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Europe (Austria, Germany, Italy, UK)
South-East Asia (Thailand, Indonesia) and Brazil
Critical Disability Studies
Concepts & Theories
Inclusion/exclusion and participation in socio-material-technological spaces, intersectionality and discrimination, digitalisation in public spaces, futures and visions, digital placemaking
Mixed methods, qualitative methods, inclusive research and co-productive approaches, scenario development, visioning
2023 – present → PhD Candidate, Researcher, University Assistant at the Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck
2020 – 2023 → Student Assistant at the Institute of Geography, University of Innsbruck
2021 – 2022 → Student Research Assistant at the Institute of Technology Assessment, Austrian Academy of Science
2023 → Master of Science (Geography), University of Innsbruck
Title of Thesis: „AUGMENTED FUTURES. Wie können digitale Zukünfte in öffentlichen Räumen (Parks) gestaltet werden?“
2018 → Bachelor of Arts (International Cultural and Business Studies), University of Passau
Title of Thesis: „Welchen Einfluss haben Globalisierungsprozesse auf die Essgewohnheiten der thailändischen Gesellschaft?“
Awards & Honors
2023 → Award for Digitalization Research for the Master Thesis on „Augmented Futures“, awarded by the Digital Science Center, University of Innsbruck
Gudowsky, N., Kowalski, J., & Bork-Hüffer, T. (2023)
Link to article (ScienceDirect)
Gudowsky, N., Kowalski, J., & Bork-Hüffer, T. (2023). Augmented futures? Scenarios and implications of augmented reality use in public spaces. Futures, 151, 103193. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.futures.2023.103193
My research interests lie in analysing socio-material-technological relations in entangled online and offline spaces. I would like to find out how equal social and digital inclusion and participation in public and digital spaces should look like. In doing so, I will use qualitative-based mixed methods and apply co-productive approaches to digitally visualise future visions of inclusive, accessible, and safe urban spaces.
In my previous research I was working on future scenarios of augmented reality in public spaces. My work at the Institute of Technology Assessment has shaped my interests in a way that I would like to find out how different (digital) futures may develop to help decision-making processes to better understand which challenges arise from digitalisation and how inclusive, liveable, sustainable, digital futures can be created.
I completed my Bachelor’s degree at the University of Passau, with a semester at the University of Verona before I started the Master’s degree of Geography at the University of Innsbruck. During my study career I joined field trips to Indonesia and Brasil. I can proudly announce that my master’s thesis received the Award of Digitalisation Research by the Digital Science Center. This is followed by starting my PhD at the University of Innsbruck.