Jennifer Manuel

Doctoral Trainee

Open Lab, Newcastle University, UK

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Citizen policymaking: by the people, for the people

Within the field of Human-Computer Interaction there is a growing interest in technology to support democratic participation, particularly in the domains of urban planning and place-based research.

What impact is this having on policymaking, and how could civic technology be better utilised in the future? Discover the tensions, opportunities and challenges around citizens creating policy.