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István Böröcz

Researcher, VUB-LSTS, Researchers / Scientific Collaborators
+32 2 629 24 60


István Böröcz, LLM is a researcher at the research group on Law, Science, Technology & Society (LSTS). He is a member of the Brussels Laboratory for Data Protection & Privacy Impact Assessments (d.pia.lab). He obtained his LLM in Law and Technology at Tilburg University (2016) and his postgraduate specialist diploma in information and communication technology law at the University of Pécs (2015). He obtained his law degree (JD) at the University of Pécs (2013). He is interested in the notion of risk to the rights and freedoms of the individual along with the legal, theoretical and practical issues of Human Enhancement Technologies (HETs), with special focus on cognitive enhancement. He is involved in several EU co-funded research projects, such as PERSONA, STAR, MaTHiSiS, FORENSOR, HR-Recycler, SUCCESS and PARENT. He is a member of the ethical advisory board of the H2020 project CUIDAR (Cultures of Disaster Resilience among children and young people).