HumanIT is a multidisciplinary research centre underlining user and human perspectives on information and communication technologies (ICTs). HumanIT seeks to enhance the appreciation and usability of ICTs, for improved livelihood without compromising human rights. We regularly organizes open seminars and you are welcome to attend!

In close cooperation with the trade, industry and public sector, HumanIT is a multidisciplinary research centre underlining user and human perspectives on information and communication technologies (ICTs).

HumanIT seeks to enhance the appreciation and usability of ICTs in people’s everyday life without compromising human rights such as privacy. Based on a human perspective, HumanIT focuses on ICT uses for improved livelihood. Further attention is drawn to developing regions as well as the role and potential uses of ICTs in crisis and emergency situations. HumanIT regularly organizes open seminars on the above mentioned topics. You are welcome to attend! For more info on seminar see left column.

Our objectives

  • Underline and strengthen research focusing on human perspectives of ICTs.
  • Establish Karlstad University as a leading institution for research on human perspectives of ICTs.
  • Provide a multi-disciplinary platform for research and collaboration across disciplines with trade, industry and public sector.
  • Contribute to the trade, industry and public sector by influencing product and service development.