Nicole (Yung) Au

Yung Au
DPhil Student & Researcher, Oxford Internet Institute

Nicole (Yung) Au is a DPhil student and researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute where she is also a Clarendon scholar and a Global Rotary scholar. Her work examines surveillance infrastructures and the industries, supply chains, and labour that support these structures. In particular, she is interested in excavating the power relations and the (re)coloniality of technologies and their flows. Alongside her PhD work, she is also part of the Programme on Democracy and Technology that examines the use of algorithms, automation and other technologies in public life. Yung holds a MSc of Sociology from the University of Oxford where she was awarded A.H. Hasley Prize for the highest overall grade.