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05/29/2017

New third-party funded research project on the communication history of the League of Nations

ZeMKI members Prof. Dr. Stefanie Averbeck-Lietz leads a new research project on the "Transnational Communication History of the League of Nation in the Inter-War Period (1920-1938)"

The German Research Foundation (DFG) has granted the application to fund the research project "Transnational Communication History of the League of Nations in the Inter-War Period (1920-1938). The institutional, professional and public spheres of journalism in the League of Nations in international comparison". The project will start with a... more »
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05/26/2017

DFG approves funding for the CRC 1320 EASE

DFG, the German science foundation, announced today that they will fund the collaborative research centre "Everyday Activity Science and Engineering (EASE)" starting July 1st 2017.

DFG, the German science foundation, announced today that they will fund the collaborative research centre "Everyday Activity Science and Engineering (EASE)" starting July 1st 2017 for the 1st funding period (2017-2021). The press statement (in German) can be found here. The vision behind EASE is understanding generative information processing... more »
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05/04/2017

SMILE project aims to make more girls enthusiastic about Computer Science

Smart environments to touch, create, and study: Supraregional project SMILE aims to make more girls enthusiastic about Computer Science

The Federal Ministry of Education and Research is funding a new project coordinated by Prof. Dr. Kerstin Schill to improve equal opportunities for girls and young women in Computer Science. The SMILE project will be funded for a duration of 3 years. (full press release; German only) more »
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04/29/2017

Best Paper Award for Carsten Lutz

Carsten Lutz received a Best Paper Award at the 36th ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGAI Symposium on Principles (PODS2017).

Carsten Lutz received a Best Paper Award at the 36th ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGAI Symposium on Principles for his contribution entitled "Dichotomies in Ontology-Mediated Querying with the Guarded Fragment".  more »
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04/28/2017

Inaugration lecture Johannes Schöning

Inaugration lecture from Prof. Johannes Schöning, 20.6.2017 at 16:00 c.t. , Rotunde, Cartesium

Inaugration lecture from Prof. Johannes Schöning, 20.6.2017 at 16:00 c.t. entitled "It’s Time to Stop Staring at Your Phone’s Mobile Map: The Importance of HCI Perspectives for Next-generation Navigation Devices" in the Rotunde, Cartesium more »
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04/27/2017

Johannes Schöning becomes member of the ACM Future of Computing Academy

Johannes Schöning becomes member of the "ACM Future of Computing Academy"

Johannes Schöning becomes member of the "ACM Future of Computing Academy" - the inaugration will take place at the Turing Award Ceremony in June 2017 in San Francisco, CA. more »
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03/03/2017

Tanja Schultz becomes member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts

Tanja Schultz becomes a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts

Tanja Schultz was elected as member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts. The inaugration took place in Salzburg in March 2017. more »
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02/01/2017

Lichtenberg Professorship for Johannes Schöning

Johannes Schöning has been awarded a new Lichtenberg Professorship by the VolkswagenStiftung

Johannes Schöning has been honored with a Lichtenberg Professorship. The VolkswagenStiftung will support his research with more than EUR 1.4 million over the next five years. Johannes Schöning studies Human-Computer Interaction. Together with his team, he is going to work on the design, evaluation, and implementation of new navigation technologies.... more »
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12/16/2016

Carsten Lutz becomes fellow of European Association for Artificial Intelligence

Carsten Lutz has been elected as a Fellow der European Association for Artificial Intelligence (EurAI, previously ECCAI).

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09/01/2016

Tanja Schultz becomes Fellow of the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA)

Tanja Schultz awarded ISCA Fellow for her contributions to "multilingual speech recognition and biosignal processing for human-machine interaction.

Tanja Schultz was awarded an ISCA Fellow for her contributions to multilingual speech recognition and biosignal processing for human-machine interaction.  She received the award during the opening ceremony of Interspeech, the annual flagship event of the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), which this year took place in San... more »
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04/19/2016

ZeMKI research colloquium on Media and Culture

Lecture series of the ZeMKI during the summer semester 2016. The focus of this ZeMKI lecture series is a critical discussion of transformations of media and culture with respect to deep mediatization.

The colloquim takes place bi-weekly on Thursdays, 18-20:00 in ZeMKI-room 60070 (Linzer Str. 4). Dr. Bernie Hogan (Oxford Internet Institute, Großbritannien) 21. April 2016The evolution of personal network capture: From recall to trace data and back again Prof. Dr. Jean-Christophe Plantin (London School of Economics and Political Sciences,... more »
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03/25/2015

ERC Consolidator Grant for Carsten Lutz

Carsten Lutz receives ERC Consolidator Grant for his research project "Custom-Made Ontology Based Data Access" (CODA)

In his research project with the title "Custom-Made Ontology Based Data Access" (CODA), the Bremen Professor of Computer Science, Carsten Lutz, investigates how methods of artificial intelligence can be applied to the integration of data. The European Research Council (ERC) is funding his work in an amount of two million euros. Read Press Release more »
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