Mag. Anna Gerhardus
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- Science, Technology and Social Transformation
Anna Gerhardus is a researcher of the research group Techno-Science and Societal Transformation of the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) since 2019. She finished her masters in Communication Studies at the University of Vienna with a focus on media policy and media industries, as well as the topics feminist media studies and human rights. She was part of the research project “democracy under pressure” on journalistic freedom of expression worldwide by the Media Governance and Industries Research Lab.
As part of the RiConfigure project, she conducts research on participatory and non-linear innovation processes, mobility and society, and Responsible Research & Innovation (RRI). In the H2020 Project NewHoRRIzon she supports Social Lab 1 (basic research), and she is part of the Virtual Skills Lab.
Since 2016, she is a founding member of the research group FiZ - Forschungsinstitut Zivilgesellschaft (research institute for civil society) that focuses on research on civil society (activism) during and after the refugee movements of 2015.