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HumanIT

  1. 1. Jakob Svensson Karlstad University Sweden HumanIT www.twitter.com/Centre4HumanIT www.kau.se/en/humanit
  2. 2. <ul><li>In close cooperation with the industry, HumanIT is a multidiscplinary research centre, exploring the impact of information technology on society. </li></ul><ul><li>HumanIT is an abbreviation of &quot;Human Values of Information Technology&quot;. Our vision is that the HumanIT initiative will increase the value of the new information technology for common people. </li></ul>Aims
  3. 3. <ul><li>HumanIT draws on the competence of several academic disciplines and departments at Karlstad University. </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Science </li></ul><ul><li>Information Systems </li></ul><ul><li>Media and Communications Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Service Research Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Working Life Science </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology </li></ul>Multidisciplinary
  4. 4. <ul><li>Today, the HumanIT research is focused around two main research clusters, </li></ul><ul><li>ICT for Development and Integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Surveillance in Information Society . </li></ul><ul><li>We are currently developing a third cluster, </li></ul><ul><li>ICT for emergency management and crisis communication. </li></ul>Research
  5. 5. <ul><li>Mobile technology for development (M4D) research area, gathered by HumanIT through its first International conference in Karlstad 2008. </li></ul><ul><li>HumanIT is currently planning the Second International Conference on M4D to be held 10-11 November 2010 in Kampala, Uganada ( </li></ul><ul><li>http://m4d.humanit.org </li></ul>M4D

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