BMBF’s “Civil Security” Graduate Network

At this year’s meeting of the BMBF’s “Civil Security” Graduate Network, taking place in context of the Innovation Forum “Civil Security” 2018 of the the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Celia Norf lead one of the group discussions on challenges of inter- und transdisciplinary research and project work.

The result of the group discussion as well as more information on the work of the BMBF’s “Civil Security” Graduate Network is available at https://www.sifo.de/de/treffen-des-graduierten-netzwerks-zivile-sicherheit-2018-2326.html

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Civil protection within societal change (BigWa): Poster presentation at the BMBF Innovation Forum “Civil Security” 2018

At the Innovation Forum “Civil Security” 2018 of the the Federal Ministry of Education and Research in Berlin Celia Norf presented the Interdisciplinary Key Research Area „Civil protection within societal change” (BigWa) and in particular the nationwide online survey among volunteers in civil protection (such as medical service, civil protection or fire safety).

The report with the results of the survey is available for download here

The poster can be downloaded here: BigWa_Poster 2018

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Challenges of inter- & transdisciplinary civil security research

A new publication discusses challenges and solutions for integrative civil security research and identifies

  • project communication
  • project management
  • the focus on competencies rather than disciplines
  • the acknowledgment of interdisciplinary boundaries

as key aspects to be considered

It is published at the “Bevölkerungsschutz-Magazin” of the Federal Office of Civil Protection and Disaster Assistance and available at https://www.bbk.bund.de/DE/Service/Publikationen/BS-Magazin/BS-magazin_node.html

New session of Risky Monday on Monday, June 11th: Verbandes der Feuerwehren in NRW

In the upcoming session Christoph Schöneborn from the association of fire departments in NRW presents the various working fields of this assocation and how it represents the interests of the fire departments towards politics, administration and the media.

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The upcoming session will take place on Monday, June 11th 17:30am – 19:00pm, at TH Köln, Campus Deutz in room ZS-08-08 (south wing, 8th floor, room 08).

External guests are very welcome.

New session of Risky Monday on Thursday, June 7th: The Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA)

In the upcoming session Beate Ehret and Thomas Awe from the Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) present the main task of the central police agency in Germany in coordinating crime suppression at national and international level. A special focus will be on the challenges of digitalisation and the high importance of IT-knowledge in the context of cybercrime and the protection of systems.RiskyMonday_BKA_FlyerRiskyMonday_BKA_Flyer

The upcoming session will take place on Thursday, June 7th 11.30am – 1pm, at TH Köln, Campus Deutz in room ZW-04-01 (west wing, 4th floor, room 01).

External guests are very welcome.

Results of the online survey among volunteers in the field of civil protection

From November 15 to December 15, 2017, the Interdisciplinary Key Research Area „BigWa“ conducted a nationwide online survey among volunteers in civil protection  (such as medical service, civil protection or fire safety).

The report with the results is now available for download here

The results/data of the survey will be used for further in depth research.

New sessions of Risky Monday – upcoming session on Monday, May 28th, on infrastructure management for federal waterways

Also in the new semester new sessions of the Risky Monday take place – we look forward to welcome also external visitors.

If you have any questions dont hesitate to contact Celia Norf, celia.norf(at)th-koeln.de

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The upcoming session on infrastructure management for federal waterways by Heike Schmidt-Bäumler from the Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute (BAW) will take place on Monday, May 28th, 11.30am – 1pm, at TH Köln, Campus Deutz in room ZN-4-1 (north wing, 4th floor, room 4-1). External guests are very welcome.

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