ASIS&T Webinar Today: Where to study? Information Science and Library Science across Europe

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Date: Thursday, April 16, 4:00pm-5:00pm (GMT+1)

Start in London: 4 pm
Start in Berlin, Düsseldorf etc: 5 pm
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[Registration closed on 12 April but you may try contacting]

This webinar is part of the series “Information Science and Library Science across Europe”, where representatives from schools and universities present themselves as study and research hub and give an overview of their activities.

Students can get directly in touch with professors and researchers and ask questions about research activities and lectures.

This time, the European Student Chapter of ASIS&T invited Ernesto Priego from City University London (UK) and Sergej Sizov from the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (D).

This webinar is also a good opportunity for researchers and professors to get in touch with each other.


Invited Speakers

Ernesto Priego

City University London, UK

Ernesto Priego got a PhD in Information Studies (University College London) and his background is in cultural studies (UEA Norwich) and English literature (UNAM). He is a researcher affiliated to the Centre for Information Science at City University London and has been affiliated to the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities. He co-founded and coordinates the editorial work of The Comics Grid Journal of Comics Scholarship, a pioneering open access academic rapid publication project. He is specialised in online publishing for impact and widening participation and in the qualitative analysis of scholarly networks and academic article-level metrics. He serves and has served in various international digital humanities academic committees, including the ad hoc communications committee of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations’ (ADHO) and the executive council of the Association for Computers in the Humanities (ACH).

Sergej Sizov

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany

Professor Sergej Sizov helds a professorship of Web Science at the Department of Information Science at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU) since 2013. Before joining HHU, Sergej Sizov worked as postdoc researcher and project coordinator at the Institute of Web Science and Technologies (WeST) in Koblenz, Germany. He received a PhD in Computer Science from Saarland University in Germany in 2005 and a PhD in Applied Mathematics from State Technical University in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 2000. His research interests include information retrieval, web mining, semantic web, and multi-modal analysis of social media. Sergej Sizov is author of over 40 peer-reviewed conference and journal contributions in the mentioned fields.

In this webinar Sergej Sizov will speak about current research projects and lectures at the Department of Information Science at the HHU Düsseldorf in Germany.


About Ernesto Priego

A lecturer at City, University of London. My research interests include digital humanities, library and information science, human computer interaction design, comics scholarship, scholarly communications, open access, open data and open educational resources.
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