Sally Wyatt

Programme Leader of the e-Humanities Group (KNAW)
Professor of Digital Cultures in Development, Maastricht University
Director of WTMC (Wetenschap, Technologie en Moderne Cultuur)



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Sally Wyatt is Programme Leader of the e-Humanities Group, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & Sciences (KNAW), Director of WTMC (Wetenschap, Technologie en Moderne Cultuur), Netherlands Graduate Research School of Science, Technology and Modern Culture, and Professor of Digital Cultures in Development, Maastricht University.  She has almost 30 years experience in teaching and research about technology policy and about the relationship between technological and social change. She has worked at the Universities of Sussex, Brighton, East London and Amsterdam as well as at the British Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). She co-ordinated PhD training in the Dutch Research School for Science, Technology and Modern Culture (WTMC) between 2005-10. She was President of EASST (European Association for the Study of Science and Technology) between 2001-4. Recently, she has worked on the internet and social exclusion and the ways in which people incorporate the internet into their practices for finding health information. Together with Andrew Webster, she is editor of a book series, Health, Technology and Society (Palgrave Macmillan).

Publications

Dormans, Stefan, Jan Kok, Smiljana Antonijevic, Stefan Dormans, and Sally Wyatt. 2010. "An Alternative Approach to Large Historical Databases: Exploring Best Practices with Collaboratories." 43 (3): 97-107.

Henwood, Flis and Sally Wyatt. 2009. "All Change? Gender, Health and the Internet." In Informing Gender? Health and Information Technologies in Context, edited by Ellen Balka, Eileen Green, and Flis Henwood, 17-33. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan.

van Heur, Bas, Ralf Brand, Andrew Karvonen, Simon Guy, Sally Wyatt, and , ,. 2009. "Urban Laboratories: toward an STS of the Built Environment." EASST Review, 28 (4): 4-6.

Wyatt, Sally. 2009. "Review of C. Hine 'Systematics as Cyberscience: Computers, Change and Continuity in Science' (2008, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press)." Information, Communication & Society, 12 (1): 154-156.

Wyatt, Sally. 2009. "Science and technology: socialising what for whom? (Comment)." JCOM - Journal of Science Communication, 8 (3).

Wyatt, Sally. 2009. "Challenging the digital imperative." In Spreken is goud. Oraties en colleges van hoogleraren ... en de archivistiek. Jaarboek 2008, edited by Hans Waalwijk and Jorien Weterings, 358-381. 's-Gravenhage: Stichting Archiefpublicaties.

van Doorn, Niels, Sally Wyatt, and Liesbet van Zoonen. 2008. "A body of text: Revisiting textual performances of gender and sexuality on the internet." Feminist Media Studies, 8 (4): 357-374.

Wathen, Nadine, Sally Wyatt, and eds, Harris. 2008. Mediating Health Information: The Go-Betweens in a Changing Socio-Technical Landscape. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan.

2008. Mediating Health Information: The Go-Betweens in a Changing Socio-Technical Landscape. Edited by Nadine Wathen, Sally Wyatt, and Roma Harris Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan.

Wathen, Nadine, Roma Harris, and Sally Wyatt. 2008. "Reflections on the Middle Space." In Mediating Health Information: The Go-Betweens in a Changing Socio-Technical Landscape, edited by Nadine Wathen, Sally Wyatt, and Roma Harris, 182-193. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan.

Wathen, Nadine, Roma Harris, and Sally Wyatt. 2008. "The Go-Betweens: Health, Technology and Info(r)mediation." In Mediating Health Information: The Go-Betweens in a Changing Socio-Technical Landscape, edited by Nadine Wathen, Sally Wyatt, and Roma Harris, 1-17. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan.

Wyatt, Sally. 2008. "Feminism, technology and the information society: Learning from the past, imagining the future." Information, Communication & Society, 11 (1): 111-130.

Wyatt, Sally. 2008. "Inclusive e-Services: Introduction." European Journal of ePractice, 3 (2): 64.

Wyatt, Sally. 2008. "Review of David Edgerton 'The Shock of the Old: Technology and Global History Since 1900' (2006, London: Profile Books)." International Studies in the Philosophy of Science, 22 (3): 336-339.

