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Educational Policy Transparency Interface

The project aims to develop an automated monitoring tool that makes comparative trend analyses of public debates in the education sector accessible to stakeholders and thus enables more differentiated debates. The aim is to contribute to greater transparency in education policy discourse, developments and decisions. Core team Prof. Dr. Barbara… Read More »Educational Policy Transparency Interface

Technological support for scientific work, writing and thinking in the age of AI: conceptualization, technology integration and didactics

The project aims to promote digital literacy in an academic context with the inclusion of artificial intelligence (AI). It supports students and teaching staff in developing skills in the use of digital tools and AI technologies for academic work and writing. Core team Dr. Christian Rapp, ZHAW School of Management and… Read More »Technological support for scientific work, writing and thinking in the age of AI: conceptualization, technology integration and didactics

Advancing Information Accessibility in Hospitals Employing Large Language Models

In an ICU, time-efficient retrieval, precise understanding, and following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) are critical for ensuring optimal treatment and patient safety. To address this, we develop a multi-lingual, user-tailored, and AI-powered dialogue system over SOP documents which is seamlessly integrated with medical semantic taxonomies. Core team Dr. Ahmad Aghaebrahimian,… Read More »Advancing Information Accessibility in Hospitals Employing Large Language Models

MedTwins Agil.IT

Bridging Orthopedics through Digital Mirroring MedTwins Agil.IT will leverage cloud services to create a Trusted Research Environment connecting the hospital IT system with scalable IT resources. This agile environment will pave the way for cloud usage in the R&D process of clinical AI and accelerate the translation of digital technology… Read More »MedTwins Agil.IT

Social influencer

The project promotes the quality of discourse in the digital space by empowering people methodically and digitally using a browser extension to react constructively to hate speech as online street workers and to de-escalate escalations. The extension assists in recognizing and processing hate speech. Core team Judith Bühler, ZHAW School… Read More »Social influencer


Similarity-based AI for Rare Diseases The RareSim project aims at developing novel AI-based approaches to support physicians in their analogical tasks of helping rare disease patient (diagnosis, and, possibly, treatment planning/monitoring). Whilst these more than 7000 rare diseases afflict individually less than 2000 people, it is estimated that around 500’000… Read More »RareSim

Apéro Digital

The Apéro Digital event series are regular in-person gatherings for those who are interested in science and technology to meet and discuss pressing issues related to digitalization, innovations and society in a systematic and argumentative way. Apéro Digital is a “sister” program of Apéro Philo, both are event series that hold the promise… Read More »Apéro Digital

Conversations with Stanley

“Conversations with Stanley” enables the audience to have conversations in real time with an emotionally responsive artificial intelligence. The project aims to make technology tangible in a low-threshold way, encourage critical reflection and open up a public and broad debate on the role of algorithms in our society. Learn more… Read More »Conversations with Stanley

Digital MasterClass Canton of Zurich

With the Digital MasterClass Canton of Zurich, qualified researchers from the DIZH universities will inform the parliamentarians of the Zurich Cantonal Council about relevant topics of digital transformation. Politicians can thus acquire digital expertise on a neutral basis and form independent opinions. Team:  Roman Scherrer, UZH Digital Society Initiative (DSI)… Read More »Digital MasterClass Canton of Zurich

Re-Experiencing History

This innovative AI-powered project aims to transform historical texts into visual representations, making ‘lost’ history accessible to all. It has broad applications in education, museums, and beyond. The project’s Proof of Concept includes creating a user-friendly web application, showcasing historical moments, and developing a sustainable roadmap. Team:  Prof . Dr.… Read More »Re-Experiencing History