Contributor: Virginia Mahieu

Virginia Mahieu profileVirginia Mahieu is a Belgian-American scientific researcher and an up-and-coming science policy analyst. She obtained a PhD in auditory neuroscience from the University of Sussex in 2020, and is currently a Schuman trainee at the European Science-Media Hub. Her main interests are in how science impacts society, and how the EU can future-proof policy for a healthy and sustainable future.

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AI in agriculture: benefits and challenges ahead

Artificial intelligence (AI) could greatly benefit and streamline sustainable agriculture in the EU at every point in the production chain, from farm to fork. However, it does not come without challenges to its implementation.

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Jörg Dörr about AI in agriculture

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jörg Dörr holds the chair of "Digital Farming" at TU Kaiserslautern. In this position, he is responsible for the research programs of the institute and has been leading the Smart Farming program at the institute since 2020. His work at the TU as well as at Fraunhofer IESE focuses on software and systems ...

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Josse de Baerdemaeker about AI in agriculture

Josse De Baerdemaeker graduated from the KU Leuven, Belgium and has an MSc and PhD in Agricultural Engineering from Michigan State University. He is recognised as the founding father of the concept of precision agriculture, and his focus is on improving technology in crop cultivation, harvesting and handling to minimize losses and optimize yield and ...

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Branislava Lalic about responsible research and innovation in the EU

Interview with Branislava Lalic, associate professor in the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Novi Sad. What does RRI mean to you, and how is it a part of your research environment? From my point of view, RRI is a way of living. In an ideal world, we would not need RRI actions and ...

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Sven Schlarb about responsible research and innovation in the EU

Interview with Sven Schlarb, scientist at AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH. How is the Co-Change project contributing to research in your institution? The Co-Change project combines researchers who think about ethical principles with projects that integrate these principles into their work. As such, responsible research, not only the monitoring function, is brought into a ...

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Responsible research and innovation in the EU

How to build ethics and foresight into every stage of the research process, from design to implementation.