Maria Rabadjieva has been a researcher in Innovation, Space and Culture at the Institute for Work and Technology (IAT) since 2016. Since May 2018, she has been doing her doctorate on the topic of dissemination and diffusion of social innovations with the working title: "The relevance of the concept of practice fields for understanding the diffusion of social innovation" at the Technical University of Dortmund, supervisor: Prof. Dr Jürgen Howaldt (TU Dortmund). Previously, she completed an interdisciplinary master's degree in European Culture and Economy (ECUE) at the Ruhr University Bochum with a focus on social and political sciences in 2015. She teaches at the Ruhr University Bochum, Faculty of Social Sciences, on social innovations and innovation systems.
- Social Innovation
- Diffusion of social practice
- Participatory governance models
Innovative business models at the interface between digital and material production