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The Department of Communication (IfK) is one of leading institutes in research and teaching in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. In the latest university rankings, drawn up by the Centre for Higher Education Development (Centrum für Hochschulentwicklung), Communication Science of the University of Münster achieved top marks in all the categories assessed.

IfK researchers Daniela Stoltenberg and Annie Waldherr receive award at ICA 2018

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Faculty members Daniela Stoltenberg and Jun. Prof. Annie Waldherr have received a best paper award by the Computational Methods interest group at the annual convention of the International Communication Association (ICA) in the end of May 2018 in Prague. Together with their colleague Daniel Maier (Freie Universität Berlin) they were honored for their paper “Community Detection in Online Networks of Civil Society: Theoretical Guide and Empirical Assessment”.

IfK-Researchers at 68th Annual ICA-Conference in Prague

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In this year’s 68th annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA,) takes place from May 24th to May 28th 2018 in Praque/Czech Republic. Researchers from the Münster Department of Communication (IfK) are taking part with 21 contributions.

Jun.-Prof. Annie Waldherr Receives DGPuK Journal Award

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At this year’s 63th DGPuK (German Communication Association) conference, Annie Waldherr received the 1st award for the best journal article in 2017 for her article “Öffentlichkeit als komplexes System. Theoretischer Entwurf und methodische Konsequenzen" (“Public Sphere as a complex system. A theoretical draft and methodological consequences”), published in the autumn edition of the German journal “Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft“.