Wyatt, Sally. 2008. "Technological Determinism Is Dead; Long Live Technological Determinism." In The Handbook of Science & Technology Studies, edited by Edward Hackett, Olga Amsterdamska, Michael Lynch, and Judy Wajcman, 165-181. Cambridge, MA, USA: MIT Press.

van Doorn, Niels, Liesbet van Zoonen, and Sally Wyatt. 2007. "Writing from experience: Presentations of gender identity on weblogs." European Journal of Women’s Studies, 14 (2): 143-158.

Wyatt, Sally. 2007. "Making Time and Taking Time. Review of P. Peters 'Time, Innovation and Mobilities' (2006, London: Routledge)." Social Studies of Science, 37 (5): 821-824.

Wyatt, Sally. 2007. "Review of Byung-Keun Kim 'Internationalising the internet: The co-evolution of influence and technology' (2005, Edward Elgar Publishing)." Technovation, 27 (5): 319.

Wyatt, Sally and Brian Balmer. 2007. "Home on the range: What and where is the middle in science and technology studies?" Science, Technology & Human Values, 32 (6): 619.

Wyatt, Sally and Brian Balmer. 2007. "Middle Range Theories in Science and Technology Studies (special issue)." Science, Technology & Human Values, 32 (6).

Balmer, Brian and Sally Wyatt. 2006. "Middle-range theory in science and technology studies." The European Association for the Study of Science and Technology Review, 25 (1).

Green, Eileen, Frances Griffiths, Flis Henwood, and Sally Wyatt. 2006. "Desperately Seeking Certainty: Bone Densitometry, The Internet and Health Care Contexts." In New Technologies in Health Care. Challenge, Change and Innovation, edited by Andrew Webster, 71-83. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan.

Wyatt, Sally and Flis Henwood. 2006. "The Best Bones in the Graveyard: Risky Technologies and Risks in Knowledge." In Devices and Designs: Medical Innovation in Historical Perspective, edited by Carsten Timmermann and Julie Anderson, 231-248. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan.

Bauer, Martin, Steven French, Nicola Miller, Simon Schaffer, and Sally Wyatt. Research Review: Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London. London: Department of Science and Technology Studies, University College London.

Dormans, Stefan, Jan Kok, Stefan Dormans, Smiljana Antonijevic, Stefan Dormans, and Sally Wyatt. Eindrapportage. Socio-technologische aspecten van samenwerkingsprojecten in de sociaal-economische geschiedenis. Amsterdam: June 4, 2010. University of Manchester. 97-107.

Felt, Ulrike and Sally Wyatt. Mapping Science in Society Research in Europe. Prepared for European Commission, DG Research, Brussels.

Henwood, Flis, Sally Wyatt, and Juliet Eve. Evaluation of the e-Society Research Programme. Report to UK Economic and Social Research Council.

Henwood, Flis, Eileen Green, and Sally Wyatt. Information and Communication Technologies in Healthcare - An International Research Connections Workshop. Report to UK Economic & Social Research Council and the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

Kloppenburg, Sanneke, Peter Peters, and Sally Wyatt. De reiziger tussen project en passage. Een nieuwe kijk op hypermobiliteit. Prepared for Adviesdienst Verkeer en Vervoer van Rijkswaterstaat, Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat.

MASiS Expert Group:, Karen Siune, Eszter Marcus, Marina Calloni, Ulrike Felt, Andrzej Gorski, Armin Grunwald, Arie Rip, Vladimir de Semir, and Sally Wyatt. Challenging Futures of Science in Society, Emerging trends and cutting-edge issues. Brussels: European Commission.

Theeuwes, Jules, Jouke van Dijk, and Sally Wyatt. Maatschappij en de Elektronische Snelweg. Rapportage Evaluatie Externe Commissie. Prepared for NWO.

Wyatt, Sally. Inaugural Lecture. Maastricht University, Maastricht. 44.

Presentations

Antonijevic, Smiljana, Stefan Dormans, and Sally Wyatt. 2010. "Affect it, digitize it, explore it: Affective labour and digital technologies in scholarly collaboration." Affective Fabrics of Digital Cultures. June 4, 2010. University of Manchester.

Antonijevic, Smiljana, Stefan Dormans, Sally Wyatt, and Smiljana Antonijevic. 2010. "Virtual Fieldwork (invited lecture)." Online Methods Workshop. May 10, 2010. University of Manchester European University Florence.

Wyatt, Sally. 2010. "Santé, Internet, Information." Lecture at the conference ‘Les Journées de la Prévention’ organized by INPES, Institut national de prevention et d’éducation pour la santé. 2010, April 8-9. Paris, France.

