DiverseNile by Prof. Dr. Julia Budka

DiverseNile The multidisciplinary ERC Consolidator Grant project DiverseNile will explore a crucial part of northern Sudan as a case study to reconstruct Bronze Age biographies (c. 1650–1200 BCE) beyond the present categories ‘Egyptian’ and ‘Nubian’. The main hypothesis is that degrees of cultural diversity become archaeologically more visible in the peripheral zones of the central…

Interview F-J Wagner

A postcard showing a canopy bed: An ex-user of mental health services shares his story In an interview, Franz-Josef Wagner tells Elena Posth from Pfalzklinikum AdöR about his experiences as an ex-user of mental health services in the Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany Franz-Josef Wagner is the chairman of the state association of (ex-)users of mental…

Autonomous in Old Age

Autonomous in Old Age “Lisa Ehrhardt, Head of Regional Offers – Living in Old Age” at Pfalzklinikum presents the work of their day centres for the elderly in the Palatinate Pfalzklinikum is a service provider for mental health in Southwest Germany. Its three certified day centres for the elderly focus on the promotion of cognitive…

The Werther Effect

The Werther effect Handling of suicide in the media Vivien Kogler and Alexander Noyon from Mannheim University of Applied Sciences investigate suicidality, the Werther effect and the role of medial presentation in this context. As guest authors at Pfalzklinikum they summarized the subject of the thesis written by Vivien Kogler. The Werther effect is the…

GUNi Launch 7th Higher Education in the World Report

Launch and presentation of the 7th Higher Education in the World Report “Humanities and Higher Education: Synergies between Science, Technology and Humanities” • The 7th Higher Education in the World Report (HEIW7) “Humanities and Higher Education: Synergies between Science, Technology and Humanities” was presented on December 10th 2019 in Barcelona in an open event at…

TRACK & KNOW Project

Big Data for Mobility Tracking Knowledge Extraction in Urban Areas As Track&Know enters the final year of research and development, we look back over 2019 at what we have achieved. One of the major objectives of the Track&Know project is to integrate online data streams, heterogeneous, contextual and archival data on one big data platform.…