Frederik is interim professor of cognitive an social psychology in the Department of Applied Psychology, Faculty of Social Work, Health and Nursing, Ravensburg-Weingarten University of Applied Sciences (RWU), Germany; he also is an adjunct research fellow in the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at Alfred Hospital, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia; and an affiliate researcher in the Australian Centre for Electromagnetic Bioeffects Research (ACEBR), a National Health and Medical Research Council Centre of Research Excellence (NHMRC CRE), based at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute (IHMRI), University of Wollongong (UoW), Australia.
His primary research interests are in the fields of risk perception and risk communication of environmental agents as well as topics of consumer health protection.
Freudenstein studied Psychology at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, and finished his diploma in 2012, with a focus on risk and environmental psychology. In 2016 he completed his Ph.D. at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, investigating lay people's risk and exposure perception of radio frequency electromagnetic fields. From 2016-2019 he completed a postdoctoral research fellowship in the School of Psychology, Faculty of Social Science at UoW, developing target-group-specific risk communication strategies.
Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals
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Interim Professor , University of Applied Science Ravensburg-Weingarten
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Affiliate Researcher, NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence Australian Centre for Radiofrequency Bioeffects Research (ACEBR)
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