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The Ethics-Assessment-Tool for the Humanitarian Use of Drones (E-HUD)

This project is the “spin-off” of the FEAHD project examining the ethical, legal and social implications of the humanitarian use of drones, based on a scoping literature review, two field studies in Nepal and Malawi, and the Framework for the Ethics Assessment of Humanitarian Drones (FEAHD). The objectives of this… Read More »The Ethics-Assessment-Tool for the Humanitarian Use of Drones (E-HUD)

LEAD – LEarning from the pAst Implementation of the data & visualization hub LEAD – LEarning from the pAst: Digitized past pandemics in Switzerland History offers scenarios from past pandemics. In Switzerland, these past experiences have been too little researched, they are not present. We currently digitize large amounts of historical data. Now, we aim… Read More »LEAD – LEarning from the pAst

Research Video in Modcast format

The project is based on a 4-year, SNF research project that enables videos, texts as well as other elements into an intuitively navigable and long-term stable publication form. The “last mile” of this project realizes long-term archiving and low-threshold accessibility. Dr. Gunter Lösel, ZHdK Darstellende Künste und Film Charlotte Axelsson, ZHdK… Read More »Research Video in Modcast format

Playfully train writing motor skills

Development of a serious game to support writing difficulties Writing difficulties are one of the most common learning disorders among school children and affect participation in school. Writing difficulties can lead to emotional frustration and lowered self-esteem, as well as prevent children from showing what they know in school. These… Read More »Playfully train writing motor skills

Biodiversity Value At Risk

Assessing and Digitizing Risk Exposure Resulting from Biodiversity Loss We propose a fully digital, science-based solution that can provide forward-looking guidance for companies regarding the financial risks associated with biodiversity loss. We intend to communicate understandable risk metrics using User Interface to a biodiversity-committed network of stakeholders. Dr. Tomasz Orpiszewski,… Read More »Biodiversity Value At Risk


Fostering Productive Work in Hybrid Workplaces through an Ambient Display In today’s collaborative work environments, knowledge workers experience frequent interruptions from their co-workers, either in-person at the office or through online channels, such as email, chat and video calls. In our previous work, we’ve studied interruptions and their impact on… Read More »FlowLight

Deep Brain Vessel Profiler

Enhancing Brain Angiograms for Personalized Stroke Management The architecture of the supplying brain blood vessels impacts the occurrence and severity of stroke. DeepBVP will extract the Circle of Willis from MRA, automatically annotate vessel segments and characterize them morphologically and topologically. We employ deep learning methods with a solid knowledge… Read More »Deep Brain Vessel Profiler


Digital support for caregivers How can people who care for relatives in need of care be supported? In the You+Care project, Samuel Wehrli and Barbara Baumeister (both ZHAW, Department of Social Work) are working with Jürgen Späth (ZHdK, Department of Design) together with We+Tech and Pro Aidants, the association for… Read More »You+Care


Design and Evaluation of a Digital Exergame-Based Solution for Effective and Attractive Sports Rehabilitation We will advance the ExerCube, a success story of digital transformation, for rehabilitation. It will allow safe and motivating trainings of physical and cognitive aspects and ameliorate the return to sport of injured athletes. We test… Read More »ExerCube