Main focus: Digital media, gifted youth
Twitter handle: @flueko
Languages: German, English, French, Italian
Topics: film, social media
Barbara Flueckiger is a professor for film studies at the University of Zurich since 2007. She has developed and led many research projects funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Swiss Commission for Technology and Innovation.
Her recent research projects investigate the digitization of archival film, in collaboration with archives and the film industry.
In 2015 she was awarded the prestigious Advanced Grant by the European Research Council for a research project that investigates the relationship between the technology and aesthetics of film colors.
Her social services focus on the support of gifted youth and young migrants.