News

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

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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 …
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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.
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Ergonomics

SOPRANO Project Launch

In late 2023, the SOPRANO project was launched, a research project focusing on innovations in the field of human-robot collaboration. Along with other European companies and research institutions, IfADo is also involved. The project is part of the EU's Horizon …
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Ergonomics

FELICE Update: Training workers for cobot interaction

Creating a successful collaboration between human and cobot does not only require designing the robot itself. Humans also need to understand the peculiarities of having a cobot as a team member. Therefore, as part of the FELICE project, researchers at IfADo …
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Ergonomics

FELICE Update: Designing usable interfaces

When humans and robots are supposed to collaborate, successful communication is an important factor. A key component to such communication is the design of user interfaces. As part of the FELICE project, researchers at IfADo are taking steps to build …
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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 …
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Research

FELICE H2020 Project: Research Update by IfADo

The IfADo researchers completed a focus group survey to find out what concerns are among workers when collaborating with a mobile robot colleague.