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9 June 2022

Radio interview about social cohesion

On 9 June Sabine Fromm was a guest on the Bayerische Rundfunk programme, “regionalZeit Franken”, and answered questions about the development of social cohesion in our society.

2 June 2022

“Bildung für alle” (education for everyone) - KoSIMA engages with the “Straßenkreuzer Uni” a programme of the “Straßenkreuzer” street newspaper

Sabine Fromm participated in the “Straßenkreuzer Uni” on 2 June with a talk on “Social cohesion in our city - stronger than one thinks!” Straßenkreuzer Uni is a educational programme designed for all members of the public, in particular people who otherwise have little contact to higher education (https://www.strassenkreuzer.info/bildung-fuer-alle). Very interesting conversations developed in the rooms of the Salvation Army - Nuremberg.

21 May 2022

Long Night of Science

Hans-Dieter Gerner and Robert Jäckle are taking part in the Long Night of Science and designed two interactive contributions on the topic “How do election forecasts work?”

Date: 21 May 2022

Location: Nuremberg Tech

Further info: https://www.nacht-der-wissenschaften.de/

17 February 2022 

KoSIMA supports village development in rural area

Rural areas are affected in completely different ways by demographic, economic, and social change. Information about residents’ perceptions of problems and interests is necessary for future-oriented local development. This also facilitates the initiation of community discussions and development processes. KoSIMA supports the development and implementation of these types of survey. After a project of this type with the Langenmosen community (https://www.langenmosen.de/Buerger-Befragung-gibt-Antworten.o8223.html), the results of another public survey in the town of Gerolsbach have been published. Prof. Sabine Fromm and master’s candidate Francis Finkler developed the survey in cooperation with a working group from the town council:

15 February 2022

KoSIMA investigates the employment history of Nuremberg Tech students

The KoSIMA researchers, Hans-Dieter Gerner and Robert Jäckle, have established an agreement with the Institute for Employment Research that will allow them to investigate the employment history of Nuremberg Tech students in the future.

Techniques for professional practice: master’s students conduct reader survey for the street newspaper “Straßenkreuzer”

29 November 2021

Techniques for professional practice: master’s students conduct reader survey for the street newspaper “Straßenkreuzer”

Supervised by Prof. Sabine Fromm, students in the master’s programme in Social Work are currently conducting a reader survey for the “Straßenkreuzer”, Nuremberg’s street newspaper. In coordination with the editorial department of the “Straßenkreuzer”, the project team designed and methodically reaized the survey. The “Straßenkreuzer” will report on the findings.

https://www.strassenkreuzer.info/aktuell/die-grosse-leserumfrage-des-strassenkreuzers-bitte-bis-17-12-mitmachen

1 October 2021

Sabine Fromm and Robert Jäckle receive “research professorships”

Sabine Fromm and Robert Jäckle received teaching load reductions as of October 2021 to support applied research in the areas of sociology and behavioural economics and causal effect analysis.

Event series

Ohm Seminar in Applied Economics

The Ohm Seminar in Applied Economics (formerly VWL-Seminar) is a joint seminar series offered by the Economics / Quantitative Methods group at the Faculty of Business Administration and the KoSIMA competence center. Various speakers will give lectures on current topics from the field of applied economics and its neighbouring disciplines like business administration, sociology, psychology, etc. The seminar is designed for researchers, interested students, and the general public.

We are looking forward to meeting you.

Contact: Prof. Robert Jaeckle, robert.jaeckleatth-nuernbergPunktde

 

The current and previous dates of the Economics Seminars can be found here.

Previous events

Credit and money creation in modern financial systems as a prerequisite for asset market bubbles

In the Applied Economics specialization of the Economics Department, Karl-Heinz Ruckriegel presents his findings on the question of how and whether the creation of credit and money in modern financial systems promotes the formation of asset bubbles.

Time: 18 June 2020, 3.45 pm - 5.15 pm

Location: Zoom Meeting

Further info

KinderUni

Hans-Dieter Gerner and Robert Jäckle have already taken part in the City of Nuremberg’s KinderUni (Children’s University) event three times. All curious children between the ages of eight and 12 are regularly invited to learn how election forecasts work in a playful session using jelly baby samples. (The session includes eating the samples at the end!)

Research perspectives on the student life cycle at Nuremberg Tech

Presentation of research approaches and findings regarding the student life cycle from the Computer Science, Business Administration, and Social Sciences faculties at Nuremberg Tech

 

Time: 20 November 2019, 5.30 pm to 7 pm 

Location: Nuremberg Tech, Bahnhofstrasse 87, Room BL 101

Further information: “Research perspectives on the student life cycle at Nuremberg Tech”

Lange Nacht der Wissenschaft

Hans-Dieter Gerner and Robert Jäckle took part in Lange Nacht der Wissenschaft and designed two interactive contributions on the topic “How do election forecasts work?

Time: 19 October 2019, 7 pm - 7.45 pm and 8 pm - 8.45 pm

Location: Nuremberg Tech, Kesslerplatz 12, Building KA.140

Further info: https://www.nacht-der-wissenschaften.de/2019/home/

On 25 September 2018, the “Applied University Research” interdisciplinary workshop, financed by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) under the funding priority “Academic Success and Dropout Phenomena”, took place at Nuremberg Tech.

https://www.th-nuernberg.de/news/workshop-angewandte-hochschul/