This research focuses on the use of technology by low skilled and semi skilled workers. By drawing from findings of a number of case and design studies, it analyzes how migrants can use technology to empower their situated agency and enable them to enhance their conditions.
Small Data & SDGs
This project explores Small Data approaches to data analysis, in the context of the Sustainable Development Goals, to highlight the complementary role Small Data plays in informing development action and social indicators monitoring.
EQUALS is a global partnership formed by ITU and UN Women to promote gender equality in ICT access, skills and leadership. The EQUALS Research Group will ensure an evidence-based approach towards achieving the Partnership goals.
Psychosocial Wellbeing and ICTs: A Myanmar Case Study
Myanmar is a country undergoing deep political, economic and social transformations, as well as an explosion in access to ICTs. This research analyses how ICTs are being perceived and used, and how these impact psychosocial wellbeing.
A partnership between UNU-CS and the ICT Division, Department of Field Support, will enhance technological experimentation and innovation of UN peacekeeping through support for research, participatory design principles, evaluation and the facilitation of innovation-learning networks.