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Research projects and third-party funding

Ongoing projects

Federal Ministry of Education and Research

(Digital platforms)


Plug-In: Platform of self-adaptive user interfaces for device operation as individual assistance system

Subproject: User integration

Project termt: 03/2020-02/2023

Cooperation partners: Prof. Dr. Sabine Sachweh (FH Dortmund), Prof. Susanne Lengyel (HS Hamm-Lippstadt), Dr. Thomas Biskup (QuinScape GmbH), Christin Schäfer (acs plus GmbH)

Further information about the Plug-In project

German Research Foundation


AGE-WELL: Material conditions and older age wellbeing in Germany and Poland: institutional and regional variation in individual risks and insurance mechanisms

Project term: 02/2020-02/2023

Cooperation partners: Dr. Michał Myck (CenEA)

Further information about the AGE-WELL project

German Research Foundation

(Open Research Area – ORA)


IN-CARE: How are varying care systems associated with inequalities in care and wellbeing in later life?

together with Melanie Wagner (Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Munich Center for the Economics of Aging)

Project term: 04/2019-04/2022

Cooperation partners: Prof. Dr. M. Broese van Groenou, (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), Prof. Dr. K. Glaser (King’s Colleg e London) und Prof. Dr. Yoko Ibuka (Keio University Tokyo)

Further information about the IN-CARE project

Completed projects

Own funding

Health and Support in Times of Corona - Pilot Study

Project term: 05/2020-12/2020

together with Prof. Dr. Monika Reichert (TU Dortmund)

Further information on the pilot study



Truth or report? The measurement of health in the context of comparative analysis

Project term: 01/2017-12/2017

Further information about the "Truth or report?" project

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