Guideline for prospective Ph.D Candidates

The research performed within the TiP group emphasizes interdisciplinary research, which focuses on qualitative studies of technologically mediated practices in organizations and everyday life. Are you interested in doing Ph.D. within the fields of Science and Technology Studies (STS), Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW), Information Systems (IS), or related research areas you are welcome to contact us or see at the job listing whether we have any PhD positions available

PhD research in TiP can deal with a broad range of topics all based within the research interests of TiP research which spans global software development, technologies for democracy, energy futures etc. We are particularly interested in projects that explore topics relating to global interactions of technology, people and organizations.

Members of TIP are happy to supervise both student projects and theses. Examples of our fields of expertise are:

  • Technologically mediated collaborative practices and virtual teams
  • Technologies of accountability
  • Information infrastructures and information politics
  • Standardization and customization
  • Globalization, technology and culture
  • Digital culture/cultures of computing
  • Trust and Democracy
  • Surveillance technologies
  • Technological and scientific controversy
  • Preventive technologies and social organization of monitoring and transparency
  • Design, implementation and use of IT in health care settings
  • Organizational analysis and design

Potential supervisors can be contacted directly by e-mail (see individual researchers’ homepages for contact information).