On 1 October 2019, the VUB Chair in Surveillance Studies started. The Chair is based at the LSTS research group and is supported by the research groups CRiS and SMIT.The Chair is coordinated by Professor Dr. Rosamunde van Brakel.
The main objectives of the Chair in Surveillance Studies are:
Stimulating and encouraging interdisciplinary research in Surveillance Studies
Stimulating cooperation and exchange of researchers within different research groups of the VUB, other researchers and research groups in Belgium and from across the world who do research on surveillance
Creating a knowledge center on surveillance in Belgium and exploring the possibility of establishing an interfaculty research group at the VUB.