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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
We are happy to announce that two new members joined MSCJ: Dr. Dana Schneider (FSU: Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences, right) and Prof. Dr. Christian Thiel (DLR Institute for Data Science, left). Welcome on board!
Dr. Dana Schneider studied Psychology in Berlin and Brisbane and was awarded her PhD on the topic of ‘Automatic mental […]
There are two projects presented newly on MSCJ website.
The project “A virtual “Werkstatt” for digitization in the sciences” is funded by the Carl Zeiss Foundation and is part of MSCJ. The project has started on 01.04.2019 and will run for five years. The main goals are to make the usage of scientific data more […]
In 2019, the Retreat of Michael Stifel Center Jena has taken place from November 27 to November 29 in Bad Blankenburg (Thuringia).
One main topic has been the Kick-off Meeting of the MSCJ joint project “A Virtual “Werkstatt” for Digitization in the Sciences “. Another focus was set on the Digital Humanities with an introduction […]
We are happy to announce that four new members joined MSCJ! Welcome on board!
J.-Prof. Dr. Sander Münster (FSU: Faculty of Philosophy, top left), Prof. Dr. Michael Habeck (FSU: Faculty of Medicine, top right), J.-Prof. Dr. Kai Lawonn (FSU: Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, bottom left), Dr. Stephan Schiffels (MPI for the Science of […]
MSCJ director Prof. Dr. Markus Reichstein has been awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize.
The prize, awarded by the German Research Foundation (DFG), is the most important research award in Germany. Prof. Reichstein is one of ten scientists who have been selected for the prize in 2020 out of 114 nominees. He receives the prize for […]
The Distinguished Lecturer Series organized by the Institute for Computer Sciences continues also through this winter semester. 4 invited speakers talk about topics related to Computer Science and different applications. All lectures take place at 17:00 h in Ernst-Abbe-Platz 2, SR 3325. More information can be found here.
20. November 2019 – Hannes Mollenhauer (Helmholtz-Zentrum für […]
The series of scientific talks on “Digitization and its Effects on People and Society” continues. The series is a collaboration of Collegium Europaeum Jenense, Institute of Computer Science and MSCJ. The talks take place monthly at “Großer Rosensaal” (Fürstengraben 27) at 18:00 h and are held in German. Below the program for this winter […]