Research Assistant at COLABOR – line of Work, Employment and Technology

Diogo Silva da Cunha has a degree in Journalism from the Escola Superior de Comunicação Social of the Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa and a Master in History and Philosophy of Sciences from the Faculdade de Ciências of the Universidade de Lisboa. He has complementary training in Communication Sciences, Sociology of Knowledge, Philosophy of Technology, Science and Technology Studies (STS), Political Economy and Web Preservation. He is currently finishing his PhD in Philosophy of Science, specialty Science and Society, at the University of Lisbon, with funding from the Foundation for Science and Technology (PD/BD/135240/2017 and COVID/BD/152011/2021).

He is integrated, as a PhD student, in the Institute of Social Sciences at the University of Lisbon and is a collaborator at the Center for Philosophy of Sciences at the University of Lisbon. In 2017, he participated in the project “The Press and the Digital Edition of Information”, funded by the Regulatory Authority for the Media. In the same year, he was a Fellow at the Foundation for National Scientific Computing, as part of an investigation on digital preservation and the transformation of the presence of Portuguese newspapers on the web. He was Assistant Lecturer to Professor José Luís Garcia in the discipline of Sociology of Health at the Degree in Health Sciences at the University of Lisbon between 2017 and 2020. Diogo Silva da Cunha’s research interests are mainly related to epistemology, social theory, foundations of the social sciences, communication, history theory, the articulation between economic and technological transformation, science policies, the universe of media and journalism, digital technologies, health care systems, and the contemporary mutation of work.