|since 2008||Primary Position: Associate Professor in Department of Community Health Sciences, Stream Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, Faculty of Medicine, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; Assistant Professor 2008-2012|
|since 2011||Fellow: Institute for Science, Society and Policy, University of Ottawa, Canada|
|since 2013||Visiting Professor of Ability Expectation and Ableism Studies American University of Sovereign Nations (AUSN); Visiting Professor (Faculty of Medicine), USA|
|since 2014||Permanent ITAS fellow|
Fields of work
- Ability expectation and Ableism Studies (short Ability Studies)
- Disability studies
- Technology assessment of social robotics, brain machine interfaces, nanotechnology, synthetic biology, artificial intelligence and human enhancement
- STEM education
- Energy, water, climate change policies
- Aging well
- Human security (food, water, ability...)
- Peace studies
- Determinants of health, global health, health technology assessment, law, care and policies
- Bioethic issues
More about me at https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/node/3153 and about my research group at https://wolbring.wordpress.com/academic-life-of-my-students-the-wolbpack/.
|1982 - 1989||Diploma in Biochemistry at the University of Tübingen and at the University College London, UK. Diploma 1989|
|1989 - 1992||PhD at University of Frankfurt a.M. and Max Planck Institute for Biophysics, Frankfurt a.M. , Germany; topic: protein kinase A and C and phosphatase 2A in bovine rod outer segments. Supervisors: Prof. Hartmut Michel and Dr. Neil Cook (both Max Planck Institute for Biophysics, Frankfurt a. M., Germany)|
|1992 - 1998||Post-Doc, University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics; Supervisor: Prof. Schnetkamp|
|1998 - 2008||Research Associate University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics (topic: thalidomide)|
|1998 - 2008||Adjunct Assistant Professor, Faculty of Education, Dept. of Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, University of Calgary, Canada|
|2002 - 2005||Adjunct Assistant Professor, John Dossetor Health Ethic Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada|
|2005 - 2008||Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. of Community Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary|
|since 2014||Member of scientific staff at ITAS|
Teaching About Ability expectation and its governance: the issue of STEM. In: Sheehy, Kieron; Holliman, Andrew (Eds.): Education and New Technologies. Perils and Promises for Learners. Routledge 2017, p. 121-140
Wolbring, G.; Diep, L.; Yumakulov, S.; Ball, N.; Leopatra, V.; Yergens, D.
Emerging Therapeutic Enhancement Enabling Health Technologies and Their Discourses: What Is Discussed within the Health Domain? In: Healthcare 2013, 1 (1), pp. 20-52
Wolbring, G.; Mackay, R.; Rybchinski, T.; Noga, J.
Disabled People and the Post-2015 Development Goal Agenda through a Disability Studies Lens. In: Sustainability 2013, 5 (10), pp.4152-4182
Wolbring, G.; Rybchinski, T.
Social Sustainability and Its Indicators through a Disability Studies and an Ability Studies Lens. In: Sustainability 2013, 5 (11), pp. 4889-4907
Assistive technologies for people with disabilities. Part III: Perspectives, needs and opportunities.
2018. European Union. doi:10.2861/11162
Assistive technologies for people with disabilities. Part II: Current and emerging technologies.
2018. European Union. doi:10.2861/567013
Assistive technologies for people with disabilities. Part I: Regulatory, health and demographic aspects.
2018. European Union. doi:10.2861/364554
Assistive technologies - state of the art, regulation, perception and needs.
2017. 360⁰-Envsioning Meeting, STOA, Bruxelles, B, January 31, 2017
Assistive technologies for the inclusion of people with disabilities in society, education and jobs.
2016. STOA Panel Meeting, European Parliament, Strasbourg, Frankreich, 15.12.2016