Material Acts of Resistance: Researching, reconstructing, and re-imagining socio-political clothing stories Dr Kat Jungnickel Tues 14th June 10:30 – 12:00, Aud 2 Clothing is a critical socio-technology of everyday life; both mundane and familiar and invested with social and political significance. The political subject is (almost) always dressed (and even when they are not, this […]
The year of 2021 was indeed another fruitful one: we have hosted many wonderful events, accomplished important milestones, visited great exhibitions, and we well published. Before we jump into 2022, let’s look back at the most memorable moments of 2021 and see what we have achieved together. In February, we had 12 new TiP Lexicon […]
All TiP Salons will happen both in person at 3F07 (Emil Holms Kanal) and online. Contact Qiuyu Jiang (qiji) for subscription to TiP newsletter for future events and Jessamy Perriam (jper) for more TiP Salon details.
At the 4S Annual Meeting, 6-9 October, a number of TiP-sters will present! The conference is framed under the theme of “good relations” posing the following question: What does it mean in practice to strive towards good relations as humans, with technologies, in our modes of knowing, within environments, across distance, and with other-than-humans? When […]
TiP is happy to present a new series of talks, “TiP Talks”, where visitors from abroad have been invited to ITU to share their research with us. The first visitor is Alison Cool who will visit us from University of Colorado Boulder. She is a cultural anthropologist with research interests in digital technologies, data ethics, […]
Recently Associate Professor Christopher Gad from TiP has been featured in media with stories ranging from novel technology-use in the FIFA World Cup 2018, the Municipality of Copenhagen and Google’s new Digital Learning Center in Copenhagen for unemployed people and smaller businesses as well as data-driven management. Googles gratis frokost – in Weekendavisen Vi har stadig brug for Guds hånd […]
Lea Schick and Brit Ross Winthereik received the news that their paper “Innovating Relations – Or Why Smart Grid is not too Complex for the Public” is among the most cited papers in the Science & Technology journal. The paper is featured in the journal’s editor’s pick for the 4S conference 2018.
Researchers from TiP will participate in events at this year’s Techfestival in Copenhagen 5-9 September 2018. “Talk Show: AI – Making Sense of its Complexities and Opportunities“. Associate Professor Irina Shklovski from TiP will be the talk show host. The event takes place Friday the 7th of September from 18:00-18.45. “Expanding the Pool – Female Talent to […]
During the spring of 2018, the Technologies in Practice group came together to collaborate on writing and crafting a glossy magazine. As researchers we often work individually, and thus we were looking for a project that we could do together as a group, which would tell peers and interested others about our approach to the […]
Sundhedsmagasinet at DR1 interviewed TiPs PhD student Nanna Gorm about trends in health tracking and the individualisation of health. The full episode of “Sundhedsmagasinet”(in Danish) asks the question: “Is it healthy to act as your own doctor?”, and Gorm presents some findings from her own research with health tracking. DR also published an article about the popularity […]
The paper “Anticipatory infrastructural practices: The coming of electricity in rural Kenya” by research assistant and cand.mag Lea Enslev, ethnographer and cand.it Lykke Mirsal and Professor Brit Winthereik has been published by Elsevier Energy Research and Social Science. The paper explores how the extension of the national electricity grid in a village in rural Kenya affects households’ […]
TiP’s Irina Shklovski, Associate Professor, was interviewed for the Danish newspaper ‘Politiken’ about the Creepy Leaks machine that she and Erik Grönvall, Associate Professor in the Digital Design department at the ITU, developed together. As part of ‘Forskningens Døgn’ where ITU opened the doors for visitors to show what kind of research goes on at […]
Denmark – The Data Kingdom? This week Weekendavisen published the article ‘Datariget’ (The Data Kingdom) on the current constructions of data centers in Denmark. For this story TiP’s James Maguire, post doctoral researcher, was interviewed about his research on why Denmark has become an attractive location for European data centers. Maguire points out to Weekendavisen that there is an assumption that […]
The Research Network for the Anthropology of Technology hosts their first seminar on May 2-3 2018. On the first day, there will be a grand opening of the network with keynote lectures by Prof. Kirsten Hastrup, Copenhagen University and Prof. Marianne Lien, Oslo University, a roundtable discussion on the anthropology of technology beyond universities and […]
Professor Brit Ross Winthereik has been selected as digital advisor by the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences (ATV). ATV’s members have been appointed for the academy due to their strong professional competences and broad societal perspectives, as they make their knowledge accessible in order to qualify public debates.
DASTS 2018 – Engaging the Data Moment A preliminary program for the DASTS (Danish Association for Science and Technology Studies) 2018 Conference is now ready, and conference registration is open to participants both with and without a paper-presentation. The conference takes place at the IT University of Copenhagen 24th and 25th May 2018. Register for the conference […]
By January 1st 2018, Head of TiP, Brit Ross Winthereik, started a new position as full professor at ITU, where she will continue her research, teaching and public engagement on digital transformations in society. Brit will give her inaugural professorial lecture ‘Seeing through infrastructure: Ethnographies of health IT, development aid, energy, and data’. The lecture […]
PhD Fellow Nanna Gorm is featured in Videnskab.dk, where she has written an article about health tracking in workplace wellness programs (in Danish). In the article, Gorm discusses what is at stake when companies initiate wellness programs tracking and measuring their employees’ health activities. Is it experienced as care or as a problematic surveillance? Along with researchers from the […]
At the close of the year event in 2016, ITU’s Vice Chancellor Mads Tofte gave out a teaching award to two Technologies in Practice researchers, Laura Watts and Rachel Douglas-Jones. The award was based on the development of a successful new course, Writing Innovation Studio, available as an elective on the MSc degree program Digital […]
On Tuesday the 8th of November in Aud 2. from 12:00-13:00 Situating Digital Methods In Digital Methods Rogers proposes a methodological outlook for social and cultural scholarly research on the Web that seeks to move Internet research beyond the study of online culture. It is not a toolkit for Internet research, or operating instructions for a […]
TiP’s Environmental Futures Seminar Series announces its first Public Lecture: The Future of Mobility an Environmental Futures Public Lecture by Günter Getzinger (Graz/Klagenfurt) on October 28, 2016 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM @ Room 5a60. Abstract Mobility behavior of young adults at the age of 16 to 36 year – the so-called generation Y – […]
“Techno Science Societies: Between Myth Formation and Societal Structure” Date: From 18 to 22 July 2016 Objective: The main objective of this summer school is to unfold the changes in social structure and the narratives about them as well as their reciprocal dynamic of amplification and demise. What is the relation between changing social structures […]
The fifth decennial Aarhus conference, Critical Alternatives, focuses on alternatives related to information technologies from a quality of life perspective. Over the years the involvement of end-users has become standard procedure in many organizations, today end-user involvement is not always critical action per se. It has been the aim with the conference to revitalize the […]
Third year GBI students, Mads Christophersen, Peter Mørck and Tue Odd Langhoff’s paper “Unforeseen Challenges: Adopting Wearable Health Data Tracking Devices to Reduce Health Insurance Costs in Organizations”, supervised by Pernille Bjørn (TiP), has been accepted into the proceedings for the Human-Computer Interaction international conference 2015 in Los Angeles. What is your project about? Very […]
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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…
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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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