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Alexandra Auer

Alexandra Auer joined the research program Data, actors, infrastructures: The Governance of data-driven innovation and cyber security as a researcher in December 2022. In the project Data & Smart City Governance she is looking at possible design measures to ensure a transparent communication of the data collecting and processing as well as the therewith connected consent options for the users.

Alexandra graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design from Eindhoven University of Technology in 2018 and a Master’s degree in Integrative Design from the Basel Academy of Art and Design (HGK) in 2021. During her Masters, she explored the interdependence and influence of actions in physical and digital space, with her experimental work primarily focusing on the collection of personal user data and its effects.

During and after her studies, Alexandra worked as a UX designer at a web development agency in Freiburg. After graduation, she additionally worked as a research assistant for the Masterstudio Design at the HGK Basel.

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Researcher: Data & Smart City Governance