Weltkarte mit Laptop im Vordergrund auf dem ein Sicherheitsschloss zu sehen istPixabay_Vishnu Vijayan
International Excellence Talk zu Cyber Security am 25.11.2021

Am Donnerstag, den 25.11. um 18 Uhr veranstaltet die DE Internationales den nächsten „International Excellence Talk“. Dr. Karen Renaud (Strathclyde University, Schottland) wurd einen virtuellen Vortrag zum Thema „Moving from "Human as Problem" to "Human as Solution" in Cyber Security“ halten. Karen Renaud wurde in der dritten Förderrunde mit dem International Excellence Fellowship ausgezeichnet und wird im nächsten Jahr ans KIT kommen, wo sie in der Arbeitsgruppe von Prof. Dr. Melanie Volkamer (AIFB) forschen wird.

Weltkarte mit Laptop im Vordergrund auf dem ein Sicherheitsschloss zu sehen istPixabay_Vishnu Vijayan
International Excellence Talk on Cyber Security on 25.11.2021

On Thursday, 25 November at 6 pm, the international department will host the next "International Excellence Talk". Karen Renaud (Strathclyde University, Scotland) will give a virtual talk on "Moving from "Human as Problem" to "Human as Solution" in Cyber Security". Karen Renaud was awarded the International Excellence Fellowship in the third funding round and will come to KIT next year, where she will conduct research in the working group of Prof. Dr. Melanie Volkamer (AIFB).

Werbeplakat für Vortragsreihe, verschiedene Screens, im Vordergrund mit digitalen BallerinasKIT Institut für Kunst- und Baugeschichte
Interdisciplinary Lecture Series: Topology of Visualization

The Institute for the History of Art and Architecture (IKB) is organizing an online lecture series on the topic of the topology of visualization. In order to determine and denominate different places of agency of visualization, guest from different discourses of knowledge are called upon discussing the idea of visualization which impacts most the character of theories and practices of making visible in their discipline. The upcoming dates are 18/11, 02/12 and 16/12/2021, each from 18:00 - 19:30.


Portrait von Lars FischerWikimedia_Harald Krichel
Workshop on science blogging with Lars Fischer from spektrum.de

On 28.10.2021, Lars Fischer (editor at spektrum.de and responsible for the science blog SciLogs) held a short workshop on science blogging for the Centre Humans and Technology. One focus was on the topic of how researchers can represent their own opinions in a substantiated way in blog posts.

Menschen stehen auf Bühne während PreisverleihungGips-Schüle-Stiftung
Joachim Reutter Prize goes to "Quartier Zukunft - Labor Stadt"

The real world lab team around Oliver Parodi (ITAS) has received the Joachim Reutter Prize 2021 for Social Innovation for the participatory project "Quartier Zukunft – Labor Stadt". The real world lab is a method for interaction between society and science in order to creat sustainable development paths. The prize money will be used, inter alia, to fund international visiting researchers.

gemaltes Bild von Menschen vor dem mobilen Partizipationslabor "MobiLab"ITAS_Johanna Sterrer
MobiLab at the Offerta fair

From 30 October to 5 November 2021, the MobiLab will be presented to the general public at the Offerta consumer fair. It will serve as a demonstration object for the Tiny House e.V.. A special show on Tiny Houses will be held in Hall 2 of the Rheinstetten exhibition centre in preparation for the large independent Tiny House exhibition to be held the following year. Subsequently, the MobiLab will be used as a venue for a citizens' dialogue on 6 and 7 November as part of the KARLA project.

Wortwolke aus verschiedenen Begriffen mit GeothermiebezugGECKO Projekt
Scenario Workshop of the GECKO Project "Join in shaping the regional heat transition"

On 15 October 2021, a workshop entitled "Scenarios for the use of geothermal energy for a climate-neutral heat supply at KIT Campus North and the surrounding area" was held as part of the GECKO project. Stakeholders, citizens and KIT employees discussed scenarios for the design of the planned geothermal projects in the Hardtwald. This participation process is intended to further advance the realisation of the plant and integrate the safety needs as well as the interests and knowledge of the various stakeholders.


