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SFI MediaFutures - Newsletter Week 46

Check out our recent news and updates below!

News

 3.5 million NOK to MediaFutures’ WP leader in grant funding for enabling equipment for research excellence in Human-Computer Interaction

 
It is with great pleasure to announce the Department of Information and Media Studies, in cooperation with three other departments, and under the leadership of Prof. Morten Fjeld, MediaFutures' Work Package 4 leader, has been granted 3.5 million NOK for enabling equipment for research excellence in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). The requested infrastructure will be also of great benefit to MediaFutures researcher and research partners.
 
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New employees joining MediaFutures

 
 A very warm welcome to our two new PhD candidates in Work Package 4– Jonathan Geffen and Pete Andrews

Ghazaal Sheikhi

 
“Meet the team”: A series highlighting the brilliant people working at MediaFutures. Today we introduce you to Ghazaal Sheikhi, Postdoctoral Fellow, associated with Work Package 3 – Media Content Production and Analysis. 
Meet Ghazaal

Recording of Panel Discussion from the Boston-Bergen Forum on Digital Futures event-series in now available! 
 

The video recording of the first panel debate “Technology and the Changing Face of Political Activism” from the Boston – Bergen Forum on Digital Futures event-series is now available. The second panel takes place on the 24th of November. 
See the recording

Meetings

Forthcoming MediaFutures meetings, seminars and workshops. To join internal meetings, please check out the internal MediaFutures calendar. Instructions on how to add the calendar can be found on MS Teams. 
 

WP Leader Meeting #22

(closed to the public)
When: Mon. 22 Nov., 14:00-15:30
Who: WP Leaders

Steering Board Meeting
(closed to the public)
When: Tue. 23 Nov., 12:00 - 15:00
Who: Steering Board 
 

MediaFutures Seminar: Translating Educational Data into Meaningful Practices: Insights from the field of Learning Analytics. Mohammad Khalil

(open to the public)
When: Thu. 25 Nov., 12:00-13:00
Who: Open to all

Social

Quiz 

Welcome to our weekly quizes! You can join us either at the MediaFutures social space or via videolink from the department of InfoMedia's lunch room. 
 
When: Every Tuesday at 12:00
Where: MediaFutures & InfoMedia
Who: Anyone at MediaFutures & InfoMedia

Knowledge café 
The monthly Knowledge Café at MediaFutures is a new forum dedicated to early career researchers. The aim is to get together, talk about research related issues, and foster new collaborations. The forum will host presentations of work in progress, dry runs of conference presentations, and invited talks. 

When: December 14th at 14:00
Where: MediaFutures 
Who: Anyone at MediaFutures & InfoMedia
Contact person: Samia Touileb 

Administrative Corner

Logos and Templates

MediaFutures logos and templates can be downloaded from our website. Please use the provided templates or display the logos of MediaFutures when presenting and representing MediaFutures. 
 

Latest Publications

Forthcoming publication
Alain Starke; Sebastian Øverhaug Larsen; Christoph Trattner. Predicting Feature-based Similarity in the News Domain Using Human Judgments. International Workshop on News Recommendation and Analytics (INRA 2021) held at RecSys'21.September, 2021, Amsterdam, NL. ACM, New York, NY, USA., To appear in 2021.

Mehdi Elahi; Dietmar Jannach; Lars Skjærven; Erik Knudsen; Helle Sjøvaag; Kristian Tolonen; Øyvind Holmstad; Igor Pipkin; Eivind Throndsen; Agnes Stenbom; Eivind Fiskerud; Adrian Oesch; Loek Vredenberg; Christoph Trattner Towards Responsible Media Recommendation. Al and Ethics. November 2021. https://mediafutures.no/wp-content/uploads/Elahi2021_Article_TowardsResponsibleMediaRecomme-1.pdf

Alain Starke; Christoph Trattner; H. Bakken; M. Johannessen; V. Solberg. The Cholesterol Factor: Balancing Accuracy and Health in Recipe Recommendation Through a Nutrient-Specific Metric. Workshop on Multi-Objective Recommender Systems (MORS) held at RecSys'21. To appear in 2021.
Publications
Have a good weekend!
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