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News on Design for Values & from the DDfV Institute2019-03-15T17:06:39+02:00

Faculty of Civil Engineering & Geo Sciences Joins Delft Design for Values Institute

June 3rd, 2019|Categories: DDfV News|

We are pleased to announce that the TU Delft Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geo Sciences (CEG) has joined the Delft Design for Values (DDfV) Institute. This means that five TU Delft faculties now collaborate on designing for values and responsible innovation. The other four faculties, who together established [...]

VIDI Awarded to Professor Neelke Doorn; Resilient Civic Participation for a Climate-Proof Society

May 24th, 2019|Categories: TU Delft News|Tags: , |

DDfV member Professor Neelke Doorn will receive a Vidi grant worth € 800,000 this year from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). She will use the grant to spend the next five years to develop an ethical theory and study the extent to which civic responsibility can be shared fairly and effectively in climate adaptation policy. Doorn hopes that this project will pave the way for climate policy that is not only effective, but also fair in the sense that everyone will benefit, not just highly educated people.

Fair, Accountable, & Transparent Recommender System – Call for Papers

May 10th, 2019|Categories: Research updates|Tags: , , , |

The Journal of Personalization Research (UMUAI) has released a call for papers for a special issue on fair, accountable and transparent recommender systems. Nava Tintarev, member of the management team of the Delft Design for Values Institute (DDfV), is one of the guest editors for this issue. Its topic aligns well with the core DDfV research themes. Deadline for the submission of an extended abstract is 5 June 2019.

Responsible Innovation: Building Tomorrow’s Responsible Firms – Online Course Now Open for Enrollment

April 29th, 2019|Categories: Course announcement|

In this free online course you will learn how organizations can evaluate their current position within RRI, rethink their strategies and develop a plan to embed RRI within their CSR and corporate citizenship strategic policies. One of the six modules of the course is dedicated to design for values.

DDfV Open Subsidy – Call for Proposals

April 26th, 2019|Categories: Announcements for members, DDfV News|Tags: , |

Researchers at Delft University of Technology who are working on design for values are cordially invited to make use of this 2019 call for proposals for the “DDfV Open Subsidy”. The aim of this subsidy is to catalyze design for values research, by stimulating cooperation and synergy across groups and [...]

Digital Technology in the Age of Artificial Intelligence – Keynote Lecture

March 30th, 2019|Categories: Event announcement|Tags: |

DDfV scientific director Jeroen van den Hoven will tomorrow make the keynote remarks at the sixth annual Justice Stephen Breyer Lecture on International Law of the Brookings Institute. Topic is 'Digital technology in the age of artificial intelligence: A comparative perspective'. His lecture will be followed by a panel discussion on transparency, data protection, privacy, and consumers' rights, drawing from Europe's experiences implementing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Digital Ethics by Design – Executive Masterclass

March 18th, 2019|Categories: Course announcement|Tags: , , |

New technological developments in areas like quantum computing, big data, robotics, block chain, artificial intelligence (AI), and the internet of things (IoT) create opportunities, but also raise societal and ethical challenges. Design for Values is a powerful strategy to address them. In November 2019 the DDfV Institute will organize an executive masterclass Digital Ethics by Design. More information / request brochure

DDfV Event Subsidy – Call for Proposals

March 13th, 2019|Categories: Announcements for members|

Researchers at Delft University of Technology who are working on design for values are invited to make use of the “DDfV Event Subsidy” for organizing events. The aim of this subsidy is to increase the visibility, awareness, and outreach of design for values activities through meetings, guest visits and workshops.

Designing for Credibility & Trust: Guest Visit by Elisabeth Lex

March 4th, 2019|Categories: Announcements for members, DDfV News, Event announcement|Tags: , , , , |

From 13 to 17 May 2019, Dr. Elisabeth Lex will visit TU Delft at the invitation of the DDfV Institute. Her work on credibility assessment and trust in recommender systems allows us to translate our values concerning misinformation and filter bubbles into technological norms and concrete design requirements. This work is strongly grounded in evaluation using behavioral user data, which allows us to assess value realization in design/engineering outcomes.

Urban Design for the Public Good: Free Online Course Starting 5 March

February 28th, 2019|Categories: Course announcement|Tags: , , , |

This online course, starting on 5 March 2019 will broaden your scope and diversify your take on the field of urban planning and design. We will focus on a unique Dutch approach and analyze how it can help those involved with urban planning and design to improve the physical environment in relation to the public good it serves, including safety, well-being, sustainability and even beauty.