Urgent Upgrade : protect public values in our digitized society
‘Urgent Upgrade’ discusses ethical and societal issues raised by digitization. The report is the result of a motion tabled by the Dutch Senate.
Annual Report 2016
Overview of the activities of the Rathenau Instituut in 2016.
Human rights in the robot age : challenges arising from the use of robotics, artificial intelligence, and virtual and augmented reality
The Rathenau Instituut conducted this research on the invitation of the Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE).
Spinning plates : funding streams and prioritisation in Dutch university research
The present report Spinning plates – Funding streams and prioritisation in Dutch university research offers a detailed analysis of how university research is financed in the Netherlands. It is based on an analysis of the budgets and annual financial reports of government and of research organisations. We have also used data drawn from our surveys of university deans and members of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and The Young Academy for our report 'De ontwikkeling van vakgebieden in Nederland'.
Work Programme 2017-2018
The Rathenau Institute investigates trends in science and technology, interprets their implications for society and policymaking, and encourages public debate and informed decision-making.
Annual Report 2015
The Annual Report 2015 outlines the Rathenau Institute's activities in the past year.
Public Knowledge Organisations in the Netherlands
Facts and Figures of Public Knowledge Organisations.
Science, Journalism and Media Logic
Article by Iris Korthagen on news media logic and the role of science journalism.
Shaping socio-technical innovation through policy
The Knowledge, Innovation and Strategy department of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment has commissioned the Rathenau Instituut to draft a memorandum in order to be able to develop the theme of “policy in times of singularity” in the new Strategic Knowledge and Innovation Agenda.
TA Practices in Europe
This report describes and compares current practices of Parliamentary Technology Assessment (PTA) in Europe.
- Knowledge for policy
- Digital society
- Futureproof knowledge
- Science in figures
- #Application pressure
- #Academic careers
- #Big data
- #Sharing economy
- #Digital democracy
- #Energy transition
- #Internet of things
- #Human rights
- #Patient information
- #Public Knowledge Organisations
- #Research and development
- #Leading sectors
- #Trust in science
- #Science agenda