Third-party funded projects

Below you will find a list of current and completed research projects (since 2018)

Psychological implications of co-opetition

Funding: German Research Foundation (DFG)
Grant Term: 31.03.2027
Project Management at ZPID: Prof. Dr. Kai Sassenberg
Project Partner: Dr. Tali Kleiman
Project Staff at ZPID: Dr. Claudia Araya

Project Description: Psychological implications of co-opetition

Understanding and fighting the impact of conspiracy mentality

Funding: German Research Foundation (DFG)
Grant Term: 01.03.24 - 28.02.2026
Project Management at ZPID: Prof. Dr. Kai Sassenberg
Project Partner: Prof. Dr. Matthew Hornsey 
Project Staff at ZPID: Dr. Svenja Frenzel

Project Description: Understanding and fighting the impact of conspiracy mentality

German Center for Mental Health

Funding: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Grant Term: Build-up Phase (2 years; 2023 - 2025); Subsequent continued funding of up to 30 million euros per year from the federal and state governments
Project Manager: Ruhr-University Bochum (Site Spokesperson: Prof. Dr. Silvia Schneider)
Project Manager at ZPID: Dr. Katarina Blask
Project Partners (Site Bochum-Marburg): Ruhr-University Bochum, Philipps-University Marburg, Leibniz Research Center for Working Environment and Human Factors at Dortmund (IfADo), Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education  (DIPF), German Youth Institute (DJI), Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA), Federal Center for Health Education (BZgA)
Project Staff (at ZPID): Ruben Brück, Jan Kustermann, Christian Omieczynski, Viktoria Weber

Project Website: https://www.dzpg.org/

Pioneering Project "Ethiktool - A software solution to support the ethical assessment of research projects“

Funding: VolkswagenStiftung
Grant Term: 3 years (2023-2026)
Project Manager: Prof. Dr. Alexandra Bendixen, Prof. Dr. Einhäuser-Treyer (TU Chemnitz), Dr. Katarina Blask (ZPID)
Project Staff (at ZPID): Dr. Thomas Wegner

Project Website: https://www.tu-chemnitz.de/physik/SFKS/ethiktool/index.html

Pioneering Project „Opening pandora's box - An Inventory of 'Open data' in the research field of fear conditioning and its transfer into a dynamically growing cooperative database (FEAR BASE) and scalable infrastructure“

Funding: VolkswagenStiftung
Grant Term: 2 years (2023-2025)
Project Manager: Prof. Dr. Tina Lonsdorf (Universität Bielefeld), Dr. Mana Ehlers (Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf), Dr. Katarina Blask (ZPID)
Project Staff (at ZPID): Joel Beckmann

Joint Project: Mechanisms of Panel Conditioning in Longitudinal Studies: Reflection, Satisficing, and Social Desirability

Funding: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
Grant Term: 3 years (2019-2022)
Project Manager: Prof. Dr. Claudia Dalbert
Project Partner: GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
Project Staff: Joanna Koßmann

Joint Project: DDP Bildung - Domain Data Protocols for Educational Research Data Management; Subproject: ZPID

Funding: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Grant Term: 3 years (2019-2022)
Project Manager: Prof. Dr. Claudia Dalbert
Project Partners: GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften  |    Leibniz-Institut für Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP)  |    Deutsches Institut für Erwachsenenbildung Leibniz-Zentrum für Lebenslanges Lernen e.V. (DIE)   |   Deutsches Institut für Internationale Pädagogische Forschung, Informationszentrum Bildung (DIPF)   |  Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW Berlin)   |   Deutsches Jugendinstitut (DJI)   |   Deutsches Zentrum für Hochschul- und Wissenschaftsforschung (DZHW)   |   Institut zur Qualitätsentwicklung im Bildungswesen - Wissenschaftliche Einrichtung der Länder an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin e.V.   |   Leibniz-Institut für Bildungsverläufe e.V. (LIfBi)   |  Qualiservice SOCIUM Research Center on Inequality and Social Policy   |   Zentrum für Lehrerbildung und Bildungsforschung der Universität Potsdam (ZeLB)
Project Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Armin Günther
Project Staff: Martin Kerwer
Project Description: project webpage DDP Education

PsyCuraDat - Development of User Oriented Curation Criteria for Psychological Research Data

Funding: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Grant Term: 3 years (2019-2022), awarded to Erich Weichselgartner
Project Manager: Dr. Katarina Blask
Project Staff: N.N.
Project Description: project webpage PsyCuraDat

DataWiz II - Optimization and professionalization of the automated assistant for the management of psychological research data

Funding: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
Grant term: 2 years (2020-2021)
Project Manager: PD Dr. Erich Weichselgartner
Project description: project webpage

MEPIC - Mechanisms of epistemic change in higher education

Funding: Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG)
Grant Term: 2 years (2018-2020)
Project Manager: Dr. Tom Rosman
Project Staff: Martin Kerwer, M. Sc.
Project Description: project webpage MEPIC

Evidence-based data collection methodology

Funding: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Grant Term: 2 years (2017-2019)
Project Manager: Prof. Dr. Michael Bosnjak
Project Partners: Prof. Dr. Katja Lozar Manfreda, Prof. Dr. Valentina Hlebec (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Project Staff: Veronika Batzdorfer, Tanja Burgard
Project Description: project webpage Evidence-based data collection methodology

PODMAN - The process-oriented development of management instruments for research data in their life cycle

Funding: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
Grant Term: 2 years (2017-2019)
Project Manager: Prof. Dr. Müller-Fürstenberger; PD Dr. Erich Weichselgartner
Project Staff: Marina Lemaire, Dr. Gisela Minn, André Förster, Dr. Katarina Blask
Project Description: project webpage PODMAN

Overcoming language barriers - Cross-lingual search of bibliographic metadata

Funding: Leibniz Association
Grant Term: 3 years (2016-2018)
Project Manager: PD Dr. Erich Weichselgartner
Project Partners: Berlin School of Library and Information Science, Humboldt-University Berlin,
Lehrstuhl für Translationsorientierte Sprachtechnologie, Universität des Saarlandes
Project Staff: Roland Ramthun
Project Description: project webpage Cross-lingual Search
Project Web Page: clubs-project.eu