The core topics of our research work are

  • The working person in technical environments
  • The challenge of work and ageing
  • External and internal factors for well-being and performance
  • Safe handling of chemicals

The research areas at IfADo are:


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Summer party at IfADo

The IfADo summer party was a complete success. In bright sunshine, numerous employees gathered on the lawn.


BRAINTALKS is where neuroscience meets the Schauspielhaus Bochum. For one evening, the young researchers of the Collaborative Research Center "Extinction Learning" leave their laboratories and join the renowned biopsychologist Onur Güntürkün on the stage couch.
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Current and future challenges of advanced materials

IfADo is funded jointly by: