elam. We cover Mark’s professional trajectory, his recent research projects on smoking controversies and the development of nuclear waste management in Sweden, and his plans for future research . Rachel: Hi Mark! Welcome […]
The Salon meets every Wednesday during the semester to discuss readings, drafts by colleagues, or occasionally hear presentations by visitors.
PhD course at the IT University: Socialising Big Data Lecturers Adrian Mackenzie, Lancaster University, Velux Visiting Professor at the ITU in 2014 Ruth McNally, Lancaster University Penny Harvey, University of Manchester Evelyn Ruppert, Goldsmiths College, University of London Organisers Brit Ross Winthereik, Technologies in Practice, IT University of Copenhagen Louise Torntoft Jensen, Technologies in Practice, […]
Welcome to the second in our informal interview series with visitors to the research group.
PhD student Hanne Cecilie Geirbo is visiting TiP from the Department of Informatics at the University of Oslo. She is a member of the Global Infrastructures research group, and will be in Copenhagen between mid January and mid April.
This post inaugurates our informal interview series with visitors to the research group. It is called Tea in TiP because interviewees are invited to share a cup of tea and talk about what they hope to work on while visiting the ITU. Our first visitor to take part in the series is Sara Jensen.
Place: IT University of Copenhagen, Room 2A08 26.9, 3-5pm, : Simulation, guest Lucy Suchman Suggested readings “Animation and automation: the liveliness and labours of bodies and machines” by Lucy Suchman and Jackie Stacey in: Body & Society 2012 18(1): 1-46 “Animation and automation, or, the incredible effortfulness of being” by Vivian Sobchack, in: Screen 2009 […]
Ph.D. course: Technological and Political Ontologies (5 ECTS) Organizers: Andreas Laumand Christensen, James Maguire & Anne-Kathrine Nielsen, IT University of Copenhagen. Course description In recent years, science and technology studies (STS), anthropology and related social scientific fields have taken increasing interest in turning ‘ontology’ into a topic for empirical study (see, e.g., Mol, 2003; Barry, 2005; […]
Ph.D. course: The art of writing and reviewing papers (5 ECTS) Organizers: Debra Howcroft, Nina Boulus-‐Rødje, Pernille Bjørn Lecturers: Debra Howcroft (firstname.lastname@example.org), Manchester Business School Nina Boulus-‐Rødje (email@example.com), IT University of Copenhagen, Pernille Bjørn (firstname.lastname@example.org), IT University of Copenhagen Date of the course: October 10, 2013 (9:00am-‐5:00pm)-‐ October 11, 2013 (8:00am-‐4:00pm) October 31, 2013 (9:00am-‐5:00pm)-‐November 1, […]
Project group: Lea Schick (Project Manager), Anne Sophie Witzke (Curator), Trine Plambech (Innovation Specialist), and Ida Egedal Henriksson. What if our cities were powered by artfully designed clean energy generators? Is there an important role for public art to play in the new smart city? In a focused effort to provide some interesting answers to […]
Please, contact Brit Ross Winthereik (email@example.com) for more information on this event.
Organized by Peter Lutz and sponsored by CareMoves (EU Project) – 1 June 2012 – 9:00 am to 4:30 pm – ITU Design Lab (registration is full) This experimental workshop establishes a dialogue on research ‘participation’ in senior healthcare practice including ethnography, design and policy. Its impetus is the observation that participatory research practices often configure or ‘aspire’ older people as […]
We are a group of PhD students working within STS setting up a reading group at the IT University. We come together around the study of socio-technical networks with a focus on various publics.
A PhD course with Lucy Suchman and Helen Verran organized by TIP in the fall of 2010 forms the basis of this special issue of the journal Encounters. Have a look at http://www.dasts.dk/?page_id=356 and be surprised if you thought you knew all there is to know about screens.
Purity and Danger: Re-working and re-framing a polluted lake through an STS-informed ‘New Collective’. Technologies in Practice seminar on Tuesday 20 September, 16.00 – 17.30, Room 2A18. All are welcome.
One-Day workshop at IT University of Copenhagen. Connecting marine energy communities in Denmark and Orkney Islands, Scotland.
