photo of Interview with Professor Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius by Equinet
Interview with Professor Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius by Equinet

2022-11-08 Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius

Equinet is the European Network of Equality Bodies, and brings together 46 organizations from 34 European countries, which are empowered to counteract discrimination. Equinet interviewed Professor Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius and published the video. The topic: the current state of play regarding where and how AI technologies are being used in Europe, and what the impacts are on equality.

photo of Dark Patterns Workshop: Future Proof Methods for Measuring and Detecting Dark Patterns at Utrecht University
Dark Patterns Workshop: Future Proof Methods for Measuring and Detecting Dark Patterns at Utrecht University

2022-10-19 Gunes Acar

Utrecht University organized a workshop on dark patterns: "Future Proof Methods for Measuring and Detecting Dark Patterns". As a panel member, Gunes Acar engaged in multiple discussions during the workshop, together with other big names in the dark patterns field, such as Colin M. Gray.

photo of Vacancy: Postdoctoral researcher on Artificial intelligence and discrimination risks in the context of immigration
Vacancy: Postdoctoral researcher on Artificial intelligence and discrimination risks in the context of immigration

2022-10-03 Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius

In collaboration with the Radboud University Network on Migrant Inclusion (RUNOMI), iHub is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to work on discrimination risks generated by the use of AI in the context of immigration.

photo of Inaugural Lecture of Professor Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius
Inaugural Lecture of Professor Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius

2022-09-28 Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius

Professor Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius gave his inaugural lecture on 28 September: ’Digitale discriminatie en differentiatie: het recht is er nog niet klaar voor’ (Translated: Digital discrimination and differentiation: the law isn’t ready for this). Once more: congratulations!

photo of Two winning PhD project proposals for the IMR-iHub collaboration on ‘Responsible governing in a digital age’
Two winning PhD project proposals for the IMR-iHub collaboration on ‘Responsible governing in a digital age’

2022-07-19 Berber Pas Bernard van Gastel Jaap-Henk Hoepman

Two PhD project proposals have been selected out of 10 submissions received for the IMR-iHub call focusing on ‘Responsible governing in a digital age’.

photo of Discrimination in algorithmic hiring: Horizon Europe Grant for FINDHR
Discrimination in algorithmic hiring: Horizon Europe Grant for FINDHR

2022-07-05 Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius

FINDHR, a research project aimed at preventing, detecting and mitigating discrimination in algorithmic hiring.

photo of Study by iHub researchers and colleagues shows how trackers collect email addresses
Study by iHub researchers and colleagues shows how trackers collect email addresses

2022-05-11 Gunes Acar Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius

A USENIX Security paper by Asuman Senol (KU Leuven), Gunes Acar (iHub), Mathias Humbert (University of Lausanne) and Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius (iHub) showed how users’ email addresses and passwords are collected on thousands of websites for tracking purposes without users consent and knowledge. The study was covered by Wired and NOS.

photo of Sphere Transgression Watch digital tool is live!
Sphere Transgression Watch digital tool is live!

2022-04-05 Tamar Sharon Marthe Stevens Lotje Siffels Andrew Hoffman Bernard van Gastel Giacomo Figà Talamanca

We are happy to launch the Sphere Transgression Watch. The STW is a digital tool that tracks and visualizes the growing presence of Big Tech in different sectors – or spheres – of society, such as health, education, news provision and public policy.

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Vacancy: 2 software developers

2022-02-16 Bernard van Gastel

At our iLab we are looking for two software developers that want to work on prototypes that take public values into account. There are two project you can work on: (1) PubHubs, funded by NWO, and (2) multiple projects, e.g. privacy impact of mental health apps, funeded by ERC. Deadline is 3 April, 2022.

photo of Call for PhD proposals for IMR-iHub for ‘Responsible governing in a digital age’
Call for PhD proposals for IMR-iHub for ‘Responsible governing in a digital age’

2021-11-08 Edita Poljac

The central themes of iHub and the Institute for Management Research research allow for many interesting collaboration opportunities and together provide an answer to the question: What does responsible governance in a digital age look like?

photo of Is cash money going to disappear?
Is cash money going to disappear?

2021-10-18 Pieter Wolters

iHub member Pieter Wolters was interviewed by television show Radar about the privacy risks of not using cash anymore.

photo of Tamar Sharon appointed full professor
Tamar Sharon appointed full professor

2021-09-23 Tamar Sharon

Starting 1 Augustus 2021, iHub member Tamar Sharon has been appointed professor of Philosophy, digitalization and society at the Faculty of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies. Her research explores how the increasing digitalization of society destabilizes public values and norms, and how best to protect them.

photo of Bernard van Gastel appeared in NTR Atlas to talk about the security of the national CoronaCheck QR-codes
Bernard van Gastel appeared in NTR Atlas to talk about the security of the national CoronaCheck QR-codes

2021-09-15 Bernard van Gastel

Our iHub member Bernard van Gastel was a guest in the Dutch science TV show Atlas to talk about the CoronaCheck QR-codes and what the problems with interfacing between the digital and analog world are.

photo of Stevin Prize for Bart Jacobs
Stevin Prize for Bart Jacobs

2021-09-03 Bart Jacobs

Professor Bart Jacobs receives the Stevin Prize from NWO. The Stevin Prize primarily honours the societal impact. Jacobs will receive 2.5 million euros, which he can spend on scientific research and activities related to knowledge utilisation.

photo of Lotje Siffels and the debate on the Corona app melder
Lotje Siffels and the debate on the Corona app melder

2021-03-29 Lotje Siffels

Lotje Siffels presented an analysis of the debate on the Corona app melder, March 29.

photo of Book presentation: Privacy is hard and seven other myths
Book presentation: Privacy is hard and seven other myths

2021-03-09 Jaap-Henk Hoepman

This fall, the book of iHub member Jaap-Henk Hoepman on "Privacy Is Hard and Seven Other Myths. Achieving Privacy through Careful Design" will appear at MIT Press.

photo of Tamar Sharon gives Els Borst lecture
Tamar Sharon gives Els Borst lecture

2020-12-25 Tamar Sharon

Tamar Sharon presented her views on the value of health vis-à-vis other values such as autonomy, justice and public interest in the Els Borst lecture (25 November).

Fleur Jongepier has become member of the Radboud Jonge Academie

2020-12-15 Fleur Jongepier

The Radboud Jonge Academie will eventually consist of 32 young researchers who will contribute to university policy concerning research and education, and who will be prepared for higher ranked scientific management positions.

photo of Minke Reijneveld has won the prof. mr. Tijn Kortmannprijs 2020
Minke Reijneveld has won the prof. mr. Tijn Kortmannprijs 2020

2020-12-13 Minke Reijneveld

The prof. mr. Tijn Kortmannprice 2020 was awarded to our member Minke Reijneveld for her essay on protecting personal data during bankruptcy.

Bart Jacobs appointed as member of the advisory committee for the Dutch Corona-app

2020-06-02 Bart Jacobs

The committee advises Hugo de Jonge concerning the realization of a Dutch contact tracking and tracing app.

Bart Jacobs appointed as member of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Academie van Wetenschappen

2020-04-30 Bart Jacobs

He has been appointed due to his academic achievements in the field of cyber security and identity technologies.

Bart Jacobs appointed as member of the evaluation committee of the Dutch WIV law

2020-04-28 Bart Jacobs

He has been appointed (by the cabinet) as member of the committee that will evaluate the new intelligence law (WIV) in The Netherlands.