Migration Prediction, Policy and Human Rights

On the 28th April, Brunel University London will organize an in-person policy Conference: “Migration Prediction, Policy and Human Rights” The aim of this 1-day interdisciplinary conference is to highlight the main human rights implications when using migration flow prediction technologies for humanitarian purposes. In 3 separate panels, this conference has the aim to discuss 1) … Continued

ITFLOWS Newsletter #5

We are delighted to share our latest Newsletter with you.This provides details on our activities over the last 6 months of the project, and what it is expected to be come.

ITFLOWS Project presented at the 12th OECD Annual Conference on Migration

On December 12 and 13, Konstantin Boss (UAB) presented the ITFLOWS project during the12th Annual Conference on “Immigration in OECD Countries”, held at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris. The conference examined the economic aspects of international migration in OECD countries by mapping the migratory flows and analyzing their socio-economic determinants and consequences. Topics of … Continued

Emerging Technologies in Humanitarian Management

On the 30th November at the LSE library, the London School of Economics (LSE) and Brunel University London (BUL) organised an event called “Emerging Technologies in Humanitarian Management,” thanks to ITFLOWS researchers from the BUL Migration Modelling and Simulation Group, Derek Groen, Diana Suleimenova, Alireza Jahani and Yani Xue, who were participating and organizing alongside … Continued

ITFLOWS Scientific Coordinator radio interview

Dr. Cristina Blasi (UAB), ITFLOWS Scientific Coordinator, was interviewed this morning by Badalona Matí Radio, to discuss the ITFLOWS project. She briefly explained project’s features and main outcomes like the EUMigraTool. Find below the full interview (in catalan). *Original source: https://enacast.com/radiob/programs/badalonamati/radiob_podcast_16939?ref=tw

ITFLOWS Second Annual Meeting

The Second Annual Meeting of ITFLOWS Project took place in Barcelona, from 28 to 30 September, being the first ITFLOWS event to be celebrated in an hybrid scheme (presential/online). The 3-day event took place at the Casa de Convalescència, one of the last great works of Catalan Modernism, which forms part of the complex of … Continued

Analyzing social media for measuring public attitudes toward controversies and their driving factors

ITFLOWS researchers from FIZ Karlsruhe -Yiyi Chen, Harald Sack and Mehwish Alam- recently published an interesting paper on social media analysis: “Analyzing social media for measuring public attitudes toward controversies & their driving factors: a case study of migration”. This study aims at measuring the public attitudes toward migration in terms of sentiments and hate … Continued

Research Fellow Opportunity at ITFLOWS

Calling all experts on human rights at an intersection with migration, refugee and asylum issues! ITFLOWS is hiring for a full-time, fixed-term (10 month) position based in the UK with the Brunel University Department of Law. Candidates with a PhD in the relevant discipline (Law or Politics or European studies or Social Studies relating to … Continued

ITFLOWS interviewed for Horizon magazine

The ITFLOWS project has been interviewed for Horizon, the European Commission’s Research & innovation magazine, along with other projects working in the field of migration and data science. Check the full interview here http://bit.ly/3yX8XAQ

ITFLOWS partners organised the first workshop on Natural Language Processing for Political Sciences

On June 24, 2022, ITFLOWS Consortium partners organised and participated in the first workshop on “Natural Language Processing for Political Sciences,” as part of the European Language Resources Association’s 13th Edition of its Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2022) in Marseille, France. Haithem Afli of Munster Technological University (Ireland) led this initiative, joined by … Continued

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