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CASBS is an accelerator of ideas. It facilitates multi-year, interdisciplinary, intersectoral, and collaborative efforts to develop new solutions to major societal challenges.

Our projects and other activities focus on the following challenges:

Building equitable societies
How to craft institutions, organizations, and networks to enhance  societal and individual flourishing 
Technology & society
What to do to mitigate the harmful consequences of digital technology, and to ensure that it serves societal well-being
Rethinking the social sciences  
How to rethink the tools and standards for conducting social science work such that they adequately meet the demands of modern society


Current Projects

Past Projects

Other Activities

For more information, please contact CASBS program directors Federica Carugati ( and Betsy Rajala (