Charlotte Werndl (Deputy Head of Department)

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Academic Career

  • Since 09.2014: Full Professor at the Department of Philosophy (KGW),University of Salzburg.
  • Since 09.2014: Visiting Professor at the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, London School of Economics.
  • Since 01.04.2011: Research Associate of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics.
  • 01.09.2013–01.09.2014: Associate Professor in Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, London Schoolof Economics.
  • 01.09.2010–01.09.2013: Lecturer in Philosophy at the the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method, London School of Economics.
  • 10.2009–09.09.2010: Junior Research Fellow in Philosophy at The Queen's College, University of Oxford.09.2006-04.
  • 2010: PhD in Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge
  • 10.2000–08.2006: Master and Bachelor in Mathematics, Master and Bachelor in Philosophy, University of Salzburg.

      Research and Teaching Interests

      • General philosophy of science
      • philosophy of climate science
      • evidence and philosophy of statistics
      • philosophy of physics
      • philosophy of mathematics
      • philosophy of biology
      • formal epistemology
      • logic

      Administrative Activities

      • Deputy Head of Department
      • Member of the Curricula Commission
      • Mobility Coordinator
      • Director of the  Salzburg-Irvine-Exchange Program
      • Webmaster

      • Member of the Management Committee, Gesellschaft fuer Analytische Philosophie (GAP)
      • Member of the Nominations Committee European Society for Philosophy of Science
      • Assessor, International Union of History and Philosophy of Science, Division of Logic, Methodology and Philosophy of Science
      • 01.07.2011-01.07.2018 Management Committee Member, Centre for the Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS), London School of Economics
      • 01.09.2011-01.09.2014 Committee Member, British Society for the Philosophy of Science
      • 01.07.2011-01.07.2014 Steering Committee Member, Centre for the Philosophy of Natural and Social Science (CPNSS), London School of Economics.


      Editorial Activities

      • Editor, Review of Symbolic Logic.
      • Associate Editor, Philosophy of Science.
      • Editorial Board Member, Grazer Philosophische Studien
      • June 2012-May 2016: Associate Editor, European Journal for the Philosophy of Science

      Programme Committees:

      • 2014 Philosophy of Science Association (PSA)meeting in Chicago
      • 2014 Interdisciplinary Symposium on Complex Systems
      • Fourth Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA 2013 in Helsinki)
      • 17th UK and European Meeting on the Foundations of Physics (at LMU Munich)
      • Fifth Sydney-Tilburg Conference on the Philosophy of Science "The Progress of Science"
      • British Society for the Philosophy of Science Annual Conference 2012, 2013, 2014
      • 18th UK and European Meeting on the Foundations of Physics, London
      • MuST, Evidence, Risk and Inference 2016, MCMP Munich

      • News
        The symposium on Labour Law at the University of Salzburg deals with topics such as "Flexible Gestaltung von Arbeitszeit und Arbeitsort", "Steuerliche Impulse zur Attraktivierung familienfreundlicher Maßnahmen" or " Gleichstellungsanforderungen und unbezahlte Arbeit als Herausforderungen für das familienfreundliche Unternehmen".
        Outstanding pre-scientific work was honoured on 20 September with the HANS-RIEGEL-Fachpreis: In cooperation with the Kaiserschild-Foundation, the University of Salzburg again awarded prizes to students and schools in the state of Salzburg, with a total value of 3550 Euro.
        Every two years, researchers and conservationists from the field of Amphibian and Reptile conservation (Herpetology) meet to present new insights, to discuss measures, and to exchange ideas.
        The Center for Jewish Cultural History at the University of Salzburg offers a public lecture series during the winter semester 2017/18, Thursdays 17:00-19:00, HS E.001 (Unipark). The opening lecture on 5 October will be given by Susanne Plietzsch and Armin Eidherr.
        The kick-off of the new career program "Karriere_Mentoring III" of the Universities of Salzburg, Linz and Krems, which took place on 13 September in Gmunden, went extremely well. In addition to qualified young scientists from the three universities, high-caliber mentors from Germany and abroad took part in the event.
        The fourth "Erwin Kräutler Prize for Contextual Theology and Interreligious Dialogue" will be presented to Dr. Sebastian Pittl and Prof. Dr. Stefan Silver on 3 October, 2017, in HS 101 of the Catholic Theological Faculty (Universitätsplatz 1, Salzburg).
        For a long time, a democratic society was considered self-evident. But globalization, economic crises, populist movements, social tensions and (inter-) cultural conflicts, as well as extremists, question them.
        Important dates and information about registration for courses at the Sprachenzentrum (Language Center), Winter Term 2017/18.
        The opening of the exhibition "Acrylic Painting - Etchings - Mixing Techniques • Elisabeth Jungwirth" will take place on Thursday, 28 September in the Bibliotheksaula of the University Library.
        The Faculty of Education has organized the Summer School, "Bildung des Subjekts", at the Unipark Nonntal. Lecturers are, among others, Winfried Böhm, General Pedagogy, University of Würzburg, and Michael Winkler, General Pedagogy and Theory of Social Pedagogy, University of Jena.
        The Fund for the Promotion of Scientific Research (FWF) has approved the research project "Prices and Wages in Salzburg and Vienna, 1450 to 1850". The project is under the direction of Professor Reinhold Reith, University of Salzburg, and Professor Thomas Ertl, University of Vienna.
        Orientation for first time University of Salzburg students will be held from 26 to 28 September in the Große Universitätsaula.
        From 21 to 22 September 2017, the Center for Ethics and Poverty Research at the University of Salzburg is organizing an international symposium on poverty research in which 70 scholars from all over the world will be focusing on the topic of religion and poverty, which has so far hardly been discussed.
        The Orientation Week for Erasmus and Exchange Students who will attend the University of Salzburg in the winter semester 2017/2018 will take place from Monday, 18 September to Friday, 22 September, 2017.
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