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Katta Spiel is the principal investigator of “Exceptional Norms: Marginalised Bodies in Interaction Design”.  Additionally, they teach the lecture on “Theories and Methods” in the interdisciplinary Master’s curriculum in Gender Studies at the University of Vienna. Before that, they researched the attitudes, desires and interests of neurodivergent youth  and children around technological experiences and play at KU Leuven and TU Wien.  In their research, they look at the margins of technology design.  They largely focus on notions of Gender and Disability, with a specific interests on non-binary identities and neurodivergent people.  In doing so, they draw from a range of methods centred on notions of critical participatory research and design.