Seven new projects will receive funding in the third and final Digital Futures Fundaward date in 2021. This year, for the first time, the Digital Futures Lab community was involved in the selection process. “We thank our community members for their support and will take the feedback into account when designing the next call”, says Daniel Baumann. Here’s an overview of the new projects Find out more about all projects here. More information
10 November, from 4 p.m., Lagerstrasse 45 in Zurich Would we thank a robot if it poured us a beer? There will soon be a space for such and similar questions about digital transformation: the “Nüü”. The opening and the first event will take place on the Swiss Digital Day and will focus on artificial intelligence. More information will soon be available at digital.ch
Every app collects data about its users. Privacy statements indicate whether personal data is passed on to third parties and how long and where it is stored. But does anyone really read that? DIZH Fellow Nico Ebert knows how to get people to read through the boring privacy statements after all.
“Privacy statements are probably the most boring research topic in the world,” says Dr. Nico Ebert of the ZHAW School of Management and Law. “But I want to show that it’s not as boring as it looks.”Read More »Privacy statements in fitness apps – the most boring research topic of digitalization?
The ZHAW School of Engineering has developed an intuitive search function as part of an EU project. This allows information, for example on cancer research or astrophysics, to be found and evaluated in huge databases. The INODE project is funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 research program.Read More »ZHAW presents intuitive search engine for scientific datasets
Swiss Green Economy Symposium (SGES) Innovation Forum “Smart Cities – Brilliant Ideas for Smart Sustainable City Developments” in Winterthur, 3rd September 2021
Participate to the Win.Lab Co-Creation Innovation Workshop and develop wanted Decarbonisation Ideas in a Design Thinking process in Public Private People Partnerships to be posted on the HYPE platform, which might be awarded with Seed Money to further develop the selected Ideas.Read More »Swiss Green Economy Symposium (SGES) Innovation Forum “Smart Cities – Brilliant Ideas for Smart Sustainable City Developments” in Winterthur, 3rd September 2021
In many professions where personal contact with people is paramount, digitalisation has a difficult time. But digital tools can also make midwives’ work easier in obstetrics. DIZH fellow Michael Gemperle tells you what digitalisation can do in obstetrics – and what it can’t.Read More »Digitalisation in obstetrics
Alice Delorme Benites from the ZHAW School of Applied Linguistics knows that machine translation systems are popular among ZHAW researchers. As part of a DIZH Fellowship and a DFF project, she is investigating how to use machine translation for papers, abstracts or research proposals and what to consider.Read More »Better use of DeepL, Google Translate & Co.
DIZH Fellow Christiane Hohenstein of the ZHAW School of Applied Linguistics is conducting research to make it easier for people who communicate in sign language to study in the digital age. The aim is to develop an app that enables people who communicate in sign language to learn academic vocabulary and expand their academic language.Read More »Sign language interpretation
Artificial intelligence that takes care of programming and a book that explores the impact of digitalisation on academic writing. Thanks to the DIZH Fellowships, innovative projects emerge at the ZHAW.
Read here what Christian Rapp and Marcela Ruiz are researching and how the Fellowship is supporting them.Read More »When a discussion leads to developing a software. DIZH Fellowship at the ZHAW