Coordinated DFG Research Programs

 

DFG-Research Training Groups

GRK 2114: Cultures of Critique: Forms, Media, Effects
Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Beate Söntgen; since 2016

— with participation of Leuphana University Lüneburg

GRK 2190: The Literary and Epistemic History of Small Forms (Host institution: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)
Researcher involved: Prof. Dr. Claus Pias, School of Humanities and Social Studies, Institute of Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media; since 2021

GRK 2324: TreeDì - Tree Diversity Interactions: The role of tree-tree interactions in local neighbourhoods in Chinese subtropical forests (Host institutions: Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Researchers involved: Prof. Dr. Werner Härdtle; PD Dr. Andreas Fichtner, School of Sustainability, Institute of Ecology; since 2018

 

DFG-Collaborative Research Centres

— with participation of Leuphana University Lüneburg

SFB 1512: Intervening Arts (Host institution: Freie Universität Berlin)
Subproject: Artistic Way of Life as Intervention (since 2022), Prof. Dr. Beate Söntgen, School of Humanities and Social Studies, Institute of Philosophy and Sciences of Art

DFG-Research Units

Ended

FOR 1927: Advances Studies Centres in SSH: Media Cultures of Computer Simulation
since 2012; Spokespersons: Prof. Dr. Claus Pias, Prof. Dr. Martin Warnke; School of Humanities and Social Studies, Institute of Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media; Website

 

— with participation of Leuphana University Lüneburg

Ongoing

FOR 5064: The role of nature for human well-being in the Kilimanjaro Social-Ecological System (Host institution: Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre), Subproject: Demand and values of Nature’s Contributions to People (since 2020), Prof. Dr. Berta Martín-López, School of Sustainability, Social-Ecological Systems Institute

FOR 2252: Media and Participation. Between demand and entitlement(Host institution: University of Konstanz), Subproject: Elements of a Critical Theory of Media and Participation (since 2015), Prof. Dr. Erich Hörl (Institute of Culture and Aesthetics of Digital Media), Prof. Dr. Roberto Nigro (Institute of Philosophy and Sciences of Art), School of Humanities and Social Studies

FOR 2252: Media and Participation. Between demand and entitlement(Host institution: University of Konstanz), Subproject: Participatory Critique as Transforming and Transversal "With" (since 2015), Prof. Dr. Christoph Brunner, School of Humanities and Social Studies, Institute of Philosophy and Sciences of Art

Ended

FOR 891: The role of tree and shrub diversity for production, erosion control, element cycling, and species conservation in Chinese subtropical forest ecosystems (Host institution: Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg), Subproject: Multi-trophic plant-insect networks in a tree diversity experiment in China (2011-2019), Prof. Dr. Thorsten Assmann, School of Sustainability, Institute of Ecology

FOR 891: The role of tree and shrub diversity for production, erosion control, element cycling, and species conservation in Chinese subtropical forest ecosystems (Host institution: Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg), Subproject: Effects of woody species diversity and composition on individual plant growth and demography (2008-2019), Prof. Dr. Werner Härdtle, School of Sustainability, Institute of Ecology

FOR 891: The role of tree and shrub diversity for production, erosion control, element cycling, and species conservation in Chinese subtropical forest ecosystems (Host institution: Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg), Subproject: Mechanisms of soil erosion, soil properties and Ecoscape analysis as a function of species richness and species composition in subtropical forests (2008-2019), Prof. Dr. Thorsten Assmann, School of Sustainability, Institute of Ecology

 

DFG-Priority Programmes

— with participation of Leuphana University Lüneburg

Ongoing

SPP 1374: Exploratories for Long-Term and Large-Scale Biodiversity Research (Host institution: University of Bern)
Subproject: Effects of land management on the Supply and Distribution of ecosystem services (ESuDis) (since 2020), Prof. Dr. Berta Martín-López, School of Sustainability, Social-Ecological Systems Institute

SPP 2172: The digital Image (Host institution: Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Subproject: Jameson 2.0. Cognitive mapping in contemporary art (since 2019), Prof. Dr. Susanne Leeb, School of Humanities and Social Studies, Institute of Philosophy and Sciences of Art

