Amelia Hassoun's research analyses the design, development, and usage of sensor technologies embedded in Singapore’s urban landscape as part of its Smart Nation project, as well as the social life of the data they produce.
Amelia Hassoun is a student on the DPhil in Information, Communication & the Social Sciences.
Amelia Hassoun’s research focus is on smart home technologies, particularly in the context of ageing in cities. This project builds upon prior research at UCL on London community health and social care data in the NHS, as well as research (with UCL’s Why We Post project) on communication technologies in hospice care while at Yale. Before re-entering the wild world of academia, she worked as a patient website developer in London.
Digital and medical anthropology, smart cities, ageing, RFID and sensor networks, science and technology studies, urban planning, participatory design in health and social care.
OxDEG: How can ethnography inform policy? Insights from digital ethnographic methods and the social semantic network
14 June 2021
The OII welcomes Amelia Hassoun, Leonie Schulte and Kate J Sim for this final OxDEG seminar of the term.