Front view of the institute

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:

News

Melinda Sabo

Ergonomics

Successfully defended: New PhD at IfADo

Melinda Sabo successfully defended her dissertation at Ruhr-Universität Bochum on January 25. The cognitive scientist has been working as a research assistant at IfADo in the Department of Ergonomics since 2020.
Symbol picture human operates robot arm

Ergonomics

SOPRANO Project Launch

In late 2023, the SOPRANO project was launched, a research project focusing on innovations in the field of human-robot collaboration. Along with other European companies and research institutions, IfADo is also involved. The project is part of the EU's Horizon …
"Demo against the right - colorful instead of brown" in Dortmund

IfADo

For Democracy and Human Dignity - Declaration of the Leibniz Association

Civil society has shown that our democracy is vibrant and resilient. The Leibniz Association - including IfADo - stands with the demonstrators and strongly supports the protest.

Events

After an extended summer break, we are finally relaunching our colloquium talk series. What started as an adaption to the circumstances during the pandemic, has turned out to be an excellent opportunity to engage in scientific exchange with scientist from all over the world.
After an extended summer break, we are finally relaunching our colloquium talk series. What started as an adaption to the circumstances during the pandemic, has turned out to be an excellent opportunity to engage in scientific exchange with scientist from all over the world.
After an extended summer break, we are finally relaunching our colloquium talk series. What started as an adaption to the circumstances during the pandemic, has turned out to be an excellent opportunity to engage in scientific exchange with scientist from all over the world.
After an extended summer break, we are finally relaunching our colloquium talk series. What started as an adaption to the circumstances during the pandemic, has turned out to be an excellent opportunity to engage in scientific exchange with scientist from all over the world.

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