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| Posted on March 10, 2023

New scientific director 4TU.Ethics

Marcel Verweij has accepted a position as new professor of Ethics in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at the Utrecht University. We congratulate Marcel with his new job. Marcel was the scientific director of the 4TU.Ethics. We are happy to announce that Vincent Blok, who was graduate school director of the 4TU.Ethics,...

| Posted on December 4, 2020

First episode in the corona/ethics podcast series published

We are happy to announce that the first episode in the podcast series corona/ethics is now online at The podcast series is an initiative of 4TU.Ethics in conjunction with DDfV and is part of the Working Group on the COVID-19 Crisis. The monthly podcasts are concerned with the ethical reflection on diverse COVID-19...

| Posted on April 29, 2020

Working group on the COVID-19 crisis (WGCV-19)

Over the last few weeks, many of us have been struck by how the pandemic introduces a wide range of ethical, social, and political challenges that relate to the research of the 4TU.Ethics community. Examples include value conflicts, data and privacy issues, digital well-being, civic responsibility, knowledge transfer, and the mitigation of risk. New...

| Posted on November 15, 2019

“It was shockingly easy”

An interview with Alan Rubel, visiting scholar 2018/2019

From September 2018 until May 2019, Alan Rubel (University of Wisconsin-Madison) was a visiting scholar at 4TU.Ethics. After his return to the United States, Tijn Borghuis interviewed him about this sabbatical in the Netherlands. Could you introduce yourself to our readers: What is your “day job”?  What is your research about? My position—that is,...

| Posted on September 29, 2018

4TU.Ethics @ Innovation Expo 2018

4TU.Ethics will contribute a session to the Innovation Expo 2018, to be held at the form RDM shipyard in Rotterdam on October 4. In this session, entitled “Ethiek en Innovatie – Laten we bij het begin beginnen” (Ethics and Innovation – Let’s start at the beginning), the role ethics can play in innovation will...

| Posted on June 1, 2017

4TU.Ethics member Saskia Nagel has been awarded a Vidi-grant

Saskia Nagel is grateful for the ‘great recognition’ to receive the VIDI-grant. ‘Mostly because it is a personal grant that you can completely spend to pursue your own research line.’ Nagel will use the grant to research the ethical consequences of blending our minds with technologies. ‘I wonder what it means if we are...

| Posted on March 22, 2017

Taylor Stone receives SPT Graduate Student Paper Awards for 2017

  4TU.Ethics congratulates Taylor Stone  for being awarded for his paper on “The Morality of Darkness: Urban Nights, Light Pollution, and Evolving Values.” The Society for Philosophy of Technology did recognize as one of the top five submissions by graduate students to the SPT 2017 conference. We are more than pleased that a participant...

| 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...

| Posted on January 23, 2017

4TU.Ethics @ CPDP 2017

4TU.Ethics is proud to sponsor once again the Computer, Data Protection, and Privacy conference. The event takes place from January 25 until January 27, 2017, in Brussel. The 4TU.Ethics panel is dedicated to the topic “AI, Privacy, and Ethics” and will feature our members Nolen Gertz, Luisa Marin, and Iris Huis in ‘t Veld (ETICAS)....

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