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Philosophy - 15.11.2019
Seven Questions with UCL ChangeMakers Decolonising the Curriculum team
This week we meet Lily Challenger-Rowe (right) and Sailee Khurjekar (left) - Members of the UCL ChangeMakers Decolonising the Curriculum team who are hyper-organised, uber-creative, and outspoken feminists.

Social Sciences - Philosophy - 11.11.2019
Free internet access should be a basic human right - study
Free internet access must be considered as a human right, as people unable to get online - particularly in developing countries - lack meaningful ways to influence the global players shaping their everyday lives, according to a new study.

Philosophy - Social Sciences - 28.10.2019

Health - Philosophy - 18.09.2019
William Meadow, pioneer in neonatal intensive care and medical ethics, 1948-2019
Prof. William L. Meadow, a leading authority on the care of infants born prematurely or with significant health concerns, died Sept.

Physics - Philosophy - 22.08.2019
A good ear for time travel - or how time really ticks
A good ear for time travel - or how time really ticks
Time is a fundamental dimension of human existence and comes in many forms. Using a comparative approach, philosopher and physicist Norman Sieroka looks at what distinguishes them, using time travel and music.

Philosophy - 16.08.2019
Philosopher calls for contributions on childbirth to break down unhelpful taboos
Bringing new life into the world is no easy feat, but how much do we really talk about and how much remains a taboo topic?

Philosophy - 05.07.2019
The International Crisis in Taxation: A Critical Analysis
This doctoral dissertation investigates from a philosophical point of view the contemporary crisis in international tax law. In the past decades it has become clear how multinational corporations, and persons of considerable wealth, are organizing and planning their taxes to pay as little as possible.

Religions - Philosophy - 12.06.2019

Philosophy - Art and Design - 29.04.2019
Big ideas, tiny houses
The philosopher's hut is a space designed for privacy, where exile and thought go hand-in-hand.

Philosophy - Music - 12.04.2019
Five University of Chicago scholars earn Guggenheim Fellowships
Five University of Chicago scholars have been named 2019 Guggenheim Fellows, chosen on the basis of prior achievement and exceptional promise.

Philosophy - 10.04.2019
Is there a role for morality in science?
At a time in which our society is politically polarized and divided about a myriad of issues concerning governance, immigration, and national identity, some would argue the need for convincing moral knowledge and widely accepted understandings of decency and the common good has seldom been greater.

Philosophy - Computer Science / Telecom - 14.03.2019
The Balance of AI, Ethics and the Military
CMU expert discusses university's role in shaping nationwide discussion This week, the Defense Innovation Board (DIB) holds a series of meetings and a public listening session at Carnegie Mellon University as the DIB explores the future of ethics and artificial intelligence. It is the second in a series of three events the DIB is hosting across the country as it looks to develop and propose principles to guide ethical and responsible use of AI by the Department of Defense (DoD), including research, development and applications.

Mechanical Engineering - Philosophy - 08.03.2019

Philosophy - Law - 01.03.2019

Philosophy - 17.01.2019
Science as a social practice
Science as a social practice
PhD student Marion Boulicault believes in an interdisciplinary path forward for science, feminism, and philosophy.

Philosophy - Politics - 10.12.2018
Lab explores universal basic income
Stanford philosopher Juliana Bidadanure is leading an initiative focused on fostering discussions about universal basic income and analyzing previous and ongoing unconditional cash experiments across the world.

Business / Economics - Philosophy - 04.12.2018
Letter to the university community from Board of Trustees Chair Jeff Raikes on investment responsibility
Facebook Twitter Email To our university community: Today, after more than a year of work, informed by input from many of you, the Board of Trustees is unveiling a new approach to investment responsibility at Stanford.

Philosophy - Business / Economics - 04.12.2018
Trustees adopt new investment responsibility framework for Stanford; university commits $10 million to educational and research initiative
At its Dec. 3-4 meeting, the trustees approved two statements outlining an updated approach to investment responsibility.

