News

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

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High interest in the paper on chronotypes and their influence on brain physiology

The research group led by Ali Salehinejad and Michael Nitsche published the paper „Cognitive functions and underlying parameters of human brain physiology are associated with chronotype“ in Nature Communications in summer 2021.

Awards

Hugo Geiger Award for Dr. Jessica Schwarz

Every year, the Free State of Bavaria and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft award the Hugo Geiger Prize to honour young scientists for outstanding doctoral achievements in the field of applied research. This year, the third place goes to Jessica Schwarz for her …

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Daniel Schneider gives inaugural lecture at Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Since mid-January, Daniel Schneider, head of the Information Processing Group, has been authorised to teach neuropsychology at the RUB. In his habilitation thesis with the topic „Attentional control functions in perception and memory: EEG correlates of target …

Ergonomics

IfADo part of the new Leibniz Research Alliance Resilient Ageing

How can people remain healthy into old age and continue to take part in the life of society? In view of demographic trends, this is a highly relevant challenge in terms of health science and socioeconomics. Until now, ageing research in Germany has …

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Thomas Kleinsorge appointed associate professor

In December, the Technical University of Dortmund appointed Thomas Kleinsorge, head of research group Flexible Control Behaviour, as an associate professor (German apl. Prof.).
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Awards

Seven scientists receive the Dortmund Biomedicine Prize 2021

In December, the Association for the Promotion of Biomedical and Clinical Research awarded seven scientists in three categories. The award was given for scientifically outstanding work in the field of biomedical research that was carried out in Dortmund or in …

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Shining sign: IfADo at „Orange Your City

Several companies and institutions in Dortmund are lighting up in orange this evening, and IfADo is also taking part. The aim of the „orange your city“ campaign is to draw attention to violence against women. The initiator in Dortmund is the Zonta Club. With …

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Federal Research Minister Karliczek visits Mental Health Research and Treatment Centre

Anja Karliczek, Federal Minister of Education and Research, visited the Research and Treatment Centre for Mental Health at Ruhr-Universität Bochum on 17 August 2021. Here, researchers from different scientific disciplines work together to improve the mental …
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Awards

„Best in Session Paper“ award for Peter Bröder

Peter Bröde, research associate in the Sientific Department Immunology, received the „Best in Session Paper“ award of the Health Protection and Occupational Safety Session at the Spring Congress of the Society for Occupational Science (Gesellschaft für …