“Ars legendi-Fakultätenpreis” goes to Prof. Dr. Holger Schielzeth

Congratulations to Prof. Dr. Holger Schielzeth! He received the “Ars legendi-Fakultätenpreis Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften”.

With this, his innovative teaching formats in the Bachelor Biology program at Friedrich Schiller University Jena have been awarded. He teaches skills in data management and interpretation as well as hypothesis generation using simulation models in addition to discipline […]

By |March 23rd, 2023|Education, Grants, Members|0 Comments

JIPipe enables automated image analysis without programming knowledge

Ruman Gerst, Dr. Zoltán Cseresnyés and Prof. Dr. Marc Thilo Figge at Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology – Hans Knöll Institute have developed the software JIPipe to make image analysis easier by using Artifictial Intelligence. JIPipe is a visual programming language for ImageJ that allows to create macros without any programming […]

By |March 7th, 2023|Members, Publications, Research support|0 Comments

FAIRest Dataset Award

The Thuringian Competence Network for Research Data Management (TKFDM) is organizing the “FAIRest Dataset” Award for the fourth time now, looking for a published dataset from Thuringia that best implements the FAIR principles.

submission deadline: 30.04.2023prize money: up to 2.000 €eligible applicants: scientists at Thuringian universities and universities of applied sciences

More information on the […]

By |February 21st, 2023|Grants, News, Research support|0 Comments

Data Science Day 2023

May 10, 2023, 13:00 – 20:00, Rosensäle (Fürstengraben 27)

Also this year, the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science invites interested people from science, business and politics to network and listen to inspiring talks at Data Science Day Jena.

Event websiteRegistration open until 05.05.2023 (but seats might be fully booked earlier)

This year for the first time, there […]

By |February 8th, 2023|Events, Members|0 Comments

2 open positions in “ThWIC-Data” project: Data Steward & Scientific Employee IT

Application deadline extended! 19.03.2023

full-time positionscommencing at the earliest possible datelimited until January 31, 2026

The Competence Center Digital Research (zedif) invites applications to join their team as data steward in the project “ThWIC-Data”. In the same project, the University Computer Center invites applications for a Scientific Employee for IT.

Job advertisements: Data Steward (German), Scientific Employee IT […]

By |February 3rd, 2023|Job posting|0 Comments

Love Data Week 2023 & RDA Deutschland Tagung 2023

13.-17.02.2023 online

The Research Data Management Helpdesk of the University of Jena together with colleagues of the Thuringian Competence Network for Research Data Management is contributing to the Love Data Week 2023 as well as to the RDA Deutschland Tagung 2023.

Tue 14.02.2023 10:00-11:30 via Zoom (German)Workshop: Fairify Your DataIntroducing FAIR Assessment Tools incl. hands-on

Wed 15.02.2023 11:00-12:30 […]

By |January 31st, 2023|Events, Research support|0 Comments

Sunday Lectures in “I AM A.I.” starting 22.01.2023

Photo: Christoph Worsch, Jena, edited

From 22.01. to 05.03.2023, various topics related to AI will be presented in Sunday lectures (16:00; German) in the exhibition “I AM A.I. – explaining artificial intelligence”. These are:

22.01.2023 AI in administration29.01.2023 AI for street traffic optimization05.02.2023 Using AI to bring light into the darkness of the Middle Ages 12.02.2023 Ethical […]

By |January 19th, 2023|Education, Events|0 Comments

Open position at Cluster of Excellence “Balance of the Microverse”: Postdoctoral Researcher in Integrative Research Data Management

(For further open positions visit our “Opportunities” page.)

Application deadline: 07.02.2023

full-time positioncommencing on April 1, 2023 or at the earliest possible date thereafterinitially limited until December 31, 2025.

The interdisciplinary Cluster of Excellence “Balance of the Microverse” invites applications to join their research data management (RDM) team. Tasks include the realisation of the RDM […]

By |January 19th, 2023|Job posting, Members|0 Comments

Continuation of “Canarėno” and “simpLEX” funded

The state of Thuringia supports the continuation of the two AI-based projects “Canarėno” and “simpLEX” at Friedrich Schiller University Jena. The projects are hosted at the Competence Center Digital Research (zedif) and the Heinz Nixdorf Professorship for Distributed Information Systems at the University of Jena. Project partners are the Jena city administration, the DLR Institute […]

By |January 5th, 2023|Grants, Projects, Publications|0 Comments

ELLIS Unit Jena Kick-off event

12.01.2023 09:00 – 20:00, Rosensäle of Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Fürstengraben 27, 07743 Jena, Great Lecture Hall)

The goal of the recently established ELLIS Unit Jena is to combine fundamental development in machine learning with challenges concerning spatio-temporal environmental and climate dynamics for a better understanding of the Earth system and its […]

By |December 19th, 2022|Events, Members, Projects|0 Comments