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ruhrFOUNDER – Pre-Event ruhrSUMMIT 2022 – Montag, 13. Juni 2022, UFO – Ruhr Universität Bochum

Die Ruhr:HUB GmbH lädt herzlich zum Pre-Event des ruhrSUMMIT - den ruhrFOUNDER - ein. Beim ruhrFOUNDER berichten mehrere Start-up Gründer*innen von ihrem Werdegang vom Studierenden zum „Founder” und erläutern, welche Angebote der Hochschule sie auf diesem Wege begleitet haben. Dabei werden nicht nur Erfolgsstories erzählt, sondern auch die individuellen Hürden der...

PDMA Global Student Innovation Challenge

The Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) searches for innovative student ideas for their Global Student Innovation Challenge. Finalist teams will present their concept at the PDMA 2022 Annual Conference in Orlando. More information here.

RTG Workshop on Ports, Cities, and Borders in International Trade

Organised by : Christiane Hellmanzik (TU Dortmund), Sanne Kruse-Becher (Ruhr-University Bochum) and Jens Wrona (University Duisburg-Essen) Funded by the Research Training Group Regional Disparities and Economic Policy Dates and Location 6th - 7th of September 2022 at the Nikolauskloster Jüchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany Speakers Jan Bakker (Bocconi University) Marius Brüllhart...

Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring presents the CEIT at Z.Wan 2022

On May 03, 2022 Prof. Dr. Stefanie Bröring held a keynote on the topic "Start-ups, business models and transformation? - Insights into the O-Werk" at Z.Wan 2022 (Future. Water. Agile. Network.). As part of the event organized by the Competence Center Digital Water Management (KDW), she explained the role of...

New publication in the Journal of Organizational Behavior

The Paper "Gender diversity and team performance under time pressure: The role of team withdrawal and information elaboration" by Eric Kearney (University of Potsdam), Stefan Razinskas (FU Berlin), Matthias Weiss (CEIT), and Martin Hoegl (LMU Munich) was accepted for publication in the Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Auswahl von Bürger:innen für das Nationale Begleitgremium (2018-2020)

Die CURE-Mitglieder Julia Reinermann und Jan-Hendrik Kamlage veröffentlichten jüngst die Studie Weiterentwicklung des Konzepts zur Auswahl von Bürger:innen für das Nationale Begleitgremium und dessen Durchführung im Zeitraum 2018 – 2020. Die Studie stammt aus der Förderzeit am Kulturwissenschaftlichen Institut Essen (KWI) und wurde von den beiden damals dort beschäftigen Autor:innen...

New publication in the Journal of Product Innovation Management

The Paper "Illuminating Opposing Performance Effects of Stressors in Innovation Teams" by Stefan Razinskas (FU Berlin), Matthias Weiss (CEIT), Martin Hoegl (LMU Munich), and Markus Baer (Washington Univ. St. Louis) was accepted for publication in the Journal of Product Innovation Management and will appear in the coming May issue of...

Chief Innovation Manager II

The “Chief Innovation Manager” certificate with a focus on innovation management – an important step for your professional success The certificate course is aimed at innovation managers and prospective executives, who are responsible for the development and implementation of product and process innovations. In addition, to managers and senior staff...

Online teaching due to pandemic.

Dear Students, please note that all of our teaching offerings, except for "Introduction to Data Analysis using Stata", have to be moved online again, due to the current state of the pandemic. You receive all further information in the respective Moodle courses.

Podcast “Paul am Puls” – Neue Folge verfügbar

Paul am Puls – Dialoge zur Transformation der Wirtschaft   25 Christian Winter ⸺ General Partner, CUSP Capital Der profilierte Venture Capitalist über seine hypothesengestütze, proaktive Suche nach Investment Cases, die Fusion von Digitalisierung und Nachhaltigkeit, die «Höhle der Löwen» als «Erklärstück für die eigene Familie», Timing für Ein- und Ausstiege, Renditeansprüche...

Anmeldezeitraum für Prüfungen im Wintersemester 2021/22

Der reguläre Anmeldezeitraum für Prüfungen im Wintersemester 2021/2022 via FlexNow geht von Montag, den 13. Dezember 2021 bis Freitag, den 07. Januar 2022. Der Abmeldezeitraum für Prüfungen via FlexNow endet jeweils eine Woche vor der entsprechenden Prüfung. Je nach Modul können gesonderte An- und Abmeldezeiten gelten. Details finden Sie unter „Wintersemester...

