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How to Measure Innovation Using Different Indicators and Inform Policy

ONLINE & MAASTRICHT: On 28 February 2024, UNU-MERIT will host a lecture by senior researcher Hugo Hollanders.

Blog Post 07 Feb 2024

Navigating Latest Trends in AI Ethics

Insights from keynote speakers shed light on the current trends in AI ethics, spanning philosophical, legal, and business perspectives.

Media Coverage 05 Feb 2024

UNU-IAS Expert Comments on Learning from Indigenous Communities to Achieve the SDGs

Several newspapers featured comments by Suneetha Subramanian on how movies can introduce the culture of ethnic minorities to a broader audience.

Announcement 05 Feb 2024

News 05 Feb 2024

UNU-FLORES Joint Excellence Cluster Proposal Proceeds to the Next Round

UNU-FLORES celebrates a significant achievement have successfully advanced to the next round.

Project 03 Feb 2024

Global Assessment of Responsible AI in cities (AI4Cities)

AI can help cities, but needs ethics, governance, and capacities. The project assesses how to use AI responsibly in urban settings.

Staff Programme Asssociate

Zaira Malik

Zaira Malik is a Programme Associate for the Postgraduate Degree and Training Programme.        

Article 31 Jan 2024

The Dual Faces of Algorithmic Bias — Avoidable and Unavoidable Discrimination

By ensuring the data fed into algorithms is as diverse as possible, we can harness the potential of algorithms to reflect humanity's best qualities.

News 31 Jan 2024

Session Highlights Impacts of Satoyama Development Mechanism

A session of the 15th International Forum for Sustainable Asia and the Pacific discussed successful projects funded by the mechanism.

Expert Lead, Environmental Change Data Visualization and Training

Dr. Qiusheng Wu

Dr. Qiusheng Wu works at the intersection of geospatial data science, remote sensing, and environmental modeling.