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.

“The magic triangle” advances molecular research with machine learning and simulations

28. April 2022

The “SIMPLAIX” collaboration started with an inaugural symposium in Heidelberg.  Researchers from HITS, Heidelberg University, and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (…

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Computer simulations and Artificial Intelligence – a “booster” for molecular research

7. April 2022

In the new “SIMPLAIX” collaboration, researchers from HITS, Heidelberg University, and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) are addressing challenges in the …

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PFVG – A novel probabilistic approach to separate galaxy from nuclear contribution in quasars

6. April 2022

Quasars are considered the most energetic galaxies in the universe. Their main energy source is a supermassive black hole at the …

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Issue 1 | 2022

22. March 2022

This year began with tremendously good news: Ganna Gryn’ova, head of the Computational Carbon Chemistry (CCC) group, was selected to …

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“Something in the way they move” – zooming in on cell migration

17. March 2022

Getting from A to B can be a tricky business, especially for cells on the move. An international team of researchers …

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Paper accepted at ACL 2022!

9. March 2022

PhD student Sungho Jeon and NLP group leader Michael Strube got a paper accepted at this years ACL, one of the …

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Research positions at HITS for scientists from Ukraine

2. March 2022

The war in Ukraine is causing a humanitarian catastrophe. At HITS we are particularly concerned about the safety and wellbeing of …

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HITS helps ESCAPE improve their data discoverability with machine learning

2. March 2022

ESCAPE, the European Science Cluster of Astronomy & Particle Physics ESFRI Research Infrastructures, has successfully tested new machine learning prototypes that …

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HITS NLP goes Linguistics!

13. February 2022

Members of the NLP group will have two presentations at the upcoming workshop Word formation and discourse structure at the Department …

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New Position: acting group leader in the MBM group

9. February 2022

As of January 2022, Camilo Aponte-Santamaría has been appointed acting group leader of the Molecular Biomechanics group (MBM). In this newly …

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