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7.9.2022

Award for Learning App about Breast Imaging

A draft project to develop an educational app about breast imaging in collaboration with Fraunhofer MEVIS was recently rewarded with the Barbers Bursary Award.
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24.8.2022

Forgotten feelings and false memories

As part of the “STEAM Imaging IV” residency program, Turkish artist Zeynep Abes is on the trail of the secrets of memory. At the beginning, the MR image of a blood vessel tree in the human brain appears on the monitor. Sound and music start to play and the image dissolves, forming shapes and patterns that immediately dissolve again and come together to form new structures. The work can leave you spellbound and immersed in an associative maelstrom of organic-looking pixel clouds flowing back and forth. “Moments Within: Visualizing the Journey of Memory” is the title of the multimedia work by Turkish artist Zeynep Abes. It was created during the “STEAM Imaging IV” residency program hosted this year by the Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Medicine MEVIS in Bremen in collaboration with Ars Electronica, the International Fraunhofer Talent School Bremen, the School Center Walle, and the UCLA ArtSci Center. In September, the artwork will be presented online at this year's Ars Electronica Festival. At the end of 2022, it will be on display as an installation at the UCLA ArtSci Center.
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1.8.2022

Bremen’s Application a Success – Germany to Host Renowned Artificial Intelligence Conference Again after 43 Years

Bremen will be hosting the prestigious International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) in 2026. Thanks to the successful application made by the U Bremen Research Alliance and the Section for Artificial Intelligence at the German Informatics Society (Gesellschaft für Informatik) this leading conference will be held in Germany again after 43 years. With this, Germany and especially Bremen demonstrated its suitability as an excellent place for artificial intelligence and science.
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9.7.2022

DFG Grants AI Research Group “Lifespan AI” in Bremen

As part of a strategic funding initiative on artificial intelligence (AI), the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft [German Research Foundation – DFG] is establishing eight new research groups. One of them is coming to Bremen – the research group “Lifespan AI: From Longitudinal Data to Lifespan Inference in Health” headed by Professor Tanja Schultz from the University of Bremen and Professor Marvin N. Wright from the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology – BIPS.
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