Ulrike Gerhard

ZeMKI, Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research, University of Bremen / ifib

Research Area

Participatory design in civic technology and open data


Since February 2016 Ulrike Gerhard has been working as a research associate in the EU-project “MobileAge” at the “Institute für Informationsmanagement Bremen” (ifib). In June 2012 she completed her bachelor's degree in Sociology at the University Bremen. Subsequently she completed her master degree in “media culture” with a thesis on the use and appropriation of self-tracking technologies.

Research Interests

Technology-use and -appropriation, technology and participation, open data, qualitative methods