Christopher Gad

Data leaves us with gaps of knowledge

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June 28, 2018

Data, e.g. from assessments of public schools, needs to be contextualized in order to be used for something meaningful. Associate professor, Christopher Gad investigates how public institutions collect, use and interpret our data.


Digitalization is transforming the relationships between the state, corporations, and citizens

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March 22, 2018

Denmark is on its way to become a central node within the global distribution of data. Postdoc James Maguire investigates the rise of Apple, Facebook, and Google's datacenters in Denmark.

Sofie Stenbøg.

When digital education is a trip to Silicon Valley

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March 7, 2018

The debate about how the Danish Folkeskole should equip students for a digital future has been rolling back and forth since the early 1970s. In her PhD project, Sofie Stenbøg investigates how politicians, researchers, industry organizations and others are battling to set the agenda for digital education.

Sarah Pink.

CAST IT: Digital Ethnography

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February 19, 2018

Professor Sarah Pink is a guest on this episode of Cast IT, which zooms in on the field of digital ethnography.

Brit Ross Winthereik

New ITU professor: "We should be careful not to get dumber as technology gets smarter"

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January 10, 2018

Brit Ross Winthereik has been appointed Professor of Science & Technology Studies at the IT University of Copenhagen from January 1, 2018. In her research, she investigates how we build and use IT infrastructures – and she warns against letting the technologies and platforms we have already built limit our imaginations.

Atrium på ITU.

New research center at ITU will contribute to better public IT


November 21, 2017

In collaboration with the Danish Agency for Digitisation, the IT University in Copenhagen is establishing a research center that will provide knowledge about public IT systems development and operation. The research center is part of the Danish government's new IT strategy.

I4L projekt på ITU.

Email and Skype meetings are forcing leaders to shake up their communication habits

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October 30, 2017

When Skype conversations, email exchanges and video conferences replace face-to-face conversations, leaders must adapt their communication style in order to remain in touch with employees, say researchers from ITU’s new Innovation for Leadership (I4L) project.

Carsten Schürmann, lektor på ITU.

ITU researcher’s hack of a US voting machine makes headlines around the world

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August 1, 2017

Carsten Schürmann, Associate Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen, hacked an American WINVote machine at DEF CON, one of the world's largest hacker conventions. The hack has now been receiving a lot attention in some of the worlds most influential media.