Andreas Birkbak

PhD Science & Technology Studies (STS), Sociology - BSc and MSc, MSc Social Science of the Internet

  • A.C. Meyers Vænge 15, A, 2 3 010

    2450 København SV

    Denmark

20122021

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Andreas Birkbak is an Associate Professor in the Techno-Anthropology Research Group in the Department of Learning and Philosophy at Aalborg University (AAU) in Copenhagen. He is also on the Executive Committee of the Techno-Anthropology Lab (@TANTlab). His research focuses on digital publics but he engages broadly with science and technology studies and related fields. Andreas completed his PhD in 2016 at AAU on the topic of how (digital) publicity media contribute to issue politics. He also holds an MSc in Social Science of the Internet (University of Oxford), and an MSc+BSc in Sociology (University of Copenhagen). Funded by an ‘elite researcher’ government grant, he was previously a visiting PhD scholar at the Centre for the Sociology of Innovation at Ecole des Mines and the médialab at Sciences Po, both in Paris (2014), and at the Centre for the Invention and Social Process at Goldsmiths, University of London (2015). He has published in journals such as Science as Culture, Computational Culture, Techné, First Monday, and Design Issues, and also has a book out in Danish on digital methods with Anders Munk (2017).

Education/Academic qualification

PhD

1 Jan 201329 Jan 2016

Award Date: 25 May 2016

Sociology, Master of Science, Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen

20102012

Award Date: 9 Oct 2012

Social Science of the Internet, Master of Science, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford

20102011

Award Date: 1 Sep 2011

Sociology, Bachelor of Science, Department of Sociology, University of Copenhagen

20062010

Award Date: 1 Feb 2010

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Projects

  • Fremtidens manuelle servicearbejde i hotelbranchen

    Birkbak, A. & Lindstrøm, M. D.

    01/01/201831/12/2018

    Project: Research

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    Research Output

    Democratic Situations

    Birkbak, A. (ed.) & Papazu, I. M. C. H. (ed.), 2020, (Submitted) Mattering Press.

    Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

    Designing with publics that are already busy: A case from Denmark

    Birkbak, A., Petersen, M. K. & Jørgensen, T. B., 1 Oct 2018, In : Design Issues. 34, 4, p. 8-20 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
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    Shitstorms, bobler eller sags-orienterede offentligheder? Digitale metoder og kontroverser på sociale medier

    Birkbak, A., 2018, In : Dansk Sociologi. 29, 1, p. 37-61 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
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    Into the wild online: Learning from Internet trolls

    Birkbak, A., 1 May 2018, In : First Monday. 23, 5, 9 p., 3.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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    Digitale metoder

    Translated title of the contribution: Digital MethodsBirkbak, A. & Munk, A. K., 2017, 1 ed. København: Hans Reitzels Forlag. 200 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

    Datasets

    Data on the Digitization of Everyday Life during the Covid-19 pandemic in Denmark

    Munk, A. K. (Owner), Andersen, A. O. (Contributor), Birkbak, A. (Contributor), Madsen, A. K. (Contributor), Jensen, T. E. (Contributor), Heuser, M. C. (Contributor), Voll, C. N. (Contributor), Jacobsen, E. B. (Contributor), Jessen, J. F. (Contributor) & Grundtvig, A. (Contributor), VBN, 1 Aug 2020

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    Prizes

    Teacher of the Year

    Birkbak, Andreas (Recipient), 2020

    Prize: Educational prizes

  • Eliteforsk Rejsestipendie

    Birkbak, Andreas (Recipient), 2014

    Prize: Scholarships

    Activities

    Dead ends and new hopes: Digital social research in a time of closing social media APIs

    Andreas Birkbak (Lecturer)

    21 Apr 2020

    Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

    TIK, University of Oslo

    Andreas Birkbak (Visiting researcher)

    31 Mar 20203 Apr 2020

    Activity: Visiting another research institution

    Palgrave Macmillan (Publisher)

    Andreas Birkbak (Peer reviewer)

    2020 → …

    Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

    STS Encounters - DASTS working paper series (Journal)

    Andreas Birkbak (Peer reviewer)

    2020 → …

    Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

    Tidsskrift for Arbejdsliv (Journal)

    Andreas Birkbak (Peer reviewer)

    2020 → …

    Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewPeer review of manuscriptsResearch

    Press / Media

    Reflections on the Local Institutionalization of STS

    Andreas Birkbak

    08/05/2020

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Facebook og demokrati

    Andreas Birkbak

    06/02/2020

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Digital dannelse er mere end bare kodning

    Andreas Birkbak

    14/01/2019

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Strømslugende internetfabrikker er klimaproblemet, ingen taler om

    Andreas Birkbak

    21/10/2018

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media