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Dr. Jasmin Wiefek


Dr. Jasmin Wiefek is a psychologist and since November 2021 a research associate at ZTG in the project "Biodiversity Valuing & Valuation" (BioVal). Her focus is on monitoring the research process in the context of a formative evaluation to optimally ensure the quality of the inter- and transdisciplinary research process and knowledge integration. Previously, she was a researcher at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies, the Norbert Elias Center for Transformation Design and Research, and the Environmental Psychology Research Group. Her research focuses on inter- and transdisciplinary transformation and sustainability research, sustainable production and consumption, degrowth, and research on the Economy for the Common Good. She has also completed advanced training in permaculture, wilderness education, and sociocracy, and as co-founder of the "Club der guten Zukunft", she provides social-ecological transformation impulses to professionals and leaders.

Academic Career
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kind of activity
Since 2021
Research associate at ZTG Since
Since 2021
CEO of Wiefek & Kny Transformation Dialog GbR
Co-founder of the "Club der guten Zukunft"
Since 2017
Co-creator of the "Salon and Stammtisch für Transformation"
Research associate at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. Potsdam 
Trainee on "Lernpfad zur Wildgestaltung" - Büro für sozialen Humusaufbau Freiburg
PhD "Companies Contributing to the Common Good - An Empirical Study about the Common Good Approach in Entrepreneurial Practice" at Freie Universität of Berlin
Research associate / assistant at the Norbert Elias Center for Transformation Design & Research at the European University Flensburg
Guest lecturer in the environmental education program at University of Hildesheim
Co-founder of transition>>lab and involvement in setting-up the social-ecological co-working space Thinkfarm Berlin
Research assistant in the Research Group Environmental Psychology 
Research assistant at the University Hospital Göttingen 
Alpine herder in Switzerland
Diploma studies in psychology at the Georg-August-Universtität Göttingen and La Sapienza in Rome - Diploma thesis on the topic: Satisfaction with local supply in the district of Göttingen - a campaign proposal based on the analysis of consumer behavior in rural areas
Research Projects

