August 2022

We are excited to announce that starting in mid-September, SCIoI will be welcoming two Einstein Visiting Fellows, Elke Weber from Princeton University and Eric Johnson from the Center for Decision Sciences at Columbia University. Elke Weber and Eric Johnson will be affiliated with the Einstein Center Climate Change, which links climate research with behavioral sciences and economics,

What should robots do in the future? Is simulation the way forward for robotics? What do we want from robotics systems that learn? These are just some of the questions that were addressed at this year's Berlin Summit on Robotics this last 25–27 July.  Every year, this three-day event brings together leading researchers in robotics and related

The Cluster of Excellence SCIoI aims to support Ukrainian scientists continuing their scientific work in Germany and start new collaborations. An active participation of the fellows in SCIoI research groups and networks is intended. During the funding period, SCIoI supports the fellows in the preparation of project proposals for the acquisition of third-party funding.  Who can be supported? The

We are excited to announce that Nicolas Roth has received a SCIoI Research Grant to continue working on his project for an extra six months, fully funded by SCIoI! Congratulations from the whole cluster! These grants aim to give excellent PhD students the opportunity to apply for an additional six months of salary and consumables for their

Last fall, the Berlin University Alliance (BUA) visited SCIoI to interview Doris Pischedda on her project (Project 9) and on the topics covered in her X-Student Research Group class, offered thanks to BUA funding.  The video of the interview is now online in the WissenAusBerlin Youtube channel, and introduces Doris's work on social intelligence in robots. As