News: The third volume of “Junges Forschen der Universität in Koblenz” was published!
For the third volume of our Journal “Junges Forschen der Universität in Koblenz” we received excelent articles from all four faculties of the campus in Koblenz as well as from faculty 5 from the campus in Landau! We are not only glad about the many students who submitted their work to gather their first experience in publishing, but also about about the many students who where recommended by their supervisers. The result is a fantastic collection of exciting research articles from students of the Unviersity in Koblenz. See for yoursefl!
Get more out of your thesis!
Your thesis is good and you do not want it to end up in the drawer? Get more out of your thesis! We are a team of research associates and doctoral candidates and our goal is to promote interdisciplinary exchange and support each other and you in the research and publication process.
If you have any questions regarding your scientific work or the publication process, you can ask us. We are researchers from different disciplines and support each other to reach our goals.
We want to support you in your scientific career with training offers such as summer schools and workshops, where you can gain insights into the scientific research and learn important soft-skills.
We promote your research through our Journal. We share our thoughts on our current projects and scientific papers, to gather experience in publication and get the most out of time.
We are a young team with the same goal: gather scientific insights!
Below we briefly introduce ourselves, our interests and our skills.
This is me
I am a PhD Candidate in Cultural Studies at the University of Koblenz-Landau with a research focus on the rhetorics of Artificial Intelligence. Since September 2020, I am a Doctoral Scholar of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation. From August to December 2019, I conducted research for my thesis as a Visiting Student Researcher at UC Berkeley’s Center of Science, Technology, Medicine, and Society.
Building networks and fostering exchange among students interested in pursuing an academic career is of particular importance to me. I am also very interested in opportunities to collaboratively and interdisciplinarily advance scientific projects of others as well as my own.
Because of my background in Cultural Studies, I am used to working interdisciplinarily as well as to adopting and developing different disciplinary perspectives. My strengths lie in the areas of (media) cultural theory and qualitative media research and in academic writing. Additionally, I collected experiences in conceptualizing and conducting tutorials for younger students.
This is me
I have a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Education in English and Biology for high school teaching. As the combination of subjects show, I enjoy interdisciplinary research, but my focus is clearly on psychology. This is also where I am doing my doctorate. However, English Studies are still important to me due to opportunities to support colleagues with translations and proofreading of their papers or in the preparation of English-language lectures.
I want to support students who would like to do scientific work while still in university.
I am particularly familiar with the topics of motivation and mental rotation (psychology) as well as in English studies in the area of pronunciation (American English), presenting (e.g.: preparation for a symposium or oral exams) and writing scientific articles in English. However, I also wrote a thesis in biology (lab work), so I can give advice on that as well. I know the overlapping possibilities between the subjects (E.g.: Biological Psychology) and the different ways of working and thinking of the respective disciplines.
Aline Ursula Sohny
This is me
I completed my studies of secondary school teaching for the subjects English and German in 2016. Since then, I have been working on my PhD in English Literature and have been a scholarship holder at the Graduate School of Gender Studies since 2017. Alongside this, I am active in teaching and give courses on scientific presentation, among other things.
I would like to support students in developing and professionalizing their skills in scientific presentation.
Through my work as a tutor in English Studies, I can help students improve both their English pronunciation (British English) and their presentation skills. In addition, I can provide information on what is important when applying for a scholarship and how to prepare for the application process.
This is me
I graduated with an M. Sc. in Information Management in 2019 and have since been doing my doctorate in Department 4 on the topic of gamification and employee motivation. In the process, I am working in the KTUR (Knowledge Transfer Upper Rhine) project with colleagues from Koblenz and Landau. In addition, I am a doctoral scholarship holder at the Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft since June 2020.
I would like to exchange ideas with other departments about our research projects and thus benefit from the knowledge that can be shared through departmental networking. I also want to support students in taking their first steps in research and publication because I have been given the chance to do so myself.
This is me
In 2018 I received my masters degree in computer science. Since then I work on my PhD with the topic of analysis and processing of hyperspectral image data at the institue of computer visualistics.
I want to motivate students interested in research to consider to work in science and support the interdiscipinary cooperation at our university.
My focus lies in the area of computer vision. However, because of my general computer science studies I am familiar with many subfields of computer science. Working in the active vision research group i gathered experience in publishing scientific articles, systematic research, the application for funding and the management and organization of research projects.
This is me
After graduating from the University of Koblenz (Bachelor and Master of Education in Biology and Physical Education), I obtained my 2nd state exam after my traineeship.
Afterwards I taught at a grammar school. The great passion for teaching as well as the desire to specialize even further, to work scientifically and to continue my education brought me back to the university. Since then I have been working and doing my doctorate at the Institute of Sports Science.
This is me
I graduated with a Master of Science in Business Informatics in 2019. Since then, I have been doing my PhD and research at the Institute of Information Systems in Business Process Management. Specifically, I am working on inconsistencies in the context of business process modeling.
I would like to support students in their entry into research and pass on my experience, as I myself already had the opportunity to research and publish during my studies.
Ich habe in den letzten Jahren verstärkt in den Bereichen Kollaboration und Task Management geforscht und kann Studierenden daher Tipps zur (Selbst-)Organisation im Rahmen von Projekt-, Seminar- oder Abschlussarbeiten geben. Außerdem habe ich Erfahrung mit Literaturarbeit, dem Verfassen von wissenschaftlichen Publikationen sowie der Präsentation von Forschungsergebnissen auf internationalen Konferenzen.
We thank our former members for their ideas and engagement.
You want to join our team and benefit from our scientific exchange? Or you want to publish your excellent thesis in the next issue of our journal. Then do not hesitate to get in contact with us, tell us who you are and why you would like to participate or what you are currently working on!
We most sincerely thank our sponsors for the valuable support.
Prof. Dr. Harald F.O. von Korflesch
Prof. Dr. Harald von Korflesch initiated Junges Forschen in 2017 and has supported the initiative ever since. Mr von Korflesch studied business management at the University of Cologne, where he also received his doctoral degree. After a post-doc stay at the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology he received his Habilitation at the University Kassel. He and his research group at the University in Koblenz conduct research in the field of organisation, entrepreneurship, design thinking, transfer and knowledge and cooperation management.
The Stiftung der Universität Koblenz has the goal to secure and strengthen the position of the University in Koblenz as an internationally acknowledged research and education institution. They have the firm conviction support of science and research in the context of a university aids economy as well . Hence, they particularly encourage exchange between science, economy, culture and society as well as internationalization of the universities profile to gain the Mittelrhein region a competitive advantage.