The possibility to cooperate with people and institutions from all over the world has always fascinate me. When I joined the CRC, almost one year ago, I was so happy to hear that international collaborations are strongly recommended and supported. The University of Naples Federico II, invited me to join them during spring 2021 in […]
When we try to mechanize our society, create robots, program artificial intelligence as intelligently as possible and do all this in a way that humans will accept, the focus is primarily on scientific and psychological research. However, it should not be forgotten that people’s trust in a safe coexistence is not strengthened by a trustworthy […]
In the whole CRC Hybrid Societies, a lot of data is recorded and needs to be processed. Therefore, mathematicians are needed to find elegant ways to analyze the data and extract information that can be given back to draw conclusions.
Having an up-to-date website is compulsory. It should be easy to navigate, contain all necessary information, be inviting, work on all devices, and it should also look nice. Tasked with these expectations, the website has been one of the core endeavors of project Ö which we pursued over the past year.
Doing research on Human Computer Interaction in Hybrid Societies requires a lot of expertise, many people, and interdisciplinary, collaborative data exchange activities. But all three aspects can only create value if they are targeted, coordinated and amplified systematically. Especially during a global pandemic, where science mainly has to happen in digital remote work environments in […]
Investigating how people deal with intelligent machines naturally has a lot to do with people themselves. But how are you supposed to conduct scientific studies when a pandemic is keeping the whole world in check?! The answer sounds simple: with a lot of disinfectant, strict hygiene concepts and detailed planning. Sounds easy, but in addition […]
Viele Bäcker verderben den Käsekuchen. Von wegen! Wir backen uns einen Podcast in 5 plus 2 Teilen – zu siebt. Eine beliebte Übung der letzten Monate, um den Gemütszustand der Menschen in Begriffe zu bringen, war, die häufigsten Google-Anfragen zu identifizieren und zu kommentieren. Da gab es offensichtlich im ersten Lockdown einen ziemlichen Hype um […]
At the end of August 2020 Diana Armbruster approached the PhD students of the CRC and asked for volunteers to organize their first retreat within the Hybrid Societies CRC. At first it seemed, like none had time to organize an event for 38 attendees – everyone was confronted with a wide variety of tasks, such […]
In addition to the Autumn School of the Collaboration Research Center (CRC) in November, the first PhD students retreat will take place in December this year. Normally, I imagine we would meet in a nice place, work in groups on different tables, having lunch together; intensify first interdisciplinary collaborations within the CRC and afterwards having […]
This year’s long delayed CRC Autumn School will take place on November 19 and 20. In every other year, invited international experts and CRC members would gather on site in Chemnitz for two days of lectures, poster presentations, discussions, initiation of cooperations, and development of new project ideas. During the breaks and in the evening […]
In der Nomenklatura des SFB hat unser Vorhaben sicher das schönste Kürzel: Ö. Project Ö. Ö wie Öffentlichkeitsarbeit. Wäre da nicht die schwierige Übersetzung ins Englische (oder in alle möglichen anderen Sprachen), die aus den eigenwilligen Umlauten herrührt.
One collaborative research center—eight cooperating faculties. Researchers with varied academic backgrounds using diverse approaches to investigate how humans and artificial bodies may best interact. An important element in this multifaceted endeavor is the support and promotion of young scientists. The graduate program (MGK) of the collaborative research center (CRC) Hybrid Societies will support them in […]
15 Teilprojekte, zwei Querschnittsprojekte und drei Projekte, die sich mit der Koordination der Graduiertenschule, des Datenmanagements und der Öffentlichkeitsarbeit beschäftigen. Mehr als 80 Personen, deren Arbeit aufeinander abgestimmt und gefördert werden muss, sodass aus einer Ansammlung kleinteiliger Projektarbeiten ein interdisziplinärer, hochgradig kollaborativ agierender Forschungsverbund wird, der aus mehr als der Summe seiner Teile besteht. Klingt […]
Physical distancing in a collaborative research center? Necessary, but only temporarily, please. I am curious to get to know all the talented young scientists who have joined the collaborative research center (CRC) during the last weeks.