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Students can produce their own media content in the project "Ernährungsradar" (e.g. explainer video, interview) and thereby gain additional qualifications in the areas of nutrition and media. New media, blogs or social media are ever-present in professional and private life. Thus, the ability to process complex contents correctly and comprehensibly is an advanced professional core skill.

The project "Ernährungsradar" is a joint project of the University of Bayreuth, the Competence Center for Nutrition (KErn), and the Akademie für neue Medien. The objective of the project is to present scientifically sound information on nutrition which is both comprehensible and appealing, and act on the overwhelming presence of fake news in popular information sources. For interested parties a knowledge portal as an online platform provides a realiable source of information. The University of Bayreuth and the Akademie für Neue Medien are working together with students to create multimedia content to explain facts about nutrition in an evidence-based and understandable way and are being funded by the Oberfrankenstiftung.

Click here for the online knowledge portal Ernährungsradar.


KUestions is a video podcast format produced by the Akademie für Neue Medien (Bildungswerk) e.V. and the University of Bayreuth for the project Ernährungsradar. Experts are interviewed on various topics in the context of nutrition and report on the current state of research.

Here is an exclusive link to the first contributions (in German) - in the media library of the Faculty of Life Sciences: Food, Nutrition and Health at the Campus Kulmbach of the University of Bayreuth.

Interested to help provide correct knowledge about nutrition and food?

Offer for students: Take part in the project and submit your documents by 18.02.2024!
Details for participation in April 2024

We facilitate attendance at free media training courses in German or English. Here, skills in professional speaking, journalistic writing, interviewing and video production can be developed. Certificates are issued for completed trainings. Students choose a nutrition topic and create their own media contribution. We provide free media lab with equipment, software recommendations, media and science expertise. We are committed to correct information about nutrition and are looking for interested people to participate.

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University of Bayreuth
Faculty of Life Sciences: Food, Nutrition and Health
Campus Kulmbach
Fritz-Hornschuch-Straße 13, 95326 Kulmbach

Dr. Carolin Fechner
Scientific project co-ordinator Nutrition Radar
Phone: +49 (0) 9221-407 1010
E-mail: carolin.fechner@uni-bayreuth.de

Prof. Dr. Stephan Clemens
Project director Nutrition Radar
Phone: +49 (0) 921-55 2630
E-mail: stephan.clemens@uni-bayreuth.de

Website with multimedia contributions:

Social media channels:
Ernährungsradar on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/wissensportal-ern%C3%A4hrungsradar-475146264/
Ernährungsradar on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ernaehrungsradar/
Ernährungsradar on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ernahrungsradar

Reference for images used in the project Ernährungsradar:
Magnifying glass on vegetables and fruit: conejota/istockphoto.com
Person at desk with food and charts: metamorworks/shutterstock.com
Other graphics were created using Microsoft PowerPoint or canva.com.

Webmaster: Dr. Susanne Strebin

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