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Francisca Grommé is an assistant professor in Digitalisation in work and society. She works from a background in science and technology studies (STS), political science and digital sociology. As an ‘ethnographer of data and AI’ she follows these technologies across different domains of work to understand how they affect social justice, governance arrangements and the quality of work. She is embarking on new research on the consequences of (semi-) automated work for environmental care in the agrifood sector (supported by NWO, Dutch Research Council).

As a TopTalent Research fellow in AIPact, and studies how AI is affecting work in the healthcare domain, among others through the introduction of work platforms (supported by Trustfonds).

Previously, she worked on changing work practices in policing, statistics and HR to understand changing conceptions of belonging, citizenship and worker rights. She is also interested in innovation in social science methods. This has resulted in publications in journals such as Science, Technology and Human Values.

Research interests: digital labour, surveillance, governance, citizenship, (digital) methods, sustainability

Onderzoeksinteresses: digitaal werk, surveillance, governance, burgersschap, (digitale) methode, duurzaamheid

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities


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