Gender and Tech
We are pursuing an interdisciplinary research agenda from two angles: On the one hand, we study how and why gendered assumptions mould our technological systems and affect their representation, design, as well as usage and control.
On the other hand, we examine the dynamics that enable digital technologies to construct and reinforce gender and other social categories such as race, class, age, or sexuality.
We are an open and welcoming research hub for people interested in gender and tech- / security-focused questions.
We train and support the next generation of scholars and practitioners comfortable in both social and technical research domains and value and endorse movement between disciplines, organisations, and sectors.
Additionally, we are interested in driving innovation to make emerging technologies as much as the tech sector safe, secure, and accessible to everyone.
Join our Group
We are always looking for new students and collaborators and are open to hosting visiting researchers that align with our research focus.
Prospective PhD students are encouraged to explore the UCL Computer Science webpage. Open Research Assistant posts would be advertised on Unitemps whilst Postdoctoral roles would be featured on Work at UCL.
Aspiring visiting scholars should get in touch with our research group via email.
Research by our team has been featured in national and international news outlets, including the BBC, The Financial Times, The Guardian, WIRED, VICE, Cosmopolitan, The Telegraph, The Independent, The Sunday Times, and MIT Technology Review.