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December 16, 2019

Ritu Agarwal honored with LEO Award

Schöller Senior Fellow Prof. Ritu Agarwal, Ph.D. received the LEO Award of the Association of Information Systems (AIS) during this year’s International Conference on Information Systems in Munich. Established in 1999, the award, which is named for the world’s first business application of computing (The Lyons Electronic Office), recognizes truly outstanding scholars or practitioners who have made a global impact on the field of information systems.

October 14, 2019

Call for Applications: Schöller Fellowships 2020

In 2020, the Dr. Theo and Friedl Schöller Research Center for Business and Society will appoint the eleventh cohort of Schöller Fellows. Application for fellowships is now open in the following two categories:
– Schöller Senior Fellows for internationally renowned scholars
– Schöller Fellows for promising early-career scholars (including assistant professors, post-docs and outstanding PhD students)
Application deadline is December 31, 2019.
The application form as well as further information regarding the application process and the fellowships (selection criteria, rights and obligations, etc.) are available here.

August 12, 2019

Alexander Bohnert appointed to the Board of Governors of the Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association

During the APRIA 2019 Annual Conference in Seoul, Schöller Fellow PD Dr. Alexander Bohnert was elected to the Board of Governors of the Asia-Pacific Risk and Insurance Association (APRIA) for a term of three years and will be involved the international committee from 2019 to 2022. APRIA is a worldwide leading academic association in risk and insurance and, e.g., co-organizes the World Risk and Insurance Economics Congress (WRIEC) every five years that will take place in New York in 2020.

For further information, please click here.

May 27, 2019

Schöller Honorary Fellows Peter Mertens und Horst Steinmann receive Honor Medal

During the anniversary dinner “100 Years WiSo Nuremberg” on May 24, 2019 in the Historical Town Hall in Nuremberg, our Schöller Honorary Fellows Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Peter Mertens and Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Horst Steinmann were honored with the Honorary Medal of the School of Business, Economics and Society (WiSo). The laudatory speech was held by former Federal Minister of Economics and Schöller Honorary Fellow Prof. Dr. Helmut Haussmann .

For further information, please click here.

May 22, 2019

PD Dr. Alexander Bohnert is Vice-Chair of the AFIR-ERM Section Board of the International Actuarial Association

During the international AFIR-ERM Colloquium 2019 in Florence, Schoeller Fellow PD Dr. Alexander Bohnert was elected as Vice-Chair of the AFIR-ERM (Actuarial Approach for Financial Risks and Enterprise Risk Management) Section Board of the International Actuarial Association (IAA).

Further information can be found here.

May 17, 2019

Schöller Research Center in the Media

In the course of the 10th Award Ceremony of the Dr. Theo and Friedl Schöller Research Center for Business and Society five new Fellows were awarded. Franken Fernsehen published a video report about the Ceremony at the Hirsvogel Hall.

This year’s Schöller Senior Fellow is Prof. Jeffrey Parsons, Ph.D. (Memorial University of Newfoundland); Schöller Fellows 2019 are Dr. Christian Baccarella (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg), Prof. Dr. Joachim Hüffmeier (TU Dortmund) and Prof. Dr. Yipeng Liu (University of Reading). The former Chancellor and honorary senator of the FAU Thomas A. H. Schöck received the Honorary Award.

Bild: https://www.frankenfernsehen.tv

March 31, 2019

Julia Klier and Ritu Agarwal publish article in the “Journal of Management Information Systems”

Schöller Fellow Julia Klier and Schöller Senior Fellow Ritu Agarwal published an article in one of the three top-tier Information Systems journals.
Their paper „Power of Mobile Peer Groups: A Design-Oriented Approach to Address Youth Unemployment” (with Mathias Klier, University Ulm and Lea Thiel, University Regensburg) was published  online in March 2019 in the Journal of Management Information Systems (A).

For further information, please click here.

February 4, 2019

Announcement of the Schöller Fellows 2019

The Schöller Research Center is excited to announce its tenth Fellows-cohort:
This year’s Schöller Senior Fellow is Prof. Jeffrey Parsons, Ph.D. (Memorial University of Newfoundland).
Schöller Fellows 2019 are Dr. Christian Baccarella (FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg), Prof. Dr. Joachim Hüffmeier (TU Dortmund) and Prof. Dr. Yipeng Liu (University of Reading).
The honorary award goes to the former Chancellor and honorary senator of the FAU Thomas A. H. Schöck.

The Award Ceremony will take place on May 16, 2019 at the Hirsvogel Hall in Nuremberg.

For further information on the venue, please click here.

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