Sophie Bruns, M.A.

Vitae

  • 1992 born in Hilden
  • 2011-2016 studies of Media Management at the Department of Journalism and Communication Research, Hanover
  • 2012-2016 Student Assistant at the Department of Journalism and Communication Research, Hanover
  • 2013 studies abroad at the José State University, California
  • Since November 2016 Research Assistant at the Department of Journalism and Communication Research, Hanover

Major teaching and research interests

  • Media effects research

  • Reception and entertainment research

  • Political communication

  • Methods of empirical social research

Activities

  • Member of the Alumni organization KommunikationsKultur e.V. (KKeV)

  • Member of International Communication Association (ICA), European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) and German Society of Mass Communication (DGPuK)

Publications

in press

Niemann-Lenz, J., Bruns, S., Hefner, D., Knop-Hülß, K., Possler, D., Reich, S., Reinecke, L., Scheper, J. & Klimmt, C. (in press). Crafting a strategic roadmap for computational Methods in communication science: Learnings from the CCS 2018 Conference in Hanover. International Journal of Communication.

Possler, D., Bruns, S. & Niemann-Lenz, J. (in press). Data is the new oil – but how do we drill it? Pathways to access and acquire large data sets in communication science. International Journal of Communication.

Papers

2019

Knop-Hülß, K., & Bruns, S. (2019, May). The moral dyad in the news: Effects of immorality on emotional reaction, attention, and memory. Paper presented at the 69th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association, May 24-28, 2019, Washington, D.C., USA.

Possler, D., Bruns, S. & Niemann-Lenz, J. (2019, May). Data is the new oil – but how do we drill it? Pathways to access and acquire large data sets in communication science. Paper presented at the 69th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 24-28, 2019, Washington D.C., USA.

Bruns, S., Dittrich, A. & Klimmt, C. (2019, February). Wenn Wissenschaftskommunikation die soziale Identität bedroht: Voreinstellungen, Social Identity Threat und Ärgeremotionen gegenüber einem Informationsportal zu Tierversuchen [When science threatens social identity: Dispositions, social identity threat and emotions of anger regarding an information portal on animal experimentations]. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Conference of the Expert Group Science Communication of the German Society of Mass Communication (DGPuK), February 6-8, 2019, Braunschweig.

2018

Niemann-Lenz, J., Possler, D. & Bruns, S. (2018, September). Daten sind das neue Öl! Ok, aber wie fördern wir es? Möglichkeiten des Zugangs zu großen Kommunikationsdatensätzen [Data are the new oil! Okay, but how do we flow it? Possible access to big communication data sets]. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Expert Group Methods of the German Association of Mass Communication, September 12-14, 2018, Ilmenau.

Bruns, S. & Knop-Hülß (2018, May). Does morality make you remember? Effects of moral violations in news articles on emotional reaction and memory. Paper presentation at the 68th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 24-28, 2018, Prague, Czech Republic. [Best student paper award of the information systems division]

Bruns, S., Scherer, H. & Niemann-Lenz, J. (2018, May). Bad news? The role of emotions in information processing of news stories. Paper presentation at the 68th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 24-28, 2018, Prague, Czech Republic.

Bruns, S., Scherer, H., Niemann-Lenz, J. (2018, January). Bad news? Wenn Nachrichten Emotionen wecken [Bad news? When news arouse emotions]. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Expert Group Reception ad Effects Research of the German Society of Mass Communication, January 26-28, 2018, Hohenheim.

Bruns, S., Knop-Hülß, K. (2018, January). Lernen durch moralische Emotionen – Effekte von moralischen Verletzungen in Nachrichtenartikeln auf Emotionen und Erinnerung [Learning by moral emotions - Effects of moral injuries in news articles on emotions and memory]. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Expert Group Reception ad Effects Research of the German Society of Mass Communication, January 26-28, 2018, Hohenheim.

2017

Klimmt, C., Wahl, S., Bruns, S., Scheper, T. & Schneider, B. (2017, May). Consumer responses to biotechnology declarations on food boxes: Discrepancies between general attitudes and specific product evaluations. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the 67th International Communication Association (ICA), May 25-29, 2017, San Diego, USA.

 

Contact

Sophie Bruns, M.A.

Telephone: 0511-3100-488

Last modified: 2019-07-08

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