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HBS Research Training Group „New Challenges in Aging Societies“ Approved at the Department of Social Sciences

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The Hans Böckler Foundation has approved funding for the research training group "New Challenges in Aging Societies" (PK 055) with a provisional term of three years at the TU Dortmund University. The program awards twelve scholarships for researchers studying the challenges of demographic change in times of multiple crises (climate, pandemics, wars) for individuals, families and societies.

The spokespersons of the research group are Prof. Martina Brandt and Prof. Mona Motakef from the Department of Social Sciences. Further participating researchers include Prof. Nicole Burzan, Prof. Jürgen Howaldt (Social Research Center), Prof. Angelika Poferl and Prof. Monika Reichert, all from the Department of Social Sciences, as well as Prof. Susanne Frank from the Department of Spatial Planning and Prof. Uwe Wilkesmann from the Center for Higher Education (zhb).

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