Secondment Report #05 UiA on the road

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In June and July 2019 two researchers from Norway did the first RISE secondments for the University of Agder (UiA). Both visited Virtimo in Berlin. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jaziar Radianti, who is co-project leader for UiA, and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tim A. Majchrzak, who is project leader for UiA, travelled to Berlin. Additionally, both visited […]

Secondment Report #04 Gratulerer med dagen!

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Gratulerer med dagen! This greeting is used by Norwegians on 17 May, the day the constitution was signed in 1814 and that is celebrated annually. Thousands of people flock to the streets to watch parades, listen to music performances, eat ice cream, and generally have a good time with their families. Organising such an event […]

Secondment Report #03 Nudging the consortium to better Data Protection

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In March and May 2019, I got the opportunity to travel to the Municipality of Kristiansand, Norway, with the RISE_SMA project. As overall working task as Data Protection Officer (DPO) for the coordinating University of Duisburg-Essen I checked whether there are further actions required with respect to other countries’ legislation (especially Norway) within this secondment. […]

RISE_SMA Kick-Off Meeting

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From April 15th to April 16th, the University of Essen-Duisburg invited all beneficiaries, partners, and advisors for the official kick-off meeting of the RISE_SMA project. We were delighted to welcome everybody from the consortium, including University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany) Leiden University (Netherlands) University of Agder (Norway) University of Sydney (Australia) Queensland University of Technology (Australia) […]

Insights into Society – What we can learn from Social Media Analytics (SMA)

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Social media communication has gained massive impact on our day-to-day life. Particularly affected by this are professional and private decision-making processes, which enable new forms of public discourse. The occurrence of fake news, social bots, and presumed echo chambers raise questions that pertain to how we create a coherent society. Therefore, it has become imperative […]

New Call for MSCA RISE – Apply Now!

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The most recent Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange Call (MSCA RISE) opened on December 4th of 2018.   If you are interested to be part of a RISE project yourself, watch the video below as it illustrates how research and innovation specialists from the academic and industrial sector can benefit from worldwide cooperation across […]