Technologies in Practice

About TiP

Research approaches and domains

The Technologies in Practice (TiP) Research group hosts researchers working with IT in different empirical domains, from public management and governance to innovation in private enterprises and public-private partnerships. We combine a range of scholarly disciplines, including Science and Technology Studies (STS), Computer Supported Collaborative Work (CSCW), Anthropology, Sociology, Human Computer Interaction and Philosophy.

How we learn and work together

We have a dynamic environment with frequent formal and informal meetings and workshops. Every Wednesday, the group hosts an open discussion meeting for scholars interested in IT and STS called The STS Salon, and an afternoon of writing with #shutupandwrite.
Members of TiP founded the ETHOS Lab, which is a social science/humanities laboratory in the field of researching data and digital methods, a community where researchers and students learn from each other as well as an interface where we build partnerships and relations between students and the world outside academia.

Take a look around the TiP site to learn more about us.

Contact

If you have any questions, please contact the Head of TiP

The latest news and events

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August 16th STS Salon about IoT and Public Governance

On Wednesday August 16th 2017 at the weekly STS Salon, TiP receives a visit from researchers from the Norwegian research project InfraData. TiP urges faculty and other interested parties to join … Continue reading August 16th STS Salon about IoT and Public Governance

Head of TiP Interviewed about the Unequal Gender Balance in the IT industry

Brit Ross Winthereik, the Head of the Technologies in Practice research group, was interviewed for the student online paper, Studentum, about being a woman in IT and what it takes … Continue reading Head of TiP Interviewed about the Unequal Gender Balance in the IT industry

Grant for Anthropology of Technology Research Network

A new research network sees the light of day! TiP will participate in a research network called “Anthropology of Technology: Future technologies, culture and human practices” that received funding from … Continue reading Grant for Anthropology of Technology Research Network

Article in Science Report about Gorm’s research on activity tracking in the workplace

PhD student Nanna Gorm was interviewed for the digital magazine Science Report about her research on activity tracking in the workplace. In a comparison with American activity tracking initiatives, she argues … Continue reading Article in Science Report about Gorm’s research on activity tracking in the workplace

Head of TiP will give a keynote at Infrastructures for Healthcare on June 23rd

Head of the research group TiP, Brit Ross Winthereik will give a keynote at the international conference, Infrastructures for Healthcare (IHC) on June 23rd 2017. Brit’s talk, entitled “The Assiduous Patient as … Continue reading Head of TiP will give a keynote at Infrastructures for Healthcare on June 23rd