Since March 2015 Karen Krause has been working as a research assistent for the EU-project GLAMURS in the division of Enviromental Psychology at the OvGU Magdeburg. Starting 2016, she has been part of the ECHO-project team as well. Her dissertation project focusses on possible psychological determinants and contributions towards a solidarity-related lifestyle approach.
In her master's thesis she focused on studies in the field of perceived and actual energy saving potentials in German households. While studying for her master's degree she also worked as a student assistant at the Fraunhofer IFF in Magdeburg. There, she contributed to studies in the field of virtual realities and their perception and acceptance.
During her studies for her bachelor's degree at the University of Leipzig, she worked as a student assistant at the research group for experimental psychology. Her bachelor's thesis focused on analysing data from the field of empathy research in childhood and youth.
Vita, G., Ivanova, D., Dumitru, A., García-Mira, R., Carrus, G., Stadler, K., Krause, K., Wood, R. & Hertwich, E. G. (2020). Happier with less? Members of European environmental grassroots initiatives reconcile lower carbon footprints with higher life satisfaction and income increases. Energy Research & Social Science, 60, 101329.
Krause, K., & Kastner, I. (2019). Ziemlich unterschätzt? Energiesparwissen in deutschen Haushalten − eine Bestandsaufnahme. Umweltpsychologie, 23(2), 58-74.
Ivanova, D., Vita, G., Wood, R., Lausselet, C., Dumitru, A., Krause, K., Macsinga, I. & Hertwich, E.G. (2018). Carbon mitigation in domains of high consumer lock-in. Global Environmental Change, 52, 117-130.
Zug, S., Schmidt, S., Assmann, T., Krause, K., Salzer, S., Seidel, M. (2018). BikeSharing der 5. Generation. Szenarien und Herausforderungen für den Einsatz autonom agirender Fahrräder. In: Jorge Max Gomez (Hg.): BUIS-Tage 2018. Oldenburg.
Krause, K., Quist, J. & Blöbaum, A. (2017). Theorie trifft Praxis – Herausforderungen der Partizipation am Beispiel der Backcasting-Methode. Umweltpsychologie, 41(2), 138-159.
Thronicker, I., Polzin, C., Schulte, M., Krause, K., Blöbaum, A., Petri, M., Berneiser, J. (2016). GLAMURS Deliverable 5.6: Case Study Report. The region of Central Germany. GLAMURS: EU FP7 SSH Call: 2013.2.1-1 - Obstacles and prospects for Sustainable lifestyles and Green Economy, Grant agreement no: 613420.
Schulte, M., Krause, K., Müller, F. J. Y., Bücker, J., Blöbaum, A. & Matthies, E. (2016). GLAMURS Deliverable 5.10: Determinants for the adoption and evolution of sustainable lifestyles on micro-level. GLAMURS: EU FP7 SSH Call: 2013.2.1-1 - Obstacles and prospects for Sustainable lifestyles and Green Economy, Grant agreement no: 613420.