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New Professor of “Designing real-world lab research”

Working together on sustainable solutions: As a professor, Daniel Lang has been dealing with questions of transdisciplinary sustainability research for many years. Now he is setting up a research group at ITAS on “Designing real-world lab research."

Policy advice to the European Parliament

In addressing pressing policy challenges such as building resilience to disruptions and ensuring environmental sustainability, the European Parliament’s STOA Panel continues to draw on the expertise of a group of international TA institutions led by ITAS.

Study on ChatGPT for the German Bundestag

The application potential and societal impact of AI language models will be the focus of a public session of the Committee for Education, Research and Technology Assessment on 26 April 2023. TAB has submitted a current background paper on this topic.

Holzwürfel mit Buchstaben bilden das Wort "Fakenews"
Trust and reliability in research

ITAS is investigating the conditions and reasons for trust, distrust, and reliability in science, technology, and innovation. With iRECS and IANUS, two new projects funded by the European Commission deal with the topic.


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