CV

Education and Professional History

Since 2020
Senior Scientist funded via FWF ‘Young Independent Researcher Groups’
2017-2020
Postdoc at the Department of Basic Psychological Research and Research Methods, Vienna, Austria (PI: Prof. Ulrich Ansorge)
2015-2017
Postdoc at the Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, UCL Ear Institute, London, UK (PI: Prof. Maria Chait)
2009-2014
PhD student at the Multisensory Integration Group (PI: Prof. Daniel Senkowski; graduated with magna cum laude)
2011-2014
Department of Psychiatry, Charité Berlin, Germany
2009-2011
Department of Neurophysiology, UKE Hamburg, Germany
2007-2008
9-month stay at the Lab of Prof. Canan Basar-Eroglu, University of Bremen, Germany
2003-2009
Study of Psychology (Diploma, graduation w. honors), University of Vienna, Austria

Grants and Awards

2021
Postdoc-Award by the Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna
2020
FWF ‘Young Independent Researcher Groups’ (PI, together with Dr. Michelle Spierings and Dr. Robert Baumgartner)
2020
Elsevier/ Vision Research Travel Award
2020
Vienna Cognitive Science Hub Covid-19 Participant Reimbursement Grant
2016
Association for Research in Otolaryngology (ARO) travel grant
2016
Action on Hearing Loss travel grant
2015
Organization for Computational Neuroscience travel grant, fully funding a 3-week workshop in the USA
2008
Research scholarship from the University of Vienna
2007, 2008
Erasmus stipend

Teaching and Supervision

Since 2021
Supervision of a PhD student
2014-2021
Supervision of eleven MSc students
2019
BSc introductory seminar: ‘Cognitive Foundations of Experience and Behaviour‘
2018-2021
BSc thesis seminar
2017-2020
MSc Seminar ‘Mind and Brain: Neural Oscillations’
2016, 2017
Journal club for MSc in Neuroscience students, UCL
2016
Supervision of 2 highschool students during their 2-week placement at university (in2science program)
2012-2013
Seminar on Learning and Memory, Medical University, Berlin, Germany
2009-2010
Hands-on EEG training, Medical University, Hamburg, Germany
2007-2008
Tutor at the Department of Psychology, University of Bremen, Germany
2006-2007
Tutor at the Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna, Austria

Additional Experience

Since 2019
Representative of the ÖGP (Austrian Society for Psychology) Early Career Researchers
2019
Member of the organization team for the 2020 joint ÖGP/ DGPS conference (cancelled due to Covid-19)
2018:
Popular science talk at the Meeting of Directors of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration of the EU (DISPA)
2017
Public engagement via the BBCs ‘Science in Action’ radio program
2017
Public engagement via InsightTVs ‘Secrets of the Brain’ TV show: Measuring and discussing the emotional effect of music on the brain (link)
2016
Public engagement via The Guardian’s ‘Brain Waves’ video series: Measuring and discussing the emotional effect of music on the brain in professional musicians (link)
2011-2012:
Help in setting up a state-of-the-art EEG laboratory at the Charité, Berlin (including a 128-channel EEG system, a soundproof electrically shielded recording booth, a TMS, an eyetracker and a piezoelectric tactile stimulator)

Peer-Reviewing Activities

Neuroimage, Journal of Neurophysiology, European Journal of Neuroscience, Scientific Reports, Frontiers in Psychology, BMC Neuroscience