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Research Grants

Leder PI if not stated differently (ca 3.647.000 k)

2017

HRSM Antrag „Socially Aligned Visual Art Technology and Perception“, 1,000.000 € (Univie about 145,000 €)

2017

Extension Research Platform Cognitive Sciences (until 03.2019), Leder Head of Platform, 200.000 €

2016

ca. € 600,000 WWTF RosLed CS15-036 “Universal aesthetics of lines and colors”; Rosenberg PI, Leder Co_PI

2016

€ 25,000 2016 Summer School “Cognition, Culture and Innovation” sponsored by WWTF (Leder and co-PI Peschl)

2016

€ 400,000 Vienna Doctoral School (Leder participant of a larger panel)

2015

Leverhulme Grant: Evaluating Methods of Aesthetic Enquiry Across Disciplines (jointly with  Nicholas Pearce , Charles Spence, David Howes, Etienne Jollet, Boris Wiseman; PI Dee Reynolds) (total ca. 80K) Vienna € 6,5k

2015

€ 178,000 Marie Curie Grant of EU: “Art And Brain”; to bring Dr. Matthew Pelowski to Vienna (for 2 years); P655379

2014

€ 240,881.55 FWF (P27355) „Anziehungskraft der Schönheit: Der adaptive Schönheitssinn“ (Attraction of Beauty) incl. Overhead; PI: Leder (begins 03.15)

2014

ca. € 110,000 Uni:doc Dissertation project of Mag. Jürgen Goller (Leder Supervisor)

2014

€ 592,000 Extension of Research Platform “Cognitive Sciences” at the University of Vienna (Leder as Deputy speaker and co-PI), Volume for 3 Years

2011

€ 392,200 WWTF (CS11-023): “Time makes the difference! Uncovering the nature of aesthetic experience“ (with co PI Raphael Rosenberg, Art History)

2011

€ 258,480 FWF (P23538): „Ambiguität beim Kunstgefallen“, incl. Overhead [Ambiguity in art appreciation]

2011

€ 204,654 Research Platform “Cognitive Sciences” at the University of Vienna (Leder as Deputy speaker and co-PI), Volume for 3 Years

2011

€ 5,000 FFG Innovationsscheck (with company Brainds) zur Erforschung von Brand Images

2010

€ 20,000 Research Project on design and appreciation of glasses (industry project)

2005-09

$ 120,000 International Ford Research Partner (C. C. Carbon and Helmut Leder): "Psychological evaluation of switches' haptics in car interiors"

2005-09

€ 215,000 FWF (P18910-G14) (jointly with C.C.Carbon) "Psychology of Aesthetics: the dynamics of innovation and appreciation over time"

2005

€ 208,000 Portable EEG, EDA, Eyemovement UNITS etc. Research Funding University of Vienna (joimntly with Prof. H. Bauer)

2004

€ 265,000 DFG project (im Sonderforschungsbereich SFB 626 “aesthetic experience”): “Cognitive determinants of aesthetic experience” at the Freie Universität Berlin

2003

€ 80,000 Extension of DFG-project (Le1286) for two years

2001

DM 30,000 Research Project “Aesthetics in Car-Interieurs“. Empirical study for Daimler-Chrysler about attractiveness and appreciation of design

2001

DM 24,000 Research Project “Car-Interieurs“. Empirical study for Daimler-Chrysler AG

2000

DM 80,000 DFG Research Project “Repräsentationen und Merkmale bei der Gesichtserkennung“. (Le1286). (Representations and features in face recognition). Two years – one post graduate (C.C.Carbon)

1998

DM 5,000 Research support from „Kommission zur Förderung Wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchses der Freien Universität Berlin“ project: “Psychologie der Ästhetik“ (Habilitation).

1996

Sfr 1,000 Research support for the development of an experiment tool “Matching.1.2“, University of Fribourg

1995

Sfr 36,000 Research project „Linienzeichnungen von Gesichtern” [line-drawings of faces]. Grant Schweizer Nationalfonds for a one-year fellowship at the Department of Psychology (Prof. V. Bruce), University of Stirling (UK).

           

 

Project partners

Helmut Leder is project partner of the FWF funded PEEK project „Projekt D.A.S. Dementia.Arts.Society.“ by Cornelia Bast (Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien/University of Applied Arts Vienna): http://www.dieangewandte.at/aktuell/aktuell_detail?artikel_id=1462559464356

Helmut Leder was international partner of UMA project of Paul Hekkert, Delft  (http://www.project-uma.com) 2011-2016.

Helmut Leder was founding member of the project Neuroaesthetics at GIAS (Global Institute of Advanced Studies) “Beauty and Beyond” – at New York University, Head: Gabrielle Starr: http://gias.nyu.edu

 

Professional Association Memberships

Member of Experimental Psychology Society (EPS)

Member of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (IAEA)

Member of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Psychologie (DGP)

Member of the European Society of Cognitive Psychology

Member of the Österreichische Gesellschaft für Psychologie (ÖGP)

Scientific Board (Wissenschaftskommission) of the Austrian Bundesheer (2005-2012)

Local Officer of the ESCOP European Society of Cognitive Psychology for Austria (from 2007 until 2013)

Board Member of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (since 08.2012 until 08.2014) Responsible for “Theories in Psychology”

Founding Member of Global Institute of Advanced Studies “Beauty and Beyond” – at New York University (Head: Gabrielle Starr)

 

Editor

Action Editor of British Journal of Psychology (since 2013)

Editorial Board of Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts (since 2011)

Editorial Board of Empirical Studies of the Arts (since 2006)

 

Awards

2008 International Fellow of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (IAEA)

2004 Berlyne Award of the American Psychologists Association (APA), Division 10, Honululu, USA

2002 Baumgarten Award of the International Association of Empirical Aesthetics (IAEA) in Takarazuka City, Japan

 

Reviewer

Reviewer for Perception, European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, Zeitschrift für Entwicklungspsychologie, British Journal of Psychology, Neuropsychology, Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Review, Visual Cognition, Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, Cognition, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Acta Psychologica, Psychology Science, Psychological Research, Schweizer Nationalfonds (SNF), Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, Journal of Cognitive Neurosciences, Psychological Sciences, American Journal of Medical Genetics, Experimental Psychology, Psychology and Philosophy, Musicae Scientiae, Israel Science Foundation (ISF), Thexis, Empirical Studies of the Arts, Social Cognition, Psychophysiology, Cognition, Science, International Journal of Design, Science, International Journal of Design, Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, New Ideas in Psychology, Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts, Social Cognition, Psychological Sciences.

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