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Call for papers – MORS: Workshop on Multi-Objective Recommender Systems.

Call for papers – MORS: Workshop on Multi-Objective Recommender Systems.

The 2nd workshop on Multi-Objective Recommender Systems (MORS) will be held in Seattle, USA in conjunction with the 16th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems. The workshop itself will take place between September 18th and 23rd (exact date to be announced).The organizers now welcome contributions that address the challenges related to having multiple objectives or multiple stakeholders in recommender systems.

read more
New Publication

New Publication

MediaFutures’ Work Package 3 Leader Bjørnar Tessem alongside Lars Nyre, Michel d.S. Mesquita& Paul Mulholland contributed with a chapter in the book “Futures of Journalism Technology-stimulated Evolution in the Audience-News Media Relationship».

read more
New Publication

New Publication

Congratulations to MediaFutures’ WP4 Leader Morten Fjeld on his co-authored publication: “A Collaborative System of Flying and Ground Robots with Universal Physical Coupling Interface (PCI), and the Potential Interactive Applications”.

read more
MediaFutures’ WP2 team members to present research paper at the Third International Workshop on Algorithmic Bias in Search and Recommendation

MediaFutures’ WP2 team members to present research paper at the Third International Workshop on Algorithmic Bias in Search and Recommendation

We are excited to inform that a research paper Mitigating Popularity Bias in Recommendation: Potential and Limits of Calibration Approaches by Anastasiia Klimashevskaia1, Mehdi Elahi, Dietmar Jannach, Christoph Trattner and Lars Skjæerven, has been accepted for oral presentation and inclusion in the proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Algorithmic Bias in Search and Recommendation (Bias 2022).

read more
Winter Holiday 2022

Winter Holiday 2022

This week is Winter Holiday in western Norway and for us at MediaFutures. There will be reduced activity at the centre as our team takes this opportunity to go skiing in the snowy mountains. Photo credit: Christoph Trattner

read more
One Year of MediaFutures: A Review.

One Year of MediaFutures: A Review.

2021 has yet been another year of transition and adaptation, as we continued to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite many challenges, MediaFutures delivered impactful research, innovation and high-quality work. We thank everyone who has contributed to MediaFutures’ success over this past year. Allow us to share with you some highlights and news stories, chronicling the Centre’s growth and achievements in 2021.

read more
Prof. Enrico Motta meets Infomedia PhD candidates

Prof. Enrico Motta meets Infomedia PhD candidates

Last week Prof. Enrico Motta, MediaFutures Work Package 3 Advisor and Key Researcher, held a meeting with PhD candidates at the Department of Information Science and Media Studies (Infomedia) at the University of Bergen, during which he reflected on some of the issues that may arise when carrying out PhD research.

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

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 that we announce that 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 to enable equipment for research excellence in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).

read more
Boston-Bergen Forum on Digital Futures

Boston-Bergen Forum on Digital Futures

MediaFutures Bergen and UMass Boston’s Applied Ethics Centre invite to panel event-series. Over the past decade, we have witnessed astonishing protest events, with activists using social media platforms to mobilize masses and bring about change. Occupy’s Facebook...

read more
MediaFutures celebrates its first anniversary

MediaFutures celebrates its first anniversary

With a vision to develop responsible media technology and to address profound global, industrial, and democratic challenges in the media-tech industry, MediaFutures - Research Centre for Responsible Media Technology & Innovation - is celebrating its first year of...

read more
Summer holiday 2021

Summer holiday 2021

Fellesferie: noun. Norwegian. In English: summer holiday in Norway when most of the employees and employers are going on a well-deserved vacation for three weeks in July. MediaFutures will go on holidays in July 🙂  We would like to wish you a great summer...

read more
8 million NOK to MediaFutures related project

8 million NOK to MediaFutures related project

In a press release on 24 June, 2021, the Research Council of Norway announced which projects have received support in the application category; Research Projects. The list included Erik Knudsen’s project “NEWSREC - The Double-edged Sword of News Recommenders' Impact...

read more
MORS: Workshop on Multi-Objective Recommender Systems

MORS: Workshop on Multi-Objective Recommender Systems

The 1st workshop on Multi-Objective Recommender Systems (MORS) will be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands in conjunction with the 15th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2021). The conference will take place between 27th September - 1st October 2021. The aim of...

read more
Meet our new employees!

Meet our new employees!

24.06.21, MediaFutures - As the development of resposible media technology continues, so does the development of our team. Since january the research center has welcomed eight new employes and we are proud to announce and present them. Please welcome our new...

read more
Open positions at MediaFutures

Open positions at MediaFutures

Research Assistant at MediaFutures There is a vacancy for a 30% Research Assistant position at MediaFutures: Research Centre for Responsible Media Technology & Innovation, the Department of Information Science and Media Studies, University of Bergen. The position...

read more
Three upcoming MediaFutures Seminars in May

Three upcoming MediaFutures Seminars in May

MediaFutures is happy to invite you to join our three seminars in May. First up is our invited speaker, Professor Neil Maiden, Professor of Digital Creativity, Cass Business School, City University of London, who will give a talk about JECT.AI – a new digital product...

read more
Video recordings of previous seminars are available

Video recordings of previous seminars are available

If you missed out on our previous seminars, we have made recordings available for you to watch at any time. We will be posting the recordings on the corresponding seminar events, so make sure to check out our passed events if you missed out. We leave these three...

read more
The MediaFutures Annual Report is now out!

