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What´s new at HITS? On this page you can find the latest news from and about HITS, including the latest scientific discoveries, personal achievements by our researchers or general changes at HITS.

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Paper accepted at LAW 2020

15. October 2020

The paper “pyMMAX2: Deep Access to MMAX2 Projects from Python” by Mark-Christoph Müller has been accepted as a poster for …

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Paper accepted at SDP Workshop

15. October 2020

The paper “Reconstructing Manual Information Extraction with DB-to-Document Backprojection: Experiments in the Life Science Domain” by Mark-Christoph Müller, Sucheta Ghosh, …

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HITSters can bike!

12. October 2020

Overall, 10 HITSters participated in the nationwide competition “Stadtradeln” (City Cycling Challenge) to show that we can navigate through daily life easily …

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Siobhan Roberts – Journalist in Residence 2020

6. October 2020

The Canadian science journalist and author Siobhan Roberts is the current “Journalist in Residence” at the Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (…

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Siobhan Roberts named “Journalist in Residence” at HITS

5. October 2020

The Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies (HITS) gives science journalists the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of computer-based, data-driven science with …

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Women in academia during the COVID-19 pandemic

2. October 2020

Last month, the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) organized a virtual conference on “The impact of the COVID-19 crisis on women …

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Anna Wienhard appointed new Scientific Chairperson of the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation

29. September 2020

The mathematician Anna Wienhard, HITS group leader and professor at Heidelberg University, will be the new Scientific Chairperson of the Heidelberg …

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The calculated tumor – how algorithms support the search for vaccines against cancer

25. September 2020

Malignant tumors are caused by genetic mutations. In so-called microsatellite unstable (MSI) tumors, an important repair system of the cell has …

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Two papers accepted at EMNLP

16. September 2020

The paper “Centering-based Neural Coherence Modeling with Hierarchical Discourse Segments” by NLP group PhD student and HITS scholarship holder Sungho Jeon …

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Issue 3 | 2020

7. September 2020

HITS welcomes the new group leader Saskia Hekker at the institute. The astrophysicist and her new HITS group are trying to …

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