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

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

CERTH presented the EMT at the RDI Day

On the 3rd May, Nikos Gkevrekis (CERTH) presented the ITFLOWS Project, particularly the EUMigraTool, at the MEDEA (Mediterranean & Black Sea Security Practitioners Network) Research, Development and Innovation Day. During the half day online event, security stakeholders, industries, academia, research organisations and SMEs were able to present pertinent solutions to MEDEA members and practitioners in high level of … Continued

ITFLOWS POLICY CONFERENCE 2022

PREDICTING MIGRATION: Challenges, Opportunities and PoliciesJune 21-22, 2022Brussels & Online Тhe ITFLOWS Consortium will hold an international conference entitled PREDICTING MIGRATION: Challenges, Opportunities and Policies. It will take place in person (hosted by the Centre for European Policy Studies, CEPS in Brussels) and virtually on June 21 and 22, 2022. The two-day conference will engage … Continued

ITFLOWS Project Coordinator participated in a seminar organised by COMPAS (University of Oxford)

ITFLOWS Scientific Coordinator, Dr Cristina Blasi (UAB), presented the main features of our project and particularly the objectives, scope and functionalities of the EUMigraTool (EMT) as part of the Work-in-Progress seminar series (WIPS). The session was organised by The Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS), a research centre at the University of Oxford. During … Continued

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