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

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Laura Klatt at the science slam

IfADo

Waves in the head - IfADo at science slam in Braunschweig

IfADo researcher Dr. Laura-Isabelle Klatt performed at a science slam organized by the Braunschweig House of Science at Eventspace 381 on 22 May. She and four other slammers presented their research topics in a relaxed and humorous way.
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 …
Stressed worker at the computer

Ergonomics

German Center for Mental Health launches

The German Center for Mental Health starts in May and IfADo is part of it. The new, nationwide center has a foothold in the middle of the Ruhr area. The goal is to improve mental health in the long term. IfADo scientists from the fields of neuroscience, …

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

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 …

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 …

Ergonomics

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 …
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 …