Beaulieu, Anne and Sally Wyatt. 2009. "Ethics of e-Research." The 5th International Conference on e-Social Science, workshop ‘Imagining, Identifying, and Investigating e-Research: An Extended Exploration’, 2010, June 24-26. 2009, June 24. Cologne, Germany.

Wyatt, Sally. 2009. "Colonialism in the new knowledge economy." Studium Generale Parkstad. 2009, October 12. Heerlen, the Netherlands.

Wyatt, Sally. 2009. "Digitising Social Sciences and Humanities: Promises, Paradoxes and Problems." 2009, November 17. Humanities Institute of Ireland, University College Dublin, Ireland.

Wyatt, Sally. 2009. "Non-use of the internet: Past and future research directions." Copernicus Colloquia 2009. 2009, September 24. Copernicus Institute for Sustainable Development and Innovation, Utrecht University, the Netherlands.

Wyatt, Sally. 2009. "Socialisation of Scientific and Technological Research: A one-way process? Short comment on the 'Handbook on the Socialisation of Scientific and Technological Research', eds. Wiebe Bijker and Luciano d'Andrea." Final workshop of the EU-funded FP6 project about the socialisation of scientific and technological research. 2009, June 26. Brussels, Belgium.

Wyatt, Sally. 2008. "A turn to ontology in STS? Final session." 2008, June 25. University of Oxford, UK.

Wyatt, Sally. 2008. "Experimenting with new strategies in the conservation of contemporary art." New strategies in the conservation of contemporary art. Expert meeting organised by Maastricht University, University of Amsterdam and the Instituut Collectie Nederland. 2008, February 19. Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Wyatt, Sally. 2008. "In search of the virtual feminist man." 'Parade van feministische mannen', organised to mark Professor Mineke Bosch’s leaving Maastricht University. 2008, November 21. Maastricht University, Maastricht, the Netherlands.

Wyatt, Sally. 2008. "Looking back and ahead." Conference ‘Virtually Informed: The Internet as (New) Information Source’. 2008, January 25-26. University of Vienna, Austria.

Wyatt, Sally. 2008. "Me Robot, You Jane: Understanding the Gender-Technology Relationship." First international conference on human-robot relationships. 2008, June 12-13. Maastricht University, the Netherlands.

Wyatt, Sally. 2008. "Politics of Information Technologies: Has the Medium become the Message?" Workshop about the politics of informing the EU. 2008, December 3. Maastricht University, the Netherlands.

Wyatt, Sally. 2008. "The Go-Betweens: Health, Technology and Info(r)mediation." 2008, February 28. National University of Ireland, Maynooth.

Wyatt, Sally. 2008. "The past, present and promises of our field: a personal account." 'Onderzoeksdagen' of the STeHPS (Science, Technology, Health, Policy Studies) research group. 2008, October 29. Enschede, the Netherlands.

Wyatt, Sally. 2008. "Challenging the Digital Imperative." Paper presented at Inaugural lecture. 2008, March 28. Maastricht University, the Netherlands.

Wyatt, Sally. 2008. "Final session." Paper presented at A turn to ontology in STS?. 25 June. University of Oxford, UK.

Beaulieu, Anne, Sally Wyatt, Jana Fear, Eileen Green, Frances Griffiths, Roma Harris, Flis Henwood, and Sally Wyatt. 2007. "The internet and health care: Patient and physician perspectives on its use in a health care consultation." North American Primary Care Research Group. 2007, October 20-22. Cologne, Germany Vancouver, Canada.

Wyatt, Sally and Sally Wyatt. 2007. "'Science Fiction, Science Faction: Visions behind our contemporary digital world'. Discussion between Bruce Sterling (science fiction writer) and Peter Pels (anthropologist)." European Studies on Society, Science and Technology (ESST) (master’s programme). 2007, March 21. Maastricht, the Netherlands Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Wyatt, Sally and Sally Wyatt. 2007. "Challenging the technological imperative: Studying non-use and the everyday." Workshop ‘Changing views on technology, media & cultural approaches’, research seminar. 2010, November 8-9. Vancouver, Canada University of Joensuu, Finland.

Wyatt, Sally. 2007. "Changing writing practices: A techno/auto/biographical approach." Meeting about plans and perspectives on the use of biographical approaches and scientific authorship. 2007, April 24. Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

Wyatt, Sally. 2007. "CK Phone Home: Talking about Practices and Looking at Lists (Session Network Ethnography)." Annual Meeting of the Society for the Social Study of Science, Session ‘Network Ethnography’. 2007, October 10-13. Montreal, Canada.

