Anke Schwarzenberger is a new B2B communication manager in nova’s communication and dissemination team. Anke has broad expertise in conference and workshop organisation and also wrote scripts for scientific short films. Because of her experience in scientific writing, Anke also supports nova’s acquisition team and works on the communication and dissemination of numerous Horizon Europe projects. She is currently involved in the Horizon Europe projects BioReCer and WaterProof.
Background and expertise
Anke has a background in biology and finished her PhD at the University of Cologne in 2010 on the topic of genetic adaptations of Daphnia to cyanotoxins. In the following 12 years she gathered comprehensive experience conducting research at various universities throughout Germany and abroad, where she worked as a scientist in the fields of limnology and ecotoxicology and dealt with the effects of light pollution and other anthropogenic stressors on aquatic organisms. In between, she supported the work of the Equal Opportunity Office at the University of Konstanz as a gender consultant for joint scientific research projects, where she initiated and organised the ongoing series of events “Women in Aquatic Sciences”.