Press Release 112/2012

Answers for the Technical Era

KIT Humans and Technology Focus Presents Itself at the City Hall
Der Mensch im Mittelpunkt? Mit den Wechselwirkungen zwischen Gesellschaft und Wissenschaft befasst sich der KIT-Schwerpunkt Mensch und Technik (Grafik: Wilfrid Schröder, KIT)
Man in the center? The KIT Humans and Technology Focus deals with interactions between society and science. (Graphics: Wilfrid Schroeder, KIT)

Technology changes our life, from work to mobility to the environment to culture. What are the consequences for man? How can man design this process in a sensible manner? Answers are given by scientists of the KIT Humans and Technology Focus. On Wednesday, July 04, 2012, 18.30 hrs, they will present their work under the heading of “Technik reflektieren – Gesellschaft gestalten“(Reflecting Technology – Designing Society) at the Karlsruhe city hall.


Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 10,000 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 22,800 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.

jm, 27.06.2012

Margarete Lehné
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