At the poster exhibition of this year's Pharmaceutical History Biennial of the German Society for the History of Pharmacy, which took place in Detmold from 08 to 10 October 2021, Patrick Troglauer (University of Münster), Dr. Meral Avci (RWTH Aachen University), Dr. Kerstin Grothusheitkamp (Philipps University of Marburg), and Dr. Stefan Schellhammer (University of Münster) presented their poster entitled "The Role of the Poor in the Formation of Germany's Health System" and were awarded the poster prize.
Corruption undermines the democratic institutions and forbids citizens to have access to their rights, increasing social inequalities and punishing especially the most vulnerable ones. How can civil society take concrete measures to fight corruption and how public data can be an essential tool for this battle? That is the topic of Data Talks #5 “Public data against corruption”, with M.A. Juliana Sakai (Chief Operating Officer - Transparência Brasil), Dr. Bianca Vaz Mondo (Hertie School of Governance) and M.Sc.
In the current episode of the podcast "Im Hier und Morgen", Kai Gondlach talks (in German) with Prof. Dr. Benedikt Berger about the deployment and use of AI-based systems in companies. The occasion arose through the soon to be published book "Arbeitswelt und KI 2030", which Kai Gondlach is editing together with Inka Knappertsbusch. For this book, Prof. Dr. Benedikt Berger, together with Dr. Alexander Rühr and Prof. Dr.
The Junior Professorship for Digital Transformation and Society (Prof. Dr. Benedikt Berger) is looking for a research assistant at earliest convenience, but no later than April 1, 2022. The position is associated with the opportunity to pursue a PhD project. Applications can be submitted until November 28, 2021. Further information on the job description and the requirements is available in the job advertisement (in German).
The Münsterhack 2021 took place on September 25 and 26. Within these 36 hours, the tech scene in Münster came together and developed ideas and prototypes to make Münster even more liveable. Armin Stein and Nina Herrmann were on site as mentors and supported the participants both technically and as advisors.
The 18th International ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Managed Programming Languages & Runtimes (MPLR'21) was held as a hybrid event at the Alexander-von-Humboldt-Haus in Münster on 29.09.2021 and 30.09.2021. One third of the participants attended in person, while the rest were connected online via Zoom. The complex technical equipment required for this was set up and operated by Matthias and Jonathan Neugebauer. The event was organized by Prof. Herbert Kuchen as General Chair and his team. The program committee was headed by Jeremy Singer from the University of Glasgow.
Aspects of disinformation have been in the focus of research and public discussion for quite some time. Incidents such as the manipulation of journalistic forums during the Ukraine conflict, the suspected influence of disinformation in the Brexit referendum, or the use of automated communication in the 2016 U.S. election have been discussed in public and by politicians. This leads to the central question: How do the disinformation campaigns behind all these incidents work?
On October 1, 2021, Prof. Dr. Benedikt Berger took up the newly created Junior Professorship for Digital Transformation and Society.
After his Bachelor's and Master's studies in Iserlohn and Mannheim, Benedikt Berger completed his doctorate at LMU Munich. His research focuses on the interfaces between information systems and artificial intelligence as well as on digital products, services, and business models, particularly within the media industry.
The professorship is placed on the ground floor at Leonardo-Campus 11.
Together successful in the 5G.NRW funding competition - Department of Information Systems and Computer Science Department at the University of Münster (WWU)