Smartphones, social media, enterprise IT—digital technologies can trigger stress. The ForDigitHealth research association is investigating how we can stay digitally healthy. In order to understand the topic holistically, the researchers are working together on an interdisciplinary basis.
Scientists, along with students, are developing new concepts for the use of digital media in education.
Affective reactions—or gut feelings—play a key role in consumer decision-making. Researchers at the University of Passau are seeking to understand this process better and help consumers make better decisions.
At the Deggendorf Institute of Technology, Prof. Dr. Diane Ahrens and her team are conducting research that focuses on application-oriented and holistic digitalization in rural Bavaria.
The career of American Studies scholar Georgiana Banita has not followed the traditional path; she thinks and works flexibly on a project-by-project basis. In “Security for All,” she explores the controversial practice of predictive policing.
At the HM, Professor Pohlmann and his team are using innovative technologies and approaches to bring back memories to dementia suffers and provide support to their families and caregivers.
The internet giants need smart regulation. At Passau University, Information Systems professor Jan Krämer and his team are developing models for this.
LMU anthropologist Sahana Udupa studies the sociopolitical impact of digital media, with a focus on the dynamics of extreme rhetoric on online platforms. Global collaborations are vital to understanding this global phenomenon.
Carsten Schwemmer completed his doctoral degree in Computational Social Science at the University of Bamberg.
Sahana Udupa, Professor of Media Anthropology at LMU, studies the influence of diverse digital media on social communication and behavior.