08:30-09:00Welcome & Registration (workshops only) 
09:00-13:00Workshop 1: Academic Career Development (DE), Prof. h.c. Dr. Dr. h.c Elisabeth Cheauré 
 Workshop 2: Power, Politics and Personal Effectiveness in Academia (EN), Andrea Kleinhuber  – full 
 Workshop 3: The (Bayesian) New Statistics (EN), Dr. Dirk Wulff – full 
13:00-13:30Lunch Break


Kaffee Mobil

13:30-14:00Welcome & Registration (all)
14:00-15:00Panel Discussion "Future of Science"
15:00-16:00Poster Session
16:00-17:00Keynote: "Eating Healthy in a Modern Land of Plenty: A Social Perspective", Prof. Dr. Jutta Mata

Farewell & Poster Awards

 From 17:30



Keynote Speaker

Jutta Mata

Keynote Speaker

Pro. Dr. Jutta Mata

Jutta Mata is a former postdoctoral fellow of the Faculty of Psychology and now professor of health psychology at the University of Mannheim and director at the Mannheim Center for Data Science. She is an associated research scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research, and the University of Lisbon, Portugal. Her main research topics include understanding individual, social, and environmental factors that determine weight-related health behaviors and the effects of health behaviors on well-being. She is also interested in the use and effects of mHealth and online social networks for healthy behavior. Jutta studied psychology in Göttingen, Lisbon, and Berlin. She was a member of the International Max Planck Research School LIFE and received her PhD in 2008. After being a post-doctoral research fellow at both the University of Lisbon, Portugal, and Stanford University, USA, she worked as a research scientist at the University of Basel, Switzerland, and the Max Planck Institute for Human Development. From 2014-2015 she was an assistant professor of health psychology at the University of Basel.

Workshop Speakers


Slavic Seminary, University of Freiburg, Germany

Prof. h.c. Dr. Dr. h.c. Elisabeth Cheauré

Workshop 1: Academic Career Development

This workshop focuses on the process of becoming a professor: how do scientists best present themselves when applying for a position? Where do scientists find relevant job advertisements? The workshop will include an example of a job advertisement and use this as an example to reflect on the whole process.

Prof. h.c. Dr. Dr. h.c. Elisabeth Cheauré is a professor for gender studies and Slavic philology at the University Freiburg, Germany. She has been giving workshops and lectures on the topics of promotion of young scientists and the compatibility of science and family life and offered trainings for search procedures for new professors since 2004. Prof. Cheauré has received the Verdienstorden des Landes Baden-Württenberg for her engagement in the field of the equality of men and women in science and society. Participants of her workshop will profit enormously from her immense experience in these areas.


Leadership Development, University Hospital Basel, Switzerland

Andrea Kleinhuber

Workshop 2: Power, Politics and Personal Effectiveness in Academia

This workshop will focus on exploring the topics of power and self-empowerment with a particular emphasis on the challenges that young researchers are faced with during their dissertation process or as a postdoctoral fellow. The workshop will include interactive exercises and guided reflections that aim at developing new strategies for participants’ personal empowerment and self-leadership.

Andrea Kleinhuber heads the leadership development function at the University Hospital Basel and serves as coach, trainer and team developer on a freelancing basis. She has earned a Master’s degree in cultural anthropology from McMaster University, Canada, and holds postgraduate certificates in the fields of arts & media management, non-profit management, personnel & organizational development as well as change management from several universities and colleges in Germany and Switzerland.

Panel Discussion

This year's panel discussion will focus on the Future of Science which will cover the topics of diversity, open science in research and career advancements for young researchers.


Panel Speaker 1

Dr. Julia Cahenzli Jenkins

Dr. Julia Cahenzli Jenkins did a PhD in immunology in Canada at the McMaster University in 2011. After that she pursued a postdoc at the University of Bern. Since 2016 she is the Head of Unit Ambizione, PRIMA, Eccellenza at the Career Funding of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).

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Panel Speaker 2

Ursina Anderegg

Ursina Anderegg studied history, philosophy and musicology at the University of Bern. Since 2012, she has been a research associate in the Department for Gender Equality at the University of Bern and, as part of the interfaculty working group "Critical Discourse on Excellence", co-initiator of "Betterscience"