Coordination


Prof. Dr. Albert Newen

Speaker

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institute for Philosophy II
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Prof. Dr. Nikola Kompa

Deputy Speaker

Universität Osnabrück
Institute for Philosophy
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Dr. Julia Wolf

Scientific Coordinator
Internal Postdoc

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institute for Philosophy II
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Louis Loock

Deputy Scientific Coordinator

Universität Osnabrück
Institute of Cognitive Science
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Tetiana Adler

Coordination Office

Ruhr-University Bochum
Institute for Philosophy II
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Rebecca Watzlawek

Coordination Assistant

Universität Osnabrück
Institute of Cognitive Science

Principal Investigators


Jun.-Prof. Dr. Peter Brössel

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institute for Philosophy II
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Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Onur Güntürkün

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Faculty of Psychology
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Prof. Dr. Nikola Kompa

Universität Osnabrück
Institute for Philosophy
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Prof. Dr. Peter König

Universität Osnabrück
Institute of Cognitive Science
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Prof. Dr. Albert Newen

Speaker

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institute for Philosophy II
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Prof. Dr. Simone Pika

Universität Osnabrück
Institute of Cognitive Science
Max-Plack-Institut für Ornithologie
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Prof. Dr. Tobias Schlicht

Steering Committee

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institute for Philosophy II
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Prof. Dr. Silvia Schneider

Steering Committee

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Faculty of Psychology
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Prof. Dr. Achim Stephan

Former Deputy Speaker

Universität Osnabrück
Institute of Cognitive Science
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Prof. Dr. Ursula Stockhorst

Universität Osnabrück
Institute of Psychology
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Dr. Babett Voigt

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology
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Prof. Dr. Sven Walter

Steering Committee

Universität Osnabrück
Institute of Cognitive Science
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Prof. Dr. Markus Werning

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institute for Philosophy II
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PhDs - 2nd Cohort (2020 - 2023)


PhDs - 3rd Cohort (2023 - 2026)


Kirill Leshchinskii

PI: Nikola Kompa
Project 11-LING: Language as a Means of Embodied Sense-Making

Sofia Pedrini

PI: Markus Werning
Project 12-LING: The Situatedness of Imagination
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Associated PhDs and PostDocs


Suaad Alhelou

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Department of Philosophy
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Leda Berio

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institute for Philosophy II
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Johannes Brinz

Universität Osnabrück
Institute for Philosophy
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Francesco Fanti Rovetta

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institute for Philosophy II

Maja Griem

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institute for Philosophy II

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Dr. Héctor Andrés Sanchez Guerrero

Universitäsklinikum Münster
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatic Medicine

Alexander Hölken

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institute for Philosophy II
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Louis Loock

Universität Osnabrück
Institute of Cognitive Science
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Daniel Müller

Universität Osnabrück
Institute for Philosophy
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Francesca Righetti

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Department of Philosophy
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Caroline Stankozi

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institute for Philosophy II
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Dr. Imke von Maur

Universität Osnabrück
Institute of Cognitive Science
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Renee Ye

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institute for Philosophy II
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Informal Associated Researchers


Prof. Dr. Alexander Bergs

Universität Osnabrück
Institute for English and American Studies
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Prof. Dr. Sen Cheng

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Department of Neuroscience
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Prof. Dr. Saskia Nagel

RWTH Aachen
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Prof. Dr. Thomas Staufenbiel

Universität Osnabrück
Institute of Psychology
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Prof. Dr. Sarah Weigelt

Technische Universität Dortmund
Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences
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Fellows


Prof. Kristin Andrews, Ph.D.

RTG Visiting International Professor
Philosophy of Animal Cognition
York University

Period: ongoing (2023 – 2024)

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Prof. Dr. Stephen Butterfill

Visiting International Professor at RUB
Philosophical Issues in Developmental and Cognitive Psychology
Warwick University
Dept. of Philosophy

Period: repeated visits in 2018 & 2019

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Dr. Marta Caravà

Virtual Fellow
Embodied Approaches to Memory and Emotion Regulation
Independent Researcher

Period: May 2021

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Dr. Gabriele Ferretti

Humboldt-Stiftung Postdoctoral Fellow
at Ruhr University Bochum
Philosophy of Perception

Period: ongoing

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Prof. Carrie Figdor

University of Iowa

Period: November/December 2019

Description
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Dr. Francois Kammerer

Humboldt-Stiftung Postdoctoral Fellow
at Ruhr University Bochum
Philosophy of Mind, Consciousness
University of Louvain

Period: ongoing

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Prof. Olena Komar, Ph.D.

Visiting Senior Researcher

Philosophy of Mind
Associate Professor at Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
Visiting Researcher at University of Vienna

Period: January 2023 – June 2025

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Prof. Heidi Maibom, Ph.D.

RTG Visiting International Professor
at Ruhr University Bochum
Philosophy of Emotions
University of the Basque Country (ILCLI)
University of Cincinnati

Period: October 2023

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Dr. John Michael

University of Warwick

Period: June/July 2018

Description
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Dr. Christine Michel

Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Leipzig

Period: Sep. 2018 & Jan. 2020

Description
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Dr. Lucy Osler

Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow at Osnabrück University
Philosophy of Emotions
University of Copenhagen

Period: May 2022

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Prof. Dr. Robert Rupert

University of Colorado

Period: June 2017

Description
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Jussi Saarinen, Ph.D.

Visiting Senior Researcher
at Osnabrück University
Situated Approach to Artistic Creativity
University of Jyväskylä

Period: May 2023

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Pankaj Singh

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Period: September 2019

Description

 

 

Prof. John Sutton, Ph.D.

Mercator-Fellow in FOR 2812
at Ruhr University Bochum
Philosophy of Cognitive Science
Macquarie University

Period: until June 2025

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Dr. Antonella Tramacere

University of Jena, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History

Period: July 2020

Description
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Prof. Dr. Somogy Varga

RTG Visiting International Professor
at Ruhr University Bochum
Philosophy of Situated Cognition
Aarhus University

Period: ongoing (2022 – 2024)

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Former Members


Dr. Sabrina Coninx

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institute for Philosophy II
Project Supervision (2nd Cohort): META 2.4
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Dr. Regina Fabry

Former Associated Postdoc
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institute for Philosophy II

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Dr. Gregor Hörzer

Universität Osnabrück
Institute of Cognitive Science
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Prof. Dr. Beate Krickel

Former Internal Postdoc
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institute for Philosophy II
Website
Sub-project: meta4.com

Judith Martens
Dr. Judith Martens

Former Associated Postdoc
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institute for Philosophy II

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Jutta L. Müller
Prof. Dr. Jutta L. Mueller

Former PI
University of Osnabrück
Institute of Cognitive Science
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Dr. Julian Packheiser

Former Associated Postdoc
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Faculty of Psychology
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Website 2

Nina Poth, Ph.D.

Former Associated Postdoc
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institute for Philosophy II
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