Meet Dang

Dang Nguyen (Nguyễn Hồng Hải Đăng in her native Vietnamese) is a 2019-2020 Fox Fellow at Yale University and doctoral candidate at the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne. Her PhD project investigates the performance of non-biomedical knowledge on the internet, with the aim to understand how digital technologies influence the propagation of knowledge that exists in the margin of scientific knowledge, as well as the impact of this digitally enabled propagation on non-biomedical cultures as living practices.

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Meet Dang

Dang Nguyen (Nguyễn Hồng Hải Đăng in her native Vietnamese) is a doctoral candidate at the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne. She was also a 2019-2020 Fox Fellow at Yale University. Her PhD project investigates the performance of non-biomedical knowledge on the internet, with the aim to understand how digital technologies influence the propagation of knowledge that exists in the margin of scientific knowledge, as well as the impact of this digitally enabled propagation on non-biomedical cultures as living practices.

Prior to commencing her PhD at University of Melbourne, she completed her Master of Science at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford on a Chevening Scholarship in 2015. From 2016 - 2018, she worked full-time as an Associate Lecturer at RMIT University Vietnam, where she taught media and communication studies subjects at the tertiary level. Details of these courses can be found in the Teaching  section on this website.

Dang’s research interests broadly concern the following topics: digital communication, social studies of technology, internet studies, health informatics, and history of medicine.  To find out about Dang’s past, present and future research projects, have a look at the Research section on this website. 

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