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From Theory to Practice: Projects at the FH Potsdam at a Glance

Here you will find a current overview of selected projects at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam. You can filter the projects by departments and degree programs, by project type, or by content focus.

    Junge gehörlose Frau hat eine digitale virtuelle Online-Konferenz am Computer, benutzt Gebärdensprache und zeigt Gesten am Bildschirm

    ÜberAl – Transitions of Deaf and Hard of Hearing People in Working Life

    The research project funded by the Hans Böckler Foundation is investigating the challenges and needs of employees who sign during career transitions.

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    Human-Robot Interaction in Social Robotics

    The aim of the project, which is subsidised by the European Regional Development Fund, is to set up an interdisciplinary test and experimental environment for social robots.

    Illustration zeigt zwei symbolhafte Köpfe mit Augen, die sich anschauen und je eine Sprechblase über dem Kopf haben. Diese Sprechblasen sind geformt wie Puzzleteile, die sich passend zusammensetzen lassen.

    VEStOR: Networking, Expansion, Strengthening of the OER Community OpenRewi

    VEStOR expands and strengthens OpenRewi e. V., so far the only community for open legal education materials in law, which aims to promote the breakthrough of open teaching and learning materials in legal studies.

    Illustration einer Wolke, die die Zahlen Null und Eins umschließt. Ein Papierflieger fliegt auf die Wolke zu.

    WiNoDa: Knowledge Laboratory for Scientific Collections and Object-Centred Data

    The WiNoDa project is establishing a data competence centre for data-driven research on natural science collections.

    Schematische Grafik eines Monitors, umgeben von Sprechblasen

    Communicative Appropriation of Digital Sports

    An explorative analysis of chat communication in eSports using the example of the Paris Major Blast 2023

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    #GesellschaftBilden in the Digital Age. Perspectives of Social Work on Technological Challenges

    The project establishes a cross-university network on digitalisation in social work as a subject of cooperative research and teaching.

    Fotografie des »Haus in der Sonne« in Potsdam-Babelsberg, 1913–14

    The Architect Emilie Winkelmann: Work, Influence and Impact

    Emilie Winkelmann (1875 – 1951) was the first woman to open her own architectural practice in Germany in 1907. At a time when women could only enrol at German universities in exceptional cases and the professional field of architecture was still entirely in the hands of men, Winkelmann was able to establish herself as a sought-after architect in Berlin. The project focuses on her built work, her…

    SocialGestures – Gestures as Cultural Markers: The Importance of Tact Gestures for Social Preference and Learning in Childhoos and Early Childhood in France and Germany

    SocialGestures is a joint research project of the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam and the Université Grenoble Alpes. The project was developed jointly and is being carried out under joint responsibility. It is funded by the German Research Foundation (GR 4756/3-1).

    Illustration zeigt zwei Vorhängeschlösser, links ist das Schloss verschlossen, auf der rechten Seite geöffnet, ein Pfeil zeigt auf das geöffnete Schloss.

    Cultural Change in Jurisprudence (KidRewi)

    Reflection on legal publishing practice and support for cultural change using the example of legal, independent publications

    Illustration mit Virtual Reality-Brille, Sprechblasen und dem dem Titel ConvoQuest

    Innovative Digital Media as a Learning Environment for Challenging Forms of Conversation in Social Professions

    In the "ConvoQuest" project, innovative digital media as learning environments are being investigated and tested. The project focuses on a course at the FH Potsdam from the summer term of 2023, in which students developed prototypical, innovative learning environments. In the future, these can be used as a source of knowledge for questions about conversation techniques.

    Bildauswahl aus dem Archiv des Fotografen Frédéric Brenner

    GraDiM: Granularities of Dispersion and Materiality – Visualising a Photo Archive on Diaspora

    In collaboration with photographer Frédéric Brenner and his international project team, the GraDiM research project is developing theoretical and technical concepts for the visualisation of a photo archive with particular sensitivity for a collection documenting the Jewish diaspora.