5th Doctoral Conference on Technology Assessment

5th Doctoral Conference on Technology Assessment

Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Doctoral Programme on Technology Assessment

Caparica Campus

Local: Library Auditorium FCT-UNL

Date: 15 July 2015

fromt 9:30 until 17:30

Designing a PhD Programme on TA

Designing a PhD Programme on TA: An Evaluation of Five Years of Experience

António Moniz [1,2]

Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany [1]

Faculty of Sciences and Technology, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal [2]

Michael Decker becomes Chairman of VDI Advisory Board

Michael Decker becomes Chairman of VDI Advisory Board

The Association of German Engineers (VDI) has elected the Professor of Technology Assessment and Deputy Head of ITAS-KIT as Chairman of the Advisory Board "Society and Technology".

2nd European Conference on Technology Assessment, Berlin

Two European conferences (2013 in Prague and 2015 in Berlin) aimed at taking stock of and supporting exchange on TA capacities available in Europe are being organised in the framework of the FP7 funded project Parliaments and Civil Society in Technology Assessment (PACITA).

Call for the 2nd phase of application (PhD students)

It is open until February 7th 2015 the call for new PhD programme candidates (2014/2015). They can  apply at

The full-time PhD students are welcome, as well part-time students. This last situation applies mostly to those cases where the students have already a job contract with another entity (company, research institution, public administration, etc.).

The students that apply now will only pay the half of the 2014/15 fee.

Doctorate conference on TA (webpage)

Since 2011 the Doctorate conferences on TA are held in framework of the PhD programme. The webpage of these conferences ( present the publications and other documents relative to events

Winter School on TA (webpage)

In December 2014 took place the 5th Winter School on TA. This type of event of the PhD programme has its own webpage that is located at

PhD programme Newsletters

The newsletters of the PhD programme can be found at (webpage of GrEAT)