uni:docs Fellows 2017

The uni:docs fellowship programme is an individual scholarship which aims at financing excellent candidates for a period of three years. In October 2017, the following 25 uni:docs fellows start their research position at the University of Vienna.

Silvia Bauer-Marschallinger

Department of English and American Studies

Research Project: CLIL with a capital I - Using cognitive discourse functions to integrate language and content acquisition in the CLIL history classroom

Supervisor: Christiane Dalton-Puffer

Madhwesh Coimbatore Ravichandran

Department of Chromosome Biology

Research project: Adaptation to Persistent Chromosomal Instability

Supervisor: Christopher Campbell

Maria-Lucia Goiana

Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies

Research projcet: The Hymnographical Corpus Attributed to Theodore the Stoudite. A Philological and Literary Study

Supervisor: Claudia Rapp

Jonas Hassemer

Department of Linguistics 

Research project: Positioning (in) the Liminal. A Linguistic Ethnography of Communicative Practices and Professional Discourse in Social Work

Supervisor: Jürgen Spitzmüller

Wolfgang Knierzinger

Department of Geodynamics and Sedimentology

Research project: The Alpine Early Anthropocene – Geochemical studies in minerotrophic and ombrotrophic peatlands to assess regional phases of mining activity in prehistoric times and regional climatic changes in the Eastern Alps (Salzburg, Upper Austria, Styria)

Supervisor: Michael Wagreich

Maria Lee-Nowotny

Department of Legal Philosophy

Research project: Wer braucht schon Frauenräume? - Das Anbieten von Gütern und Dienstleistungen getrennt nach Geschlechtern im Kontext der Debatte über die Aufhebung der Geschlechterkategorien

Supervisor: Elisabeth Holzleithner

Maximilian Liebetreu

Computational Physics

Research project: Influence of Polymer Topology on Polymer Rheology

Supervisor: Christos Likos



Claudia Massaccesi

Department of Applied Psychology: health, development, enhancement and intervention

Research project: State-dependent modulation of human social reward: a multi-method and multilevel investigation

Supervisor: Giorgia Silani

Brigitte Möller

Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Research project: Translating Difference as Culture? Care for Elderly Turkish Migrants in Vienna and Amsterdam

Supervisor: Tatjana Thelen

Adriana Savova

Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology

Research project: Linking cargo assembly and autophagosome formation in selective autophagy

Supervisor: Sascha Martens



Merrit Romeike

Department of Microbiology, Genetics and Immunobiology, MFPL

Research project: Mapping Heterogeneity in the Exit from Naive Pluripotency

Supervisor: Christa Buecker

Lisa-Claire Vanhooland

Department of Cognitive Biology

Research project: AVISSA: Animal visual self-recognition and self-awareness

Supervisor: Leonida Fusani

Jurica Zrnc

Department of Economics

Research project: Determinants of resource misallocation during the Great Recession

Supervisor: Alejandro Cuñat

Christian Blum

Department of Cognitive Biology

Research project: Vocal Traditions in Common Ravens (Corvus corax)

Supervisor: Tecumseh Fitch

Maike Cram

Department of Philosophy

Research project: Human Dignity: A Phenomenological and Interdisciplinary Approach

Supervisor: Matthew Ratcliffe

Helena Hartmann

Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods

Research project: Clarifying the specificity of the effects of placebo analgesia on empathy for pain

Supervisor:Claus Lamm

Helena Hattmannsdorfer

Department of Political Science

Research project: « Living » in Refugee Camps Asylum seekers and the (exceptional) life of minimum standards in France, Hungary and Italy

Supervisor: Sieglinde Rosenberger

Yvonne Kreith

Department of Inorganic Chemistry

Research project: New platinum(IV) complexes for tumour targeting

Supervisor: Markus Galanski

Gregor Thomas Leuthner

Physics of Nanostructured Materials

Research project: Spatially Localized Chemistry in the Electron Microscope

Supervisor: Jani Kotakoski

Laura Mache

Department of Near Eastern Studies

Research project: Pottery of the 2nd millennium BCE in North Arabia

Supervisor: Marta Luciani

Alexander Minnich

Department of Quantum Optics, Quantum Nanophysics and Quantum Information

Reserach project: Investigation of the early Neolithic house constructions of Brunn am Gebirge, Wolfholz (Lower Austria), its architectural history and comparison with neighboring countries in the 6th millennium BC.

Supervisor: Otto H. Urban

Birgit Ortmayer

Department of European and Comparative Literature and Language Studies

Research project: Genus, Genusmarkierung und Genuskongruenz im Inselskandinavischen in diachroner Perspektive

Supervisor: Roger Reidinger

Martina Schorn

Department of Geography and Regional Research

Research project: Policies against brain drain – Handlungsstrategien für eine jugendorientierte Regionalentwicklung in von Schrumpfung betroffenen ländlichen Räumen am Beispiel von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz

Supervisor: Heinz Fassmann

Lienhard Thaler

Department of Social and Economic History

Research project: The Counts' Accounts. Income of the Tyrolean Counts between 1300 and 1500, including a Comparison to Flanders

Supervisor: Thomas Ertl

Julia Maria Westermayr

Department of Theoretical Chemistry

Research project: Photodamage of Proteins by Dityrosine Crosslinking: A Quantum Study of Tyrosine and its Dipeptide

Supervisor: Leticia González