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Dr. Melanie Keller Scienior Scientist, School of Education
  • Erzabt-Klotz-Straße 1
  • 5020 Salzburg
+43 / 662 / 8044-7386
+43 / 662 / 8044-161

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


Conference Papers

  • News
    Never before have so many forensic patients been accommodated in Austria as of the effective date of 1st October 2020. Relief from the enforcement of the measures and also the treatment of seriously abnormal lawbreakers, is urgently required and unavoidable.
    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.
    The virtual international conference „The Mediality of the Letter – diplomatic Correspondence in the Context of Early Modern Letter Culture ” will take place via Webex on 29th/30th/31st October.
    In social pedagogical practice employees (agents) are confronted with a variety of challenges in complex, open social problem situations that have to be dealt with "professionally“ and with „ qualitatively“.
    As part of a six year long laser scan-monitoring in the Hohen Tauern geoscientists from Austria, Germany and Switzerland (GEORESEARCH, University of Salzburg, TU Munich, University of Bonn, University of Lausanne) examined the connection between the current glacier retreat and rockfall activity.
    The Faculty of Slavic Studies, the cultural centre DAS KINO and the Russian Centre invite you to the fifth series of cinema films from Eastern and Central Europe. As part of the film club „Slawistyka, Slavistika, Cлавистика“ award winning current Polish, Russian and Czech films with political and social themes will be shown.
    Applications for two dissertation prizes (worth 2,000 euros each) can be made until the 31st October.
    The Language Center has been active in the field of intercomprehension didactics for almost 20 years,Well-known multilingual didactics experts, came together to present the current state of research in this area.The result is the anthology "Lehr- und Lernkompetenzen für die Interkompehension. Perspektiven für die mehrsprachige Bildung (Teaching and Learning Skills for Intercomprehension. Perspectives for Multilingual Education)"Band 10 der Salzburger Reihe zur Lehrer/innen/bildung.
    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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    05.11.20 Scientrepreneur Compact 2020
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