Elke Kellner

PhD Student

Urban & Regional Planning

Phone
+41 31 631 85 55
E-Mail
elke.kellner@giub.unibe.ch
Office
113
Postal Address
University of Bern
Institute of Geography
Urban & Regional Planning
Hallerstrasse 12
CH-3012 Bern
Education
Since 01/ 2018                                                          CAS in University Teaching, University of Bern, CH
Since 08/2016 PhD student in Climate Science. Institute of Geography & Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern, CH. Title: “Multipurpose reservoirs in Switzerland as a measure of strategies for climate mitigation and adaptation“. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Rolf Weingartner and Prof. Dr. Jean-David Gerber
Since 08/2016 PhD courses in “Earth system variability through time”, “Climate action - communication, advocacy, and technological solutions”, “Polycentric Climate Governance”, “Science Meets Practice”, "Forest and Environmental Policy Research: From Theory to Methods and Back", Scientific Writing, and Scientific Integrity
09/2013 – 3/2015 Bachelor Minor Sustainable Development, University of Bern, CH.

Bachelor Thesis: „Möglichkeiten der Beeinflussung des Entscheidungsverhaltens bei ethischem Konsum“, Prof. Dr. Ulf Liebe, University of Bern, CH

07/2005 – 07/2006 Nature Conservation and Experiential Education: BUND für Umwelt- und Naturschutz, Ravensburg, DE
09/1998 – 06/1999 Guest Student in Organic Agricultural Sciences: University of Kassel, Witzenhausen, DE
1993 – 1997 MSc in Biochemistry: Free University of Berlin, DE.

Master Thesis: „Characterization of two essential yeast proteins, Mrs5p and Mrs11p, in the mitochondrial intermembrane space“, Biozentrum University of Basel, Prof. Dr. Gottfried Schatz, CH

1991 – 1993 Pre-Diploma (German:  Vordiplom) in Biology, Philipps University Marburg, DE
Employment History
08/2016 – present PhD Researcher. Institute of Geography & Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern, CH
01/2012 – present Elected Member of the Commission “Processing and trade of certified organic food” (MKV). Bio Suisse, Basel, CH
02/1999 – present Lecturer. Section of Organic Food Quality and Food Culture, University of Kassel, Witzenhausen, DE
01/2015 – 12/2016 Research Assistant. Federal Office for Spatial Development (ARE), Bern, CH
08 - 12/2014 Lecturer. School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL, Bern University of Applied Sciences, CH
2006 - 2013 Lecturer and Research Assistant. School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL, Bern University of Applied Sciences, CH
Research Stay
04 – 07/1997       Research Assistant. Institute of Food Science, ETH, Zurich, CH
10 – 12/1995 Research Assistant. Harvard Medical School Boston, Center for Blood Research, Department of Genetics, Boston, USA
08 – 09/1995 Research Assistant. Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, Potsdam, DE
05 – 07/1995 Research Assistant. Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics (MPI-IE), Freiburg, DE
  • Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation
  • Governance of resource uses
  • Water Policy
  • Energy and Climate Change Policies
  • Sustainable Development

Journal Article

Kellner, Elke (2019). Social Acceptance of a Multi-Purpose Reservoir in a Recently Deglaciated Landscape in the Swiss Alps. Sustainability, 11(14), p. 3819. MDPI 10.3390/su11143819

Kellner, Elke; Oberlack, Christoph; Gerber, Jean-David (2019). Polycentric governance compensates for incoherence of resource regimes: The case of water uses under climate change in Oberhasli, Switzerland. Environmental science & policy, 100, pp. 126-135. Elsevier 10.1016/j.envsci.2019.06.008

Kellner, Elke (2019). Soziale Akzeptanz der Talsperre Trift in den Schweizer Alpen. Wasserwirtschaft, 2019(5), pp. 26-29. Springer 10.1007/s35147-019-0033-7

Kellner, Elke; Weingartner, Rolf (2018). Chancen und Herausforderungen von Mehrzweckspeichern als Anpassung an den Klimawandel. Wasser Energie Luft, 110(2), pp. 101-107. Schweizerischer Wasserwirtschaftsverband

Friedrich, Christoph; Zausch, Elke; Sugrue, Stephen P.; Gutierrez-Ramos, Jose-Carlos (1996). Hematopoietic supportive functions of mouse bone marrow and fetal liver micro-environment: dissection of granulocyte, B-lymphocyte, and hematopoietic progenitor support at the stroma cell clone level. Blood, 87(11), pp. 4596-4606. American Society of Hematology

Book Section

Björnsen Gurung, Astrid; Brunner, Manuela; Stähli, Manfred; Kellner, Elke; Clivaz, Melanie; Reynard, Emmanuel; Douarche, Marion; Gökler, Gottfried; Schmocker-Fackel, Petra (2018). Alpine multi-purpose reservoirs: Future potential and relevance. In: Füreder, Leopold; Weingartner, Rolf; Heinrich, Kati; Braun, Valerie; Köck, Günter; Köck, Günter; Lanz, Klaus; Scheurer, Thomas (eds.) Alpine Water – common good or source of conflicts? Proceedings of the Forum Alpinum 2018 & 7th Water Conference (pp. 77-78). Breitenwang (Tyrol): Austrian Academy of Sciences Press

