News

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

IfADo

IfADo expands systems biology approach with research MRI

Watching the brain at work and studying its functions – this is now possible at the Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors (IfADo) by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The new three tesla MRI scanner will intensify interdisciplinary …
Prof. Dr. Michael Nitsche

Awards

Michael Nitsche is among the „Highly Cited Researchers” 2020

Prof. Dr. Michael Nitsche is one of the most frequently cited scientists in his research field worldwide. The IfADo director and neuroscientist can be found in the annual list of „Highly Cited Researchers“ of the US company Clarivate. Michael Nitsche is …
Digitisation of work

Ergonomics

Thorsten Plewan-Blombach appointed professor

Thorsten Plewan-Blombach was appointed professor of psychology in the department of „Business & Media“ at the Fresenius University of Applied Sciences at the end of July. Thorsten Plewan-Blombach has been working as a PostDoc in the IfADo research department …
Test subject and exercise instructors in the Gait Real-Time Analysis Interactive Lab

Ergonomics

New research laboratory: Work research at IfADo strikes out in a new direction

The IfADo research is on the move: with a Gait Real-Time Analysis Interactive Lab (GRAIL). In it, the gait movement of the entire body can be analyzed in three dimensions in a virtual environment. The laboratory enables researchers to analyze phenomena of …

Ergonomics

Gerhard Rinkenauer: Associate Professor

Gerhard Rinkenauer has recently been appointed „Associate Professor“ at the Faculty of Education, Psychology and Sociology at the TU Dortmund University. At IfADo, he has been researching the interface between man and technology since 2005. Besides, he has …
SARS-Coronavirus-2. Scale bar: 100 nm.

IfADo

Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2: Information for guests

In order to contain the pandemic, we will conduct experimental studies with subjects at IfADo from the coming weeks onwards only under high safety precautions. To this end, we have developed a comprehensive safety and hygiene concept for the resumption of …
Collage Mitarbeiter ifADo

IfADo

Diversity-Day 2020 at IfADo

In 2019, IfADo signed the „Charta der Vielfalt“ – a voluntary commitment to promote diversity at work. „Only through diverse teams our research can develop further,“ says Brigitta Thiel, Commercial Director at IfADo. „We are committed to the „Charta der …

Awards

Awarded: IfADo research on chronotypes and their effects on brain physiology and behavior

The “NYC Neuromodulation 2020” was also held this year as an online conference with more than 3600 attendees and 250 speakers worldwide. In one session, Prof. Dr. Michael Nitsche, head of the IfADo-research department “Psychology & Neurosiences” and his team …
Minister Julia Klöckner and Wiebke Albrecht.

Awards

Animal Welfare Research Prize 2019 for IfADo toxicologists

Wiebke Albrecht, a PhD student at the Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors (IfADo) receives the “Animal Welfare Research Prize 2019” by the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (23.10.2019). Together with an …