flashMOOCs – Interactive Educational Videos

Leading experts

The specialists that feature in the flashMOOCs are recognized experts in their field. They ensure that the videos explain the very latest scientifically substantiated findings.

Prof. Dr. Karin Ingold

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Institute of Political Science

Karin Ingold is professor at the Institute of Political Science and the Vice-President of the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research (OCCR). Through her research, she became a scholar of the Advocacy Coalition Framework and other policy process theories. The compatibility of political processes and sustainability is illustrated in this gamification video.

Prof. Dr. Katharina Heyden

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Institute for Historical Theology

Katharina Heyden is full professor of Ancient History of Christianity and Interreligious Encounters. Her research focuses on religious conflicts and coexistence in antiquity and the Middle Ages. Currently she is working in an interdisciplinary research group on a model for a more holistic understanding of conflicts with religious dimensions. In the interactive video, the usage of this model is illustrated with historical case studies.

Prof. Dr. Matthias Erb

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Institute of Plant Sciences

Matthias Erb studies the interactions between plants and insect pests at molecular, chemical, and ecological level. He focuses in particular on the effects of plant fragrances and secondary substances. In his role as Director of the Interfaculty Research Cooperation «One Health», he also has a significant part to play in closing the circle that leads from plants to the health of animals and humans.

Prof. Dr. Aymo Brunetti

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Department of Economics

As a full professor of Economic Policy and Regional Economics and former Head of the Economic Policy Directorate at the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), Aymo Brunetti combines encyclopedic knowledge of economics with teaching skills – both of which he demonstrates in his highly acclaimed books on the financial crisis, for example. The interactive explanatory video gets to the heart of the core content of his work in this field.