SPP 1881: Turbulent Superstructures (Host institution: TU Ilmenau)
Subproject: Lagrangian aspects of turbulent superstructures: numerical analysis of long-term dynamics and transport properties (seit 2016), Prof. Dr. Kathrin Padberg-Gehle, School of Education, Institute of Mathematics and its Didactics

Ended

SPP 1688: Proper Times of the Aesthetic. Time and Representation in Polychronic Modernity (Host institution: Freie Universität Berlin), Subproject: Primeval Times and Environment. Staging Prehistory in Modern Age (2016-2021), Prof. Dr. Christina Wessely, School of Humanities and Social Studies, Institute of History and Literary Cultures

SPP 1374: Exploratories for Long-Term and Large-Scale Biodiversity Research (Host Institution: University of Bern), Subproject: Land-use responses of dung beetle communities and their ecosystem services (2014-2020), Prof. Dr. Thorsten Assmann, School of Sustainability, Institute of Ecology

ERC-Grants

Ongoing

ERC Consolidator Grant "Modelling Assisted Solid State Materials Development and Additive Manufacturing (MA.D.AM)", Principle Investigator: Prof. Dr. Benjamin Klusemann, School of Management & Technology, Institute of Product and Process Innovation (Leuphana); Host Institution: Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon; since 2021

Ended

ERC Consolidator Grant "Identifying Social-Ecological System Properties Benefiting Biodiversity and Food Security (SESyP)" (2014-2019), Principle Investigator: Prof. Dr. Jörn Fischer, School of Sustainability, Social-Ecological Systems Institute

ERC Starting Grant "Evaluating the Delivery of Participatory Environmental Governance Using an Evidence-Based Research Design (EDGE)" (2011-2016), Principle Investigator: Prof. Dr. Jens Newig, School of Sustainability, Institute of Sustainability Governance

Renowned Individual Funding

DFG-Heisenberg Professorships

Assessing human perception and behavior at the intersection of social and cognitive psychology (since 2022), Prof. Dr. Oliver Genschow, School of Management & Technology, Institute for Management and Organisation

Quantifying nonlinear dynamics in psychological data (since 2020), Prof. Dr. Sebastian Wallot, School of Sustainability, Institute of Education and Psychology

Quantitative School Leadership Research (seit 2021), Prof. Dr. Marcus Pietsch, School of Education, Institute of Educational Sciences

DFG-Reinhart Koselleck Project

The Cool Water Effect: Why Human Civilization Turned towards Emancipation in Cold-Wet Regions (since 2017), Prof. Dr. Christian Welzel, School of Public Affairs, Institut of Political Science

Endowed Professorships

VolkswagenStiftung: Lichtenberg-Professorship (since 2019), Project: Modern Migrants: Paintings from Europe in US Museums, Prof. Dr. Lynn Rother, School of Humanities and Social Studies, Institute of Philosophy and Sciences of Art

Robert Bosch Stiftung: Junior Professorship of Sustainable Use of Natural Resources (since 2018), Project: Wildlife, Values, Justice: Reconciling Sustainability in African Proteced Areas, Prof. Dr. Jacqueline Loos, School of Sustainability, Institute of Ecology

Junior Research Groups

Freigeist-Fellowship

VolkswagenStiftung: The M/Other Project: Creativity, Procreation, and Contemporary Art (Start: 04/2023), Dr. Jordan Troeller, School of Humanities and Social Studies, Institute of Philosophy and Sciences of Art

BMBF-Junior Research Groups in Social-Ecological Research

Biocultural Diversity in Farming Landscapes of the Global South (since 2019), Dr. Jan Hanspach, School of Sustainability, Social-Ecological Systems Institute, Website

Governance Mechanisms in the Future Polycentric Energy System (since 2020), Dr. Lars Holstenkamp, School of Sustainability, Institute of Sustainability Governance

All research projects of Leuphana University Lüneburg can be found in the Research Index FOX.