News 2017

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International Summer School 2018 „Trust in mediated communication“

In collaboration with the Research Training Group, the Michigan State University and the University of California, Santa Barbara, the Department of Communication ist hosting the 4th International Summer School “Trust in mediated communication”. From May 29th to June 3rd 2018 the Summer School will provide advanced training for PhD students.  All submissions must be received by 11:59pm Central European Time (CET = UTC/GMT +1) on December 8th, 2017. For more information, see the Call for Participation or the website of the Department of Communication.

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Leading anti-doping researcher: "The whole system is based on mistrust towards the athletes"

Prof. Dr. Andrea Petróczi is DFG-Mercator Fellow at the research training group "Trust and Communication"

As its first DFG-funded Mercator Fellow the graduate school invites the world renowned expert for anti-doping and Professor for Public Health, Prof. Dr. Andrea Petróczi of Kingston University. In this interview she talks about her research cooperations with Prof. Dr. Bernd Strauß und his PhD students, her long lasting relationship with the research training group and explains why trust is not a specific topic of anti-doping research but why it's important nonetheless.