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Project HyBit: Interaction design for a hydrogen hub

This week was the official kick-off event for the new research project hyBit - Hydrogen for Bremen's Industrial Transformation. With nearly 100 people from science, business and politics participating, it was three days of engaging exchanges and an impressive visit to Bremen's steel mill.

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The Digital Media Lab organizes CHI Play 2022

From 02 to 05 November 2022, we are organizing the Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play (CHI PLAY 2022) at the Congress Centrum Bremen (CCB). CHI PLAY is an annual international conference of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). In the field of player-computer…


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The Digital Media Lab likes fairness

In the context of the Fair Week 2022, the Bremen Information Center for Human Rights and Development (BIZ) organized an eco-fair fashion show. The red carpet for fair trade fashion was rolled out in the Markthalle 8 on 16.09.2022. Five of our scientists, including the head of the working group,…


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New PostDoc Anke Reinschlüssel

The digital media lab has a new PostDoc among its members: Dr. Anke Reinschlüssel!

Anke successfully defended in June her thesis "Empowering Surgeons - A Multimodal Interaction Approach to Improve Computer-Assisted Surgical Planning and Interventions", which summarises her research efforts to…


Kamyar Javanmar

New member in our working group

We welcome a new colleague to our PHD program EDM. Kamyar Javanmardi studied computer science and obtained a master's degree in Computational Linguistics. His research interests include natural language processing (NLP), formal semantics and machine learning models in languge processing. He is…


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Get together in our new location

At the beginning of the month we met for a little drink in our new premises on the 6th level of the MZH. There was a delicious international buffet we brought ourselves, a table soccer tournament, video games and finally, the most important thing, social interaction. We enjoyed it very much!


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3 Ph.D. Positions (m/f/d) to be filled

The doctoral program Empowering Digital Media (EDM), funded by the Klaus-Tschira Foundation, invites applications for 3 Ph.D. positions (m/f/d) at the University of Bremen, Germany, to be filled as soon as possible. Successful candidates will receive a stipend in the amount of 1,500 EUR per month…


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New Colleague in the Digital Media Lab

We have a new colleague in our working group, Katharina Hasenlust.

Within the scope of her thesis Katharina is going to explore different eHealth components (e.g. electronic health record, mobile health apps) as well as their (potential) interaction. In this context, she wants to identify untapped…


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Presentations on CHI 2022 in New Orleans

The Digital Media Lab was represented with five papers at this year's CHI 2022 in New Orleans. Nima Zargham presented his paper '"I Didn't Catch That, But I'll Try My Best": Anticipatory Error Handling in a Voice Controlled Game' on research in the field of voice assistants, which was a…


Biosignals in Virtual Reality

In the project "Design Space of Virtual Environments: Creating a Feedback Loop for Users using Physical and Mental Health Data Gathered by Smartwatches", part of the university's scientific focus Minds.Media.Machines, the Digital Media Lab is researching the possibility of incorporating…