Keynotes

Confirmed keynotes

Noortje Marres

Noortje Marres

Director of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies, University of Warwick

Noortje Marres has a background in the social studies of science and technology (STS). Her research deals with the role of objects and technologies in participation, and investigates the affordances of distinctively material forms and formats of publicity, like sustainable living experiments, demonstrational homes and smart domestic appliances. Noortje has also contributed to the development of digital social research methods, especially issue-network analysis and related online methods of issue mapping.

Teun Zuiderent-Jerak

Teun Zuiderent-Jerak

Associate Professor of Transdisciplinary Science & Technology Studies, Athena Institute, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam

Teun Zuiderent-Jerak is Associate Professor of Transdisciplinary Science & Technology Studies at the Athena Institute of the Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. He is author of Situated Intervention; Sociological Experiments in Health Care (2015, MIT Press) and editor, with Gary Downey, of Making & Doing: Activating STS through Knowledge Expression and Travel (2021, MIT Press). His research focuses broadly on transdisciplinary social studies of health care and medicine and includes the study of evidence appraisal in relation to different knowledges (Argentina, India and the Netherlands), knowledge standardization and health care improvement (Sweden and the Netherlands), and technology development for inclusive health and employment (the Netherlands).