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Fakultät Sozialwissenschaften

Research projects and third-party funding

Ongoing projects

Minerva Stiftung Minerva School: Social networks and health inequalities in ageing societies

Project term: 09/2022

Cooperation partners: Dr. Ella Cohn-Schwartz (Ben-Gurion Universität des Negev)

Further information about the Minerva School
Ministry for Culture and Science of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia FAIR: From Prediction to Agile InteRventions in the Social Sciences

Project term: 2021-2024

together with Prof. Phillip Doebler, Prof. Dr. Markus Pauly, Prof. Fani Lauermann, Ph.D., Prof. Dr. Nele Mc Elvany, Prof. Dr. Tobias Kuhn, Prof. Dr. Sarah Weigelt, Dr. Alexander Munteanu, Prof Dr. Katja Ickstadt (TU Dortmund)

Futher information about the FAIR project
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 term: 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