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Werkstatt Retreat 2022

This year, there was the Retreat of the “Werkstatt” project again after a long time. It took place on August 30 & 31 in the “Altes Schloss Dornburg”, a beautiful event location at Jena University.

The PhD students of the 15 pilot projects presented their work and a short overview on the 3 core projects was […]

By |September 5th, 2022|Events, Members, Projects|0 Comments

Join the Working Group for Shaping the Project on Data Literacy Education

“Data literacy is the ability to handle data in an organized manner, use them consciously and question them in the respective context. This includes the competencies to collect, explore, manage, curate, analyse, visualise, interpret, contextualise, evaluate and apply data.” (Hochschulforum Digitalisierung, 2017). As a result of the ongoing digitization and datafication of […]

By |February 28th, 2022|Education, Projects|0 Comments

Artificial intelligence for efficient administration

Researchers at the Competence Center Digital Research (zedif) and the Heinz Nixdorf Chair for Distributed Information Systems aim to design AI-based solutions to address certain bureaucratic and technical challenges that arise in the context of the Online Access Act (Onlinezugangsgesetz, OZG). Together with partners from the Thuringian Ministry of Finance, the Institute of Data […]

By |February 1st, 2022|Projects|0 Comments

Research Training Group “Interactive Inference” funded

On 01.04.2022, the Research Training Group “Interactive Inference” will start. The group will investigate probabilistic models and how to draw reliable conclusions from them using data. The aim is to improve the reliability of Artificial Intelligence (AI), that is used nowadays in many fields like medicine, business and science. The focus is on the development […]

By |January 17th, 2022|Education, Members, Projects|0 Comments

zedif services growing

The Competence Center Digital Research (zedif) is setting up quickly.

Contact details of the team, courses on several topics concerning research data and software as well as further information can be found on the website.

The zedif has set up a section in the service desk portal of Friedrich Schiller University (FSU) Jena. Here, researchers can […]

By |January 6th, 2022|Education, Projects, Research support|0 Comments

New experts complement the zedif team

Since December 1, 2021, two further experts complement the team of the Competence Center Digital Research (zedif).

Dr. Philipp Schäfer (left) has a background in software development and mathematics. Before joining zedif, he worked as a research scientist at DLR’s Institute of Data Science in Jena and as a software developer for two IT companies. He […]

By |December 1st, 2021|News, Projects, Research support|0 Comments

FSU Jena and TU Ilmenau start project on AI education – THInKI

On 01.12.2021, the Friedrich Schiller University Jena and the Ilmenau University of Technology start a 4-year joint project that constitutes an important element in the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) competencies in Thuringia. The project – “THInKI – Thüringer Hochschulinitiative für KI im Studium” – is coordinated by the Thuringian Center for Learning Systems […]

By |December 1st, 2021|Education, Projects|0 Comments

ELLIS Unit Jena unites expertise in AI

The Friedrich Schiller University (FSU) Jena, the Max Planck Institute for Biogeochemistry (MPI-BGC) and the Institute of Data Science of the German Aerospace Center (DLR IDW) will jointly become part of the excellence network “European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems” (ELLIS), which brings together diverse theoretical and applied aspects of artificial intelligence.

In the ELLIS […]

By |November 15th, 2021|Members, Projects|0 Comments

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

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