24th March 2020
Appointment to a federal working group on the topic of Mobility 4.0

Prof. Dr. Peter G. Kirchschläger has been selected by the Federal Roads Office (ASTRA) in the “Mobility 4.0” working group. Its task is to determine research needs on key topics of the ASTRA and to implement the research program.

12th March 2020
Coronavirus: the University of Lucerne goes digital

Given the recent developments regarding the spread of COVID-19 the University of Lucerne will go digital as of March 16. The continuous functioning of the University is guaranteed. This includes research, teaching, executive education and administrative services.

19th February 2020
High acceptance for smart products

72 per cent of all Swiss nationals now own smart products. The majority of the population views smart products very positively. A key role is played by the trust in the appliances, as the first representative study in Switzerland on the topic has shown.

23rd January 2020
Lecture Series "Identities" as Part of the 40th Anniversary of the ISE
19th December 2019
Die FURCHE: Becoming a Robot

Digital transformation poses completely new questions for us: What does it even still mean to become human and not machine? A guest commentary by Prof. Dr. Peter G. Kirchschlaeger.

11th December 2019
Religious Identity divides and unites

Religion as a social identity is important for 50 percent of the population in Switzerland and for 57 percent in Germany. As the first results of a representative survey conducted by researchers at the universities of Lucerne and Leipzig show, religion can divide, but it can also unite. In addition, religion has a structuring effect on different types of social identity in society generally.

25th November 2019
Sold out event on the topic "Digitalization of the working world"

In addition to Carmen Walker Späh (President of the Government, Department of Economic Affairs of the Canton of Zurich), Hans Hess (President Swissmem, Vice President economiesuisse), Prof. Dr. Thomas Gächter (University of Zurich), Prof. Dr. Gudela Grote (ETH Zurich), Prof. Dr. Andreas Kellerhals (University of Zurich) and Prof. Dr. Roger Rudolph (University of Zurich) Prof. Dr. Peter G. Kirchschlaeger (Director of the Institute for Social Ethics ISE of the University of Lucerne) at a lecture on the topic "Ethical Issues in the Digital Working World" and a podium participation on the discourse on 25.11.2019.

 

20th November 2019
SNSF supports research on talent management

Organizations often find it difficult to identify talented employees. A research group led by Prof. Dr. Bruno Staffelbach evaluates what kind of biases are relevant in talent identification, how they influence decision making in talent identification and how to deal with biases that are discriminating.

6th September 2019
Radio Maria: Interview with Peter G. Kirchschlaeger about the Responsibility of Multinational Corporations

Interview (06.09.2019, 13.00 Uhr)

15th May 2019
feinschwarz.net: Who bears the responsibility for human rights in the churches? A theological-ethical view

When dealing with universally applicable human rights, there are also urgent questions for religious communities regarding the relationship between individual and collective rights. Prof. Dr. Peter G. Kirchschlaeger explores the question of what this means for the relationship between state and church.