• June 29, 2021
    New AdMe position! We are currently looking to fill the position of a teaching assistant to support Professor Matthes's teaching activities. If you are interested in joining us, please check the University of Vienna's jobcenter for further details.
  • June 28, 2021
    New article published! The paper Compensatory video gaming. Gaming behaviours and adverse outcomes and the moderating role of stress, social interaction anxiety, and loneliness (doi:10.1080/0144929X.2021.1946154) by Kevin Koban, Jonathan Biehl, Julian Bornemeier & Peter Ohler is now available online (open access) in Behaviour & Information Technology.
  • June 25, 2021
    Article published! Franz Reiter's and Jörg Matthes's study on "The good, the bad, and the ugly". A panel study on the reciprocal effects of negative, dirty, and positive campaigning on political distrust (doi:10.1080/15205436.2021.1934702) now appeared as open access article in Mass Communication and Society.
  • June 21, 2021
    New publication available! The American Scientist has just published the article The trust fallacy: Scientists' search for public pathologies is unhealthy, unhelpful, and ultimately unscientific (doi:10.1511/2021.109.4.226), a collaboration between Nicole Krause, Dietram Scheufele, Isabelle Freiling and Dominique Brossard.
  • June 11, 2021
    Workshop invitation! Together with Sophie Lecheler (PolCom Research Group, Department of Communication) we will be hosting a virtual workshop entitled Towards a Dynamic Perspective On Algorithmic Targeted Communication, to be held on June 22 (09:00-12:00am). The workshop is co-organized by Christiane Wendehorst (Department of Civil Law, University of Vienna) & Allan Hanbury (TU Vienna). Furthermore, the workshop will introduce the Algorithmic Targeted Communication (ATC) initiative.

    The full workshop program can be accessed here. If you are interested in joining via Zoom, please register with Nikolaus Wimmer (✉ nikolaus.wimmer@univie.ac.at) by June 18. You will receive a Zoom link in time before the workshop.
  • June 8, 2021
    We are very proud to announce that Anja Stevic recently defended her dissertation entitled "Calling or scrolling? The opportunities and risks of smartphone use for individuals' well-being" with distinction.
    Congratulations, Dr. Anja!
  • May 28, 2021
    Dissertation Award! We are very proud to announce that – as part of ICA's 2021 annual conference –  ICA's and NCA's Health Communication Divisions honor Alice Binder with the 2021 Abby Prestin Dissertation of the Year Award. Alice receives the award for her outstanding dissertation entitled "The influence of healthy food placements within children's movies. Persuasive mechanisms and effects", which she completed with "summa cum laude" in April 2020.

    Congratulations, Alice!
  • April 30, 2021
    New AdME position! We are currently looking for a student assistant for four months to support Professor Matthes's research activitites. If you are interested in joining AdME, please check here.
  • April 22, 2021
    New website online! We are now running a website specifically for our applied research. If you are interested in our recent applied projects, please check here.
  • April 8, 2021
    Master thesis proposals update! We invite all MA students who are interested in writing their upcoming master thesis under the support of our team to have a look at the proposals and interesting research projects posted on our site.
  • March 31, 2021
    New AdME position! We are currently looking to fill the position of a postdoctoral researcher within our team. If you are interested in joining us, please check the University of Vienna's jobcenter for further details.
  • March 2, 2021
    The dates and topics of this semester's research colloquium are now available. As usual, we invite everyone to join us on interesting debates. Please also check who's given a talk at our colloquium in the past years.
  • March 1, 2021
    Mira Mayrhofer re-joining AdME! We are delighted to announce that Mira is re-joining our team as postdoctoral researcher to conduct the applied project Concept for Marketing/Communication for the Disease Management Program Chronic Heart Failure.

    As a student assistant and predoctoral researcher, Mira was already part of AdME between April 2015 and January 2019. She completed her dissertation entitled "The portrayal and effect of alcohol on Television" with distinction in January 2019.

    Welcome back, Mira!
  • February 1, 2021
    New AdME Member! We're very happy to announce that Isabelle Freiling is joining our ranks today as a researcher within our upcoming EU-funded project "YOUCOUNT". The project runs from February 2021 to January 2024 and is funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 Program for Research and Innovation.

    Prior to joining AdME, Isabelle was a Ph.D. student at the University of Münster and part of the German Science Foundation-funded Research Training Group "Trust and Communication in a Digitized World". Isabelle studied Media Research/Practice (B.A., 2014) and Applied Media Research (M.A., 2016) at the TU Dresden, Germany. In spring 2020, she was a Fulbright Visiting Researcher in the Department of Life Sciences Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her dissertation (scheduled to be completed in spring 2021) is on "Misinformation on social media. A user perspective on information evaluation comparing Germany and the U.S."

    A very warm welcome to AdME, Isabelle!