Philosophy - Physics - 21.11.2018
Nailing It: Caltech Engineers Help Show That InSight Lander Probe Can Hammer Itself Into Martian Soil
Nailing It: Caltech Engineers Help Show That InSight Lander Probe Can Hammer Itself Into Martian Soil
On November 26, NASA's InSight lander will complete its six-and-a-half month journey to Mars, touching down at Elysium Planitia, a broad plain near the Martian equator that is home to the second largest volcanic region on the planet. There, NASA scientists hope to "give the Red Planet its first thorough checkup since it formed 4.5 billion years ago," according to the InSight mission website.

Philosophy - Physics - 21.11.2018
What magnetic fields can tell us about life on other planets
What magnetic fields can tell us about life on other planets
Every school kid knows that Earth has a magnetic field - it's what makes compasses align north-south and lets us navigate the oceans. It also protects the atmosphere, and thus life, from the sun's powerful wind. But what about other Earth-like planets in the galaxy? Do they also have magnetic fields to protect emerging life? A new analysis looks at one type of exoplanet - super-Earths up to five times the size of our own planet - and concludes that they probably do have a magnetic field, but one generated in a totally novel way: by the planets' magma oceans.

Religions - Philosophy - 11.10.2018
Exploring the rise of religious violence in society
Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, left, and the Rev'd Canon Professor Richard Burridge, right, at the book launch of their new book, 'Confronting Religious Violence'.

Philosophy - 03.10.2018
How a UCLA philosophy professor helped construct 'The Good Place'
How a UCLA philosophy professor helped construct ’The Good Place’
A funny thing happened in the esoteric world of philosophy in late 2016, professors and students were buzzing on social media about a sitcom.

Philosophy - 31.07.2018
People plan because it makes them feel free
People's ability to make rational plans is essential to their sense of personal freedom and autonomy, according to new research from philosophy Professor Michael Bratman.

Philosophy - 25.07.2018
Bystanders in cyberbullying
Your child is in elementary school and is begging you to buy them a cell phone, an iPod and iPad.  Anything, as long as they can communicate with their friends, either by texting or through social media.  As a parent, you're worried about cyberbullying.  Indeed, up to 30% of children and adolescents admit to cyberbullying others, while 25% of students report being victimized on electronic platforms.  You rationalize that your child has lots of friends and that they will stand up for them in a bullying situation.  Do they?  What is the role of the bystander/friend during a bullying incident?

Innovation - Philosophy - 18.07.2018
Dancing with computers
Dancing with computers
Dancing with computers Elizabeth Churchill, currently Director of User Experience at Google, first became fascinated by the interaction between humans and computers w hen studying for an MSc in Knowledge Based Systems, at Sussex. What came first - your interest in psychology or in technology? Psychology.

Health - Philosophy - 05.07.2018
London Co-authors Paper on Ethically Conducting Clinical Research During Public Health Emergencies
Carnegie Mellon University's Alex John London , a prominent bioethicist, has co-authored a viewpoint article in PLOS: Neglected Tropical Diseases on the ethics of clinical research during public health emergencies.

Administration - Philosophy - 28.06.2018
Empathetic Policing Has Hidden Costs
The public may be demanding softer policing policies, but are officers who embrace such policies actually conducting themselves in ways the public hopes and expects' No, they are not. And there is cost to us all. When a police officer shoots an unarmed black man, a tragic, all-too-familiar cycle of events ensues: Communities seethe in anger, knee-jerk accusations are hurled from all sides, and boiler-plate defenses are frantically mounted.

Philosophy - 13.06.2018
Morals more important than success in a role model
People choose role models who have achieved success in ways that are in line with their own moral values, according to University of Queensland research.

Philosophy - 31.05.2018
Caring for the sick and casting out villains: moral development in children
Caring for the sick and casting out villains: moral development in children
Question: when is a chicken more important than a sick person? Answer: when you're four years old, according to research from The University of Queensland.
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