The MediaFutures Annual Report is now out!

The MediaFutures Annual Report 2020 has just been published. The report is a public document and can be downloaded below. In this first report we give an overview of the centre's vision and objectives, partners, work packages and planned and ongoing activities. Enjoy!...

read more
Grand Challenge on Cheapfakes Detection

Grand Challenge on Cheapfakes Detection

MediaFutures researcher, Duc Tien Dang Nguyen, is co-organising a Cheapfakes detection challenge together with YouTube, TUM and SimulaMet.  The University of Bergen, YouTube, TUM and SimulaMet have announced a Grand Challenge on Cheapfakes Detection as part of...

read more
Open position @MediaFutures: Communications Officer

Open position @MediaFutures: Communications Officer

MediaFutures is looking for a for a dedicated part time (50 %) Communications Officer who will have a key role in raising awareness of our centre's activities and results. Organisation: MediaFutures, Department of Information Science and Media Studies, University of...

read more
MediaFutures presents our new Seminar Series

MediaFutures presents our new Seminar Series

MediaFutures is proud to present a brand new seminar series that will feature world class researchers throughout the academic semesters. The seminars are open to all and will be streamed online. We had a soft start on 11 March 2021, with Associate Professor Duc Tien...

read more
First Steering Board Meeting

First Steering Board Meeting

On 25 March, MediaFutures' Steering Board assembled for their first meeting. The Steering Board consists of members from all 14 consortium participants and an observer from the Research Council of Norway. Professor Christoph Trattner, the Centre Director, gave an...

read more
RAM-funding awarded to news research

RAM-funding awarded to news research

Professor Hallvard Moe is awarded 420.000 NOK in research funding from the Norwegian Media Authority for his project “Payment for news: Reluctance, evasive manoeuvre and inequality in the digital news landscape”.

read more
Working at MediaFutures

Working at MediaFutures

Activities at MediaFutures are increasing and the center has just announced seven new positions. The positions in questions are all recruitement positions within media studies and information science.

read more

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/ View past events

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Call for papers – MORS: Workshop on Multi-Objective Recommender Systems.

Call for papers – MORS: Workshop on Multi-Objective Recommender Systems.

The 2nd workshop on Multi-Objective Recommender Systems (MORS) will be held in Seattle, USA in conjunction with the 16th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems. The workshop itself will take place between September 18th and 23rd (exact date to be announced).The organizers now welcome contributions that address the challenges related to having multiple objectives or multiple stakeholders in recommender systems.

read more
New Publication

New Publication

MediaFutures’ Work Package 3 Leader Bjørnar Tessem alongside Lars Nyre, Michel d.S. Mesquita& Paul Mulholland contributed with a chapter in the book “Futures of Journalism Technology-stimulated Evolution in the Audience-News Media Relationship».

read more
New Publication

New Publication

Congratulations to MediaFutures’ WP4 Leader Morten Fjeld on his co-authored publication: “A Collaborative System of Flying and Ground Robots with Universal Physical Coupling Interface (PCI), and the Potential Interactive Applications”.

read more
MediaFutures’ WP2 team members to present research paper at the Third International Workshop on Algorithmic Bias in Search and Recommendation

MediaFutures’ WP2 team members to present research paper at the Third International Workshop on Algorithmic Bias in Search and Recommendation

We are excited to inform that a research paper Mitigating Popularity Bias in Recommendation: Potential and Limits of Calibration Approaches by Anastasiia Klimashevskaia1, Mehdi Elahi, Dietmar Jannach, Christoph Trattner and Lars Skjæerven, has been accepted for oral presentation and inclusion in the proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Algorithmic Bias in Search and Recommendation (Bias 2022).

read more
Winter Holiday 2022

Winter Holiday 2022

This week is Winter Holiday in western Norway and for us at MediaFutures. There will be reduced activity at the centre as our team takes this opportunity to go skiing in the snowy mountains. Photo credit: Christoph Trattner

read more
One Year of MediaFutures: A Review.

One Year of MediaFutures: A Review.

2021 has yet been another year of transition and adaptation, as we continued to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite many challenges, MediaFutures delivered impactful research, innovation and high-quality work. We thank everyone who has contributed to MediaFutures’ success over this past year. Allow us to share with you some highlights and news stories, chronicling the Centre’s growth and achievements in 2021.

read more
Prof. Enrico Motta meets Infomedia PhD candidates

Prof. Enrico Motta meets Infomedia PhD candidates

Last week Prof. Enrico Motta, MediaFutures Work Package 3 Advisor and Key Researcher, held a meeting with PhD candidates at the Department of Information Science and Media Studies (Infomedia) at the University of Bergen, during which he reflected on some of the issues that may arise when carrying out PhD research.

