Head of Competence Center Digital Research and RDM Expert started

On March 15, 2021, the head of the Competence Center Digital Research, Dr. Frank Löffler, took up his work. The RDM Expert, Dr. Christian Knüpfer, will start on April 1, 2021. The administration of the Competence Center will be taken over by Jennifer Wagner. The positions for two further experts will be advertised during the […]

By |March 29th, 2021|News, Projects|0 Comments

TKFDM sponsors 2nd “FAIRest Dataset” Award

For the second time, the Thuringian Competence Network for Research Data Management (TKFDM) is sponsoring the “FAIRest Dataset” Award, this year with the motto: “FAIR data – Rewarding future you!”Deadline for handing in a dataset is April 30, 2021.

The TKFDM awards a prize money of up to 2,000 Euro to the […]

By |March 26th, 2021|Grants, News|0 Comments

J.-Prof. Dr. Kai Lawonn awardee of Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize

MSCJ member J.-Prof. Dr. Kai Lawonn has been awarded the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize.


The prize, awarded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), is the top award for early career investigators in Germany. It serves to recognize outstanding work as well as acting as an incentive […]

By |March 11th, 2021|Grants, Members|0 Comments

Dr. Olaf Schneider joined MSCJ

We are glad to announce that Dr. Olaf Schneider, the director of the University Computing Center, joined MSCJ. Welcome on board!

Since December 2019, Dr. Olaf Schneider is director of the University Computing Center of Friedrich Schiller University Jena. At the same time, this also makes him one of two board members of the IT Center […]

By |February 2nd, 2021|Members|0 Comments

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