Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT)
TILT studies emerging technologies and their impact on the individual and society, recognizing the interplay between technology, regulation and fundamental values and human rights.
The Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT) is a top player in the field of the regulation of technology and its normative implications. We conduct research into the legal and social implications of various emerging technologies such as ICT, bio- and nanotechnology, neurotechnology and robotics. A key feature of the institute’s research program is the interaction between legal, technological, and social perspectives. TILT is consistently ranked a top institute for research and education by national and international Legal Research and Education Assessment Committees.
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Job opening: Lecturer Law and Technology27th May 2020
The department of Law, Technology, Markets and Society has a vacancy for a Lecturer. We are looking for someone with a background in law, teaching experience and thesis supervision experience.
Citizen sensing can be a valuable contribution to environmental risk governance30th April 2020
‘Citizen sensing’, grassroots-driven monitoring initiatives based on sensor technology, is a phenomenon that authorities increasingly encounter when dealing with an environmental risk. Although this form of citizen science is often driven by a conflict between citizens and authorities, both parties can actually benefit. That is one of the main findings of Anna Berti Suman’s PhD research, which she will defend in a livestream on May 8, 2020, at Tilburg University.
Postdoctoral Researcher Philosophy/STS21st April 2020
The department of Law, Technology, Markets, and Society (LTMS, home of TILT and TILEC) is looking for a postdoctoral researcher, with a background in philosophy and/or ethics of technology/STS, who will actively contribute to the NWO-MVI project ‘The Role and Responsibilities of Public Actors in Distributed Networks.
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TILT is celebrating its 25th anniversary with a year full of keynotes, workshops and events. Every month will be devoted to a different theme, such as cybercrime, e-health, privacy and climate change. More information