Sally Wyatt – 2011 KILLAM VISITING SCHOLAR AWARD

The University of Calgary’s Department of Communication and Culture is honoured to be hosting Dr. Sally Wyatt, recipient of the 2010 Killam Visiting Scholar Award.

Dr. Wyatt, Programme Leader of the e-Humanities Group of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Digital Cultures in Development in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Maastricht in Holland, is widely recognized as a leading authority in the area of Science and Technology Studies (STS).

As the Killam Visiting Scholar during the Winter 2012 semester, Dr. Wyatt’s proposed research will examine the everyday lived experience of academics in the digital age. Her research will focus on how mundane digital technologies, including personal computers, scanners, photocopiers and the associated applications of word processing, email and spreadsheets, have affected the conduct and organization of research over the past 30 years.

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