Charlotte Werndl (Deputy Head of Department)

Foto von Charlotte Werndl

Copyright © Salzburger Nachrichten

Tel.: +43/662/8044-4081

E-Mail: CharlotteDOTWerndlATSIGNsbgDOTacDOTat

URL: http://www.uni-salzburg.at/phs/werndl

Office: Room 1.06

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
        The Paris Lodron University of Salzburg has launched an in-house mentoring program for new students as part of the “On Track” project. And it has come at the right time, because the lockdown has made the start of their studies into a real challenge for many first-semester students.
        18 participants recently completed the university course in early childhood education with a master's degree. The course was held for the second time in Salzburg. Regional Minister Andrea Klambauer awarded prizes to nine of the graduates for their outstanding theses.
        The recording of the PLUS Talks "Studies and Teaching WS 2020/21“ from 25.11.2020 is now available.
        Matthias Henke, musicologist, Danube University Krems, talks about Beethoven's current biography “Beethoven. Akkord der Welt ( Chord of the World)”, published in 2020 by Hanser Verlag.
        24 very easy exercises on 24 cards can be found in the SALTO advent calendar. The exercise ideas are ideal for children from the age of three and are also easy for the whole family to carry out in a small space. With the support of the Kinder Büro (Children's Office), this combinable contribution should benefit as many as possible.
        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.
        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 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.
        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!
      • Veranstaltungen
      • 01.12.20 Adventkalender der Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg 2020
        01.12.20 Der Körper als PLAYFUL TOOL
        02.12.20 Adventkalender der Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg 2020
        02.12.20 PLUS startupSPRECHTAG - gather your ideas
        02.12.20 Nobelpreise 2020 - CHEMIE (Genschere)
        02.12.20 Musikpyhsiologie und Musikermedizin: Musizieren im Zusammenwirken von Psyche und Körper
        03.12.20 Adventkalender der Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg 2020
        04.12.20 Adventkalender der Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg 2020
        04.12.20 Ideen mit Methode
        05.12.20 Adventkalender der Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg 2020
        06.12.20 Adventkalender der Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg 2020
        07.12.20 Adventkalender der Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg 2020
      • Alumni Club
      • PRESS
      • University of Salzburg's facebook site University of Salzburg's twitter site University of Salzburg's instagram site University of Salzburg's flickr site University of Salzburg's vimeo site