Homepage » News and Research » Opportunity - Workshop

Opportunity - Workshop

| Posted on April 9, 2019

Cybersecurity Ethics – Raising the Agenda


Cybersecurity ethics is a new and under-researched field. With increasing attention being paid to cybersecurity, from hacking attacks on major corporations to attacks on critical national infrastructure, liberal democratic governments and corporations are looking to academia for guidance on how to respond ethically. For example, should software vulnerabilities be disclosed to vendors, or is...

| Posted on March 7, 2019

Questions and Challenges of Human Research Ethics

Dutch STEM Research Ethics Committees


On Monday 15th April 2019 the first workshop for members of the university research ethics committees that review Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics related human research (i.e. research involving human subjects or participants) will take place. Besides medical ethics committees and ethics committees for social and behavioural sciences, Dutch universities have also recognised...

| Posted on February 7, 2019

The Limits of Consent

4TU.Ethics Taskforce Life Sciences and Health Technologies


This workshop at Eindhoven University of Technology, co-sponsored by the Life Sciences and Health Technologies Taskforce of the 4TU Centre for Ethics and Technology, and the NWO-MVI project “Mobile Support Systems for Behaviour Change”, was held in order to stimulate interdisciplinary and applied research on the ethics of consent. It brought together research projects...

| Posted on February 7, 2018

Ethics of the Internet of Things


On March 14th 2018, the DesignLab of the University of Twente hosted a UNESCO workshop on the Ethics of the Internet of Things. Technologies are increasingly taking on an environmental role. Sensor networks are being integrated in our material environment, while algorithms and artificial intelligence make sense of the generated data, and influence our...

| Posted on May 5, 2017

Workshop: Ethics and Policy of Robots in Healthcare


  June 26 at The Hague Institute for Global Justice   The FRR and the 4TU are joining forces to co-organize an informal meeting aimed at discussing the role that ethics can and should play in the development of European (and International) standards for robots in healthcare. Important questions we will address are: the...

| Posted on April 11, 2017

4TU.Ethics PhD seminar – CFP Workshop & Masterclass on digital humanities, social epistemology, & virtue theory in a post-truth society


The Digital Humanities & Experimental Philosophy CollaborATive (DHEPCAT — http://www.alfanophilosophy.com/lab-home/) will host a workshop and masterclass December 14-15 in Amsterdam at De Waag Society, located at Nieuwmarkt 4 in Amsterdam. On December 14, talks will be given on the topic of digital humanities, social epistemology, and virtue theory in a post-truth society. The keynote...

| Posted on April 3, 2017

Workshop: The Ethics of Persuasive Technologies


Persuasion and ethics have an uneasy and complicated relationship. On the one hand, persuasiveness, or rational influence or eloquence can be understood as a virtue, which enables a virtuous person to support others to also aspire to virtue. On the other hand, persuasion is met with suspicion. It seems to undermine user autonomy. The...

| Posted on March 2, 2017

Workshop: “Security & the Political Turn in Philosophy of Technologies”


Security & the Political Turn in Philosophy of Technologies Date: Friday, March 10th, 2017, 09:30-18:00 Venue: UT – DesignLab How to understand the political significance of things? And how to deal with the politics of technology in a responsible way? Ever since Langdon Winner claimed in the early 1980s that “artifacts have politics”, these...

| Posted on February 16, 2017

Joint workshop 4TU.High-Tech Materials and 4TU.Ethics & Technology


How can we provide the world with energy-efficient materials?’ ‘How can materials supply keep up with materials demand in a careful and ethical way?’ ‘Can we predict the reliability of a material?’ ‘How can we find a balance between maintenance of materials and risk?’  4TU.High-Tech Materials & 4TU.Ethics & Technology JOINT WORKSHOP – 28...

Scroll to top