ESRN Postdoc Retreat


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In summer 2017, the Environmental Sciences Research Network (ESRN) of the University of Vienna organised a postdoc retreat. Around 20 postdocs from five faculties of the University of Vienna got together for three days at WasserCluster Lunz, Lower Austria. The overall goal of the retreat was to provide young researchers from the ESRN member institutions with opportunities to network, to sensitize for interdisciplinary research approaches, to encourage exchange and communication, including guidance in science communication. Guest speakers included Klement Tockner (Professor for Aquatic Ecology & President of the Austrian Science Fund FWF), Ulrike Felt (Professor of Science and Technology Studies and Head of the Research Platform Responsible Research and Innovation in Academic Practice of the University of Vienna) and science journalist Marlene Nowotny (Ö1/ORF).