Decisions under risk & uncertainty

Course

Description

From financial ventures, to advancements in medicine, to global warming, to information security, concepts of risk are ubiquitous - how should we understand these concepts? In this course, looking at cases of novel techno-scientific developments, we explain and apply concepts of reliable scientific evidence, risk, trust, and security. The emphasis is on developing scientifically well-grounded arguments and management strategies and exploring different perspectives on the topic.
Course period1/09/13 → …
Course levelIntroductory
Course formatCourse