A Deep Dive into Generative AI at
UEF Law School

Possibilities, Uses and Challenges of AI in Teaching and Research

In February 2024, the University of Eastern Finland (UEF) Law School took a bold step into the future, hosting an enlightening training session on Generative AI to equip 150 staff members and 150 doctoral students with the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate this transformative technology. Led by industry veterans Gaurav Khullar and Mika Aho, the session was a transformative journey into the world of GenAI, its applications, challenges, and the profound impact it can have on teaching and research.

Experts Chart the Course

The training was led by renowned experts in the field, bringing together decades of experience in AI innovation with strategic business insights:

Gaurav Khullar

Gaurav Khullar, is a recognized leader in AI and digital transformation. He has played a crucial role in using data and AI to solve complex business challenges.

Mika Aho

Mika Aho is a seasoned AI and digital transformation strategist. He excels at bridging the gap between data, technology, and business strategy.

Together, they provided a solid foundation for understanding AI and its potential in law, setting the stage for deeper exploration.

Generative AI is like opening a new chapter where machines don't just understand but also create, pushing the boundaries of what's possible in academia and beyond.

- Gaurav Khullar

Key Themes Explored

AI's Potential

AI as a tool to personalize learning, streamline research, and empower educators and students was highlighted.

GenAI Deep Dive

The power of GenAI to create original text, images, and even legal arguments was thoroughly examined.

Ethics and Responsible Use

Participants grappled with AI biases, privacy, and ensuring responsible generative AI use in teaching and research in legal settings.

The training covered a wide range of topics, equipping participants with a solid foundation and advanced insights into AI’s application in academia. From introducing AI’s core principles to exploring generative AI’s unique capabilities, the sessions were a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical application.

Participants learned the art of crafting effective prompts for GenAI models and discussed AI’s impact on academics, including personalized learning experiences and automated grading processes. The training also addressed ethical considerations and challenges associated with AI use in academia, emphasizing responsible AI use, addressing biases, and maintaining data privacy.

With great power comes great responsibility. As we usher in this era of AI, we must be vigilant about its ethical use and the implications of the technologies we develop.

Interactive, Hands-On Approach Fosters Learning

The training adopted an interactive, dynamic approach, ensuring that attendees actively engaged with the material.

The hands-on exercises were eye-opening. They not only demonstrated the capabilities of GenAI but also its limitations and the importance of human oversight.

The Future of AI in Law

The training concluded by looking ahead, with thought leaders and participants envisioning the evolving role of AI in legal education and practice. This forward-thinking discussion emphasized the importance of continuous learning to ethically harness AI’s potential in the pursuit of justice.

Today's exploration of AI is just the beginning. It's up to us to continue learning, adapting, and innovating to harness AI's full potential responsibly.

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