Research projects


  • Algorithms;
    • Algorithmic accountability in Dutch municipalities;
    • Explicating values and norms embedded in algorithmic systems.


  • Critical data studies;
    • Conceptualizing data visualization as interfaces;
    • Scholarly accountability in data projects;
    • Data walking;
    • Tool criticism;
  • Social media;
    • Alternative metrics for a public broadcaster, by looking at social media;
    • Methods for detecting locality on Twitter;
    • Campaigning politicians and their engagement with news (media) on social media;
    • Politically interested topic communities on Twitter and their engagement with news (media);
    • News ecosystems in the Dutch G4 on Twitter;
  • Interfaces;
    • Examining the dynamic nature of graphical user interfaces;
    • The interface of Adobe Photoshop.