15 May 2018

New website research programme

Thirty professors join forces for Digital Society

Today the new website about the research programme Digital Society has been launched. In the research programme thirty professors of the fourteen Dutch universities join forces and are working together to secure the Netherlands leading international position in the field of human-centred information technology and to find solutions to global challenges.

The research programme focuses on seven important societal themes on which digitalization will have a great impact:

  • Citizenship & Democracy
  • Responsible Data Science
  • Health & Well-Being
  • Learning & Education
  • Work & Organisations
  • Digital Cities & Communities
  • Safety & Security.

On behalf of Utrecht University Franciska de Jong and Tanja van der Lippe are involved.

Head of Department
Social and Behavioural Sciences - Social Sciences - Sociology
Social and Behavioural Sciences - Social Sciences - Sociology
Humanities - Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS - Language, logic and information

They work on the Citizenship & Democracy and Work & Organisations programs respectively. Check out the videos below for more information. Click to view:

Prof. dr. Marcel Broersma on Citizenship & Democracy Prof. dr. Marleen Huysman over 'Work & Organisations'