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News from the Department for the Social Sciences of Sport

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 On 24.04.2020 Malte Jetzke successfully defended his dissertation with the title "Sports activities and psychosocial health in the extended youth phase" and may now call himself Dr. Malte Jetzke. We congratulate him warmly!

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On April 1st, 2020 we warmly welcome our research assistant, Dominik Krüßmann, to the AB Social Sciences of Sport. In the future, Dominik will be teaching (professional practice football + theory of social sciences) and researching. In his doctoral project, supervized by Prof. Dr. Meier, he will deal with various social science phenomena in amateur football.


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Dr. Mara Konjer returns to the Departement

On August 1st, 2019 Dr. Mara Konjer returned to the Departement for the Social Sciences of Sport as a research associate. From 2016 until 2019 she gained experince in the field of university management at the University of Applied Sciences and Art Dortmund. Now she will again contribute to the research and teaching of the Departement and is also available as reviewer for Bachelor and Master theses.

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Justus Kalthoff leaves the Departement

Justus Kalthoff is leaving the Departement for the Social Sciences of Sport to start his traineeship in school. We wish him all the best for the future!

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Department for the Social Sciences of Sport is moving

Our department is moving to another building. In the next couple of weeks, you will find us in our new rooms in the pavilion on Horstmarer Landweg 62a. The current rooms of our associates can be found here.

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Welcome to the Department for the Social Sciences of Sport

On April 1 2018, the Department for the Social Sciences of Sport added two new employees to its staff. Dr. Shu Ling Tan is going to be a lecturer for the Bachelor/Master of Science programs for the next couple of years. Additionally, Malte Jetzke is going to support our team as a research associate. We are extraordinarily happy to welcome two great new colleagues. For more information on our team click here.

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Student Assistants

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Field Trio to German Football Museum

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Paper presentation at the Sport&EU 11th Annual Conference 2016

At the Sport&EU 11th Annual Conference 2016 in Madrid, Martin Hölzen gave a talk on: "Are football fans ignorant? Investigating public responses to FIFA's corruption scandal by analyzing twitter data".