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| Posted on June 15, 2022

Duration: 01-10-2021 → 30-09-2023

Law enforcement and privacy


Pop AI aims at fostering trust in the application of AI and AI-enable mechanisms in the security domain, by increasing awareness, social engagement and gathering knowledge and expertise from multiple sectors (e.g. academic and non-academic actors). This approach will offer a unified European view across LEAs (Law Enforcement Agencies), while encouraging the creation of...

| Posted on June 15, 2022

Duration: 01-02-2021 → 31-01-2024

Explain Yourself! The scope of understanding and explanation from machine learning models


Machine learning models influence impactful decisions. However, such models are increasingly complex and opaque, challenging current philosophical theories of explanation and understanding. This project develops a new framework for identifying whether understanding from machine learning models is possible, and the impact these models have on theories of explanation. More information can be found here....

| Posted on March 7, 2022

Symposium: Will character save the world?


You are cordially invited to attend this symposium on character, collective behavior and societal problems. Time: 25th April, 13:00 – 17:00 Location: Eindhoven University of Technology campus, Eindhoven. Room and building to be announced. Theme: Reflection on moral character is much more common in gossip than in debate about global problems. After all, global...

| Posted on October 19, 2021

Gunter Bombaerts receives SEFI Francesco Maffioli Award


4TU.Ethics member Gunter Bombaerts received the SEFI 2021 Maffioli Award of Excellence for Developing Learning and Teaching in Enginering Education for his tireless efforts to bring ethics closer to the life experience of engineering and technology students. In particular, the work he did with his team on the continuous and evidence-informed development of the...

| Posted on February 7, 2020

Innovating Together: Responsible Scaling of Co-creation


Scaling of innovations is seen as an inescapable answer to the growing urgency to tackle grand societal challenges. Value co-creation receives increasing traction as a key method for involvement of a variety of actors to realise the inevitable scaling. Not all co-creation methods however spread equally and work to the same success in different...

| Posted on February 11, 2019

4TU.Ethics’ new Life Science and Health Taskforce (LiSHT) workshop on The Limits of Consent


This workshop at Eindhoven University of Technology, co-sponsored by the Life Sciences and Health Technologies Taskforce (formerly known as the Medical 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...

| Posted on January 14, 2019

Artificial Moral Agents?


Friday 1st February 2019 12.00-17.00 in the Corona hall, Luna building, TU/e campus Please register your attendance here. Increasingly, Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems or artificial agents begin to replace human decision makers in real life. For example, software systems currently assess someone’s risk profile and financial situation, and make decisions about mortgages. An algorithm...

| Posted on January 8, 2019

4TU.Ethics member Behnam Taebi gives Studium Generale lecture ‘Good Governance of Climate and Energy Risks in the Face of Normative Uncertainties’


On Friday 25th January 2019 12:00-13:00 in the Zwarte Doos, TU/e campus Abstract: Governing technological risks is not only a technical matter, but also a matter of ethical and societal considerations. Risk governance scholars and practitioners therefore argue that risk decisions must include all stakeholders. However, inclusiveness cannot account for normative uncertainties; i.e. when...

| Posted on July 26, 2018

NWO Veni grant for 4TU.Ethics member Elizabeth O’Neill


Elizabeth O’Neill will receive a Veni grant awarded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) to outstanding researchers who have recently obtained their Ph.D. Elizabeth’s project, entitled “The Artificial Ethicists”, investigates what we should do with the advice of AI that can reason about ethics. This personal award will allow Elizabeth to conduct independent research...

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