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 School of 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
        On 22 October, 2019, 17:00 - 20:00, the conference "Erosion of the Rule of Law" takes place in the Europasaal on the Edmundsburg. Democracy, the rule of law and respect for human rights are among the pillars of the European order. In recent years, however, these values have come under increasing pressure in some countries.
        At the 122nd Annual Meeting in Paderborn, the Salzburg educational scientist, Sabine Seichter, was elected to the board of the interdisciplinary and international Görres-Gesellschaft.
        "The Paris-Lodron-University Salzburg sincerely congratulates its honorary doctor, Peter Handke, on the award of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2019", emphasizes Rector Hendrik Lehnert. The University’s bond to the life and work of this important Austrian author is documented on several levels, in particular with the Salzburg Germanists and the Literary Archive, according to Lehnert.
        The battery researchers from the Department of Chemistry and Physics of the Materials of PLUS congratulate and rejoice with the three freshly curated Nobel Laureates John B. Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham, and Akira Yoshino!
        On his 39th wedding anniversary, the University of Salzburg adopted university professor, Heinrich Schmidinger, as Rector. He now looks forward to a little less responsibility, he said at the ceremony in the Großen Universitätsaula.
        On 18 September, 2019, the second round of Karriere_Mentoring III, the career development program for female scientists (PhD and post-doctoral students) of the Universities of Krems, Linz and Salzburg, began.
        History in regional museums, but how? A lecture series in cooperation with the Landesverband der Salzburger Museen und Sammlungen discusses concepts and practice.
        The moon as the brightest night star with its changing shape during the month, its disappearance on new moon or the exceptional event of an eclipse has inspired people of all ages, including Ancient Egypt, to reflect on the causes and effects of these phenomena.
        The Department of Slavonic Studies would like to cordially invite you, together with the cultural center DAS KINO, to the fourth part of our successful cinema series of East and Central European films. The film club "Slawistyka, Slavistika, Cлавистика" presents award-winning current Polish, Russian and Czech films with social and political themes.
        Become an expert in EU politics, law and economics
        On Tuesday, 22 October, 2019, the Salzburg Congress will host the Career Forum, the big job fair of the Salzburger Nachrichten, with a workshop program. For the 13th time, the University of Salzburg has partnered with Salzburg's largest career platform.
        Democracy and the rule of law seem to have experienced better times in Europe. The recent developments in many countries point to a dismantling of the rule of law, fundamental rights and democracy.
        On 24.10.2019, the Salzburg Social and Medical Law Days, which were launched in the previous year in cooperation between the Federation of Austrian Social Security Institutions and the Department of Labor and Economic Law of the University of Salzburg, will take place for the second time. The aim of this series of events is the discussion of current social security issues from the perspective of science and practice.
        Dr. Beate Apfelbeck will give a guest lecture on the topic of "Maternal investment strategies of a cooperative breeding forest specialist in degraded cloud forest fragments" at 14:00 on 25 October, 2019, in the Hörsaal 413 of the NW-Faculty. The Department of Life Sciences invites you to attend!
        On the 25th of October, the opening ceremony of the 20th anniversary of the China Centre takes place in the Großen Aula. There will be several performances, including Chinese dance, traditional Chinese acrobatics and Chinese music. All interested parties are invited to participate free of charge.
        The WissensNetzwerk Recht, Wirtschaft und Arbeitswelt der Universität Salzburg has organized a symposium, which will be held the 31st of October, 2019, on income taxation of partnerships (co-entrepreneurship).
        THURSDAY, 21 Nov.: LECTURES (08.30-19:00h) at Wissenschaft & Kunst, Bergstr. 12a, KunstQuartier, Studio 1.OG // FRIDAY, 22 Nov: EXCURSION (08:30-16:00h) Memorial Concentration Camp Ebensee, memorial Mauthausen. Departure: At 08:30, from Unipark Nonntal, Erzabt-Klotz-Straße 1.
      • Veranstaltungen
      • 21.10.19 Dr. Gilles R. Bourret Venia: „Materialwissenschaft“
        22.10.19 Dr. Roland Geisberger Venia: „Molekulare Biologie“
        23.10.19 Praxisdialog im Steuerrecht
        24.10.19 Salzburger Sozial- und Medizinrechtstage "Umsetzung der Neuorganisation der Sozialversicherung"
        24.10.19 Effects of short-wavelength light on non-visual re-sponses: The role of S cones and rods
        24.10.19 Salzburger Museen und Sammlungen - Geschichte vor Ort. Turmmuseum Zell am See. Die Neugestaltung eines Regionalmuseums mit internationalem Publikum
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