Kellner, Elke; Oberlack, Christoph; Gerber, Jean-David (2018). Evolving polycentric climate governance. The case of multifunctional water use in Oberhasli, Switzerland. In: Füreder, Leopold; Weingartner, Rolf; Heinrich, Kati; Braun, Valerie; Köck, Günter; Lanz, Klaus; Scheurer, Thomas (eds.) Alpine Water - common good or source of conflicts? Proceedings of the Forum Alpinum 2018 & 7th Water Conference (p. 79). Breitenwang (Tyrol): Austrian Academy of Sciences Press

Report

Kellner, Elke; Berger, Till; Dubas, Daniel (2015). Synthesebericht Stakeholder-Dialog. Im Rahmen der Erarbeitung der Strategie Nachhaltige Entwicklung 2016-2019 Bundesamt für Raumentwicklung

Conference or Workshop Item

Kellner, Elke (14 February 2019). Implications of orchestration for polycentric governance systems. The case of multifunctional water use in the canton of Zurich, Switzerland (Unpublished). In: New Institutional Economics (NIÖ) – Network Meeting 2019. University of Kassel, Witzenhausen, Germany. 14. - 15.02.2019.

Kellner, Elke; Oberlack, Christoph (2019). Cooperation, competition and coercion in polycentric governance systems: The case of water-energy governance in Oberhasli, Switzerland (Unpublished). In: Cooperation, competition and coercion in polycentric governance systems. Centre for Global Cooperation Research, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany. 10-11 March 2019.

Kellner, Elke; Oberlack, Christoph; Gerber, Jean-David; Weingartner, Rolf (18 June 2018). Polycentric governance can compensate an incoherent regime under climate change. The case of multifunctional water use in Oberhasli, Switzerland (Unpublished). In: Multi-use of water and related management implications under a changing climate. 18.-19.6.2018.

Kellner, Elke; Oberlack, Christoph (2018). Evolving polycentric climate governance: The case of multifunctional water use in Oberhasli, Switzerland (Unpublished). In: Polycentric Climate Governance after Paris: Expectations, Challenges and Pathways. University of Freiburg, DE. 12-14.4.2018.

Kellner, Elke; Oberlack, Christoph (2018). Adaptive Capacity in polycentric climate governance: The case of multifunctional water use in Oberhasli, Switzerland (Unpublished). In: 2018 Earth System Governance Conference. Utrecht, Netherlands. 05-08 November 2018.

Working Paper

Björnsen Gurung, Astrid; Stähli, Manfred; Kellner, Elke; Jossen, Leonie; Thut, Walter (2017). Mehrfachnutzung von Seen und Teichen: Chancen und Grenzen (Unpublished)

Further Reports

Schweizerischer Bundesrat (2017): Evaluation der Sachplanung. Bericht vom 26. April 2017, Bern.
https://www.parlament.ch/centers/eparl/curia/2013/20133461/Bericht%20BR%20D.pdf

Schweizerischer Bundesrat (2016): Strategie Nachhaltige Entwicklung 2016–2019, 27. Januar 2016, Bern.
https://www.are.admin.ch/are/de/home/nachhaltige-entwicklung/politik-und-strategie/strategie-nachhaltige-entwicklung-2016-2019.html

FS 2019 Theorie und Empirie: Werkzeuge der Wissenschaft (Bachelor, Lecture, University of Bern, CH)
HS 2018 Assessing Governance Initiatives for Sustainability Transformations in and by Switzerland (Master, Seminar, University of Bern, CH)
FS 2018 Theorie und Empirie: Werkzeuge der Wissenschaft (Bachelor, Lecture, University of Bern, CH)
HS 2014 Chemistry (Bachelor, Lecture, School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL, Bern University of Applied Sciences, CH)
FS 2007 - HS 2012 Food Analysis, Food Chemistry, Milk Processing, Molecular Cuisine, Chemistry (Bachelor, Lectures and Lab Courses, School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL, Bern University of Applied Sciences, CH)
Since HS 1998                                             Organic Milk Processing (Bachelor and Master, Lecture, University of Kassel, DE)
01/2019 - present Master thesis: “Water conflicts under climate change in the canton of Zurich, Switzerland”
01/2018 - 02/2019 Bachelor thesis: «Development of a model for recording the water use of water reservoirs in the canton of Graubünden, Switzerland”
06/2018 "Alpine multi-purpose reservoirs: Future potential and relevance”, Forum Alpinum, Austria.

In cooperation with Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) and Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL).

03/2017                 “Mehrfachnutzung von Seen und Teichen: Chancen und Grenzen", eco.naturkongress, Basel, CH

In cooperation with Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL).

06/2018 – present                  Member of the Intermediate Staff Association, University of Bern, CH
01/2018 – present Representative of Intermediate Academic Staff, Institute of Geography, University of Bern, CH
01/2008 – 12/2012 Representative of the Commission on Research, School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL, Bern University of Applied Sciences, CH
08/2007 – 12/2012 Representative of Intermediate Academic Staff, School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL, Bern University of Applied Sciences, CH