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The challenges of Precision Agriculture in Europe

Highlights from the 8th parliamentary term : the challenges of Precision Agriculture in Europe

The STOA foresight study on 'Precision Agriculture and the future of farming in Europe’ provided input for the European Parliament's activities of in the area of the Common Agriculture Policy (CAP).

Does artificial intelligence threaten human rights

Highlights from the 8th parliamentary term : does artificial intelligence threaten human rights ?

Asking "Is artificial intelligence a human rights issue?", the workshop co-organised by STOA with the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) on 20 March 2019, gathered academic experts, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), practitioners and representatives of international organisations to share their perspectives on exactly how artificial intelligence (AI) affects the protection ...

Europe to take up brain disorders challenge

Highlights from the 8th parliamentary term : Europe to take up brain disorders challenge

Brain illness is far more common than is generally perceived and has serious effects on the lives of many people, in terms of limitations on activity and restrictions on participation.

Meet the new Members of the STOA Panel

The new leading team of the Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) for the next 2,5 years was elected on 24th of October 2019 by the Members of the Panel.

Do we need an ethical charter or European agency for AI ?

Highlights from the 8th parliamentary term : Do we need an ethical charter or European agency for AI ?

AI and robotics are seeping further and further into our lives. Although they are convenient, these new technologies also raise a number of legal and ethical questions.

Svetla Tanova

European Science-Media Hub (ESMH) at the main forum of science journalism : the 11th World Conference of Science Journalists in Lausanne

The project ESMH, its mission and its offer for science journalists were presented at the World Conference of Science Journalists (WCSJ) 2019, which attracted 1137 registered delegates from 83 countries to Lausanne between 1-5 July. The participants could hear about the ESMH training activities for journalists and its efforts to promote evidence-based information at the ...

eymsd2019 past event report

AI, machine learning & automation: what future for journalism?

What does the rise of automation mean to media makers? How is AI affecting journalism? Which role can algorithms play in this changing context and what are the possible ethical implications? How to combine AI and humans in the journalism of the future?

ESMH summer school for young journalists “AI and journalism”, 4-7 June 2019

ESMH summer school for young journalists “AI and journalism”, 4-7 June 2019

The three-day science event for young media-makers has been organised by the European Science-Media Hub with the cooperation of the European Youth Press network (EYP) and it will provide an overview of existing interlinks between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Journalism.

ESMH : Science and Practice of Virality on Social Media

ESMH : Science and Practice of Virality on Social Media

What drives virality on social media platforms? And how the European message can be conveyed more effectively?

ESMH workshop Virality and influencers in digital communication

ESMH workshop : Virality and influencers in digital communication April 3, 2019

What drives virality on the social media platforms? How can technology carry and amplify messages, so that they "go viral"? Who are the so-called "influencers" and how do they use the social media to increase followers? And how can the European message be conveyed more effectively?