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Citizens’ dialogues: Anchoring society in everyday scientific life

What expectations and wishes do citizens have of the work of researchers? In order to involve society more closely in the research work of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, ITAS will design annual dialogue events on current scientific topics.

How do citizens evaluate telemedicine?

The fourth issue of the TAB-Sensor is dedicated to the topic of telemedicine and focuses on population-representative assessments of the use and potential benefits of telemedicine services.

Conference on Real-world Labs in Transformation

For almost ten years, Real-world Labs have been supporting the transformation to more sustainability on site. Where their work stands today, asks the ITAS-based KAT at a conference on 2 and 3 June 2022 in Karlsruhe. Submission of contributions is open now.

Energy transition worldwide: Publication on local projects

Researchers from Karlsruhe and Arizona are helping marginalized communities around the world to use clean energy sources and increase their resilience to climate change. A collection of local stories drives the exchange.



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