Janice Pedersen


is a freelance qualitative researcher, most recently carrying out international user experience research at research agency, Loop UX (Copenhagen, Denmark), as well as contributing to policy research at RAND Europe (Cambridge, UK), a not-for-profit research organisation. She has an M.Sc. in social anthropology from the University of Copenhagen. At the time of contributing to the current publication, she worked at consultancy Antropologerne ApS (Copenhagen, DK), primarily on an EU project exploring hackathons as a way to empower citizens to understand the potentials of open data and to use open data to improve their public services. Her current research interests broadly include user experience methods, the anthropology of technology and medical anthropology. She is a member of the board of the Danish Association of Social Anthropologists.


Last update: February 2020


Articles published on IXD&A:


Hacking the hackathon format to empower citizens in outsmarting “smart” cities, N. 43, 2019, pp. 8 - 29, abstractdownload