HBP Curriculum Workshop – Neuroscience, robotics, AI and medical informatics: New insights with diversity & ethics


26/09/2019 - 27/09/2019    
All Day


Graz University of Technology
Stremayrgasse 16, Graz

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3rd HBP Curriculum Workshop Series –

26-27 September 2019, Graz, Austria



Application deadline: 19 August 2019


In this 2-day workshop, scientists from different fields like neuroscience, robotics, AI and medical informatics will provide you with insights on how they consider variables such as sex, gender, age etc. Additionally, experts in ethics and diversity will introduce you to Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) concepts and their practical application.

This workshop addresses researchers and students who want to…

  • explore and make best use of gender and diversity in their field of expertise
  • get to know and apply RRI and ethical standards and useful tools for “Diversity in research”
  • share experiences and gain innovative insights from cross-science perspectives


Application information & Abstract submission

Application is open to the entire student community and early-career researchers, regardless of whether they are affiliated with the Human Brain Project or not. It is aimed to offer equal opportunities for all early-career researchers regardless of gender, age, origin, etc.


Participation fee: 250 €

The fee does not include travel and accommodation. Fees will be collected after participants have been selected.


Registration fee waivers are available for a maximum of five participants. Participants can apply for fee waivers prior to the application deadline by sending an email to curriculum.edu@humanbrainproject.eu.


Please also check with your supervisor how your institution can support you with regard to expenses for the attendance of the workshops. Further information about organisations offering travel support can also be found on our website.


Scientific Chairs

Karin Grasenick | convelop cooperative knowledge design gmbh

Harald Kleinberger-Pierer | convelop cooperative knowledge design gmbh


Organised by

Sylvia Aßlaber | Medical University Innsbruck

Laura Saxer | Medical University Innsbruck





Speakers confirmed

Simisola Akintoye (De Montford University, UK)

Michele Farisco (Uppsala University, Sweden)

Benedikt Feldotto (Technical University of Munich, Germany)

Jan Fousek (Aix-Marseille University, France)

Karin Grasenick (convelop cooperative knowledge design gmbh, Austria)

Harald Kleinberger-Pierer (convelop cooperative knowledge design gmbh, Austria)

Robert Legenstein (University of Technology Graz, Austria)

Martina Mara (Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria)

Alessandra Nostro (Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Netherlands)

Alois Saria (Medical University Innsbruck, Austria)