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10th meeting of the LIfBi Board of Trustees

10/25/2016
Chaired by Prof. Dr. Rudolf Tippelt from the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich, the LIfBi Board of Trustees convened for their 10th meeting on October 24, 2016. 

Andreas Schwarz, MP, visits the LIfBi

10/14/2016
The SPD Member of the German Parliament for the regions Bamberg, Forchheim, and Coburg visited the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi) to inform himself about the successful continuation of the National Educational Panel Study (NEPS) and the further extension of the institute. 

SLLS 2016: Three-day international conference in Bamberg

10/10/2016
From October 6 to 8, 2016, the annual conference of the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (SLLS) was held in Bamberg. 300 scientists from all over the world exchanged information on the topic of “Education and the Life Course: Determinants and Consequences of Unequal Educational Opportunities”. 

3rd Meeting of the LIfBi Scientific Advisory Board

10/6/2016
On October 4 and 5, 2016, the 3rd Meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi) was held in Bamberg.
Professor Robert Erikson (University of Stockholm, right) during the poster presentation with Professor Christian Aßmann (LIfBi).

SLLS Conference 2016 in Bamberg

10/5/2016
The annual international Conference of the Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies takes place from October 5-8, 2016, in Bamberg.

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Continuation of Canadian-German cooperation on refugee issues

9/20/2016
Cooperation between LIfBi and Canadian colleagues on refugee issues (see news archive) is being continued thanks to the support of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Bundesministeriums für Bildung und Forschung, BMBF). On September 16 and 17, 2016, Dr. Jutta von Maurice and Dr. Roman Auriga attended a two-day meeting in Ottawa, at which specific plans for research and survey activities with regards to refugee issues were discussed.

Prof. Dr. Claus H. Carstensen takes over as interim Head of the Department “Competencies, Personality, Learning Environments”

9/1/2016

As of September 1, 2016, Prof. Dr. Claus H. Carstensen, Professor of Psychology and Methods of Educational Research at the University of Bamberg, has assumed the interim management of the Department “Competencies, Personality, Learning Environments” at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories.

Further information on Prof. Dr. Claus H. Carstensen.

Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories participates in ASA 2016

8/24/2016
Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories appears with information booth at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in Seattle.
From left to right: Pia Bechtloff (LIfBi), Stefanie Buchner (LIfBi), Prof. Dr. Marlis Buchmann (University of Zürich), Dr. Jutta von Maurice (Executive Director of Research LIfBi)

LIfBi present at the 31st International Congress of Psychology in Yokohama, Japan

7/28/2016
During its presence at the 31st International Congress of Psychology (ICP), the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi) informed more than 8,000 researchers from 95 different countries about the National Educational Panel Study. 
From left to right: Prof. Dr. Bernhard Nauck, Nicolai Gröpler (both TU Chemnitz), Dr. Jutta von Maurice, Dr. Thomas Bäumer (both LIfBi)

Dr. Christian Aßmann assumes management of Department “Research Data Center and Method Development“

7/22/2016
As of July 1, 2016, Dr. Christian Aßmann, “Akademischer Rat” at the Chair of Statistics and Econometrics at the University of Bamberg, has taken over an interim position as Head of the Department “Research Data Center and Method Development” at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories. 

Summer School of the DFG Priority Programme 1646 “Education as a Lifelong Process. Analyzing Data of the National Educational Panel Study (NEPS)”

7/19/2016
The second Summer School of the Priority Programme 1646 "Education as a Lifelong Process. Analyzing Data of the National Educational Panel Study (NEPS)" on "Competence Development and Educational Inequalities—Theoretical Concepts and Methodological Implementations" took place from July 11–19, 2016 in cooperation with the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories. A 7-day program with varied teaching and learning formats aimed to promote young researchers by strengthening their theoretical and methodological skills in educational research. The Priority Programme is funded and initiated by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG).

Visit by Dr. Miriam Roth Douglas, Ph.D. (West Liberty University, WV) and students from various universities

7/18/2016
On July 16, 2016, Dr. Jutta von Maurice and Stefanie Buchner welcomed for the second time Dr. Miriam Roth Douglas, Ph.D., Director of the Community Education Program at the College of Education at West Liberty University in West Virginia, and students from the following universities: West Liberty University, Marshall University and Shepherd University, all from West Virginia, US. The visit at the LIfBi was once again part of a 2-week program called “Summer study-abroad”, which is led and organized by Dr. Miriam Roth Douglas and initiated by the Ministry of Culture of the State of West Virginia.

NEPS publication award handed out for the first time

7/15/2016
During the First International NEPS User Conference in Bamberg from July 7–8, 2016, the newly introduced NEPS publication award was handed to Aileen Edele and Prof. Petra Stanat
Aileen Edele (left) receives the first NEPS Publication Award from Dr. Jutta von Maurice.

Intensive exchange on research findings at the First International NEPS User Conference

7/15/2016
With more than 60 researchers participating, the First International NEPS User Conference took place at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi) in Bamberg on July 7 and 8, 2016. 

Canadian-German research workshop on refugee issues

7/12/2016
Representatives of the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi) participate in Canadian-German research workshop

BMBF funds refugee study ReGES at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories

7/6/2016

Under what conditions can the integration of refugees into our educational system be successful? What are the factors that impede or defer integration? Which measures contribute to the success of integration into our society? In order to answer these and similar questions, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung, BMBF) approved a research proposal by the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi) in Bamberg at the end of June. The objective is to analyze the process of the integration of young migrants into the German educational system and into German society. First results will already be available in 2018. 

Dr. Ilka Wolter outlines research program for first LIfBi junior research group

6/21/2016
As of September 1, 2016, Dr. Ilka Wolter will lead the first LIfBi junior research group "Gender roles and skills in the life course” for the duration of 3 years.
Dr. Ilka Wolter

Third NEPS Full Staff Meeting

6/17/2016
The third NEPS Full Staff Meeting held on June 15, 2016, at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi) focused on the report of the Director and the election of staff representatives. Dr. Michael Bayer, Helene Gress, and Benjamin Schulz were elected.

Workshop and guest lecture held by Prof. Dr. Josef Brüderl

6/16/2016
On June 13 and 14, Prof. Dr. Josef Brüderl, Professor of Sociology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, and Principal Investigator and Coordinating Director of the German Family Panel (“Panel Analysis of Intimate Relationships and Family Dynamics”, pairfam), chaired the workshop “Applied Panel Data Analysis” at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories. Additionally, on June 14, 2016, he gave a guest lecture on some methodological lessons learnt from the German Family Panel (pairfam).

Guest lecture by Dr. Silke Schneider and Verena Ortmanns, GESIS

5/13/2016
On May 12, 2016, Dr. Silke Schneider and Verena Ortmanns (GESIS–Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences) gave a talk on “Comparability of education measures across surveys revisited: Errors of observation and non-observation” at the LIfBi. 
Dr. Silke Schneider
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