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

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Awarded: Innovation Prize 2024

The German Society for Occupational and Environmental Medicine has awarded the 2024 Innovation Prize to the authors of the specialist article "Occupational bladder carcinoma - The BK 1301 matrix as an algorithm and decision aid for a correlation assessment" …
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 …
Prof. Dr. Michael Nitsche

Research

Michael Nitsche is one of the „Highly Cited Researchers 2023“

Prof. Dr. Michael Nitsche, Head of the Department Psychology & Neurosciences, is one of the most frequently cited scientists worldwide in his field. The neuroscientist is thus once again on the annual „Highly Cited Researchers“ list of the US company …
Katharina Grande accepts the TOTAL E-QUALITY award.

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IfADo as a Best Practice Example for Equality and Diversity

The Leibniz Research Center for Work Environment and Human Factors (IfADo) continues to set a good example in terms of promoting equal opportunities and diversity. For this, the institute receives the TOTAL E-QUALITY award for the fifth time in a row.

Awards

Matthias Jäger receives NIOSH Bullard-Sherwood Research-to-Practice Award

Many people know that heavy objects such as crates of drinks should be lifted close to the body „from the legs“ and if possible not „from the back“. Especially in occupations that involve a lot of repetitive lifting and carrying, correct posture is …

Awards

Watzl Weekly honoured with BdKom Award

For their outstanding science communication, Carsten Watzl from the Leibniz Institute for Labour Research at TU Dortmund University (IfADo) and Stefan Schwark from the German Professional Association for Nursing Professions Nordwest e.V. won the BdKom Award in …

Awards

Rudolf-Schoen-Award for Silvia Capellino

At this year’s German Rheumatology Congress, Silvia Capellino and her team were awarded the Rudolph Schoen Award of the Foundation of the German Society for Rheumatology for their research on the neurotransmitter dopamine and its role in rheumatoid arthritis.

Awards

„Watzl Weekly“ nominated for BdKom Award

Carsten Watzl from IfADo and Stefan Schwark from the German Professional Association for Nursing Professions DBfK Nordwest e. V. were nominated for the BdKom Award (award for outstanding communication) with the project „Watzl Weekly went viral – video updates …

Awards

AHFE 2022 Best Paper Award for Georgios Athanassiou

At the 13th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics and its Affiliated Conferences in New York, USA, Georgios Athanassiou from the Ergonomics Department won the Best Paper Award for the paper on „A micro-moment recommendation framework …