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Information Resources Management Association
Advancing the Concepts & Practices of Information Resources Management in Modern Organizations

Aygen Kurt

Aygen Kurt has a PhD in Innovation Studies from the University of East London (UEL), UK where she studied as a Jean Monnet scholar partially funded by the European Commission. She is currently a visiting researcher at Middlesex University (UK) and also working as a research development manager at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) in the UK. She has background in Political Science and Public Administration (BSc) and Science and Technology Policy Studies (MSc). As a researcher in the Ethical Governance of Emerging Technologies (EGAIS) Project’s consortium (a project that received grants from the EC’s 7th Framework Programme, Science in Society scheme), on behalf of the Middlesex University, she was involved in co-researching and coordinating the empirical data collection stages and researching on ethical/social implications and governance of technological development process. She has experience in teaching at UEL in the European Studies of Society, Science and Technology (ESST) Masters programme (; and in Information Technology, Communication and Sociology undergraduate courses on Regulation of ICTs; New Technologies and Society; Innovation Theory; and Work and Organisation in an Information Age. Her research interests include European Union’s research and innovation policy with a particular interest on information society and its technologies; innovation systems; governance of innovation; social and political aspects of new technologies; and science and technology integration at supra/national levels.
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