10 experts from the University of Vienna who do research on the topic of Planetary Health
The topic of "Planetary Health" is considered by experts at the University of Vienna across all research fields. Here we introduce 10 scientists from ecology and chemistry, psychology, social and behavioural research and German studies.
Ecology & Chemistry
Thilo Hofmann ( contact , homepage ) - Environmental Geosciences
Environmental pollutants: microplastics, nanomaterials. Solutions for the most urgent environmental problems of today and tomorrow. Research Platform Plastics in the Environment and Society, Climate Hub
Christina Kaiser ( contact , homepage ) - Terrestrial Ecosystem Research
Microbial communities as complex systems: material cycles in the soil (especially C and N). Computer modelling and isotope label measurements. Member of the Board of Directors of the FWF Cluster of Excellence "Microbiomes Drive Planetary Health": Role of Microorganisms in Planetary Health.
Michael Wagner ( contact , homepage ) - Microbiology and Environmental Systems Science
Nitrifying Microorganisms: Identity and function of non-cultured ammonium-oxidising bacteria and archaea. Development of single cell methods (NanoSIMS). Head of the FWF Cluster of Excellence "Microbiomes Drive Planetary Health": Role of Microorganisms in Planetary Health.
Benedikt Warth ( contact , homepage ) - Food Chemistry and Toxicology
Effects of food and environmental molecules on human health: exposure, metabolism and toxicity of food and active substances. Next-generation human biomonitoring
Society & Language
Ulrike Felt ( contact , homepage ) - Science and Technology Studies
Science, Technology and Society: Participation and Governance of Science/Technology in Democratic Societies and Science Communication. ERC Advanced Grant Innovation Residues: Innovation residues that accompany people’s lives for a long time.
Eva Horn ( contact , homepage ) - Modern German Literature
Anthropocene: Narratives of catastrophe, conceptualisations of climate.
Janina Kehr ( contact , homepage ) - Medical Anthropology and Global Health
Health, economy and ecology: Ecological footprint in the production of medicines, our health behaviour, a look at antibiotic-producing countries
Patrick Sakdapolrak ( contact , homepage ) - Population Geography and Demography
Population dynamics in the context of environmental changes and development processes. Resilience of populations at the nexus of social and ecological risks. Sustainable development and the improvement of the livelihood of vulnerable groups.
Behaviour & Psychology
Tilman Kühn ( contact , homepage ) - Public Health and Nutrition
Nutrition under the impact of climate and environmental crisis: primary prevention of diet-related diseases, plant-based nutrition
Sabine Pahl ( contact , homepage ) - Urban and Environmental Psychology
Perceptions and behavioural changes: Protection of the marine environment, marine litter and microplastics, and energy efficiency.