Research Workshop ‘towards a right to contribute to environmental information? Perspectives on citizen sensing’ (May, 7, 2020)

Research Workshop – May 7, 2020, 14:00 – 18:30 – Venue: Tilburg Library LocHal “TOWARDS A RIGHT TO CONTRIBUTE TO ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION? PERSPECTIVES ON CITIZEN SENSING” Grassroots-driven monitoring initiatives based on sensor technology, i.e. ‘citizen sensing’, manifesting claims based on individual rights, promise to make risk governance more transparent and accountable. However, for integrating citizen sensing...

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Symposium Ethnographics and statistics of global traveling practices, multiple borders, infectious diseases

Symposium Ethnographics and statistics of global traveling practices, multiple borders, infectious diseases 22 November 2019   Symposium “Ethnographics and statistics of global traveling practices, multiple borders, infectious diseases: Challenges for public health knowledge infrastructures, public health policies and public health interventions”.   Contributions by: Komatra Chuengsatiansup (medical...

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B.STS workshop ‘Governing the digital platform revolution in health research and care’

Belgian Science, Technology & Society Network (B.STS) Workshop   GOVERNING THE DIGITAL PLATFORM REVOLUTION IN HEALTH RESEARCH AND CARE Charting social challenges, tracing normative perspectives   Venue: Raadzaal (workshop) and Kardinaal Mercierzaal (keynote lecture), Institute of Philosophy, KU Leuven, Kardinaal Mercierplein 2, Leuven Date: 24 October 2019   In recent years, major digital technology corporations...

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Challenges for responsible innovation: upcoming series of events, free participation

On the occasion of the book launch of the International Handbook on Responsible Innovation. A global Resource, a series of international events will take place to discuss the challenges ahead of us for the further development and implementation of responsible innovation. Below you will find the agenda’s for the first three of these events- with guest lectures and panels. Participation to these events are free but because of limited...

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Life Sciences & Lab Seminar ‘Ecology, Politics and the Imagination’ (May 21st, Leuven)

We are happy to invite you to our Life Sciences & Lab Seminar ‘Ecology, Politics and the Imagination’ with professor Gerard Kuperus (University of San Fransisco) and Kim Hendrickx (KU Leuven). Join us in Leuven on May 21st for a work-in-progress seminar on the relations between ecology and our imaginative capacities in writing, scientific practice and politics. More information can be found on the Life Sciences & Society Lab...

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