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Dr. Melanie Keller Scienior Scientist, School of Education
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Education and Employment:

  • Since 10/2015 Senior Scientist at the School of Education at the University of Salzburg
  • 10/2010 – 09/2015 Research Assistant; chair of empirical educational research at the University of Konstanz
  • 6/2011 PhD in Physics Education; Titel of Dissertation: “Teacher Enthusiasm in Physics Instruction”
  • 7/2010 – 10/2010 Research Assistant; chair of physics education at the University of Duisburg-Essen
  • 10/2009 – 12/2009 Visiting Scholar at the Ohio State University, School of Educational Policy and Leadership, Prof. Anita Hoy
  • 7/2007 – 7/2010 Doctoral Scholarship at the Graduate School and Research Group “Teaching & Learning of Science” at the University of Duisburg-Essen (funded by the DFG)
  • 2006 – 2007 Diploma Thesis at the department for Theoretical Physics and Astrophysics at the University of Würzburg
  • 2001 – 2006 Study of Physics at the University of Würzburg


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    The project „Digital Innovation Hub West“ is funded by the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs. In addition to public cooperation partners Austria's universities and universities of applied sciences are also involved. The University of Salzburg is also participating in this project, and is represented by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andreas Uhl (Department of Computer Sciences).
    The Paris Lodron University of Salzburg, in cooperation with Doctors without Borders, is opening a Christian Doppler Laboratory for geospatial and earth observation based humanitarian technologies (gEOhum).The opening took place virtually on the 8th July 2020.
    Salzburg's church historian Prof. Dietmar W. Winkler will continue to work as a consultant to the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity. Pope Francis has extended the Salzburger theologian's advisory role. Prof. Winkler was first appointed by Pope Benedict XVI. in 2008.
    At the end of March, in the middle of the Corona pandemic, Croatia was hit by a severe earthquake. With this special call ÖAW (Austrian Academy of Sciences) sets a humanitarian sign and does its utmost best to support scientific collaboration with Croatian colleagues.
    The International Data Week - a top class specialist congress with 900 participants from the field of data science - will take place for the first time in October 2023 in Europe. The city of Salzburg was able to beat numerous other applicants to be the hosts of the event. The University of Salzburg is an important cooperation partner.
    From October 2020 the University of Salzburg will be offering the new bachelor's degree „Medical Biology“. The course aims to convey the diversity of the biomedical science disciplines and therefore facilitates a multi-faceted, biological understanding for topics which are essential for medicine.The course content ranges from the small scale structure of the cell and organs and organ systems to the biology of complex interpersonal interactions.
    150 participants have already taken the opportunity to register for more than 50 courses on IT and digitialisation at the ditact_women's IT summer studies at the University of Salzburg, which will take place from the 01.09.-12.09.2020.Registration is still possible until the 12. July and then the remaining places will be taken as last minute reservations.
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