Data Science Insights

What role does Data Science play for researchers at the University of Mannheim? What are the research projects about? Interviews with researchers who provide insights into their work on the topic of data science are regularly published here.

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January 2023: Data Science Insights by Lea Cohausz
Lea Cohausz is a doctoral student specializing in artificial intelligence at the University of Mannheim. Previously, she studied Sociology in her Bachelor's degree and the Mannheim Master in Data Science here. Her research interests include data mining in education, human behavior, and goal ...
December 2022: Data Science Insights by Christopher Klamm
Christopher Klamm has been a Ph.D. student at the Chair of DWS of Prof. Dr. Simone Ponzetto since December 2021. His research focuses on analyzing social and political phenomena, such as populism, in texts using automatic methods of natural language processing. Previously, he studied computer ...
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November 2022: Data Science Insights by Carola Trips
Prof. Dr. Carola Trips holds the chair of English Linguistics /Diachrony (Anglistik IV) at the University of Mannheim and works in the field of historical linguistics. In addition to synchronic and diachronic syntax and morphology (theories), her research interests include language contact, ...
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October 2022: Data Science Insights by Vera Vogel
Vera Vogel has been a doctoral candidate at the Chair for Cross-Cultural Social and Personality Psychology of Prof. Dr. Jochen Gebauer since 2020. Her research focuses on social perception, categorisation & stereotypes, self-concept and social class affiliation. Previously, she studied psychology at ...
September 2022: Data Science Insights by Rainer Freudenthaler
Dr. Rainer Freudenthaleris an academic staff member at the MZES. After studying Media Economics at the Hochschule der Medien Stuttgart and getting his master’s degree in Media and Communication Studies at the University of Mannheim he finished his dissertation on the public debate concerning ...
August 2022: Data Science Insights by Jovita Lukasik
Jovita Lukasik is a doctoral candidate in the focus group “Computer Vision” within the “Data and Web Science Group” at the Business Informatics and Mathematics at the University of Mannheim. Previously, she studied Business Mathematics at the University of Mannheim and Mathematical Finance at the ...
July 2022: Data Science Insights by Cristoph Kern
Dr. Christoph Kern is a Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Professorship for Statistics and Methodology at the University of Mannheim and Research Assistant Professor at the Joint Program in Survey Methodology (JPSM) at the University of Maryland. He also is a Project Director at the Mannheim Centre ...
June 2022: Data Science Insights by Andreea Iana
Andreea Iana has been working as a PhD student on the joint research project “Responsible News Recommender Systems (ReNewRS)” since August 2020. Previously, she studied business informatics at the University College Masstricht and the University of Mannheim.
May 2022: Data Science Insights by Stefan Kluge
Stefan Kluge has been a PhD student at the Chair of Quantitative Marketing at the University of Mannheim since 2019 and works as a freelance data scientist on various projects. Previously, he studied computer science for his diploma and master's degree.