How is Artificial Intelligence Changing Science?

Research in the Era of Learning Algorithms

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Recent lecture

On January 24, Andreas Sudmann gave a lecture for Oracle employees in Berlin on the research project’s key questions as part of the company’s 30th „Inspirational Day“.


Online workshop

ZOOM, December 19, 2022

First online workshop of the ai\research\explorations workshop series on the topic of „AI & the digital transformation“.

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Conference participation

On November 25th, 2022, Jens Schröter held a keynote at the 2do Simposio Internacional en Historia y Teoría de los Medios: Inmersión – Artificialidad – Remoto at the Universidad de Antioquia in Medellín, Colombia.

He presented this research project in the context of his keynote „Künstliche Intelligenz als Medium der Wissenschaft. Ein Forschungsprojekt.“.

More Information on the conference: Universidad de Antioquia

Opening Conference

Paris, October 21-23, 2022

In October, the opening conference of the project „How is Artificial Intelligence Changing Science?“ in cooperation with Sorbonne Center for Artificial Intelligence (SCAI) took  place at Sorbonne University, Paris.

More information on the conference, programme and speakers

Conference participation

From October 12th-14th, 2022, the research group members participated in the „AI and the Future of Societies“ conference, held by the Volkswagen Foundation in Hannover. The conference was linked to the funding initiative „Artificial Intelligence and the Society of the Future“ through which „How is Artificial Intelligence Changing Science?“ is being funded.  Find more Information on the „AI and the Future of Societies“ conference on the Volkswagen Foundation website.

Project update | August 2022

As of August 1st, 2022, following up on the successful planning period, the research group has officially commenced its work on the project „How is Artificial Intelligence Changing Science?“.

Project update | December 2021

The research group „How is Artificial Intelligence Changing Science?“ can continue its successful work. The project has just been funded by the VW Foundation with 1.4 million EUR.

More Information: Volkswagen Foundation | University of Bonn

Feedback Workshop

August 6-8, 2021

Discussing Methods and Media of AI Meta-research with two external experts:
S. Krämer (Leuphana U) and T. Matzner (U of Paderborn)

Focus Workshop

June 7, 2021

Explorations. Critical Perspectives on AI as a Method for the Production of New Knowledge

International Workshop

April 22-23, 2021

Methodological Approaches and Empirical Challenges in the Digital Age. Ethnography Meets Artificial Intelligence

More information

Kick-off Workshop

June 12, 2020

The first internal workshop of the research group „How is AI Changing Science“. The aim is to discuss first concepts of how to critically examine AI as a method in a trans- or interdisciplinary way. Under corona conditions this workshop will unfortunately only take place as a video conference via zoom. We hope for better times.