Watzl Weekly honoured with BdKom Award

September 22, 2022

For their outstanding science communication, Carsten Watzl from the Leibniz Institute for Labour Research at TU Dortmund University (IfADo) and Stefan Schwark from the German Professional Association for Nursing Professions Nordwest e.V. won the BdKom Award in the category “Smart Budget” from the German Association of Communicators with their format “Watzl Weekly”.

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“Watzl Weekly” nominated for BdKom Award

September 1, 2022

Carsten Watzl from IfADo and Stefan Schwark from the German Professional Association for Nursing Professions DBfK Nordwest e. V. were nominated for the BdKom Award (award for outstanding communication) with the project “Watzl Weekly went viral – video updates on vaccinations @ social media”. They are among the three finalists in the category for the best smart budget communication. Today the projects were presented to the jury and at the end of September the winners will be announced at the Communication Congress.
We are keeping our fingers crossed for you!

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AHFE 2022 Best Paper Award for Georgios Athanassiou

August 4, 2022

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 in industrial environments” together with Michail Maniadakis and Iraklis Varlamis. Micro-moments are behavioural points in time and indicate in real time the current state of the users in order to derive current and future needs and to send appropriate recommendations for corrective or preventive actions.

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Best Presentation Award for Nikita Rajendra Sharma, Jai Prakash Kushvah und Gerhard Rinkenauer

June 24, 2022

At the 16th International Conference on Traffic and Transportation Psychology in Montreal, Canada, Nikita Rajendra Sharma, Jai Prakash Kushvah and Gerhard Rinkenauer from the Ergonomics Department received the Best Presentation Award for their presentation “Assessing the Impact of Additional Information during Motor Preparation in Lane Change Task”. In it, the researchers deal with the effects of additional information during motor preparation for a lane change while driving a car.

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Leonie Fleige wins GEBIN Early Career Research Award 2022

April 20, 2022

At this year’s conference of the German Endocrine-Brain-Immune-Network (GEBIN), Leonie Fleige, PhD student in the Department of Immunology, was awarded the GEBIN Early Career Research Award 2022. At the meeting, Leonie Fleige presented her work on sex-specific differences in the dopaminergic effect in B cells in rheumatism patients. The award honours outstanding research on the immune system, inflammatory mechanisms and related therapeutic approaches in the field of behavioural sciences or psychiatric diseases. We congratulate on this award.

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Hugo Geiger Award for Dr. Jessica Schwarz

March 30, 2022

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 doctorate on the topic of “Multifactorial real-time diagnosis of the user state in adaptive human-machine interaction”. IfADo researcher Prof. Dr. Gerhard Rinkenauer supervised Jessica Schwarz’s doctorate.

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