Welcome to the Responsible Digital Society Research Network
The network focuses on the digital transformation and its social, ethical, legal, economic, psychological, and political consequences. We seek to strengthen the critical interdisciplinary dialogue on these topics inside and outside the University of Basel. Furthermore, we want to promote the scientific exchange on artificial intelligence, data-driven research (data science), and their applications. We network with other facilities at the University of Basel. In addition, we would like to create a critical mass for participation in national and international initiatives.
The night sky in a supercomputer.Looking into space is the same as looking into the universe’s past. Researchers aim to decode some of its biggest mysteries – using the world’s most advanced radio observatory.
Colloquium "Beyond Open Data"On April 17, 2023, the interdisciplinary research network Responsible Digital Society (RDS) of the University of Basel hosted the colloquium "Beyond Open Data" at the new Biozentrum of the University of Basel.
Virtual Cabinets of CuriositiesDigital technologies offer museums new opportunities for collecting and conveying information. Researchers at the University of Basel are initiating these types of projects and giving historical objects and museum holdings a second home…
Movie Screening and Panel Discussion on the Topic of Sustainable DigitizationOn January 25, 2023, the second edition of the event series "Digitization - and what now?" organized by uptownBasel and the interdisciplinary Responsible Digital Society Research Network (RDS) of the University of Basel took place. This…
Excessive bed occupancy in hospitals leads to rising mortalityResearchers have long suspected a link between bed occupancy and mortality in hospitals. Now, a study by the University of Basel has provided the missing data, revealing that smaller hospitals reach their capacity limit much earlier.
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ChatGPT Demystified: Insights into Development, Ethics & Sustainability, and Real-World Use Cases
uptownBasel and Responsible Digital Society Research Network