|Since July 2015, Julia Ihls is working as a student assistant at the research project „Smartphone Communities. Participation as Promise and Imposition“ led by Professor Dr. Isabell Otto. Within the project she is working on the development of an App-Analyzing Database and the intermediation between research and teaching.
She wrote her Bachelor’s thesis at the University Konstanz on the subject of the interplay between user-localisation and location-constitution based on the gaming-app „Ingress“. Currently she continues her Master’s Programme in Media Studies at the University Konstanz in autumn of 2015 focusing on Digital Media and Participation Cultures.