Funding

The Health Communication Working Group applies for a variety of grants. However, the working group refrains from receiving grants from pharmaceutical companies.

Current grants are:

 

  • Leibniz Professur Best Minds (P106/2020), “Behavioural Insights Research Center on Preventive Health”, Leibniz Association (with Bernhard Nocht Insitute, Hamburg), 1.000.000 €
  • Heisenberg-Professur (BE 3970/12-1) „Behavioral Insights to improve evidence-informed health communication – the example of vaccine hesitancy and prudent use of antibiotics”, German Research Foundation (DFG), ca. 500.000 € (second phase of approval)
  • COVID-19 Sanpshot Monitoring COSMO was funded by: Robert Koch Institute, Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung, Thüringer Ministeriums Arbeit, Soziales, Gesundheit, Frauen und Familie, Thüringer Ministerium für Bildung, Jugend und Sport, Staatskanzlei Thüringen, Leibniz Zentrum für Psychologie, Klaus-Tschira-Stiftung, Bernhard Nocht Institute, University of Erfurt.
  • DFG Project (BE 3970/8-2) “Health Games”, German Research Foundation (DFG),; „Health Games – Overcoming the social dilemma in vaccination decisions and antibiotic use”, ca. 340.000 € plus 220.000 € for Robert Böhm, RWTH Aachen University, University of Vienna

 

Find other projects led by Cornelia Betsch and her University of Erfurt team here