DR. NICCOLÒ TEMPINI

Egenis Centre, Department of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology, University of Exeter
Byrne House, St German’s Rd, EX4 6TJ, Exeter, UK

Education

Research Experience

2014-18, Research Fellow in Data Studies, University of Exeter
ERC-funded project ‘the epistemology of data-intensive science’. Fieldwork domain: Biomedical research. P.I.: Sabina Leonelli.

2016, Co-Investigator, pilot project ‘Tracing Data Journeys Across Climate, Environment and Human Health: A Qualitative Study of the Medical & Environmental Data Mash-Up Infrastructure Project.’

2011-12, Visiting researcher, PatientsLikeMe Inc.
Member of the R&D and Health Data Integrity teams. Participated in the development of internal medical classification systems. Led pilot investigation for biomedical ontologies integration. Contributed to UX and analytics development.

Publications

Journals

2017, Till Data Do Us Part: Understanding Data-based Value Creation in Data-Intensive Infrastructures. Information & Organization 27(4) 191-210.

2016, Emerging ethical issues regarding digital health data. On the World Medical Association Draft Declaration on Ethical Considerations Regarding Health Databases and Biobanks. Croatian Medical Journal, 57(2) 207-213. Co-authors: Christine Aicardi, Lorenzo Del Savio, Edward S. Dove, Federica Lucivero, Barbara Prainsack.

2016, Live by data, die by data. Nature Physics 12(2) 109-110. Co-author: Sabina Leonelli.

2015, E-government and organizational change: Reappraising the role of ICT and bureaucracy in public service delivery. Government Information Quarterly, 32(3) 279-286. Co-author: Antonio Cordella.

2015, Governing PatientsLikeMe: information production and research through an open, distributed and data-based social media network. The Information Society, 31(2) 193-211.

2014, Patient Data as Medical Facts: Social Media Practices as a Foundation for Medical Knowledge Creation. Information Systems Research, 25(4) 817-833. Co-author: Jannis Kallinikos.

2014, Everything Counts in Large Amounts: A Case Study of the Mechanisms of Data-based Production. Journal of Information Technology, 29(1) 97-110. Co-author: Aleksi Aaltonen.

Book Chapters

2018, Genomics and Big Data in Biomedicine. In Routledge Handbook of Genomics, Health & Society, S. Gibbon, B. Prainsack, S. Hilgartner, & J. Lamoreaux (Eds.), London: Routledge. Co-author: Sabina Leonelli.

2015, Everything counts in large amounts: a critical realist case study on data-based production. Formulating Research Methods for Information Systems, L.P. Willcocks, C. Sauer, M. Lacity (Eds.), London:Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 325–357. Co-author: Aleksi Aaltonen.

Conference proceedings and presentations

2017, Where Health and Environment Meet: Geolocation as Invariance Strategy for Integrating Diverse Data Sources. EPSA17 Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association, University of Exeter, Exeter, 6-9th September 2017. Co-author: Sabina Leonelli.

2017, Collaborative Science and the Epistemic Role of Project Management: the Case of a Multi-partner, Interdisciplinary Research and Infrastructure Project. 2017 Meeting of the International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB), University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, 16-21st July 2017.

2017, Where Health and Environment Meet: Geolocation as Invariance Strategy for Integrating Diverse Data Sources. 2017 Meeting of the International Society for the History, Philosophy and Social Studies of Biology (ISHPSSB), University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, 16-21st July 2017. Co-author: Sabina Leonelli.

2017, Unblinding NP001, or, Preferences Out of Control. Critical Studies of Citizen Science Workshop, King's College of London, London, 2-3rd March. Co-author: David Teira (UNED).

2017, Till Data Do Us Part: Understanding Data-based Value Creation in Data-Intensive Infrastructures. 3rd Exeter Data Studies workshop ‘Data Journeys in Biomedicine: Research Translation and Infrastructure Management’, Exeter, 11-13th Jan 2017.

2017, Concealment and Discovery: The Role of Information Security In Biomedical Data Journeys. 3rd Exeter Data Studies workshop ‘Data Journeys in Biomedicine: Research Translation and Infrastructure Management’, Exeter, 11-13th Jan 2017. Co-author: Sabina Leonelli.

2016, Science Through the “Golden Security Triangle”: Information Security and Data Journeys in Data-intensive Biomedicine. (Proceedings) International Conference for Information Systems (ICIS), Dublin, Ireland, December 11-14th.

2016, Linkage, Exploration and Gatekeeping: The Role of Information Security In Biomedical Data Journeys. Joint 4S/EASST Conference, Barcelona, 31(Aug)-3rd September. Co-author: Sabina Leonelli.

2016, Time in Boundary Infrastructures: On Speed and Collaboration in Social Media Research Networks. Spaces of Evidence Workshop, Exeter, May 16-17th.

2015, Time in Boundary Infrastructures: On Speed and Collaboration in Social Media Research Networks. 5th International workshop on Infrastructures for HealthCare, Trento, June 18-19th.

2013, The paradox of context flexibility: balancing user engagement and semantic context in distributed data collection. International Conference for Information Systems (ICIS) Doctoral Consortium, Università Bocconi, Milan, December 12-14th.

2013, The paradox of context flexibility: balancing user engagement and semantic context in distributed data collection. 29th European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium, 2013, HEC Montreal, Canada, July 3-6th.

2011, Post-material Meditations: On Data Tokens, Knowledge and Behaviour. 27th European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS) Colloquium, 2011, Goteborg University, Sweden. Co-author: Jannis Kallinikos.

2011, E-Government and Bureaucracy: The Role of Functional Simplification in the Case of the Venice Municipality. TGov ’11, Brunel University, UK. Co-author: Antonio Cordella.

Encyclopaedia articles

2017, Big Data in Environment and Human Health. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Environmental Science, Oxford University Press. Co-authors: Lora Fleming, Harriet Gordon-Brown, Gordon L. Nichols, Christophe Sarran, Paolo Vineis, Giovanni Leonardi, Brian Golding, Andy Haines, Anthony Kessel, Virginia Murray, Michael Depledge, Sabina Leonelli.

2017, PatientsLikeMe. Encyclopedia of Big Data, Springer.

2015, Human Genome Project, Personalised Medicine and Future Health Care. eLS Encyclopedia of the Life Sciences, Wiley-Blackwell. Co-author: Sabina Leonelli.

Magazines

2013, Death by Correlation: Book Review of ‘Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think’. Mercury 2(5/6), edited and re-published from LSE Review of Books, May 2013.

2013, Data: Always Grown, Washed and Stirred Before Crunching. Book review of ‘Raw Data is an Oxymoron’. LSE Review of Books, April 2013.

Posters

2016, Investigating Data Journeys Across Scientific Fields. Philosophy of Science Association Biennial Meeting (PSA), Atlanta, Georgia November 3-5th. Co-authors: Gregor Halfmann, Sabina Leonelli.

2014, PatientsLikeMe.com: Developing medical research through social data. 4th LSE Research Festival, May 8th.

Invited Talks, Seminars and Comments

Teaching experience

Professional Qualifications

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (Full PGCertHE certificate holder) (2014).

Professional Services

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Co-organizer

Selected awards and funding

Affiliations

Professional Memberships