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RESEARCH INSIGHT

Legislative Representation Is Terribly Under-Researched

Martin Acheampong, one of our doctoral fellows, spent four weeks in Ghana to investigate legislative representation in Africa and to personally conduct interviews with Members of Parliament. In an interview, he is talking about the experiences he made on his field trip abroad.

 

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RESEARCH STAY

Similarly-Minded Scientists

Our doctoral fellow Agata Maria Kraj successfully completed two research stays. In an interview, she shares the experiences she made during the time she spent abroad.

 

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RESEARCH STAY

Differences In Academic Culture

Nadja Wehl, one of our doctoral fellows, tells us about her research stay at Tilburg University in the Netherlands

 

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RESEARCH STAY

Doing Research And Experiencing Different Cultures Is The Most Wonderful Thing For Me.

Our doctoral fellow Yi-Jhen Wu is currently doing a research stay in China at City University of Hong Kong. In an interview, she talks about the project she is working on and gives insights about the benefits the stay provides for her career and her personal life.

 

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RESEARCH GRANT

It Pushed Me To Put My Thoughts On Paper.

Javier Martínez Cantó explains what inspired his research, why he applied for the "Llegat Pasqual Maragall 2018" grant and what difficulties he faced during the proposal process.

 

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RESEARCH TALK

QCA Is Really Gaining Traction In The Social Sciences.

In an interview, Lasse Gerrits tells us about his inspiration and motivation behind writing this book, the value of it and the challenges they faced during the writing process.

 

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GRADUATION TALK - ASHENAFI KASSAHUN EDOSSA

Patience Is The Most Important Tool

In a brief interview Ashenafi Kassahun Edossa explains his fascination with his research field, the challenges he faced und his plans for his future career path.

 

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RESEARCH GRANT

The Researcher And The Project Must Match.

In an interview, Michael Gebel tells us about his motivations behind applying for an ECR grant, the challenges he faced and how he combined his personal experience with a mix of different ideas to create this one overarching research project.

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RESEARCH EXHIBITION

In Essence. Personalities Of Research

The exhibition showcases nine portraits of doctoral students consisting of individually designed research portfolios featured next to large format black and white portraits.

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A SERIES OF ESSAYS ON STATE INTERVENTION

Is Tertiary Education Putting The Future Labour Markets At Risk?

BY SIMON CHRISTOPH

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A SERIES OF ESSAYS ON STATE INTERVENTION

On The Perils Of Social Mindlessness

BY AGATA MARIA KRAJ AND DIANA KLOSE

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RESEARCH TALK - DONALD B. RUBIN

Freedom Of Thought.

Donald B. Rubin on keeping your freedom of thought while managing an academic career.

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GRADUATION TALK - MARTIN WIRTZ

The Importance Of Human Decision-Making

Martin Wirtz on decisions that go beyond individuals and the EU as a moving target.

 

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GRADUATION TALK - UTA BREHM

Social Involvement Was A Way To Retain My Inner Peace

An interview with Uta Brehm on the influence of her upbringing, academia as an ivory tower and how to speak up through social involvement.

 

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RESEARCH PROJECT - IQ APP

When Knowledge Becomes Research

Diana Klose has co-developed an app in the framework of her doctoral thesis. The IQ-App tests users in three areas: IQ, general knowledge and personality.

 

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RESEARCH TALK - IRA KATZNELSON

Patterns Of The Past - Trends Of Today.

An interview with Ira Katznelson on how history shapes current political trends.

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RESEARCH TALK - BARBARA KOREMENOS

Nothing Is Anything Without Politics.

Barbara Koremenos on the importance of passion and integrity in research and believing in yourself and your ideas.

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GRADUATION TALK - TOBIAS RAUSCH

Judgments And Decisions

Tobias Rausch gives an insight why he put teachers' judgments and decisions under a microscope and works on bringing research results into practice.

 

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A SERIES OF ESSAYS ON STATE INTERVENTION

Safety, Freedom, Rules...
What Do We Expect From A State?

BY ISABEL WINNWA

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RESEARCH TALK - HERMAN VAN DE WERFHORST

It Is The Best Field There Is. As Long As We Stay Honest.

An interview with Herman van de Werfhorst about sociology as a mind changing field.

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RESEARCH PROJECT

Are Private Schools A Viable Alternative In The Kurdistan Region Of Iraq?

Hishyar Hassun's fieldwork in the Kurdistan region of Iraq

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RESEARCH TALK - DANIEL DIERMEIER

Fundamentally, You Have To Do What You Are Passionate About.

Daniel Diermeier on the importance of drive, prioritizing and leadership.

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RESEARCH TALK - DEREK BEACH

By Necessity, We Need To Be Much More Strategic.

Derek Beach talks about cultural differences in academia and the importance of methods training.

 

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RESEARCH TALK - SAMO KROPIVNIK

Keep An Open Mind And Think Strategically.

An interview with Samo Kropivnik on the importance of vigorous methodology and its usefulness in exploring new approaches in a wide range of fields.

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RESEARCH TALK

Strategic Career Planning.

A number of successful academics talk about their experiences in academia and which factors contributed to their own success.

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RESEARCH TALK - GEORGE TSEBELIS

Pick Up The Pieces And Go - The Engineering Way

An interview with George Tsebelis on finding and solving problems in in the face of critique and how to go from rejection to getting published.

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