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Save the date: 4TU.Ethics Research day


Save the date! The Research day of the 4TU.Center for Ethics and Technology 2022 will be held on September 14th. Hectic times render it difficult to find time to write and discuss your work with peers. 4TU.Ethics therefore organizes a research day in a calm environment, where you can take the time to write,...

New: 4TU.Ethics and Technology blog


An enthusiastic team of PhD students has started a blog on this website. They have already posted a whole series of blogs called the memes series. In this series the team experiments with extending academic communication skills with memes instead of written language alone. Visit the blog here. The introduction to this series can...

4TU member Janna van Grunsven receives Veni grant


4TU member Janna van Grunsven, a scientists of the Faculty of  Technology, Policy and Management, has been awarded a Veni grant worth up to 280,000 euros from The Dutch Research Council (NWO) . The grant provides her with the opportunity to further elaborate her own research idea during a period of three years. Janna...

Registration writing retreat 4TU open!


The next writing retreat of the 4TU.Ethics and Technology will take place June 13-17th 2022 in Steenwijk. Surrounded by nature and like-minded PhD students, the writing retreat is the perfect occasion to get some nice writing done, bond with the rest of the group, and learn from each other. The days will kick off...

Call for abstracts ESDIT conference


We are inviting submissions for the International Conference on Ethics of Socially Disruptive Technologies (ESDiT2022), 6 & 7 October 2022. The aim of the conference is to study and ethically assess the transformative consequences of emerging technologies, on social institutions, the environment, human relations, personal identities, thought and language. There will be a particular...

ESDIT conference 2022


This will be a major academic conference in 2022, organized by a consortium of seven universities in the Netherlands. The focus will be on those new technologies that are disruptive and transformative of society: artificial intelligence, robotics, neurotechnology, synthetic biology, 3D printing, energy transition technologies, and others. Conference website: https://www.esdit.nl/conferences/Esdit2022/ For all questions and...

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