Research Assistant

Dr. Simone Kuhlmann

ZEVEDI Young Investigator-Fellow

Dr. Simone Kuhlmann studied law at the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen with a focus on public and private media law. After completing her legal traineeship at the Hanseatic Higher Regional Court of Hamburg, including a period at Norddeutscher Rundfunk, and working as a research assistant in the Technology, Media & Telecoms practice area of the corporate law firm Taylor Wessing, she moved to the Chair of Public Law, Media and Telecommunications Law of Prof. Dr. Hans-Heinrich Trute at the Hamburg University in 2015, where she completed her doctorate with the title „Mediaagenturen und Werbevermarkter – Der Einfluss des Werbemarktes auf die Finanzierung und Beschaffenheit von Rundfunkprogrammen“ („Media agencies and advertising marketers – the influence of the advertising market on the financing and nature of broadcasting programs“). From 2020 to 2023, she coordinated the graduate programme „The Law and its Teaching in Digital Transformation“ at the Centre for Law in the Digital Transformation (ZeRdiT) at the Hamburg University, before becoming a Fellow at ZEVEDI | Goethe University Frankfurt in 2024. Her research interests range from public media law, security law and the law of digitization to medical and health law. In her habilitation, supervised by Prof Dr Hans-Heinrich Trute, she investigates the permissibility of using algorithm-based knowledge-generating systems in the healthcare sector and in research.