ITFLOWS Researcher Participates in Mirror Conference 2021

On the 15th of December 2021, ITFLOWS coordinator Dr Cristina Blasi participated in the Mirror Conference 2021 titled ‘Migration in Focus: Addressing Informational Challenges in Humanitarian Actions‘. The conference which was hosted by the EU-funded project MIRROR (Migration-Related Risks Caused by Misconceptions of Opportunities and Requirement), set out to provide an interactive and knowledge exchange platform. Key focuses included fostering … Continued

ITFLOWS presented at Roundtable with EU Agency for Operational Management of Large-Scale IT Systems (eu-LISA)

On Thursday November 4, ITFLOWS Project Coordinator Dr. Cristina Blasi presented the ITFLOWS project at the eu-LISA Industry Roundtable “Artificial Intelligence and Large-Scale IT Systems: Opportunities and Challenges,” in the event’s first session from 13:00 – 16:30 CET. eu-LISA is the European Union Agency for the Operational Management of Large-Scale IT Systems in the Area … Continued

ITFLOWS Policy Webinar, 16th Nov 2021: The EU Pact on Migration: A New Framework for Predicting and Anticipating ‘Crises’?

ITFLOWS researchers will host a policy webinar on Tuesday, the 16th of November 2021, 12:30 – 14:30 (CET). The webinar titled ‘The EU Pact on Migration: A New Framework for Predicting and Anticipating “Crises”?’, will focus on a number of key thematic focuses within the EU’s approach to ‘crisis anticipation and response’, which are derived … Continued

ITFLOWS Researchers Present and Publish Work at the 20th International Semantic Web Conference

ITFLOWS FIZ researchers Yiyi Chen and Mehwish Alam co-authored and published a conference paper and poster during the highly prestigious International Semantic Web Conference. The paper itself, focuses on capturing the temporal evolution of migration-related topics on relevant tweets. It uses Dynamic Embedded Topic Model (DETM) as a learning algorithm to perform a quantitative and qualitative analysis of … Continued

We are hiring

Our colleagues from the Computer Science Department and the ADAPT Centre of Munster Technological University (MTU) in Cork, Ireland, are currently inviting applications for a Researcher position in Natural Language Processing. Cork, the second-largest city in Ireland, is an attractive city for students and researchers. The details for this role are as follows: Level: Researcher … Continued

ITFLOWS Ethics Handbook for the interviewing team

ITFLOWS Researchers Andrea Guillén (IDT-UAB) and Dr Emma Teodoro (IDT-UAB) have recently published the ITFLOWS ETHICS handbook for the interviewing team. The overarching goal of this handbook is to ensure the continuous compliance with ethical considerations throughout the duration of the project. The handbook is designed to equip ITFLOWS consortium members with the necessary knowledge … Continued

Opinion by ITFLOWS researcher on recent Afghanistan refugee crisis and EU position

ITFLOWS researcher Dr. Tobias Heidland participates in an Opinion Paper which expresses fears of creating a ‘pull effect’ for migrants by evacuating Afghan staff and reminds the recent evacuations should not be guiding EU policies. You can read the full opinion here:

ITFLOWS Researcher participated in Seminar for Young Policy Professionals

Rosalina Todorova from the Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD) presented the ITFLOWS project at the XXI Summer Seminar for Young Public Policy Professionals, held in Albena, Bulgaria between September 6 and September 11, 2021. Organised by the Economic Policy Institute, Sofia, the Seminar explored Post-COVID Recovery Scenarios for Central and South-Eastern Europe. The … Continued

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