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Professor Dr. Gabriele Spilker
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Gabriele Spilker is Professor of Empirical Research Methods at the Department of Political Science and Sociology of the University of Salzburg. She completed her PhD at ETH Zurich in September 2009. Before joining the University of Salzburg she was a Fritz Thyssen Fellow at the Weatherhead Center of International Affairs at Harvard University (2011-2012), a postdoctoral researcher in the "International Political Economy" group of Thomas Bernauer at the Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) at ETH Zurich (2012-2013) and assistant as well as associate professor of International Politics at the University of Salzburg (2014-2020). Her main research interests are the consequences of climate change for migration and conflict as well as in the area of international political economy and international cooperation. Her work has been published in the British Journal of Political Science, International Organization, Journal of Politics und Nature Climate Change. Gabriele Spilker is part of Scientists for Future (S4F) Salzburg.

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    Researchers led by Salzburg's geoinformatics scientist Christian Neuwirth had already developed and presented a mathematical model for Covid-19 in May 2020 which examines the question of how long and intensively social distancing measures have to be maintained in order to reduce corona deaths further.
    Results of the study on media use by children and families during lockdown. Home schooling could be improved, but is on the right track. Secondary schools have a better profile. Families have learned to deal with lockdown and homeschooling.
    As a result of the current situation the updated opening times for Salzburg University library will apply from the 17th November 2020.
    A study carried out by the sleep laboratory of the Faculty of Natural Sciences on the topic of sleep under the direction Prof. Dr. Manuel Schabus is dedicated to the changes in sleep during the Covid-19 lockdown in 6 different countries (Ö, AT, UK, GR, CU, BRA). The fear, which is worrying from a psychological point of view, and which is evident across society, is also reflected in this data: 78% of those surveyed feel threatened or worried by the Covid-19 pandemic.
    Online lecture on the subject of physiology or medicine: November 25, 2020 - 6 p.m. The 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine will go to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice for the discovery of the hepatitis C virus.
    A Pongauer by birth takes on the endowed professorship for human-computer interaction at the University of Salzburg - an interview with the researcher.
    Online lecture on chemistry: December 2nd 2020 - 6 p.m. Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna received the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of one of the sharpest tools in genetic engineering: the CRISPR / Cas9 genetic scissors. With this technology, researchers can modify the DNA of animals, plants and microorganisms with extremely high precision.
    In many countries the financial resources for investigative journalism are drying up noticeably. The CoViD-19 crisis has accelerated this trend. Smart media policy and public service media can effectively curb erosion.
    The PLUS Report 2020 has been published.
    Digitization has led to an enormous spread of different forms of mobile working. Corona has brought an additional boost and has introduced home office in areas and for activities that were previously unimaginable.
    During the time of Corona, in particular, it became clear just how important it is to support students digitally in their every day university life. The project „On Track“ – stay on track combines digital and social worlds. It is starting at the right time!
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