• 2022 – 2024     “Pathways to terrorism: Empirical tests of a model of radicalization”, research grant from the Ministry for Innovation, Science and Research of the State of North-Rhine Westphalia in the network "Connecting Research on Extremism (CoRE NRW)", together with Prof. Michaela Pfundmair (Hochschule des Bundes Berlin), € 197.000
  • 2022 – 2025     "When Interpersonal Communication Affects Communicators’ Memory: The role of communicators’ own judgments in shared reality with the audience ", research grant in the DFG Research Group "Constructing Scenarios of the Past: A New Framework in Episodic Memory" FOR2812, German Research Foundation EC317/10-2, € 366.900
  • How Interpersonal Communication Affects Communicators’ Memory: An Analysis of Cognitive and Motivational Processes", grant awared by the German Research Foundation (DFG) for 36 months (PI: Gerald Echterhoff, EUR 329.000 incl. programme flat charge ) in the new Research Group "Constructing Scenarios of the Past: A New Framework in Episodic Memory" (FOR2812, Speaker: Prof. Dr. Sen Cheng, Ruhr-University Bochum)

  • Threat perceptions, feelings of belonging, acceptace of democratic sovereignty: A new European conflict line with religious implications?", project in the DFG Excellence Cluster "Religion and Politics: Dynamics of Tradition and Innovation", PIs: Mitja Back, Gerald Echterhoff, Olaf Müller, Detlef Pollack, and Bernd Schlipphak will (EUR 705.000 € for 48 months)

  • "When Virtual Contact Is All You Need: The Effect of Facebook Reminders on Responses to Social Exclusion", supported by a grant from the German Research Foundation (DFG) (grant EC 317/9-1, 2017-2019) including funding for one Research Associate/Wiss. Mitarbeiter (65% [Status: Principal Investigator; volume approx. Euro 164,000]

  • "Shared Representations: A Peek into the Collaborative Memory Toolbox", supported by a grant from the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, 2016-2019, volume approx. € 94.000; in collaboration with Margarida Garrido (ISCTE Instituto Universitário de Lisboa, Principal Investigator), Leonel Garcia-Marques (ISCTE, IUL), and René Kopietz

  • Funding of a research cooperation with Columbia University (New York), 2016-2021, including a PhD student position, by the prestigious Anneliese Maier Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation awarded to E. Tory Higgins (nominator and host: Gerald Echterhoff) volume: approx. € 102.000 from the total award amount of € 250.000

  • "Effects of Communication with Experts on the Evaluation of Ambiguous Scientific Evidence: Cognitive Tuning and Social Tuning", supported by a grant from the German Science Foundation (DFG, grant EC 317/7-1, 2013-2015) in the Special Priority Program "Science and the Public" (SPP 1409) including funding for research staff (one research associate/Wiss. Mitarbeiter) [volume approx. Euro 142,000]

  • Funding for research on the verbal overshadowing effect from the Association for Psychological Science (APS) conducted within the Registered Replication initiative of the journal Perspectives on Psychological Science, in collaboration with René Kopietz

  • "Toward a social psychology of intercultural communication: Processes, barriers, interventions"
    supported by the European Social Cognition Network (ESCON) under the Research Networks Programme in Social Sciences of the European Science Foundation (ESF), fellow principal investigators: Olivier Klein (Université Libre de Bruxelles), Karen Douglas & Robbie Sutton (both University of Kent)

  • "Processes and Effects of Audience Tuning: Shared Reality with Ingroup- and Outgroup Members" supported by a grant from the German Science Foundation (DFG, EC 317-2-2), 2008-2011, volume approx. € 82.000; Collaborators: Prof. E. Tory Higgins, Prof. John M. Levine . This research in the news: Shankar Vedantam's column in the Washington Post.

  • "It happened as I said: Effects of Retellings on Eyewitnesses’ Event Memory"
    German-British collaborative research grant under the bilateral agreement between the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), (DFG EC 317/3-1, 2007-2009), Co-Investigator: Professor Dr. Amina Memon Professor Dr. Amina Memon (University of Aberdeen), volume approx. € 190.000. Research associates: Dipl.-Psych. René Kopietz , Dipl.-Psych. Jens Hellmann , Dr. Sarah Bebermeier (associated employee). Press coverage on this German- British collaboration in the Times Higher Education

  • "Audience-tuning effects on Memory: Memory Processes and Socially Shared Reality" supported by a grant from the German Science Foundation (DFG, EC 317/2-1), 2005-2007, volume approx. € 65.000. Research associate: Dipl.-Psych. René Kopietz , Collaborators: Prof. E. Tory Higgins , Prof. John M. Levine 

  • "Communication with Out-Group Members: Audience-Tuning Effects on Memory Representations as an Implicit Measure of Respect and Disrespect", supported by a start-up grant for junior scientists from the University of Bielefeld, 2005-2006 [volume Euro 5,500]
  • "Transatlantic Relations from a Social Psychological Perspective: Explicit and Implicit forms of Intergroup Perceptions of Americans and Germans" (Co-Investigators: E. Tory Higgins and John M. Levine), supported by a grant from the Foundation for German-American Relations under the Trusteeship of the Association for the Promotion of Science and Research in Germany (grant T260/14063/2004/kg, 2004-2006) [volume Euro 12,000]

  • "Decision Processes in Memory: Influences of the Retrieval Context on Source Attribution Strategies", conceptualization, preparation and project supervision together with Principal Investigator Walter Hussy, German Science Foundation (DFG), 2002-2004 [volume approx. Euro 60,000]
  • Funding of Postdoctoral Research at Columbia University, New York, on "Audience Design and Subsequent Memory: Do Communication Goals Make a Difference?", from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), 2001-2002 [volume approx. Euro 46,000]

  • "Grounding Sociality: Neurons, Minds, and Culture", an Expert Meeting supported by the European Social Cognition Network (ESCON) in the Research Networks Programme in Social Sciences of the European Science Foundation (ESF), co-principal investigator: Prof. Gün R. Semin (University of Utrecht).