The COM chair studies the dynamics and consequences of strategic communication by organizations and citizens. It focusses on the interactional processes through which public images, discourses, opinions and practices come about, and on how these may be influenced by communication professionals.
The KTI chair studies processes of socio-technical innovation and transformation, with special attention to the communicative and socio-political dynamics involved in the production, exchange, integration and use of scientific and other knowledge. It specializes in interdisciplinary research and design.
The PHI chair focuses on ethical and epistemic issues involved in the relationship of humans with nature, animals, food and agriculture. The group aims to understand processes of ethical deliberation around science and technology in different societal and cultural settings.