University of Copenhagen

Department of Media,  Cognition and Communication/ Dept of Public Health, University of Copenhagen (months 18-36)

The University of Copenhagen is the largest institution of research and higher education in Denmark with 37 000 students and 7000 employees, in approximately 100 institutes, centres and departments. The project will be co-hosted by the Department of Public Health, Centre for Medical Science and Technology,  and the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, Section of Philosophy. The relationship between technologies and human knowledge in the sciences and humanities is a central focus of both of these departments with a strong record of multidisciplinary research in the areas of digital technologies and the mediatisation of knowledge.


Key Personnel

Annamaria Carusi (PhD) is Associate Professor of Medical Science and Technology at the University of Copenhagen, and Professor II in Philosophy / Art and Media Studies at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Previously she was Senior Research Associate at the Oxford e-Research Centre, where she was responsible for Work Package 2 of the Agora project. She will continue to be responsible for the Work Package with the move to Copenhagen. Her research focuses on the epistemology of technology enabled research.

 Giovanni De Grandis (PhD) has extensive experience in teaching philosophy online and preparing philosophical material and resources for Internet-enabled education. He has taught on the University of Oxford Continuing Education Online Courses Programme for eight years, and he has designed an online course for University College London.  He has a PhD from the University of Torino, and an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Health from University College London. His areas of specialisation are in moral and political philosophy, including the ethics of technology.