Newsletter 2019

April 2019: Area studies

Countries, regions and the world as a whole 640x360

Globalisation is bringing us closer together, yet at the same time it is revealing just how little we actually know about many of the world's regions. So it comes as no surprise that there is growing demand for the expertise of area studies researchers. You can also read in this edition about a social anthropologist who is studying concepts of care in Asia, find out what influence personalised Facebook content has on us, learn about current funding programmes and discover our number of the month.

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February 2019: Artificial intelligence

AI research in Germany – expertise comes with responsibility

Artificial intelligence provokes all kinds of different reactions, such as fear, scepticism and hope. Researchers in Germany are working on exploiting its potential and minimising its risks. You can also read in this edition how an engineer is developing robots that will benefit society, and why time is a matter of perception. Last but not least, you can learn about current funding programmes and discover our number of the month.

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