Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software program – Humanities and Society (WASP-HS)

Wallenberg AI, Autonomous Systems and Software Program - Humanities and Society (WASP-HS) is a research program focusing on the challenges and opportunities that future technological changes bring. The research projects within WASP-HS will contribute to the development of theory and practice of human and societal aspects of AI and autonomous systems. The particular focus is on ethical, economic, labor market, social and legal aspects of the technology shift.

Research projects led from Uppsala University

Quantifying Culture: A Study of AI and Cultural Heritage Collections

BioMe: Existential Challenges and Ethical Imperatives of Biometric AI in Everyday Lifeworlds

Artificial Intelligence, Democracy and Human Dignity

The Labor-Market Impact of Firm-Level Adoption of AI and Autonomous Systems

AI and the Financial Markets: Accountability and Risk Management with Legal Tools

Research projects in which Uppsala University participates

The University also participates in two research projects led by other universities, one by Lund University and one by Linköping University.

About the project AI and Automated Systems and the Right to Health – Revisiting Law Accounting for the Exploitation of Users Preferences and Values on the WASP-HS website

About the project The Ethics and Social Consequences of AI & Caring Robots. Learning Trust, Empathy and Accountability on the WASP-HS website