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.
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.
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.
Whether it’s feng shui from China, ritual magic in Germany, vodun in West Africa or kabbalah ma’asit in Israel: practices used to try and predict, control or manipulate future events can be found all over the world. A research unit led by Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) is to investigate and compare these esoteric practices in a large-scale interdisciplinary project that has received 3.7 million euros of funding from the German Research Foundation (DFG) over the course of the next four years.
Professor Christine Schmitt, geographer at the University of Passau, is part of an international research team that proves – in a “Nature” article – that tropical African mountain forests store more carbon than previously thought.
The number of online job advertisements that present applicants with an option to work from home has risen to 12 percent in Germany in 2021. The amount has thus more than tripled compared to 2019. The ifo Institute and the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt (KU) have come to this conclusion after the analysis of 35 million job advertisements.
The Research Center for Law and Digitization (FREDI) at the University of Passau will hold a conference on Global Data Strategies on 20 and 21 September. Taking place in a hybrid online and in-person format, the conference is the first in a series of three.
What effects do family education programs have on the integration of refugees with children? Dr. Annette Korntheuer, Professor of Basics and Theories of Social Work at the Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, has been looking into this since 2018 as part of a German-Canadian cooperation. The Canadian and German non-governmental organizations "Mother Matters" and "Impuls Deutschland Stiftung e.V.” took the initiative in this international study. The project was funded by the Canadian Ministry of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship.
Trying to gain an overview of Jewish history in pre-modern Bavaria, it is easy to lose track of the bigger picture in the seemingly chaotic succession of settling, expulsion and renewed settling. A new digital map, created by researchers of Catholic University Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, now provides us with a systematic insight into the history of Jewish settlements within the borders of modern-day Bavaria.