The Carl Zeiss Foundation, by means of its program ”Durchbrüche”, supports the activity of the Michael Stifel Center by funding the Virtual Workshop for Digitization in Sciences for the next 5 years. Within the framework of this project, the Friedrich Schiller University through the coordination of the MSCJ offers the several open positions covering a […]
We gladly announce that Dr. Solveig Franziska Bucher has joined MSCJ.
Dr. Bucher is a postdoc researcher at the Institute of Ecology and Evolution, within the group of Plant Biodiversity. Her work focuses on study the ecophysiological and phenological adaptations of plants with a changing climate. More information about her research can be found here.
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We are extremely happy to announce that our project “Virtual Workshop for Digitization in Science” has selected to be funded for the next 5 years by the Carl Zeiss Foundation. Foundations for new paths within data science will be within this project using machine learning techniques, either in fully-automated fashion, or using human-machine interactions. The […]
The 3rd edition of the Earth System PhD Conference will take place in Jena next 13-15 March in Jena. This conference aims to bring together early-stage and advanced PhD researchers with a common focus on Earth system sciences. Keynote talks will be combined with posters sessions and hands-on workshops. Registration is open until the 15th […]
The MSCJ in collaboration with the Collegium Europaeum Jenense will take part in a series of scientific talks under the common topic: Digitization and its Effects on People and Society. Different aspects from digitization will be covered in the monthly talks planned. All the talks will take place at the Astoria Lecture Hall (Unterm Markt […]
Our colleagues from the Chair of Geoinformatics organize for the fifth time in the “GIS Day”, in which examples of the application of GIS/Geodata in administration, private industry and research are presented. For this purpose, practical presentations, a poster exhibition, information stands, a GPS workshop and a contribution to the FSU Children’s University are planned. […]
In the General Assembly from last 19th of October, MSCJ members elected the directors and vice-directors to officially represent and administrate the center for the next three years. The new directorate states as follows:
Prof. Birgitta König-Ries (Director)
Prof. André Scherag (Vice-Director)
Prof. Bernd Brügman(Director)
Prof. Ulf Peschel (Vice-Director
Prof. Markus Reichstein (Director)
Prof. Christiane Schmullius (Vice-Director)
Two MSCJ colleagues (Dr. Bocklitz and Prof. Popp) together with some other researchers from Jena were awarded with the Kaiser-Friedrich-Forschungspreis for their work:
– Cancer Diagnostic Imaging Solution Jena:
Die Revolution in der intraoperativen Schnellschnittdiagnostik
We are happy to share that Prof. Dr. Sebastiano Bernuzzi has joined the MSCJ!
Prof. Bernuzzi from the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy focuses his research on numerical relativity and gravitational waves. Here can find more information about his research and his group.
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Last Friday took place the workshop ‘Digital Humanities meet Computer Science’ at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science. The main objective of this 1-day event was to bring together experts from the fields of humanities and computer sciences. Machine learning approaches and computer vision techniques offer unprecedented opportunities to help with digital humanities research […]