IHS - People

People at IHS in alphabetical order:

  • Julia Schmid, BA

    • Science, Technology and Social Transformation
    Student Assistant
    +43 1 59991 280

    Feminist Science and Technology Studies


    Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies


    Sociology of Work



  • Bild Julia Schmid

    Julia Schmid is a student assistant in the Science, Technology and Social Transformation group, where she has been working on topics of new technology, ethics and gender. Besides working at the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) she is currently finishing her Masters' degree in Sociology at the University of Vienna. Throughout her studies in Vienna and Copenhagen Julia Schmid developed a special interest in the interlinkage of Gender, Work and Technology.




    Gerhardus, A., & Schmid, J. (2021, June). Gendered assumptions in technology development: A reflexive approach to uncover gender in a Virtual Reality learning tool. Dis/Entangling Technoscience. Vulnerability, Responsibility and Justice. 8th STS Italia Conference. June 17–19, 2021.


    Current Projects

    Virtual reality as a training environment for strengthening social skills to promote team skills in the company (Virtual Skills Lab)

    Project Duration: 2019–2021

    Funding:  FFG Pilot-Ausschreibung Ideen Lab 4.0, project no 22228141


    Completed Projects

    Artificial intelligence – Transparency through catalogue-based platform for Austria (KITKA)

    Project Duration: 2020–2021

    Funding: FFG – Ideen Lab 4.0, project no 33755798


    Analysis of participation activities of the Austrian society to cope with intense refugee movements (auxilium:at)

    Project Duration: 2016–2018

    Funding:  FFG/Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT), KIRAS


    Worlds of dying in Austria: perspectives on "good dying" (Sterbewelten)

    Project Duration: 2017–2018

    Funding: Oesterreichische Nationalbank