IT University of Copenhagen is hosting an event on Smart Grids on 17 June. Laura Watts will be presenting her research on ‘Relocating Futures of Renewable Energy’ via video link from the International Centre for Island Technology (ICIT), Heriot Watt University, Orkney Islands, Scotland. All are welcome. Date: 17 June Time: 9:30 – 13:00 Download […]
The Third international workshop: Infrastructures for Healthcare is to be held at the IT University of Copenhagen Thursday and Friday June 23rd and June 24th 2011. Co-chairs: Associate professor Pernille Bjørn, Technologies in Practices, IT University of Copenhagen Professor Finn Kensing, Computer Science, Copenhagen University Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Further information can be found here: Infrastructures for healthcare
The TiP group has invited Alexandre Mallard from Centre de Sociologie de l’Innovation, Mines ParisTech. Mallard is involved in a project entitled The Shaping of Markets, where he draws upon Michel Callon and Fabian Muniesa’s work on social studies of finance. In this lecture, Mallard will be talking about some of his work at France Telecom, focusing […]
Investigators: Randi Markussen, Christopher Gad, Nina Boulus Date: 2011 – present Over the last four decades, information technology has begun to transform the electoral process—perhaps the most foundational process upon which democratic societies are built. Computers are gradually replacing manual parts of the democratic process by, for example, tallying results in Excel spreadsheets, predicting exit […]
Principal Investigator: Pernille Bjørn Post Doctoral fellow: Lars Rune Christensen Research Assistants: Helle Storm and Rasmus Eskild Jensen. Date: 2010 – present When software companies spread their activities across countries it is essential that the different actors (software developers) have common ground for their collaborative activities. It takes time to develop such common ground, and […]
Principal Investigator: Associate Professor, Pernille Bjørn Post doctoral Fellow: Lars Rune Christensen Research Assistant: Carina Rothbach Date: 2009 – present In the Global Engineering research project we investigate how Danish and Indian engineers collaborate when engaged in the engineering of factories. When engineering and constructing factories it typically takes about two years and the collaborative […]
This PhD course aims to unfold empirically and analytically how computer screens and other displays help ‘project’ or otherwise ‘perform’ knowledge, interaction and practice…
Seminar by Atsuro Morita, Department of Anthropology, Osaka University
Date: Friday 16 April 2010, 13.00 – 15.30
The CITH research project is a collaborative effort between The IT University of Copenhagen (ITU), The Technical University of Denmark (DTU), University of Copenhagen (KU) and Rigshospitalet. The project focuses on the treatment of patients with ICD at The Heart Centre at Rigshospitalet with the overall goal of improving both the communication and collaboration between all involved parties…
The research project Virtual Teams is a longstanding effort of investigating collaboration and use of technology in geographical distributed teams. The project was initiated in 2002 and is still ongoing…
Phone +45 7218 5151
Research Interests: Science and Technology Studies (STS), Actor-Network Theory and After, ontic/ontological politics, sociology of calculation, numbers, performativity of economics, organisation studies, environmental management, environmental accounting, environmental practices, carbon, climate change, Pierre Bourdieu, libertarian theory and practice.
HealthcareIT is a project funded by the Danish Research Agency, Programme Committee for IT Research. The project focuses on IT for the support of communication and collaboration in a highly distributed heterogeneous network of healthcare professionals and patients/citizens…
This collaborative project focuses on ethnography in STS. The project takes seriously the void encountered between theoretical insights about what sociotechnical networks are and how they work, and the existing tools to explore such networks…
Environmental Infrastructures: Socio-Technical Innovation for Sustainability between Denmark, Japan, and East Asia
Environmental infrastructures refer to systems of coordinated technologies, standards and practices that are developed with the aim of ensuring environmental sustainability. This project will develop a comparative basis with which to analyze different modes and strategies for building sustainable environmental infrastructures…
The project is a collaborative effort between ITU, Simon Fraser University and a Canadian Pediatric Hospital focusing on the work practice and re-configurations of technology for Emergency Departments…
Phone: +45 7218 5317
Research interest: Ubiquitous computing, sustainability, Science and Technology Studies (STS), Actor-network theory (ANT), architecture, ecology, social anthropology, cultural studies, social and cultural theory, post-structuralism, communication theory, gender studies, social media, Philosophy of Science and Technology.
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