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prof.dr. N.E.J. Oudshoorn (Nelly)

Emerita Professor of Technology Dynamics and Health Care

About Me

My research addresses the co-construction of technologies and users, with a particular focus on medical technologies. My most recent, and award winning, books include The Male Pill. A Biography of a Technology in the Making ( Duke University Press 2003);  Telecare Technologies and the Transformation of Healthcare (Palgrave Macmillan 2011); and the co-edited volume The New Production of Users: Changing Involvement Strategies and Innovation Collectives (Routledge 2016).

In 2021 I received the John Desmond Bernal Prize of the Society of Social Studies of Science. This prize is awarded to individuals who have made distinguished contributions to the field of Science and Technology Studies (STS).

I have hold several visiting professor positions in Europe, the US, and Asia. Moreover, I  am past chair of the board of WTMC: the Netherlands Graduate Research School of Science, Technology and Modern Culture.

 

Expertise

Arts & Humanities
Cyborg
Tuning
Social Sciences
Dying
Healthcare
Vulnerability
Business & Economics
Community-Based
Innovation
Wi-Fi

Publications

Recent
Oudshoorn, N. (2020, Dec 2). Omgaan met ICD-schokken. Stichting ICD-dragers Nederland (STIN).
Oudshoorn, N. (2020, Jul 5). De veerkracht van ICD-dragers. Stichting ICD-dragers Nederland (STIN).
Boenink, M., Lente, van, H., Moors, E. , Oudshoorn, N., Gardner, J., Balka, E., Green, E., Henwood, F., Lynch, R., & Farrington, C. (2020). Innovation. In A. Webster, & S. Wyatt (Eds.), Health, Technology and Society: Critical Inquiries (pp. 15-75). Palgrave Macmillan Ltd..
Oudshoorn, N. (2019). Placing Users and Nonusers at the Heart of Technology’. In T. Pittinsky (Ed.), Science, Technology and Society. Perspectives and Directions (Science, Technology and Society. Perspectives and Directions. ed., pp. 163-175). Cambridge University Press.

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Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn (building no. 10), room 4420
Hallenweg 17
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences
Ravelijn  4420
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands