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Jun 08, 2020

University of Koblenz partner in Horizon 2020 Project SellSTEM

With University of Koblenz as a partner and consortium member, an international research project will be conducted that aims to enhance the spatial ability of young people and to help to close the gender gap in STEM (Science – Technology – Engineering – Mathematics). The multi-agency project Spatially Enhanced Learning Linked to STEM (SellSTEM) coordinated by colleagues from Technological University Dublin, Irland, was awarded €4.12M in funding from the Marie Skłodowska Curie Innovative Training Network under Horizon 2020, an EU 2020 flagship initiative aimed at securing Europe's global competitiveness.

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May 19, 2020

Project between Germany and Rwanda

Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy supports innovative pilot project for the promotion of scientific start-ups: ZIFET of the University of Koblenz-Landau receives 1.19 million euros for the "StArfrica" project in cooperation with the University of Rwanda.

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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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Tutorial for international PhD students and postdocs

***Offered digitally*** / ***Wird digital angeboten***

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Bessere Klimapolitik durch Geschlechtergerechtigkeit?!

"Klimanotstand in Koblenz!" Was bedeutet geschlechtergerechte Klimapolitik? Welchen Beitrag können Gleichstellungsmaßnahmen zur kommunalen Klimaschutzpolitik leisten? Diese und weitere Fragen in der Diskussion mit Akteur*innen aus Wissenschaft, Politik, Gesellschaft, Land und Region.

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