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Dr. Elke Kellner





Eidg. Forschungsanstalt WSL
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf


Birmensdorf Bi HV E 07


Education and Employment History

Since 11/2019        PostDoc, Mountain Hydrology and Mass Movements, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, CH.

Since 01/2012        Elected Member of the Commission “Processing and trade of certified organic food” (MKV). Bio Suisse, Basel, CH.

Since 02/1999        Lecturer. Section of Organic Food Quality and Food Culture, University of Kassel, Witzenhausen, DE.

08/2016-10/2019    PhD in Climate Science (summa cum laude), Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern, CH.  Title: “Multi-purpose reservoirs for alleviating water shortages: Opportunities and challenges in the governance processes to coordinate competing resource uses under climate change”. Prof. Dr. Rolf Weingartner and Prof. Dr. Jean-David Gerber.

02/2018-04/2019    CAS in University Teaching, University of Bern, CH.

01/2016-07/2016    Training in Spatial Planning, Swiss Association of Spatial Planning, Bern, CH.

01/2015-12/2016    Research Assistant. Federal Office for Spatial Development (ARE), Bern, CH.

08-12/2014             Lecturer. School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL, Bern University of Applied Sciences, CH.

09/2013-3/2015      Bachelor Minor Sustainable Development, University of Bern, CH.

2006-2013              Lecturer and Research Assistant. School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL, Bern University of Applied Sciences, CH.

08/05-07/06            Nature Conservation and Experiential Education: BUND für Umwelt- und Naturschutz, Ravensburg, DE.

09/1998-06/1999    Guest Student in Organic Agricultural Sciences: University of Kassel, Witzenhausen, DE.

1995-1997              Diploma in Biochemistry, Free University of Berlin, DE. Diploma Thesis at Biozentrum, University of Basel, Prof. Dr. Gottfried Schatz, CH.