Wyatt, Sally. 2007. "Colloquium 'Health, The Body and the e-Society'." 2007, January 18-19. York, UK.

Wyatt, Sally. 2007. "Ethics of e-research." Action for Health Annual Meeting. 2007, March 6. Vancouver, Canada.

Wyatt, Sally. 2007. "Health and the handbag." HCTP Annual Interdisciplinary Workshop ‘Health Care, Technologies and Places: Contributions and Provocations from Humanists and Artists’, May 3-4. 2007, May 4. University of Toronto, Canada.

Wyatt, Sally. 2007. "Some results of the evaluation of the NWO-MES programme." Final meeting of the NWO-MES. 2007, April 13. The Hague, the Netherlands.

Wyatt, Sally. 2007. "Studying Transformations: Continuity and Change in Disciplinary Perspective." NWO conference ‘Transformations in Art and Culture’. 2007, November 29-30. Leiden, the Netherlands.

Wyatt, Sally. 2007. "Technological Determinism Revisited." European Studies on Society, Science and Technology (ESST) (master’s programme). 2007, September 3. University of Oslo, Norway.

Wyatt, Sally. 2007. "Transformations in Perception and Participation Project." NWO conference ‘Transformations in Art and Culture’. 2007, November 29-30. Leiden, the Netherlands.

Wyatt, Sally. 2007. "Turning data into text: Lessons from a collaborative research project." European Studies on Society, Science and Technology (ESST) (master’s programme). 2007, September 4. University of Oslo, Norway.

Wyatt, Sally. 2007. "Gender and technology." Paper presented at Management of Science and Technology in Society, Master’s programme. September, 5. Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam,.

Wyatt, Sally. 2006. "A comment on Peter Peter’s book 'Time, Innovation and Mobilities' (2006, London and New York: Routledge)." WTMC annual meeting. 2006, November 16-17. Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Wyatt, Sally. 2006. "Assessment of PhDs." WTMC workshop. 2006, April 27.

Wyatt, Sally. 2006. "Back to basics: How do we know what we know." Science & Technology Dynamics Colloquia (UvA). 2006, October 27. Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Wyatt, Sally. 2006. "Discussant ‘Author meets critics: Picturing personhood: Brain scans and biomedical identity by Joe Dumit (Princeton University Press, 2004)’." Annual Meeting of the Society for the Social Study of Science, 2006, November 1-5. 2006, November 3. Vancouver, Canada.

Wyatt, Sally. 2006. "Gender and ICTs: Learning from the past, Imagining the future." WINIT International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Gender, Technology and the ICT Workplace. 2006, March 21. Salford University, UK.

Wyatt, Sally. 2006. "Lecture about technological determinism to the ESST masters' students." 2006, September 20. University of Maastricht, the Netherlands.

Wyatt, Sally. 2006. "Middle-range theory in science and technology studies." 2006, June 1. Hamburger Arbeitskreis Technik und Kultur, Institut für Volkskunde, Hamburg University, Germany.

Wyatt, Sally. 2006. "Politics and the internet. What can we learn from science and technology studies?" The 29th Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia (IRIS29). 2006, August 12-15. Elsinore, Denmark.

Wyatt, Sally. 2006. "Response to Professor Steve Graham 'Software-sorted technologies: On space, technology and inequality'." Plenary session, EASST Conference. 2006, August 23-26. Lausanne, Switzerland.

Wyatt, Sally. 2006. "Session 'Messy shapes of knowledge: Studies of e-science'." Annual Meeting of the Society for the Social Study of Science, 2006, November 1-5. 2006, November 2. Vancouver, Canada.

Wyatt, Sally. 2006. "What do we know about non-users?" EU Ministerial Conference 'ICT for an Inclusive Society'. 2006, June 12-13. Riga, Latvia.

Wyatt, Sally. 2006. "What's in that bag? - Session: Autobiography in STS (organised by Anne-Jorunn Berg and Sally Wyatt)." EASST Conference, 2006, August 23-26, session 'Autobiography and STS' (organised by Anne-Jorunn Berg and Sally Wyatt). 2006, August 24. Lausanne, Switzerland.

Wyatt, Sally. 2006. "Writing from experience. Presentations of gender identity on weblogs." NWO-MES conference ‘Changing identities and networks in a digital world’. 2006, September 15- 16. Amsterdam, the Netherlands.