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Visitor Address

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Postal Address

Vizepräsidentin für Wissenschaftlichen Nachwuchs, Gleichstellung und Diversität
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Ammerländer Heerstraße 114-118
26129 Oldenburg

Vice President for Early Career Researchers, Equal Opportunities and Diversity

Prof. Dr. Annett Thiele

Prof. Dr. Annett Thiele has been Vice President at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg since 1 January 2020. From 2020 to 2021, she was responsible for early career researchers and equal opportunities. Since 1 January 2022, she has been Vice President for Early Career Researchers, Equal Opportunities and Diversity.

Since 2017, Prof. Dr. Annett Thiele has been a university professor in pedagogy and didactics of children whose physical and motor development is impaired as well as those suffering from chronic and progressive diseases. After training as a pediatric nurse and studying special education in Bremen, she received her doctorate from the University of Dortmund in 2007. As a scientist, she conducted research and taught as a visiting professor at the HU Berlin as well as at the University of Leipzig, where, as a senate representative for students with impairments, she was involved in drawing up a diversity concept. Her research focuses on, among other things, ensuring the participation of students with either physical impairments or a chronic or life-threatening illness, for example in hospital classrooms or inclusive settings. Her focus is on children and adolescents with neurological movement disorders and oncological diseases.

(Changed: 26 Jul 2022)