“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]