Escape Room Experiment: Participants wanted!

Dear Students,   Are you interested in playing a free Escape Room? For 2 weeks (8.11-19.11) the room "4 Morde eine Chance" at Viktoriastraße 18-20 is booked at Locked Adventures in Bochum. The background is a current study on teamwork at the RUB. If you feel like preventing the serial...

dormciety – digital dormitory

The Bochum-based start-up dormciety has developed an app that connects students with each other within their dormitory with innovative features. Students can introduce themselves in the app, share their concerns, create events and, thanks to the fifteen status symbols, which can be set for a limited period of time, find...

New publication in Journal of Economic Surveys

  The typical gambler loses money and yet continues to gamble. Research in orthodox and behavioral economics, psychology, sociology, and medicine offers a wide range of possible explanations. In their new article "How Rational is Gambling?" (recently published in the Journal of Economic Surveys),  Prof. Dr. Stefan Winter and Robin...

Herausragende Doktorarbeit prämiert

02.09.2021 Herrn Dr. Sebastian Wagener wurde für seine herausragende Doktorarbeit im Fachgebiet Controlling der diesjährige Ernst-Zander-Preis verliehen. Durch den von Prof. Dr. Ernst Zander gestifteten Preis werden alljährlich hervorragende wissenschaftliche Leistungen (vorrangig Dissertationen) aus allen Fakultäten der Ruhr-Universität, insbesondere aus den Fakultäten für Wirtschaftswissenschaft, Rechtswissenschaft und Ingenieurwissenschaft ausgezeichnet. Die Auswahl...

Zander Prize for Dr. Steenweg

On September 17, 2020, Dr. Pia Steenweg and Dr. Lisa Grandjean were awarded this year's Ernst Zander Prize for their outstanding dissertations. Pia Steenweg developed optimization methods to adapt duty rosters in shift work as well as possible to the preferences of employees. In addition to working time organization, Pia...

Becker, Bruns, Lier, Werners (2020): Decentralized modular production to increase supply chain efficiency in chemical markets – An example of polymer production

To achieve greater flexibility, innovative production systems have been developed in the chemical industry that provide for decentralized, modular production using standardized apparatus modules in transport containers. The resulting flexibility places high demands on the configuration of the production network and has various implications for economic efficiency, including the fact...

Rachuba, Sebastian; Imhoff, Lisa; Werners, Brigitte (2021): Tactical blueprints for surgical weeks –An integrated approach for operating rooms and intensive care units, European Journal of Operational Research

Decisions about the operations to be performed usually affect the occupancy of downstream resources such as intensive care units (ICU), recovery rooms or regular patient wards. Since the capacity of e.g. ICUs is severely limited, bottlenecks may occur here, leading to cancellations of planned surgeries. Our research results provide action...

Bruns, Bastian; Becker, Tristan; Riese, Julia; Lier, Stefan; Werners, Brigitte (2021): Efficient Production of Specialized Polymers with Highly Flexible Small-Scale Plants, Chemical Engineering & Technology, 44(6), 1148–1152

Modular small-scale chemical plants can be installed in transport containers and offer high flexibility. This paper shows how a mathematical optimization model is used to optimize the economic benefits of small-scale plants for the production of specialty chemicals. Different scenarios created from real data of a chemical company show that...

Information about the chair operation in SS 21

On-site activities of the chair are also limited in SS 21. The planned events will take place in a modified form. You will receive information about the course "Introduction Management Science" at the beginning of the semester in the corresponding Moodle course. The password can be obtained via the password...

Dr.-Herbert-B.-Schmidt-Competition

The Ludwig Erhard Foundation is holding a competition in honor of its founder and honorary member Dr. Herbert B. Schmidt. The competition is aimed at graduates of economics and history faculties in German-speaking countries. The prize is awarded to bachelor's and master's theses that deal with current issues with reference...

SHK / WHB wanted at the chair of Prof. Saam

At the chair of Prof. Saam, a position as a student assistant (7h /week) week is to be filled as soon as possible. The application deadline ends on September 14th, 2020. Please send your application including a curriculum vitae and the transcript of records to: Sabrina Ackermann, ceit@rub.de.  For more...