Knowledge Security – a Moral Enquiry

Education & Science


TU Delft has, like many universities, sought an approach for dealing with questions on knowledge security, such as: 

  • How can wepossibly weigh our academic values against the potential for the misuse of scientific progress?  
  • How can we decide, as researchers and as institutions, when to cooperate, or not, and under which conditions?
  • How do we ensure the advancement of science while protectingDutch citizens as well as citizens globally? 

In 2021, alongside other initiatives on knowledge security, the TU Delft established a pilot commission, whose task was to carry out a moral enquiry into decisions about international cooperation and knowledge security, facilitated by Governance & Integrity International. The results are documented in the report “Knowledge Security: a Moral Enquiry”. 


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