Yearly Archives: 2020


PD Dr. Markus Bernhardt-Römermann joined MSCJ

We are happy to announce that PD Dr. Markus Bernhardt-Römermann (FSU: Faculty of Biological Sciences) is now member of MSCJ. Welcome on board!

The species composition and biodiversity of ecosystems primarily depends on nutrient availability and land use, but is also influenced by the climatic conditions. However, the knowledge how these factors interact is limited. […]

By |December 8th, 2020|Members|0 Comments

New “Werkstatt” Pilot Projects

We are very happy to announce that the new pilot projects of the “Werkstatt” have been selected.

The project “A virtual “Werkstatt” for digitization in the sciences”, funded by the Carl Zeiss Foundation, started in 2019. It is a joint project of three core projects (each with a postdoc) and 10 pilot projects (each with a […]

By |December 3rd, 2020|Projects|0 Comments

Three new members joined the MSCJ!

We gladly announce that three new members joined the MSCJ! Welcome on board!

From left to right: Prof. Dr. Alexander Breuer (FSU: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science), Dr. Sophie Biskop (FSU: Faculty of Chemistry and Earth Sciences), and Dr. Denise Kühnert (MPI for the Science of Human Histrory).

Prof. Dr. Alexander Breuer’s work tackles computationally […]

By |November 29th, 2020|Members|0 Comments

Open Position at DLR Institute of Data Science

At the DLR Institute of Data Science, a new research group on “Machine Learning” is established. The building phase is in cooperation with the DLR Institute of Remote Sensing in Oberpfaffenhofen and the Friedrich Schiller University Jena. Additional scientific and industrial partners within and outside of DLR are planned. Novel methods […]

By |November 15th, 2020|Job posting|0 Comments

International GIS Day

GIS (Geographic Information System) is a scientific framework for gathering, analyzing, and visualizing geographic data for making better decisions. On the international GIS Day on November 18, 2020, people can learn about geography and real-world applications of GIS that are making a difference in society, and get an inspiration to discover and use GIS.

The GIScience […]

By |November 12th, 2020|Events|0 Comments

Dr. Dr. Susanne M. Hoffmann joined MSCJ

We are happy to announce Dr. Dr. Susanne M. Hoffmann (FSU: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science) became member of MSCJ. Welcome on board!

Dr. Dr. Susanne M. Hoffmann’s astronomical research is based on her educational background at the two faculties of science/ technology and humanities. She aims to contribute to modern astrophysics by […]

By |October 21st, 2020|Members|0 Comments

Establishment of Competence Center Digital Research – Open Positions

The Michael Stifel Center Jena establishes the Competence Center Digital Research as first contact point for all questions related to digitized research. It provides joined expertise and covers the range from mere service up to enabling collaborative research on topics like machine learning, semantic web, high-performance computing, research data management, data exploration and visualization.

For starting […]

By |October 13th, 2020|Job posting|0 Comments

First “Werkstatt” Summer School – Small but Excellent

The first Summer School of the project “A virtual “Werkstatt” for digitization in the sciences” took place from 07.09. – 11.09.2020. The overall topic was “Machine Learning for Life and Natural Sciences”. It provided numerous new insights for about 20 postdocs and PhD students from very diverse disciplines ranging from Computer Science to Biology, Chemistry, […]

By |September 14th, 2020|Events, Projects|0 Comments

Project started for developing a concept for Data Literacy education at FSU

From June 2020, MSCJ together with the FSU Vice President’s office for Learning and Teaching started a project for developing a concept for Data Literacy education at FSU. The subject of the concept will be the implementation of Data Literacy in the curriculum of students at different levels of expertise. This includes not only […]

By |July 30th, 2020|News, Projects|0 Comments

And another new MSCJ member!

We are glad to announce J.-Prof. Dr. Sina Zarrieß (FSU: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science) as another new member of MSCJ. Welcome on board!

J.-Prof. Dr. Sina Zarrieß and her group investigate computational models for Natural Language Processing that analyze or generate natural language. Generally, they use and develop machine learning methods that […]

By |June 23rd, 2020|Members|0 Comments