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Doctoral student

 Niklas Ellerich-Groppe, M.A.

+49 (0)441 798 - 4491

Postal address

Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg
Faculty VI - Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Health Services Research
Medical Ethics Division
Ammerländer Heerstr. 114-118
26129 Oldenburg

 

Visting address

Campus Haarentor, Building V04
Ammerländer Heerstraße 140 
26129 Oldenburg

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Niklas Ellerich-Groppe M.A.

Niklas Ellerich-Groppe studied Social Work (B.A.) at the Catholic University of Applied Sciences in Münster and Educational Science (M.A.) at Osnabrück University. After student assistant positions at the Institute for Educational Science at the University of Osnabrück and at the Institute for Ethics and Associated Social Sciences at the University of Münster as well as a position as associate lecturer at the University of Osnabrück, he has been working as a research assistant in the Division for Ethics in Medicine since September 2019.

His research interests comprise the social-theoretical positioning of medical-ethical questions, social philosophy and the ethics of the welfare state. He is particularly interested in questions of justice theory and ethics in connection with digitalisation. Further foci of his scientific work are heterogeneity in the healthcare system, ethics in social work, and the philosophy of education. Throughout his work, he pursues an interdisciplinary approach and combines social science, philosophical and theological perspectives. His empirical research focuses on qualitative research methods and on interview research in particular.

Curriculum Vitae

Since 09/2019 Research Assistant in the Division for Ethics in medicine at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg
Summer Term 2019
Summer Term 2020
Associate Lecturer at the Institute for Educational Science at Osnabrück University
04/2017-09/2019 Student Assistant at the Institute for Ethics and Associated Social Sciences at the University of Münster
04/2017-06/2018 Student Assistant at the Institute for Educational Science at Osnabrück University
09/2018 Master of Arts - Educational Science, Osnabrück University
08/2016 Bachelor of Arts - Social Work (Catholic University of Applied Sciences, Münster)

            

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Research Focus

  • Solidarity as a (bio)ethical and moral-philosophical category
  • Theories of Justice
  • Digitalization and technologization of health care
  • Political philosophy and theories of the welfare state
  • Philosophy of education
  • Qualitative social research

 

Publications

Articles

  • Ellerich-Groppe, Niklas; Pfaller, Larissa; Schweda, Mark (2021): Young for old: old for young? Ethical perspectives on intergenerational solidarity and responsibility in public discourses on COVID-19. In: European Journal of Ageing. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10433-021-00623-9 .
  • Weßel, Merle; Ellerich-Groppe, Niklas; Schweda, Mark (2020): Stereotyping of social robots in eldercare: An explorative analysis of ethical problems and possible solutions. In: Nørskov, M., Seibt J., Quick O. 2020. Culturally Sustainable Social RoboticsProceedings of Robophilosophy 2020. Series Frontiers of AI and Its Applications, IOS Press, Amsterdam. 239-246. Download Preprint.
  • Ellerich-Groppe, Niklas; Schweda, Mark; Pfaller, Larissa (2020): #StayHomeForGrandma – Towards an Analysis of Intergenerational Solidarity and Responsibility in the Coronavirus Pandemic. In: Social Sciences & Humanities Open 2(1): 100085. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ssaho.2020.100085 .

Conference Contributions

  • Weßel, Merle; Ellerich-Groppe, Niklas; Schweda, Mark: Stereotyping of social robots in eldercare: An explorative analysis of ethical problems and possible solutions. Video talk at the Robophilosophy Conference 2020, August 18-21, 2020.
  • Ellerich-Groppe, Niklas; Weßel, Merle; Schweda, Mark: Stereotype Roboter - stereotype Lebensqualität? Perspektiven einer diversitätsbewussten Pflegerobotik und Lebensqualitätskonzeption. Talk at the virtual annual conference of the Akademie für Ethik in der Medizin, September 25, 2020.
    For this talk Niklas Ellerich-Groppe was awarded the price of the Akademie für Ethik in der Medizin for the best free talk.
  • Schweda, Mark; Weßel, Merle; Stange, Lena; Ellerich-Groppe, Niklas; Pfaller, Larissa: Lebensqualität im Alter? Eine empirisch informierte ethische Analyse gerontologischer und gesundheitspolitischer Leitbilder des späteren Lebens. Talk at the virtual annual conference of the Akademie für Ethik in der Medizin, September 25, 2020.
(Changed: 2021-09-10)