Academic publications


Søraa, R. A., & Fostervold, M. E. (2021, 2021/08/01/). Social domestication of service robots: The secret lives of Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) at a Norwegian hospital. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 152, 102627.

Søraa, R. A., Nyvoll, P., Tøndel, G., Fosch-Villaronga, E., & Serrano, J. A. (2021). The social dimension of domesticating technology: Interactions between older adults, caregivers, and robots in the home. Technological Forecasting and Social Change, 167, 120678.

Fosch-Villaronga, E., Poulsen, A., Søraa, R. A., & Custers, B. H. M. (2021). A little bird told me your gender: Gender inferences in social media. Information Processing & Management, 58(3), 102541.


Søraa, R. A., Fosch-Villaronga, E., Quintas, J., Dias, J., Tøndel, G., Sørgaard, J., Nyvoll, P. S., Nap, H. H., & Serrano, J. A. (2020). Mitigating isolation and loneliness with technology through emotional care by social robots in remote areas. In P. Ray, N. Nakashima, A. Ahmed, S.-C. Ro, & Y. Soshino (Eds.), Mobile technologies for delivering healthcare in remote, rural or developing regions (pp. 255–268).

Goodall, G., Taraldsen, K., & Serrano, J. A. (2020). The use of technology in creating individualized, meaningful activities for people living with dementia: A systematic review. Dementia, 1471301220928168.

Søraa, R., Manzi, F., Kharas, M. W., Marchetti, A., Massaro, D., Riva, G., & Serrano, J. A. (2020). Othering and deprioritizing older adults’ lives: Ageist discourses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Europe’s Journal of Psychology, 16(4), 532-541.

Lassemo, E., Sand, K., & Tøndel, G. (2020). Kartlegging spørsmål fra lhbtiq-ungdom, SINTEF.

Merilampi, S., Poberžnik, A., Saari, S., Serrano, A., Güttler, J., Langosch, K., Bock, T., Zou, L., & Magne, T. A. (2020). Modular smart furniture system for independent living of older adults- user experience study. Gerontechnology, 19(4), 1-13.

Søraa, R. A., Nyvoll, P. S., Grønvik, K. B., & Serrano, J. A. (2020). Children’s Perceptions of Social Robots: A Study of the Robots Pepper, AV1 and Tessa at Norwegian Research Fairs. AI & Society.

Søraa, R. A., & Fosch-Villaronga, E. (2020). Exoskeletons for all: The interplay between exoskeletons, inclusion, gender, and intersectionality. Paladyn, Journal of Behavioral Robotics, 11(1), 217-227.

Søraa, R. A., Anfinsen, M., Foulds, C., Korsnes, M., Lagesen, V., Robison, R., & Ryghaug, M. (2020). Diversifying diversity: Inclusive engagement, intersectionality, and gender identity in a European Social Sciences and Humanities Energy research project. Energy Research & Social Science, 62, 101380.

Poulsen, A., Fosch-Villaronga, E., & Søraa, R. A. (2020). Queering Machines. Nature Machine Intelligence, 2(3), 152.


Tøndel, G., & Seibt, D. (2019). Governing the Elderly Body: Technocare Policy and Industrial Promises of Freedom. In U. Meyer, S. Schaupp, & D. Seibt (Eds.), Digitalization in Industry: Between Domination and Emancipation (pp. 233-259). Springer International Publishing.

Goodall, G., Ciobanu, I., Broekx, R., Sørgaard, J., Anghelache, I., Anghelache-Tutulan, C., Diaconu, M., Mæland, S., Borve, T., Dagestad, A. D., Bormans, P., Custers, M., Losleben, K., Valadas, R., Almeida, C. V. d., Matias, A., Marin, A., Taraldsen, K., Maetzler, W., & Serrano, J. A. (2019). The role of adaptive immersive technology in creating personalised environments for emotional connection and preservation of identity in dementia care: Insights from user perspectives towards SENSE-GARDEN. International Journal on Advances in Life Sciences, 11(1-2), 13–22.

Popular media appearances

"Human-robot care relations: A reflection on the movie Robot and Frank" by Roger Søraa, Thomas Sutcliffe and Nienke Bruijning at the online journal Cyborgology

Roger Søraa presents on "Mitigating gender and ethnicity biases in AI" at the 2020 European Research and Innovation Days

"What the world can learn from Japan's robots" from the BBC