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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.

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Alexander Peterhänsel about Art and AI

Interview with Alexander Peterhänsel, media artist, designer and Professor for Digital Media at the University of Applied Sciences Brandenburg focused on machine intelligence and creativity, design computation, ICT ethics and virtual- and augmented realities. He has been an artist in residence to the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission and his work is exhibited ...

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Art-ificial or Art-istic Intelligence?

Computers are already learning how to compose music, write novels and draw like Picasso. But is AI capable of creating art on its own?

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A scientist’s opinion: Interview with Henrik Junklewitz about Art and AI

Interview with Henrik Junklewitz. He received a diploma in physics in 2009 and a Ph.D in physics in 2014, both from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. He has been a post-doctoral researcher in statistical inference, machine learning and imaging for astrophysics at the Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn. Currently, he is a scientific project officer for machine learning with the ...

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Mike S. Schäfer: ‘Science is a matter of facts, not opinions’

Mike Schäfer from the University of Zurich talks about why the pandemic has amplified science journalists’ fatigue, how accelerated science affects the quality of reporting, and how politics can ease the burden. How has the pandemic affected science journalism? Mike Schäfer: The pandemic has changed science journalism’s standing in society. We are now living at ...

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EU project : NEWSERA

NEWSERA: Citizen science (CS) initiatives are changing the paradigm of science communication (SC). Not only the embedded bottom-up methodology takes into account people’s needs, aligning science to society, but empowers citizens to become science communicators. Moreover, launching a citizen science project requires the creation of a complex ecosystem, in which the participation of quadruple helix ...

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A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Rosa Arias about citizen science

Interview with Rosa Arias, CEO of Science for Change, coordinator for the NEWSERA project, which aims to use citizen science to improve science communication. How is citizen science developing as a field? Rosa Arias: I hope it will become bigger and bigger. It's receiving quite a lot of support by the European Commission, and at ...

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A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Cristina Luís about citizen science

Interview with Dr Cristina Luís, professor in science communication at University of Lisbon. She is part of the NEWSERA project, which aims to use citizen science to improve science communication. Why are you focussing on citizen science projects for NEWSERA? Cristina Luís: We will be dealing with citizen science and science communication, how they interact ...