News

In this section are listed news about important publications, research projects and events.

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Research

Data standard for nanosafety research data published on ‘FAIRsharing.org’

Partners of the LRA Advanced Materials Safety, of which IfADo is a member, have published the results of one of their collaborations, a data guideline for description of research data called Minimum Information Table for the Safety of Engineered Nanomaterials …
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.
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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.
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Ergonomics

FELICE Update: Training workers for cobot interaction

Creating a successful collaboration between human and cobot does not only require designing the robot itself. Humans also need to understand the peculiarities of having a cobot as a team member. Therefore, as part of the FELICE project, researchers at IfADo …
Lina Oberste-Lehn and Celine da Cruz Lopes Guita during the state best honors ceremony by the IHK NRW on 02.11.2023

Awards

Best bio-trainees in Germany and NRW are from Dortmund

Former trainees Lina Oberste-Lehn and Celine Da Cruz Lopes Guita have received several awards for their outstanding achievements. Lina Oberste-Lehn was named the best biology laboratory assistant in Germany by the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry …
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Ergonomics

FELICE Update: Designing usable interfaces

When humans and robots are supposed to collaborate, successful communication is an important factor. A key component to such communication is the design of user interfaces. As part of the FELICE project, researchers at IfADo are taking steps to build …
Picture collage of the participants from left to right Stephan Getzmann with Charlotte Quik, Tim Brecklinghausen with Julia Eisentraut

Ergonomics

Dialogue between science and politics: Leibniz im Landtag 2023

On November 30, the "Leibniz im Landtag" event took place once again, at which researchers from the Leibniz Research Centers in North Rhine-Westphalia engage in dialogue with politicians from the state parliament. Tim Brecklinghaus and Stephan Getzmann from …