The grant will be used to conduct the project SPIN-OUT:
About the project: Increasing ethnic diversity of society raises concerns that a vicious cycle may arise in which negative attitudes about outgroups mutually reinforce each other. SPIN-OUT studies this with computer simulations and data from ethnically diverse classrooms. Aim is to propose school policies that could help to prevent vicious cycles.
The grant involves about 350.000 Euro including one PhD Position. Michael Mäs (RUG) and Christian Steglich (RUG) are involved as research team members in the project.
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