Sally Wyatt

Sally Wyatt is Professor of Digital Cultures at Maastricht University.

Sally originally studied economics in Canada and the UK, and completed a PhD in science and technology studies in Maastricht. She has worked in the UK and the Netherlands (since 1999), and has held visiting teaching positions and research fellowships in Canada and various European countries.

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Sally Wyatt’s work has been published widely.

Sally has written books, edited volumes, special issues of journals, articles, book chapters and reports, mostly in English. Some work has been translated and/or published originally in Dutch, French, Spanish, Italian and Russian.

Teaching and PhD Supervision

Sally Wyatt has extensive teaching experience in the Netherlands and elsewhere.

Sally has been a visiting professor at universities in Canada, France, Switzerland, Finland, Austria and Norway. She has worked with students on an individual basis, and in small work groups, and given lectures for hundreds of students. She was involved with Netherlands Graduate Research School of Science Technology and Modern Culture (WTMC) for many years, first as PhD training coordinator (2005-10) and then as academic director (2011-17).

Research Projects

Sally Wyatt is Professor of Digital Cultures at Maastricht University.

Sally’s current research interests include the role of digital media in the production of knowledge (including questions around open access and collaboration), and the ways in which people incorporate the internet into their practices for finding and producing health information. She has received funding from British, Dutch and Canadian funding agencies and from the EU.

Committees, Boards and Other Academic Roles

Sally is engaged in a variety of academic service roles.

At the moment, amongst others, she is a member of NWO’s Permanent Committee for Large-Scale Research Infrastructure. Read more about Sally’s Committees, Boards and Other Academic Roles.

This picture was created by Mecky van den Brink for my inaugural lecture, held in March 2008.


Latest news, articles, presentations and publications.

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