News

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

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Research

FELICE-Update: Risk Assessment

When developing a collaborative system with different interacting entities, it is important to assess where risks to health and safety may arise. As part of the FELICE project, IfADo researchers are tackling this task by assessing, categorizing and evaluating …
Group picture: (left to right) Prof. Dr. med. Christian Reinhardt, Dr. Malte Gersch, Dr. Benjamin Buchmuller, Dr. Gavin Rice, Dr. Thorsten Wagner

Research

Presentation of the Biomedicine Sponsorship Awards Dortmund

On May 29, the “Verein zur Förderung der biomedizinischen und klinischen Forschung e.V.” (Association for the Promotion of Biomedical and Clinical Research) presented this year's awards for biomedicine. A total of five scientists from Dortmund research …
Melanie Karthaus and Felix Dreger at HFES-Conference

Research

FELICE Update: IfADo researchers present results at HFES Conference

At the annual Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) conference in Lübeck, IfADo researchers Melanie Karthaus and Felix Dreger presented the results of their work on the FELICE project.
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Research

New therapeutic approach for the treatment of cholemic nephropathy discovered

Cholaemic nephropathy is a serious kidney disease that occurs as a result of liver disease. There are no treatment options for the disease, as the mechanisms by which cholemic nephropathy is caused were previously unknown.
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Research

SKLM publishes position paper: Shaping the future of food and nutrition research in Germany

In recent years, the global social challenges in the area of food and nutrition have become increasingly visible: securing the world's food supply and combating hunger, the prevention and treatment of diet-related diseases such as obesity and the …
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Research

Data standard for nanosafety research data published on ‘FAIRsharing.org’

Partners of the LRA Advanced Materials Safety, of which IfADo is a member, have published the results of one of their collaborations, a data guideline for description of research data called Minimum Information Table for the Safety of Engineered Nanomaterials …
Melinda Sabo

Ergonomics

Successfully defended: New PhD at IfADo

Melinda Sabo successfully defended her dissertation at Ruhr-Universität Bochum on January 25. The cognitive scientist has been working as a research assistant at IfADo in the Department of Ergonomics since 2020.