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

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 that we announce that 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 to enable equipment for research excellence in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).

read more
Boston-Bergen Forum on Digital Futures

Boston-Bergen Forum on Digital Futures

MediaFutures Bergen and UMass Boston’s Applied Ethics Centre invite to panel event-series. Over the past decade, we have witnessed astonishing protest events, with activists using social media platforms to mobilize masses and bring about change. Occupy’s Facebook...

read more
MediaFutures celebrates its first anniversary

MediaFutures celebrates its first anniversary

With a vision to develop responsible media technology and to address profound global, industrial, and democratic challenges in the media-tech industry, MediaFutures - Research Centre for Responsible Media Technology & Innovation - is celebrating its first year of...

read more
Summer holiday 2021

Summer holiday 2021

Fellesferie: noun. Norwegian. In English: summer holiday in Norway when most of the employees and employers are going on a well-deserved vacation for three weeks in July. MediaFutures will go on holidays in July 🙂  We would like to wish you a great summer...

read more
8 million NOK to MediaFutures related project

8 million NOK to MediaFutures related project

In a press release on 24 June, 2021, the Research Council of Norway announced which projects have received support in the application category; Research Projects. The list included Erik Knudsen’s project “NEWSREC - The Double-edged Sword of News Recommenders' Impact...

read more
MORS: Workshop on Multi-Objective Recommender Systems

MORS: Workshop on Multi-Objective Recommender Systems

The 1st workshop on Multi-Objective Recommender Systems (MORS) will be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands in conjunction with the 15th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2021). The conference will take place between 27th September - 1st October 2021. The aim of...

read more
Meet our new employees!

Meet our new employees!

24.06.21, MediaFutures - As the development of resposible media technology continues, so does the development of our team. Since january the research center has welcomed eight new employes and we are proud to announce and present them. Please welcome our new...

read more
Open positions at MediaFutures

Open positions at MediaFutures

Research Assistant at MediaFutures There is a vacancy for a 30% Research Assistant position at MediaFutures: Research Centre for Responsible Media Technology & Innovation, the Department of Information Science and Media Studies, University of Bergen. The position...

read more
Three upcoming MediaFutures Seminars in May

Three upcoming MediaFutures Seminars in May

MediaFutures is happy to invite you to join our three seminars in May. First up is our invited speaker, Professor Neil Maiden, Professor of Digital Creativity, Cass Business School, City University of London, who will give a talk about JECT.AI – a new digital product...

read more
Video recordings of previous seminars are available

Video recordings of previous seminars are available

If you missed out on our previous seminars, we have made recordings available for you to watch at any time. We will be posting the recordings on the corresponding seminar events, so make sure to check out our passed events if you missed out. We leave these three...

read more
The MediaFutures Annual Report is now out!

The MediaFutures Annual Report is now out!

The MediaFutures Annual Report 2020 has just been published. The report is a public document and can be downloaded below. In this first report we give an overview of the centre's vision and objectives, partners, work packages and planned and ongoing activities. Enjoy!...

read more
Grand Challenge on Cheapfakes Detection

Grand Challenge on Cheapfakes Detection

MediaFutures researcher, Duc Tien Dang Nguyen, is co-organising a Cheapfakes detection challenge together with YouTube, TUM and SimulaMet.  The University of Bergen, YouTube, TUM and SimulaMet have announced a Grand Challenge on Cheapfakes Detection as part of...

read more
Open position @MediaFutures: Communications Officer

Open position @MediaFutures: Communications Officer

MediaFutures is looking for a for a dedicated part time (50 %) Communications Officer who will have a key role in raising awareness of our centre's activities and results. Organisation: MediaFutures, Department of Information Science and Media Studies, University of...

read more
MediaFutures presents our new Seminar Series

MediaFutures presents our new Seminar Series

MediaFutures is proud to present a brand new seminar series that will feature world class researchers throughout the academic semesters. The seminars are open to all and will be streamed online. We had a soft start on 11 March 2021, with Associate Professor Duc Tien...

read more
First Steering Board Meeting

First Steering Board Meeting

On 25 March, MediaFutures' Steering Board assembled for their first meeting. The Steering Board consists of members from all 14 consortium participants and an observer from the Research Council of Norway. Professor Christoph Trattner, the Centre Director, gave an...

read more
RAM-funding awarded to news research

RAM-funding awarded to news research

Professor Hallvard Moe is awarded 420.000 NOK in research funding from the Norwegian Media Authority for his project “Payment for news: Reluctance, evasive manoeuvre and inequality in the digital news landscape”.

read more
Working at MediaFutures

Working at MediaFutures

Activities at MediaFutures are increasing and the center has just announced seven new positions. The positions in questions are all recruitement positions within media studies and information science.

read more

/ Upcoming events

/ View past events