Using science to unlock the secrets of cybercrime
With everyone spending so much time online during the coronavirus crisis, cybercrime has also been on the rise. Criminals are attempting to take advantage of these unsettled times. But not if scientist Rolf van Wegberg and Master's student Jochem van de Laarschot have their way. They are working with the FIOD (Fiscal Information and Investigation Service) to help combat cybercrime.
Climate Action | Responsible Innovation
Designing for darknessDays are short in December and January, but this does not mean darkness sets in early in the Netherlands. On cloudy nights, light pollution turns the night sky of Delft a bright orange. Let’s start designing for darkness, Dr Taylor Stone proposes in his research.
Responsible Innovation | Serious Gaming
Using persuasive games to improve work atmosphereCultural diversity and a mixture of people with different specialisations in a workplace can boost creativity and effectiveness. It can also lead to misunderstandings, stereotyping and misconception. TU Delft researcher Rens Kortmann studies what persuasive games can do to change that.
Digital society| Global Development | Responsible innovation
Involving the public in policy quandariesThe Dutch lockdown is provisionally set to last until 20 May. So how will life continue after that date? Niek Mouter is researching the public’s preferences with regard to various exit scenarios. It’s a subject that has sparked a lot of interest, with as many as 18,000 people taking part in this Participatory Value Evaluation in the first two days alone.
Watching time: 7 min
The voice of SolotvynoFormer salt empire Solotvyno is located in western Ukraine. Today, the area suffers from the effects of salt extraction: an unstable subsurface resulting in massive sinkholes that threaten the life of the community. Two researchers from Delft University of Technology participated in a consortium to develop a disaster risk reduction plan together with the community. With the aim of giving the population a voice and building on a safer future. This short documentary provides insight into the process.
Climate Action | Responsible Innovation | Water
Avoiding division in climate adaptationThe government has growing expectations of citizens when it comes to climate adaptation, but not every citizen or neighbourhood is able to live up to these expectations. Neelke Doorn, Professor of Ethics of Water Engineering, is studying ways of avoiding social divides between neighbourhoods.
Responsible Innovation | Serious Gaming
Promoting social interaction through online gamesToday’s society is faced with the challenge of communities that do not really participate in society. The municipalities of Rotterdam and The Hague embrace this challenge as an essential element of social resilience and want to address it in a positive way, through serious gaming.
Digital Society | Responsible Innovation
Safe and secure data marketplaces for innovationData-driven business models are a key engine of our digitised society. To achieve data-driven innovation, it is important that companies also share data.
Energy Transition | Responsible Innovation
How to guarantee public values in crowd-based innovations?In today’s society, citizens are increasingly taking on a new role relative to the government and business community in the supply of products and services such as energy and transport. This can present challenges for the existing public structures, creating tension between the public sector and these initiatives.
Digital Society | Responsible Innovation | Serious Gaming
Creating a tolerant society with games and classical musicIn this project research is being conducted into whether and how a blend of gaming and classical music can contribute to an active listening culture and thereby to a more tolerant society.
Digital Society | Responsible Innovation | Urbanisation & Mobility