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Simulation game for digital change at schools

Digital change is confronting schools at all levels with strategic, structural and cultural challenges. The digitally enriched simulation game “Edugame4Change” motivates school staff to explore new perspectives and consider potential changes. The simulation game Edugame4Change  encourages school stakeholders to explore new perspectives and initiate change in the context of digital… Read More »Simulation game for digital change at schools

Climate change, health, education: 12 researchers start their DIZH Fellowships at ZHAW

For the fifth time, DIZH Fellowships have been awarded to outstanding ZHAW researchers who wish to work on digital transformation projects in a research cluster. Since the first call in 2019, 44 fellows have been selected. The 12 new fellows will start their projects in January 2024 and are working… Read More »Climate change, health, education: 12 researchers start their DIZH Fellowships at ZHAW

From Baseldytsch to Wallisertiitsch: Can AI translate all the Swiss German dialects?

343 hours of spoken Swiss dialect, one AI model, many questions. How different are Swiss dialects from each other? And can they be translated from Swiss German to Standard German with AI? “Yes, we were surprised how well that worked” says Jan Deriu from the Centre for Artificial Intelligence at… Read More »From Baseldytsch to Wallisertiitsch: Can AI translate all the Swiss German dialects?

Listening recommendation: Setting Sails – Navigating AI in Higher Education

The rapid advancement of GenAI poses significant questions for the future of higher education: Is GenAI a threat to traditional teaching, or is it an unprecedented opportunity to revolutionize education, fostering equality, accessibility, and enhanced efficacy? Alexandra Jansky, leader of the innovation and digital education team at UZH and member… Read More »Listening recommendation: Setting Sails – Navigating AI in Higher Education

The BRIDGE Lab: expert survey on social acceptance of urban drones

The BRIDGE Lab is a structural vessel funded by the UZH Digital Society Initiative (DSI). It offers a collaborative platform to promote research and innovation across sectors and cultures, and to bring together academia with industry and policy makers with the aim to better understand how to obtain societal acceptance of disruptive technologies, among others. The… Read More »The BRIDGE Lab: expert survey on social acceptance of urban drones

Education, bits and bites. DIZH plenary meeting 2023

https://vimeo.com/888754201 The 2023 plenary meeting focussed on education in the digital transformation. The Coordination Committee Education Program, together with the Management Board and the management office, invited participants to get to know the education funding programs and exchange ideas about education, bits and bites. The annual plenary assembly provides space… Read More »Education, bits and bites. DIZH plenary meeting 2023

Algorithmic alchemy – socio-technical reproduction of social inequality in education

Algorithmic systems promise to make grading objective and individualize education. Instead of subjective preferences of teachers algorithms seemingly base their decisions about grading and allocating tasks on seemingly objective data. Yet, due to their nontransparent nature new forms of inequality are unwittingly introduced. Datasets and their algorithmic analysis are subject to algorithmic bias,… Read More »Algorithmic alchemy – socio-technical reproduction of social inequality in education

Digital Health Design Challenge «Decision Making in Healthcare» 

Challenge yourself and form an interdisciplinary team (nursing, medicine, medical ethics, health sciences, and design) to submit a project proposal for the first Digital Health Design Challenge of DHD Living Lab. Check out two inspiring cases of this year’s Healthathon on dhdll.ch and connect to likeminded people. Reach out to dhd.livinglab@zhdk.ch and… Read More »Digital Health Design Challenge «Decision Making in Healthcare»