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Hamburg, 25 September 2018. At a reception today, the Hans-Bredow-Institut thanked all those who actively supported the institute's application process for the admission to the Leibniz Association. Addressing about 90 guests from science, politics and business, the Hamburg Senator for Science Ka...
The Science Council has spoken out in favour of admitting the Hans-Bredow-Institut for Media Research into the Leibniz Association. The Council assesses the scientific quality of the Hans-Bredow-Institut and its structural relevance for the scientific system as "very good", its supra-regio...
Hamburg, 30 January 2018. The Science Council assesses the scientific quality of the Hans-Bredow-Institut and its supra-regional significance as "very good", its structural relevance for the scientific system as "excellent". The Science Council adopted a corresponding opinion at...
On 13 April 2018, the Joint Science Conference (GWK – Gemeinsame Wissenschaftskonferenz) of the Federal Government and the Länder has unanimously decided to accept the Hans-Bredow-Institut into the joint funding of the Leibniz Association. The admission is planned for the beginning of 201...
Joint Science Conference Creates Basis for the Admission of Hamburg Media Researchers into the Leibniz Association
Hamburg, 13 April 2018. The Joint Science Conference (GWK – Gemeinsame Wissenschaftskonferenz) of the Federal Government and the Länder has unanimously decided to accept the...
Berlin, 29 November 2018. The Hans-Bredow-Institut für Medienforschung becomes a member of the Leibniz Association on 1 January 2019. This was decided by the general meeting at the 24th annual conference of the Leibniz Association on Thursday, 29 November 2018. The Zentrum für Literatur- u...
Hamburg, 2 January 2019. The Hans-Bredow-Institut has been a member of the renowned Leibniz Association since the beginning of 2019 and shows this with its new name: Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI). The decision to accept the Hans-Bredow-Institut as a new member was...
The registration for the 6th International Open Science Conference is now open. The Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0 invites you from 19 to 20 March 2019 to Berlin. The event is dedicated to the open science movement and offers researchers and practitioners a unique platform for exchange, discu...
The Hans-Bredow-Institut is a member of the Leibniz Association since 1 January 2019. This is the biggest change in the history of the Institute. In this special edition of the BredowCast, Johanna Sebauer talks to Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schulz, one of the two directors of the Institute, about the signif...
Since the beginning of 2019 the Hans-Bredow-Institut fr Media Research has been a member of the renowned Leibniz Association and shows this with its new name: Leibniz Institute for Media Research │ Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI). The decision to accept the Hans-Bredow-Institut as a new member was made b...
The Open Science Conference 2019 is the 6th international conference of the Leibniz Research Alliance Open Science. It is dedicated to the Open Science movement and provides a unique forum for researchers, librarians, practitioners, infrastructure provider, policy makers, and other important stakeholders...
At the Leibniz Convention for Artificial Intelligence, Dr. Cornelius Puschman presents a research area of the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans- Bredow-Institut dealing with AI: The influence of algorithms in public opinion formation.
At the annual Leibniz Convention the members of the...
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