Federal Ministry for Science and Research
Susanne Schandl has worked at the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science and Research (BMWF) since 1986. In 2001, she joined the Ministry’s Department of European Union Science Policy and Coordination. Her main focus has been on issues relating to training and career opportunities for students and researchers.
In recent years, she has been involved with coordinating science projects sponsored by the BMBWK and the European Structural Fund (ESF). She has also worked on a variety of other significant projects, including developing a concept for implementing gender mainstreaming criteria relating to the 6th Framework Program on Science, Technology and Development of the EU for her department. She has also dealt with the issues pertaining to "brain drain" in Europe, such as how best to improve researcher career possibilities in Europe. Schandl was a Senior Visiting Expert at the Office of Science & Technology in Washington, DC from March through August 2004.
- From Climate Change on Earth to Moon, Mars and Beyond …. (July 20, 2004)