News at MCDS

Zwei Studentinnen lachen beim gemeinsamen Lernen.
HerHackathon 2024
From June 28 to 30, 2024, the largest German hackathon for women only will take place in Mannheim. Under the motto “hack like a woman”, talented women with a passion for technology will come together to spend a weekend coding, networking and getting to know future employers.
Werbeflyer für den Vortrag mit Titel, Ort, Datum der Veranstaltung und einem Foto von Meeyoung Cha
Prof. Dr. Meeyoung Cha delivers first MCDS Distinguished Lecture
The newly introduced lecture series “MCDS Distinguished Lecture” began on April 9 with a lecture by Prof. Meeyoung Cha. She conducts research at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) in South Korea and will be Scientific Director of ...
Das Organisationsteam des DataFests (etwa 25 Personen) vor dem A6-Gebäude der Uni. Einige tragen das graue DataFest 2024 T-Shirt
DataFest Germany 2024 at the University of Mannheim
From April 5 to 7, the University of Mannheim hosted DataFest, a competition for students who want to demonstrate their skills in data analysis.
Giuliana Manganaro hält einen Vortrag vor etwa 30 Zuhörenden. Sie trägt einen roten Rock und eine schwarze Bluse.
What Survey Methodology and Data Science can learn from each other
Over 30 participants came together at the Academic Speed Dating event in the spring semester 2024 to discuss this and other questions and find out about current research in this field at the University of Mannheim.
DataFest Germany 2024 will take place at the University of Mannheim!
From April 5 to 7, 2024, the University of Mannheim will host a unique competition for one weekend: DataFest Germany invites students to compete in the processing of a previously unknown data set.
Collage aus Bildern, die die Aktivitäten des MCDS im Jahr 2023 zeigen. In der Mitte der Schriftzug 2023.
MCDS annual review 2023
Expanding proven formats, building new networks – this was the motto for MCDS activities in 2023.
Symbolbild für die Vorlesungsreihe
Lecture series Data Science in Action 2023: interdisciplinary and international
The second lecture series on the application areas of data science was included in the curriculum of the European university ENGAGE.EU as a “signature course”. This time, experts from Mannheim and researchers from the international partner universities took part in the lecture series, which was also ...
Academic Speed Dating in fall 2023 focuses on Text Data
This semester, the MCDS Academic Speed Dating focused on the topics of Text Data and Large Language Models.
MCDS represented at Informatik 2023 in Berlin
On September 29, 2023, MCDS, together with the Data Science Center of the University of Bremen and the Digital Science Center of the University of Kiel, organized a workshop on “Current Developments and Perspectives (at Universities) in Data Science” as part of the Informatik 2023 conference.
Academic Speed Dating on Data Science took place again
On March 9, 2023, employees and researchers from all disciplines working and researching in the field of Data Science at the University of Mannheim met again.