MediaFutures is a new centre for research-based innovation at the Department of Information Science and Media Studies at the University of Bergen, and will be located at Media City Bergen. The centre is a part of the Norwegian Research Council’s Research-based Innovation scheme. MediaFutures will in cooperation with leading industry partners from news media and media technology perform cutting-edge research in audience studies, recommender technology, computational content production and analysis, content interaction and availability, and Norwegian language technology. In that context, the centre will develop advanced new media technology for responsible and effective media user engagement, media content production, media content interaction and accessibility, and will conduct research on novel methods and metrics for precise audience understanding. The centre will deliver a variety of research outputs, e.g., in the form of patents, prototypes, papers and software, and will perform significant research training in media technology and innovation, to ensure that the outputs of the centre will sustain and impact the media landscape in the long run, including the creation of start-up companies. Read more about the centre at https://www.mediafutures.no.
University of Bergen