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Award for Education for Sustainable Development goes to ZAK and MuT

For the first time, the Heidelberg Centre for Education for Sustainable Development has awarded the state-wide education prize "University Teaching for Sustainable Development". Ines Bott, Anne-Sophie Risse (ZAK), Richard Beecroft and Oliver Parodi (MuT) received the second prize for the "Spring Days of Sustainability". Markus Szaguhn, one of the first prize winners from Constance University of Applied Sciences, is now also working at MuT.


MobiLab Mobiles PartizipationslaborMuT_Judith Müller
Opening celebration MobiLab: 22nd September 2021, 3:00pm, Paulckeplatz

The MobiLab is officially put into operation. On this occasion, we would like to invite you to a small, casual opening celebration on Wednesday, 22 September, 3 pm. In addition to a tour of the MobiLab, we will also be happy to exchange ideas about possible forms of use!

Frau mit Projektion: Big Data / Future of WorkThisIsEngineering von Pexels
New article in the research blog: The future of work: Big Data and performance measurement in companies.

How can Big Data be used for management purposes? The article discusses the advantages of a new form of performance measurement for companies and their employees.

Mann vor Sonnenuntergang auf MüllkippeEduardo Carrera, Anfibia, Universidad Nacional de San Martín
New article on the research blog: Building materials from industrial waste - eco-industrial development in practice

The development strategy, which benefits from scientific cooperation between Karlsruhe and Buenos Aires, addresses three problems: Housing shortage, environmental pollution and unemployment.

Skizze von GeothermiefunktionGECKO Projekt
New article on the research blog: Participatory heat transition: the GECKO project at KIT

Heat generation accounts for 50% of energy consumption in Germany and thus plays a central role in the energy transition to achieve the climate goals. The transdisciplinary GECKO project integrates the local population into the planning of a geothermal plant for KIT.


EUCOR Region: Deutschland, Frankreich und SchweizKIT
EUCOR-Workshop: Acceptance of Technical Innovations on 12 July 2021

The KIT Center Humans and Technology, together with the German-French Institute for Environmental Research (DFIU), conducted an online workshop on the topic of "Acceptance of Technical Innovations". Participants were researchers. The aim was to bring together researchers from the EUCOR network who are already working in the field of acceptance of technological innovations or are interested in it. The Center Humans and Technology serves as a platform to further develop this research area and make it more visible.

Data TastaturNattanan Kanchanaprat, Pixabay
New article on the research blog: New Work – New Skills. New People? Skills in the workplace of the future

Digitalisation is changing the demands on teams and leaders. Which skills are central to this?

Reallabor Film
"Nucleus Cinema" - Promoting transformation processes through documentary films: Online premiere on 24 June 2021 at 5 p.m.

The 20-minute impulse film "Zusammenwirken" (Synergy) provides insights into the use of the research instrument real world lab as well as its possibilities and challenges in the context of social transformation. After the impulse talk and film screening, there will be space for discussions on the impact and possible uses of films as transformation media.

Dialogtag Netzwerk 2021Freepik: kjpargeter
- Invitation to the Dialogue Day 2021 - Economy & Technology

Again this year, the KIT Faculty of Economics is organising its annual celebration as part of the Dialogue Day - Economics & Technology. The focus of the event is the linking of science and practice. A diverse programme on this year's leading topic "The Future of Work" awaits you.

Christine Rösch bei der digitalen Veranstaltung Faszination WissenschaftKIT ITAS
- Fascination science: Bioeconomy as a way out of the ecological crisis

Does the bioeconomy have the potential to provide a way out of the climate crisis? Scientists from the KIT discussed this question at the university’s annual celebration. Dr. Christine Rösch, head of the research group sustainable bioeconomy at ITAS and member of the KIT Center Humans and Technology, was also part of the panel.

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- Falling Walls Lab Karlsruhe: Which wall will your research break? Apply now!

On 16 June 2021, young researchers, students and young entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to present their research, ideas or business models in short talks to a jury. The best can join the Falling Walls Conference in Berlin. The deadline for applications is 2 June 2021.