Since 2021
Biodiversity Valuing & Valuation" (BioVal)
Development of new plastics for a clean environment under determination of relevant entry pathways (ENSURE) Link: 
The Economy for the Common Good in comparison of corporate sustainability strategies (GIVUN)
From the niche to the mainstream - How good examples of sustainable action can be anchored in a broad societal context Link: www.uni-flensburg.de/nec/forschung/von-der-nische-in-den-mainstream
 Magdeburg: Energy-efficient city - a model city for renewable energies (MDE4)
Neurocysticercosis and Epilepsy in the Eastern Province of Zambia, University of Sambia
Wiefek, Jasmin; Michels-Ehrentraut, Rachel; Beyerl, Katharina; Stollberg, Andreas. (2021):  Strategien zur Reduktion von Lebensmittelverpackungen. Unverpackt-Konzepte, Mehrweg-Systeme und regionale Versorgungsstrukturen als Ansätze zur reduzierten Nutzung von Einweg-Plastikverpackungen. IASS Policy Brief (September/2021), Potsdam. doi.org/10.48481/iass.2021.025
Wiefek, Jasmin; Heinitz, Kathrin (2021): The common good balance sheet and employees´ perceptions, attitudes and behaviours. Sustainability, 13(3), 1592. doi.org/10.3390/su13031592
Wiefek, Jasmin; Steinhorst, Julia; Beyerl, Katharina (2021): Personal and structural factors that influence individual plastic packaging consumption ‒ Results from focus group discussions with German consumers. Cleaner and Responsible Consumption, 3, 100022. doi.org/10.1016/j.clrc.2021.100022
Wiefek, Jasmin; Heinitz, Kathrin (2019): The common good approach in entrepreneurial practice. Journal for Business, Economics & Ethics, 20(3), 320–345. doi.org/10.5771/1439-880X-2019-3-320
Heidbrink, Ludger; Kny, Josefa; Köhne, Ralf; Sommer, Bernd; Stumpf, Klara; Welzer, Harald; Wiefek, Jasmin (2018): Schlussbericht für das Verbundprojekt Gemeinwohl-Ökonomie im Vergleich unternehmerischer Nachhaltigkeitsstrategien (GIVUN). Flensburg & Kiel. www.uni-flensburg.de/fileadmin/content/zentren/nec/dokumente/downloads/givun-schlussbericht.pdf 
Wiefek, Jasmin; Heinitz, Kathrin (2018): Common good-oriented companies - Exploring corporate values, characteristics and practices that could support a development towards degrowth. Management Revue, 29(3), 311–331. doi.org/10.5771/0935-9915-2018-3-311
Nau, Anne L.; Mwape, Kabemba E.; Wiefek, Jasmin; Schmidt, Kathie; Abatih, EEmmanuel; Dorny, Pierre; Praet, Nicolas; Chiluba, Clarance; Schmidt, Holger; Phiri, Isaac K.; Winkler, Andrea S.; Gabriël, Sarah; Blocher, Joachim (2018): Cognitive impairment and quality of life of people with epilepsy and neurocysticercosis in Zambia. Epilepsy & Behavior, 80, 354–359. doi.org/10.1016/j.yebeh.2017.10.042
Kny, Josefa; Sommer, Bernd; Stumpf, Klara H.; Wiefek, Jasmin (2016): Mehr als CSR? Gemeinwohlorientiertes Wirtschaften unter der Lupe. Forum Nachhaltig Wirtschaften. www.forum-csr.net/News/9415/MehralsCSR.html
Sommer, Bernd; Kny, Josefa; Stumpf, Klara; Wiefek, Jasmin (2016). Gemeinwohl-Ökonomie: Baustein zu einer ressourcenleichteren Gesellschaft? In H. Rogall, H.-C. Binswanger, F. Ekardt, A. Grothe, W.-D. Hasenclever, I. Hauchler, . . . G. Scherhorn (Hg.), Jahrbuch Nachhaltige Ökonomie: Vol. 5. Im Brennpunkt Ressourcenwende - Transformation zu einer ressourcenleichten Gesellschaft (237–253). Metropolis Verlag.
Kny, Josefa; Schmies, Max; Sommer, Bernd; Welzer, Harald; Wiefek, Jasmin (2015): Von der Nische in den Mainstream. Wie gute Beispiele nachhaltigen Handelns in einem breiten gesellschaftlichen Kontext verankert werden können. Umweltbundesamt. TEXTE 86/2015. Dessau-Roßlau. www.umweltbundesamt.de/publikationen/von-der-nische-in-den-mainstream
Mwape, Kabemba E.; Blocher, Joachim; Wiefek, Jasmin; Schmidt, Kathie; Dorny, Pierre; Praet, Nicolas; Chiluba, Clarance; Schmidt, Holger; Phiri, Isaac K.; Winkler, Andrea S.; Gabriël, Sarah (2015): Prevalence of neurocysticercosis in people with epilepsy in the Eastern province of Zambia. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 9(8), e0003972. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0003972 
Sommer, Bernd; Wiefek, Jasmin (2015): Kein richtiges Leben im falschen? Wachstumsneutrale Unternehmen in der Wachstumswirtschaft. In S. Lessenich (Hg.), Verhandlungen der Kongresse der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie in Trier 2016, Vol. 37. Routinen der Krise - Krise der Routinen (926-935). publikationen.soziologie.de/index.php/kongressband_2014/article/view/206
Schmidt, H., Elster, J., Eckert, I., Wiefek, J., Paulus, W., von Steinbuechel, N., Abatih, E.N., & Blocher,  J. (2014). Cognitive functions after spinal tap in patients with normal pressure hydrocephalus. Journal of Neurology, 261(12), 2344-2350. doi.org/10.1007/s00415-014-7489-2
Wiefek, Jasmin; Sommer, Bernd (2014): No good life in a bad life? – Experiences of degrowth-oriented actors in a growth economy. Blog Postwachstum. blog.postwachstum.de/no-good-life-in-a-bad-life-experiences-of-degrowth-oriented-actors-in-a-growth-economy-20140711
Schweizer-Ries, Petra; Wiefek, Jasmin; Rau, Irina;  Syarova, Iliyana (2013): Der Beitrag von Privathaushalten zur Energiewende und mehr Energienachhaltigkeit am Beispiel einer mittelgroßen Stadt. In M. K. Koch & H.-J. Wagner (Hg.), Wettbewerb "Energieeffiziente Stadt": Gebäude und Haushalte (Energie und Nachhaltigkeit, Vol. 1, pp. 81–90). Lit Verlag.
Blocher, Joachim; Eckert, Isabel; Elster, Judith; Wiefek, Jasmin;  Eiffert, Helmut; Schmidt, Holger (2011): Aquaporins AQP1 and AQP4 in the cerebrospinal fluid of bacterial meningitis patients. Neuroscience Letters, 504 (1), 23-27. doi.org/10.1016/j.neulet.2011.08.049

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