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About the programme

The research programme Future Technology, Culture and Learning explores the ways in which technology changes and is changed by people and societies. The focus is not only on specific technologies or people, but on the relationships between them. Discussing technology means discussing culture and learning - concepts reflecting that technology always implies processes of change.


The programme’s researchers represent different academic disciplines, including educational research, anthropology, cultural studies, neurobiology, neuropsychology, inclusive education, social psychology, organizational psychology, design and engineering science. This diversity provides a foundation for providing a differentiated perspective on issues and potentials relating to future technologies. Within the field of human-technology relations, the programme’s focus on empirical research constitutes an important contribution.

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Current projects

Living labs -An Interventionist Ethnographic Approach to Technologies of the Future (DFF)

An experimental research method between real life and the laboratory.

AnTech - Research Network for the Anthropology of Technology

Research into human interaction with technology.


Studies telecare and builds systematic knowledge of the implications of measurement, standards, and screens on citizen care.

REELER   -  (H2020)

Aims to assure collaboration and comprehension about ethical and societal issues relating to robotics. 

Natural Technology   -  (Nordea fonden)

Examines how technology can support nature’s effects on children's development.


Examines the role of communicational technologies in youth with disabilities.

ASPPIN   -  (PlayTrack)

Studies cultural learning processes in relation to children's play in nature.