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24 April 2020

Servaas Storm & Enno Schröder in The Conservation UK about government expenditure and Covid-19

Research from Servaas Storm and Enno Schröder is mentioned in a piece on government expenditure in South Africa in relation to the Covid-19 crisis.

23 April 2020

The Delft Design for Values COVID-19 Working Group

The Delft Design for Values (DDfV) COVID-19 Working Group (WGCV-19) aims to coordinate a collective response to the ethical and design issues raised by the COVID-19 crisis from researchers based in the Netherlands. It will focus on the ethical challenges of pandemics and emergency responses, especially how these can be addressed by emerging technologies. Additionally, the WGCV-19 will explore innovative responses to acute challenges and collate solutions to future pandemics and other crisis scenarios, as well as sharing these solutions with policy makers, epidemiologists, medical professionals, and the general public.

16 April 2020

Aimee van Wynsberghe promoted to associate professor

Aimee van Wynsberghe has been promoted to (tenured) Associate Professor in Ethics and Technology at the department of VTI. Aimee's research focuses on the ethics of designing and implementing robotics and AI.

02 April 2020

Webinar: How to deal with uncertainties in decision-making in times of COVID-19

Join us for a webinar on Apr 08 at 9:30 AM – 11.00 AM CEST.

26 February 2020

Servaas Storm in New York Times on corona

The lockdown of Italy's industrial heart because of the corona virus has heightened fears of disruption in the global supply chain. Italy's economy has not grown in two decades. As one of 19 countries that share the euro currency, Italy must abide by strict rules on public spending, further limiting growth and making its companies especially dependent on trade. “Because of the austerity that is ingrained into Italian economic policy, the domestic market is not growing,” said Servaas Storm, an economist at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. “So firms that want to grow have to do it through exports.”