From May 11 to 19, 2022, Julian Anslinger and Anita Thaler conducted five online workshops in 2 schools (HTL Mössingerstraße, Klagenfurt and HTL Braunau) with a total of 49 students between 16 and 18 years of age, on behalf of the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research. The goal was to adapt a didactical concept developed in the dAIalog.at project for schools in order to familiarize students with the ethical dimensions of artificial intelligence (AI).
IFZ was co-hosting the annual conference on ”Critical Issues in Science, Technology and Society Studies” (May 2-4) in 2022 in Graz with Günter Getzinger, Michaela Jahrbacher, Franziska Häller and colleagues from TU Graz again. IFZ researchers gave several presentations and organized sessions with international cooperation partners to showcase their diverse portfolio on responsible research and innovation (RRI) in practice.
This was the topic of a guest lecture of Anita Thaler in the course of the “Karl Popper Kolleg SEEROSE: Ethics and Security“ at the University Klagenfurt. She explained examples of intersectional axes of discrimination of artificial intelligence (AI) und discussed with international students.
The project "We procure that!" developed 15 measures with which contracting authorities can provide an incentive for their suppliers to increasingly deliver goods or services using low-emission delivery systems.
On February 3, 2022, Austria’s Federal Minister Martin Polaschek awarded our colleague Anita THALER with the Käthe Leichter Promotion Prize for Women's Studies, Gender Studies and Equality in the World of Work, donated by the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research.