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Postal Address

Vizepräsidentin für Forschung und Transfer
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Ammerländer Heerstraße 114-118
26129 Oldenburg

Vice President for Research and Transfer

Prof. Dr. Christiane Thiel

Prof. Dr. Christiane Thiel has been Vice President for Research and Transfer at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg since 1 January 2022.

She has been researching and teaching in the field of biological psychology in Oldenburg since 2005. After studying psychology and neuroscience in Koblenz-Landau, Düsseldorf and Sheffield (England), she received her doctorate in biological psychology from the University of Düsseldorf in 1999. She held positions in London (England) and at the Research Center Jülich before she accepted the call to the University of Oldenburg.

Prof. Dr. Christiane Thiel has a wide range of experience, including as former dean of research at the Faculty of Medicine or as a member of the Board of Directors in the Cluster of Excellence „Hearing4all“. As an expert in research ethics, she has not only been a member of the Ethics Committee of the German Psychological Society for eleven years, but has also chaired the university's own Senate Commission for Ethics and Research Impact Assessment for three years. She has further been a member of the Review Board for Psychology of the German Research Foundation (DFG) since 2020 and the Board of the Neuroscience Society since 2021.

(Changed: 19 Dec 2022)