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CALL FOR PAPERS CEPE 2019: 28th –30th May 2019, Norfolk, Virginia, USA

Abstracts due: November 19th 2018 CEPE (Computer Ethics—Philosophical Enquiry) is a leading international conference and has played a significant role in defining the field since its first event in 1997. CEPE is held biennially, and is organized by INSEIT (the International Society for Ethics and Information Technology). For CEPE 2019, the conference theme will...

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...

Call for registrations: PhD course ‘Philosophy of Responsible Innovation’, January 2018, The Netherlands

Philosophy of Responsible Innovation, taking place in January, 2018 in Delft and Wageningen (The Netherlands).   About the topic This course discusses the main philosophical issues in relation to Responsible Innovation, an emerging concept in the EU context which highlights the relevance of social-ethical issues in research and innovation practices. This emerging concept calls for philosophical...

PhD courses in the academic year 2017-2018

Besides the courses offered in collaboration with the PSTS master programme at the University Twente, we are happy to announce two upcoming courses, which are designed for the participants in our Graduate Programme: Philosophy of Risk (October 2017) and Philosophy of Responsible Innovation (January 2018). Both courses are offered in collaboration with the OZSW...

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...

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...

Call for participation: FRR Humanitarian Drones Workshop

The  Foundation  for  Responsible  Robotics  and  the  Harvard  Humanitarian  Initiative  are joining forces to raise awareness of the global issues related to the use of drones in humanitarian contexts.   For more information and to register for this exciting event, visit:  http://responsiblerobotics.org/humanitarian-drones/ Registration is free for the first 20 4TU.Ethics members who sign up...

Vacancy: internship position at 4TU.Ethics

Looking for an internship opportunity in a large, internationally-oriented research centre? 4TU.Ethics, the Centre for Ethics and Technology offers a student internship in the area of public outreach and social media communication, starting in March 2017 (or later). The 4TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology (4TU.Ethics) is a cooperation of the philosophy departments of three...

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...

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)....

Internship position at 4TU.Ethics

Looking for an internship opportunity in a large, internationally-oriented research centre? 4TU.Ethics, the Centre for Ethics and Technology offers a student internship in the area of public outreach and social media communication, starting in September 2016 (or later). The 4TU.Centre for Ethics and Technology (4TU.Ethics) is a cooperation of the philosophy departments of three...

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