News at MCDS

Meeyoung Cha im Freien vor einer Glastür stehend. Sie trägt einen gelben Blazer und hält ein grünes Klemmbrett in den Händen.
Distinguished Lecture by Prof. Meeyoung Cha (KAIST & IBS): Making Discoveries for Humanity & Society with Data Science
Meeyoung Cha is an associate professor in the School of Computing at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and an adjunct professor in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Graduate School of Culture Technology. Meeyoung's interests include data science and ...
DataFest Germany, 5- 7 April 2024
DataFest Germany 2024 will take place at the University of Mannheim!
Seminarraum mit circa 20 Personen, die einen Vortrag anhören
Academic Speed Dating on Data Science – Keynote by Prof. Keusch (Thu, 14 March 2024, 3.30 pm, on campus, room SO 418)
On March 14, 2024, the next Academic Speed Dating on Data Science will take place at 3.30 p.m. We are pleased to announce Prof. Florian Keusch as keynote speaker on the tpoic “What Survey Methodology and Data Science can learn from each other”.
Peter Turchin. Er träft ein kariertes Hemd, eine Brille und steht vor einer grünen Hecke.
UNFOTRUNATELY, THE LECTURE IS CANCELLED DUE TO HEALTH REASONS! Distinguished Lecture by Prof. Peter Turchin (Complexity Science Hub Vienna): Cliodynamics of End Times: Elites, Counter-Elites and the Path of Political Disintegration
The Mannheim Center for Data Science is pleased to welcome Prof. Peter Turchin for its first Distinguished Lecture 2024. Turchin is project leader at the Complexity Science Hub Vienna, and Research Associate at the University of Oxford. He is a complexity scientist, one of the founders of ...
CANCELLATION: Distinguished Lecture on 29 February
Due to health reasons we unfortunately have to cancel the Distinguished Lecture by Peter Turchin on 29 February. We hope to be able to offer an alternative date in fall and ask for your understanding.
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.