We are extremely proud to announce that SCIoI member Rebecca Lazarides has been promoted to the role of W3 professor at the University of Potsdam. Last week, she signed her certificate of appointment for "Schulpädagogik/Empirische Unterrichtsforschung" at Uni Potsdam after being offered two similar positions, one from anther university. This should give us all a sense of
Check out SCIoI's three great events organized for this edition of the Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften (5 June 2021). We will have the SCIoI Science Pub Quiz (7:30pm), with many fun questions and trivia and interviews with our brilliant researchers Aravind Battaje and Lynn Schmittwilken , David Bierbach's Robofish demonstration (6:30 and 9:30pm), and a dialogue
Check out our Distinguished Lecture Series for 2021! Here's an overview: 29 April: Peter Dayan (Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Tübingen) 27 May: Antje Nuthmann (University of Kiel) 24 June: Kou Murayama (University of Tübingen) 28 October: Cameron Buckner (University of Houston) 25 November: Iain Couzin (Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior/University of Konstanz) 16 December: Lars Chittka (Queen Mary, University of
Switch on your TVs this Sunday 9 May at 7:30pm for the new episode of popular science show TERRA-X with Harald Lesch, featuring SCIoI members David Bierbach and Jens Krause who will be discussing collective intelligence in fish (click here to watch). The full episode can also be viewed now or anytime on the ZDF archives by
Girls’ Day/Mädchen-Zukunftstag, happening digitally on 22 April, provides school girls around Germany with a day of informative activities aimed at guiding them in their career choices, focusing on career paths where women are usually underrepresented. Every year, enterprises, universities, and research centers are invited to organize an open day for girls. For Girls' Day 2021, SCIoI member
We are very proud to announce that the Berlin University Alliance has granted SCIoI member Doris Pischedda funding for the creation of an X-Student Research Group. This initiative is aimed at giving students enrolled in one of the BUA partner universities the opportunity to participate in selected BUA projects such as the present one, called "Smart
New paper: Computer vs humans as a source of information in teaching environments. Who do we trust more?
Although we often don’t notice, we interact with robots on a daily basis: from the popular “virtual home assistants” answering our questions about the weather to the navigator apps guiding us around our cities, computer voices accompany us wherever we go. But how do our mind really perceive them? Do we really trust them? A study
Five young researchers from across Africa have joined SCIoI this month for a fully funded fellowship The Global South Exchange Program (GSEP) was initiated by Science of Intelligence in order to grant fully funded scientific fellowships to Master’s level students from across Africa who wish to gain research experience in a subject of their interest within our
Brain Awareness Week is the global campaign to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research. It unites the efforts of partner organizations from around the world in a week-long celebration of the brain every year. This year, Brain Awareness Week takes place on 15–19 March, and SCIoI will be participating with two events: The
Joint Project of The Clusters of Excellence »Matters of Activity« And »Science of Intelligence«: Wenn Materie lebendig wird New Funding For Experimental Laboratories of Science Communication from The Berlin University Alliance One of the core objectives of the Berlin University Alliance (BUA) lies in strengthening the multidirectional exchange of knowledge between universities and other important figures and stakeholders.