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Curriculum vitae

I am working since almost 25 years in research or research related institutions. After conduction research in Mathematics and after working in the Austrian Science Foundation (FWF) for two years as program manager I returned to the University of Vienna in 2004 where he contributed to the establishment of a central service unit in charge of research services and technology transfer. Since 2007 I have been also focusing on the reform of doctoral education and has been involved in the re-organization process in Europe and at the University of Vienna. In particular, I was in charge of setting up the university-wide Centre for Doctoral Studies.
I am involved in various international projects related to the Research – Education – Innovation triangle and I am actively participating at many conferences at European and international level and was invited speaker in China, Australia, Africa, South America and Europe, e.g. at the University Business Forum in Brussels or the Meeting of the Council of Deans and Directors of Graduate Research (DDOGS), Universities Australia, at EUA-CDE Meetingsor PraxisUnico. Moreover, I have experiences as evaluator on project, programme and publication level. I was delegated by the Austrian Ministry to the ERA Working Group on Innovative Doctoral Training of the European Commission and I am currently involved in the EUA-CDE Thematic Peer Group “Career Development and Tracking in Doctoral Education” Moreover, I have experiences in acting at the international level as a facilitator and trainer in workshops for PhD supervisors. In 2017, I founded the international PRIDE Network Association which was the spin-off of the EU funded LLP Project PRIDE dealing with the professionalization of staff supporting doctoral education at higher education institutions which I was coordination. I am currently acting as chair of the board.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

External positions

Member of the Advisory Board, DocEnhance Project

1 Jan 202031 Dec 2022

Chair of the Board, PRIDE Network - Association for Professionals in Doctoral Education

1 Mar 2017 → …

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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