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Jul 22, 2019

Understanding the drivers of a shift to sustainable diets

One of the 21st century's greatest challenges is to develop diets that are both sustainable for the planet and good for our bodies. An IIASA-led study explored the major drivers of widespread shifts to sustainable diets using a newly developed computational model of population-wide behavioral dynamics.

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Jun 18, 2019

CLEARumor acheves the second place in the RumourEval competition

Recently, Ipek Baris and Lukas Schmelzeisen presented their CLEARumor system for determining rumor veracity and support at the SemEval workshop in Minneapolis, USA.

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Jun 12, 2019

EU Project Co-inform review meeting in Limassol

The EU project Co-inform aims to empower citizens, journalists, and policymakers with co-created socio-technical solutions, to increase resilience to misinformation, and to allow more informed behaviours and policies.

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Apr 11, 2019

Panel Discussion @ Koblenz Weeks of Democracy

The Institute WeST organizes a panel discussion at the “Koblenz Weeks of Democracy” with the topic: What are Scientists doing for Democracy? A Glimpse into the Scientific Warfare against Misinformation, between Computer Science and Political Science.

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Apr 02, 2019

Cooperation with KIMEP University in Kazakhstan

Dr. Iryna Shalaginova, Head of the International Relations office of the University of Koblenz-Landau and Maurice Zimmermann, responsible for ERASMUS + programs, visited the KIMEP University in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The KIMEP University is a private, state-accredited university offering all courses in English. It enables good exchange opportunities for students and lecturers in the subjects of English studies, social sciences, information management and economics. Since the beginning of the year, this university has been a partner of the University of Koblenz-Landau in the framework of the EU mobility program "Erasmus+".

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