The focus of his research has always been an appropriate, namely humanistic understanding of human reason and freedom. From this he draws ethical consequences for economic practice, architecture, urban planning , education and Artificial Intelligence. Another focus is on political issues, such as the current threats to democracy , the future of Europe and the international challenges.
Another focus is on political issues such as the current threats to democracy, democracy in crisis, the future of Europe and international challenges.
Aktuelle besteht eine Forschungskooperation mit der Körber Stiftung zum Thema „Demokratie“.
JNR is a member of the IAG "Responsibility: machine learning and artificial intelligence" (BBAW) .
JNR is a member of the IAG "Change in universities and their social environment: consequences for academic freedom?".
Since July 2021, JNR has been a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the research project "Designing Health in the Post-Covid City. Fostering Health Support and Social Inclusion Through Experience-Based Urban Design" (Technische Universität Berlin).