2 PhD positions in Values and Ethics in Innovation for Responsible Technology in Europe

The IT University of Copenhagen invites candidates to apply for two PhD positions starting December 31 2016. The positions are funded by the EU Horizon 2020 VIRT-EU project “Values and Ethics in Innovation for Responsible Technology in Europe.”

The goal of the project is to analyse and map the ethical practices of European hardware and software entrepreneurs, maker and hacker spaces, and community innovators in order to:

  • understand how IoT innovators enact ethics as they design future devices,
  • generate a new framework for Privacy, Ethical and Social Impact Assessment (PESIA)
  • develop tools to support ethical reflection and self-assessment as part the design and development process for IoT technologies.

Deadline: November 1.

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10 Fully Funded PhD Programmes 2017 at Berlin Graduate School of Muslim Cultures and Societies

The Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies will admit up to ten new students to its next doctoral programme, which begins on 1 October 2017.

The formal prerequisite for application to the programme is a university honours degree reflecting a level of attainment that is above average (typically an M.A., or diploma degree, with a grade of “very good”; with ranking, where applicable).

Deadline: November 15.

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