Open data: Are we there yet? ArticlesOpen dataResearch

Open data: Are we there yet?

We are flooded with open data and bombarded with constant news of new open data initiatives by all kinds of local, regional and national organizations. As an example, see the open data portal of the[…]

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Kison: What does interdisciplinary mean to your research group?

In this series of video interviews, we explore the meaning of interdisciplinarity at the IN3. “In our research topic ­—information security and privacy— our group needs to work together with social scientists (for example, with[…]

Caring about care infrastructures ArticlesCareInfrastructuresInterdisciplinarietyPublicationsResearchScience and Technology Studies

Caring about care infrastructures

The concept of care means at least two things (Tronto, 1993). Firstly, it refers to caring for, the gendered and never-ending daily work of sustaining live that marxist feminism defines as reproductive labor (Orozco, 2006). This[…]

Call for abstracts: The Network Society Today PublicationsResearchWorkshop

Call for abstracts: The Network Society Today

Manuel Castells The Information Age Trilogy has been one of the most influential works to understand the societal change in the awake of the digital revolution of the last decades.  It is, as Frank Webster (2002: 97) points out, one[…]

Ideas and practices for non-ageist research in a digital world AgeismArticlesICTInterdisciplinariety

Ideas and practices for non-ageist research in a digital world

Masked under the veil of rigor and objectivity, scientific research on older and younger generations often replicates ageist assumptions, going unnoticed and remaining unchallenged. Researchers from the life sciences have noted the homogenizing and excluding[…]