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Lukas Seiling

Associate Researcher

Lukas Seiling completed his bachelor‘s degree in psychology at the University of Mannheim where he was involved in research on orientation in virtual environments and human decision-making on the basis of aggregated online product reviews. They continued his studies through the master's programs Cognitive Systems at the University of Potsdam and Human Factors at the Technical University of Berlin.

From March 2020 they was working for the Weizenbaum Institute, where from 2020 to 2022 they co-led the Privacy Icons Project of the research group “Frameworks for Data Markets“. From September 2022 to May 2024, she worked for the research group “Digital News Dynamics” on a framework for the collection of behavioural data on simulated newsfeeds. Both projeczs are ongoing.

Since May 2024, Lukas Seiling is responsible for the coordination of the #DSA40 Data Access Collaboratory, a joint project by the European New School of Digital Studies (ENS) and the Weizenbaum Institute.

Positions at Weizenbaum Institut

Associate Researcher

Research Group: Digital News Dynamics



Former Student Assistant

Research Group: Digital News Dynamics

Fields of research

data access, communication of privacy risk, selective exposure on newsfeeds, discourse and ideology around so-called “Artificial Intelligence”

DSA40 Data Access Collaboratory, European New School of Digital Studies (ENS)