2020 PostDoc, MSCA fellow (PI of BUNT), Austrian Academy of Sciences, AT
2020 PostDoc, part of ET-Home, AMGC/VUB, BE
2019 PostDoc, part of TIMBER, Saxo Institute/University of Copenhagen, DK
2017 Research associate, Polychromy Research Group/NCG, DK
20082010 Research assistant, Rhizosphere Group, IBF/BOKU, AT


2016 PhD (Geochemistry), IGN/University of Copenhagen, DK
2011 MSc (Environmental Sciences, EnvEuro), University of Copenhagen, DK
2010 MSc (Biogeochemistry/Agrobiology), BOKU, Vienna, AT
2008 BSc, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna, AT

Professional development

(” training, * research visits)
2020* University of Vienna, AT, and University of Padova, IT
2019* G-Time lab, ULB, Brussels, BE
2019 Postdoc leadership skills, VUB
2019 *  OeAI Excavation house & site, Ephesos, TR
2019 “
Reaction Gases+ICP MS, New Frontiers for Earth Sciences. Goldschmidt
MSCA-IF – Training in proposal writing. FFG Academy
20182019 * DCIG/IGN, University of Copenhagen, DK
2017 Elsevier Researcher Academy, e.g. research data management, open science
Mineral-fluid reactions: from rocks to atoms. Goldschmidt workshop
2013 *  IAG, Graz Technical University

Fellowships and awards

2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action Individual Fellowship (No 845075)
2020 Nanoscopium beamtime (15 shifts, No 20191856), SOLEIL
FWO travel grant (ID K1F5419N) to attend IMECT2019
Incoming fellowship, OeAW, AT
2016 European Mineralogical Union, EMU, travel grant to attend EMC2016
2011 Research scholarship KUWI, BOKU, Vienna, AT
2010 Mobility scholarship Erasmus, University of Copenhagen, DK
2009 Research scholarship, Austrian Science Fund (FWF), AT
2006 Mobility scholarship Erasmus, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK


(+ co-convener/-organizer, ” co-editor, * invited reviewer, ‘ committee member)
2021 + 13h Ancient sedimentary records of past ocean biogeochemistry, Goldschmidt, Lyon 4–9 July
2021 + 14a Geochemistry in museums for the understanding of cultural heritage, Goldschmidt, Lyon 4–9 July
2021 + BG4.2 (CL1/SSP1) (Paleo-)environmental reconstructions from biomineralized carbonate: From the Precambrian to the present, vEGU2021 19–30 April
2021 + SSP2.2 (BG1/CL4/GMPV3) Oxygen on Earth from the Precambrian to the present: the environmental and ecological impacts of (de)oxygenation events, vEGU2021 19–30 April
2020 + T97 Deep-Time Carbon Cycles, Redox Changes, and the Evolution of the Biosphere, GSA2020, 26–30 Oct
2020 +
SSP1.5 (Bio)mineral archives of past environmental conditions: from the Precambrian to the present, EGU2020, 4–8 May
2020* NASA NPP Opportunities
European Geosciences Union (EGU) divison blog biogeosciences
2020 + AMGC Seminars, VUB
2019 +
7f Novel Isotope System Perspectives on Global Biogeochemical Cycles and Environmental Change Through Earth History, Goldschmidt 2019, Barcelona, ES, 18–23 Aug
2019* National Science Center (NCN) Poland: OPUS funding scheme
* e.g. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, Journal of Asian Earth Science, Applied Geochemistry, Geoarchaeology, Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, Chemical Geology
2017 + 12a Geochemistry for the Understanding of Cultural Heritage, Goldschmidt 2017, Paris, FR, 13–18 Aug
2010 Review of professorship applications & interviews, BOKU

Teaching activities

(‘ teaching assistant, ” fieldcourse support; * guest lecture, **student supervision)
2020** Mara Matic, Biosignatures in extreme environments as analogues for early Earth biospheres (PhD project at the University of Cordoba & CONICET)
2020 ** Sarah M. Matthys, Identification of the provenance of Egyptian blue pigments (BSc thesis, VUB)
2020 * Precambrian Earth in Origins of Life and Paleontological Evolution, VUB
2019 ** Eliah Verbeemen, The provenance of Ephesian cinnabar pigments: Archaeometric analysis of the potential source area of cinnabar pigments from the ancient Roman city of Ephesus (MSc thesis, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 2020)
2019 Oral Presentation Skills for Students, Goldschmidt workshop
2018 * Geochemistry & Provenance, Archaeology workshop, Saxo Institute, UCPH, DK
2013 Geoscience field course, IGN, UCPH, DK
2010 Environmental Management in Europe (online course), PLEN, UCPH, DK
2011 Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation and Mitigation (online), PLEN, UCPH, DK
2011 Soil Physics, IBF, BOKU, Vienna, AT
2006 Systematic Botany, DIB, BOKU, Vienna, AT

Membership of scientific societies/networks

2020 European Association of Archaeologists (EAA)
International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS)
Earth Science Women’s Network (ESWN)
2012European Geoscience Union (EGU)
2012European Association of Geochemistry (EAG)
20112016 Nordic Center for Earth Evolution (NordCEE)