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Jan 15, 2019

Introducing ETWEB co-located event at ETRA conference

Chandan Kumar and Raphael Menges are organizing the co-located event ETWEB, Eye Tracking for the Web, at the ACM Symposium on Eye Tracking Research & Applications, Denver, Colorado, USA, which will take place from 25th to 28th of June.

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Dec 19, 2018

"The World’s Future", A Sustainable Development Goals game

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the University of Koblenz-Landau came together to test a social simulation developed by IIASA researchers and the Centre for Systems Solutions on the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Dec 06, 2018

Agricultural insecticide contamination threatens U.S. surface water integrity at the national scale.

Insecticide contamination of surface waters regularly occurs across the U.S. in concentrations that have severe detrimental effects on aquatic ecosystems. This was found by a recent study by the Institute for Environmental Sciences Landau, Germany. According to their findings, insecticide contamination occurs widespread throughout the United States and risks are expected to increase in the future. This studies shows that insecticides thus threaten one of the most important natural resources and highlights the urgent need to re-evaluate current regulatory practices in the U.S.

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Nov 12, 2018

Delegation of the University visited OECD Headquarters in Paris: Policy Experiments, Systems Thinking and Education were Key Topics

Occasion of the visit was an invitation from the Office of the OECD Secretary-General to explore areas of mutual interest for further collaboration. The visit reaffirmed the shared goal of developing new approaches to contemporary societal challenges through education and training.

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Oct 01, 2018

Daniel Janke and Steffen Staab give lecture and tutorial at the Reasoning Web Summer School

In the last years knowledge graphs have received a lot of attention. During the 14th Reasoning Web Summer School at Luxembourg, 22nd-26th September, the participants learned what knowledge graphs are and how they are created.

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