Bianca Jansky M.A.

PhD Candidate and Researcher in the BMBF Project META
Ethik der Medizin
Phone: 0821 598 xx
  • Science and Technology Studies (STS)
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Sociology of Health and Illness
  • Empirical Bioethics
  • Public Health Ethics

Bianca Jansky studied Sociology, Political Science, Philosophy and Global Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, and Roskilde University. During her studies, she worked as a Research Student Assistant at the Chair of Qualitative Methods, Institute of Sociology, LMU. From 2018 to 2020 she was employed as a Research Associate at the Institute of Ethics, History and Theory of Medicine, LMU in the BMBF funded research project: META "mHealth: Ethical, Legal, Social aspects in the technological age". She has been a Research Associate at the Institute for Ethics and History of Health in Society, University of Augsburg in the META project since December 2020. Since 2019 she is doing her PhD under the supervision of Paula-Irene Villa Braslavsky (LMU) and Henriette Langstrup (University of Copenhagen) with an ethnography on patient activism in type 1 diabetes (submitted July 2023, defence in November 2023).




Research Stays:


2020: Public Health Department, University of Copenhagen

2022: Center for Science, Technology, Medicine, & Society, University of California, Berkeley

2022: Public Health Department, University of Copenhagen

2023: Ethox Centre, University of Oxford 




Awards and third-party funding received:


EACME Visiting Scholarship (1500 Euros)

Center for Interdisciplinary Health Research for conference organization (3500 Euros, together with Ann Kristin Augst)




2023 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018


Jansky Bianca, Langstrup Henriette. Device activism and material participation in healthcare: retracing forms of engagement in the #WeAreNotWaiting movement for open-source closed-loop systems in type 1 diabetes self-care.
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Jansky Bianca. Digitized patients: elaborative tinkering and knowledge practices in the open-source type 1 diabetes "looper community".
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Hendl Tereza, Jansky Bianca, Seeliger Victoria, Shukla Ayush, Wild Verina. Ethical aspects of mHealth technologies: challenges and opportunities.
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Jansky Bianca, Machleid Felix, Wild Verina. Mobile Gesundheitstechnologien, soziale Gerechtigkeit und populationsbezogene Vulnerabilitäten: eine Public-Health-ethische Perspektive auf mHealth am Beispiel von Diabetes mellitus Typ 2.
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Bubeck Marc J., Jansky Bianca. Relational und dimensional: heuristische Dimensionen in der Situationsanalyse am Beispiel von Care-Praktiken und ihrer Materialität.
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Kuehlmeyer Katja, Jansky Bianca, Mertz Marcel, Marckmann Georg. Transformative medical ethics: a framework for changing practice according to normative–ethical requirements.
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Jansky Bianca. "Warum stechen, wenn man scannen kann?" Zum Einsatz sensorbasierter Glukosemesssysteme in der Typ 1 Diabetestherapie.
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Hendl Tereza, Jansky Bianca. Tales of self-empowerment through digital health technologies: a closer look at 'Femtech'.
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Nijsingh Niels, Jansky Bianca, Marckmann Georg, Kuehlmeyer Katja. Mind the gap: how should we translate specific ethical norms into interventions?.
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Wild Verina, Akgül Sarah, Eisenhut Katharina, Hendl Tereza, Jansky Bianca, Machleid Felix, Nijsingh Niels, Peter Nicole, Sauerborn Ela. Ethical, legal and social aspects of mHealth technologies: navigating the field.
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Hendl Tereza, Jansky Bianca, Wild Verina. From design to data handling: why mHealth needs a feminist perspective.
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Hendl Tereza, Jansky Bianca. Q&A: a patient asks about the use of apps to track their menstrual cycle and fertility: what advice should they be given?.
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Schütt Petra, Jansky Bianca, Unger Hella von. Interviewgespräche mit jungen Geflüchteten - Beitrag der qualitativen Fluchtforschung für die migrationspädagogische Praxis.
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