Category: Portrait

New ways in science management

As a research coordinator, Maria Staudte supervises the bidt junior researcher programme and is the contact person for doctoral students. In this portrait, she outlines her path to the bidt in Bavaria.

#climatechange – Do internet memes influence climate policy?

Memes are spreading across social media and shaping the public climate debate. How exactly do they do this – and do memes even influence political decisions?

Identity crisis? How companies transform digitally and stay true to themselves at the same time

How to make digital transformation work for companies? Angela Graf and Thomas Hess show that it is an organisation’s identity that counts.

Portrait: Sabine Pfeiffer

Sabine Pfeiffer, a sociologist, conducts research on the relationship between individuals, technology, and organisations, as well as the impact of digital transformation on society.

Palliative care: Cautious digitisation of a technologically disconnected working world

How can innovative digital systems support the demanding, multi-professional collaboration of palliative care professionals? The PALLADiUM project is investigating this question.

The factory of the future? How humans and robots work together

Why we need new ideas for human-robot collaborations and what innovative collaboration in production can look like is being researched by the team of the bidt project “EmPReSs”.

How can AI support social work?

Can an algorithm help youth welfare workers to act ethically? Michael Reder and Christopher Koska examine this question using the example of child welfare endangerment.

Trust in AI for medical decisions

The bidt project “Responsibility gaps in human-machine interactions” investigates the appropriate trust in machines for medical decisions.

Change of perspective is enormously important

Dr. Andreas Wenninger is research coordinator at bidt. In his role, he combines different perspectives from research and science management.

Keeping an eye on the big picture

As managing director, Christoph Egle keeps an eye on the big picture at bidt. The political scientist organises the processes that steer the institute’s research, from the strategic direction of research and determination…