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28.04.2017

Dirk Helbing gives keynote speech at the Personalmanagementkongress 2017 in Berlin (DE) on 03.06.2017

Professor Dirk Helbing will be giving a keynote speech at the Personalmanagementkongress 2017 on June 30, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. The congress aims at discussing the evolution of successful HR work in a disruptive market environment. Read more 

28.04.2017

Professor Helbing participates in podium discussion about Big Data in Magdeburg (DE) on 26.05.2017

Professor Dirk Helbing will be taking part in a podium discussion in German language titled: "Big Data -Die Vermessung des Lebens" on May 26, 2017 at 11:00 at Festung Mark, Magdeburg, Germany. Read more 

18.04.2017

New Publication in Climatic Change

Brilé Anderson, Thomas Bernauer, and Stefano Balietti (from Harvard University) investigate the effects of fairness principles on willingness to pay for climate change mitigation using an online experiment. Read more 

11.04.2017

Caleb Koch speaks about mass media and asylum acceptance rates at the Central European Institute in Budapest (HU) on 20.04.2017

As part of the European Public Society Conference, Caleb Koch will be presenting work co-authored with Izabela Moise, Emina Boudemagh, Karsten Donnay, and Dirk Helbing under the title: “Dynamics between mass media and asylum acceptance rates” on the 20th  of April, 2017. The conference will be held at the Central European Institute in Budapest, Hungary.   Read more 

07.04.2017

Professor Helbing speaks at the Complexity Science Hub workshop in Vienna (AT) held on the 8th and 9th of May 2017

Dirk Helbing will speak at the Complexity Science Hub Workshop in Vienna under the title: "Re-inventing society in the digital age". The event will take place on the 8th  and 9th  of May, 2017. Read more 

05.04.2017

Student Assistant Position: Web Development

We are looking for two student assistants who would support us in web development.  Read more 

29.03.2017

EPG's Tobias Schmidt discusses energy investment challenge with IEA chief economist and head of Swiss Federal Office of Energy

ETH Zurich's Energy Science Center hosts event on the global energy challenge on Monday, 3 April. After inputs from corporate representatives and ETH experts, Dr. Laszlo Varro (IEA chief economist), Benoît Revaz (head of BFE) and Tobias Schmdit will have a panel discussion on "Energy Policy and the Investment Challenge". Read more 

28.03.2017

New Publication in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics

Gabriele Spilker, Vally Koubi, and Thomas Bernauer review the literature on international political economy and its relation to the environment.   Read more 

15.03.2017

Dr. Heinrich Nax delivers an introductory lecture on learning in strategic interactions at ETH Zurich on 12.04.2017

Dr. Heinrich Nax will be giving an introductory lecture titled "Learning in strategic interactions: theory and evidence", at ETH Zurich, IFW Building room A36 on April 12, 2017 from 17:15 to 18:30.   Read more 

15.03.2017

Professor Helbing delivers keynote address at the Persuasive Technology XII conference in Amsterdam (NL) on 06.04.2017

Professor Dirk Helbing will be giving the keynote address at the Persuasive Technology XII conference on April 6, 2017 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The conference is hosted by the Persuasive Health Technology Lab, part of the Centre for eHealth & Wellbeing at the University of Twente, the Netherlands. Read more 

15.03.2017

Dirk Helbing gives opening speech about the dream of a world simulator and the future of mankind in Basel (CH) on 01.04.2017

Professor Dirk Helbing will be giving the opening speech of the event seismograph: Die Welt von morgen – Utopien. Prognosen. Science Fiction, an event of the Volkshochschule beider Basel. The speech, which will be given in German, is titled "Der Traum vom Weltsimulator und die Zukunft der Menschheit". He will also be participating in the panel discussion. The event will take place on April 1, 2017, at Markthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland.     Read more 

12.03.2017

New Publication in the Journal of Environmental Psychology

Together with Silja Sollberger (from the University of Zürich) and Ulrike Ehlert (from the Institute for Science, Technology and Policy at ETH), Thomas Bernauer uses an eye-tracking study to investigate predictors of visual attention to climate change images. Read more 

09.03.2017

Max Roser gives a talk on publishing science online at ETH Zurich on 13.03.2017

Dr. Max Roser, a senior research fellow at the Institute of New Economic Thinking at the Oxford Martin School, will be speaking on March 13th , at 3.15 pm at CLU building C1. The title of his talk is "Publishing science online – what is possible?", and he will be discussing the possibilities that online publication offers.  Read more 

08.03.2017

Professor Helbing gives the welcome note at the panel discussion "Digitales Ich – Digitales Wir: Digitalisierung und die Zukunft der Demokratie" in Halle, Germany (DE) on 24.03.2017

Professor Dirk Helbing will be giving the welcome speech at the panel discussion "Digitales Ich – Digitales Wir: Digitalisierung und die Zukunft der Demokratie" at Leopoldina, Halle, Germany, on Friday March 24, 17:00.  Read more 

08.03.2017

Dirk Helbing gives keynote speech at STT Symposium on the future of data & society in the Hague (NL) on 9.3.2017

Professor Dirk Helbing will be giving a keynote speech at the Netherlands Study Centre for Technology Trends (STT) Symposium "Meer Data". The speech will discuss the future of data and society. The event will take place in the Hague, Netherlands, on Thursday March 9, 2017. Read more 

01.03.2017

NZZ: Robots on the way to the executive suites

The prestigious Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ) reported on Professor Dirk Helbing's speech at NZZ's "Podium zur Zukunft der Arbeit", or panel on the future of work, in an article covering the event. In the event, questions of how the rapid technological upheavals will fundamentally change the working world of tomorrow and how to adapt to this change were discussed.     Read more 

01.03.2017

Netzwoche: Open data for a smart society

Professor Dirk Helbing and Prasad Pulikal explain to Netzwoche the idea of ​​ETH's Nervousnet project, where ordinary citizens help develop new services by providing the needed data. Read more 

01.03.2017

Scientific American: Will democracy survive big data and artificial intelligence?

Professor Dirk Helbing co-authored an article in Scientific American discussing the future of democracy, and how the digital revolution will change our world. Read more 

01.03.2017

Student Assistant Position: Digital media and Administration

We are looking for a perfectionistic student assistant who would support us in web content management, social media presence, small graphic design tasks, video cutting, and other administrative work such as organizing and running workshops.  Read more 

23.02.2017

Heinrich Nax presents his work on welfare properties of meritocratic public goods mechanisms at the Philosophy, Politics and Economics Society Meeting in New Orleans (US) on 18.03.2017

“Meritocratic Matching Can Dissolve the Efficiency-Equality Tradeoff” is the title of the talk Heinrich Nax will be giving in the PPE (Philosophy, Politics and Economics) Society Inaugural Meeting, which will take place from the 16th to the 18th of March, 2017 in New Orleans.     Read more 

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