News

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

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 …
IfADo, lit up in orange

IfADo

IfADo in orange - A sign against violence towards women

For 16 days, the IfADo shines in orange. This year, IfADo is once again taking part in UN Women's "Orange the World" campaign. The aim is to draw attention to the high number of cases of violence against women. The project in Dortmund was initiated by the two …
Dr. Erhan Genç

IfADo

Erhan Genç gives inaugural lecture at TU Dortmund

Erhan Genç, head of the "Neuroimaging and Interindividual Differences" working group at IfADo, has been a university professor at TU Dortmund University since the end of August. He received his teaching license at the Faculty of Education, Psychology and …
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 …
Award, left to right Mr. Högel, Mrs. Leister, Mr. Böthig, Mr. Golka

Research

Study on urinary bladder cancer as a result of spinal cord injury awarded the Herbert Lauterbach Prize

A study investigating urinary bladder cancer as a late consequence of spinal injuries has been awarded the Herbert Lauterbach Prize by the BG Hospitals. The research group of lead author Ralf Böthig, Medical Director of Neuro-Urology at the BG Hospital …
Katharina Grande accepts the TOTAL E-QUALITY award.

IfADo

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.
Group photo with the four participants of the Science Slam

Event

Science with humor - Science Slam 2023

At our first Science Slam at Projektor Dortmund, four IfADo scientists presented their research. Laura-Isabelle Klatt started off by telling the audience about the bouncer in the brain that decides whether what we hear is actually processed. Hannah Schade …

IfADo

Blood donors wanted: 20 Euro compensation

Freshly donated blood is regularly needed for IfADo research projects in the field of immunology. The desired cells are isolated from about 300 ml of whole blood and used for scientific purposes. The time required for a blood donation is low and usually takes …

IfADo

IfADo at City Cycling 2023

The researchers at IfADo took part in the city cycling event again this year and cycled a lot of kilometres. The aim of the initiative is to cycle as much as possible, both professionally and privately. This year, 447 teams cycled a total of 1,081,413 …