Research for the Environment

Dipl.-Sozialwiss. Vivien Weiss [Behrens]

Division of Social Sciences
Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology
Working Group Governance & Institutions

Helmholtz Centre
for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstraße 15
04318 Leipzig

Vivien Behrens

Curriculum Vitae

since 01/2011

Research Assistant in the Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology, Project: LIAISE

01/2007 - 12/2010

Doctoral candidate in the Research Training Group ‘Entering the Knowledge Society: Science in – Applied and Advisory Contexts’ German Research Foundation (DFG), Institute of Science and Technology Studies, Bielefeld University

05/2006 - 12/2006

Research Assistant in the Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology, Project: SAFIRA II

09/2005 - 04/2006

Research Assistant in the Department of Economics, Project: FRAP

10/1998 - 08/2005

University of Hanover, Social Sciences (Dipl.-Sozialwissenschaftlerin, equivalent to M.A.)


Behrens [Weiss], Vivien & Matthias Groß (2010) Transdisciplinary collaboration in the integrated management of contaminated sites. In: Parker, John, Vermeulen, Niki & Bart Penders (eds.): Collaboration in the New Life Sciences. Hampshire, Ashgate, pp. 139-160.

Behrens [Weiss], Vivien, Rauschmayer, Felix & Heidi Wittmer (2008) Why pan-European cormorant management is so difficult - a contribution to managing international problem species. In: Environmental Conservation 35(1), pp. 55-63.

Rauschmayer, Felix & Vivien Behrens [Weiss] (2008) Legitimacy of species management. The Great Cormorant in the EU. In: Keulartz, J., Leistra, G. (eds.): Legitimacy in European nature conservation policy. Case studies in multilevel governance. The international library of environmental, agricultural and food ethics 14. Berlin, Springer, pp. 55-74.


New Staff

Daniel Hertel

Daniel Hertel
Ph.D. student with DBU-scholarship, graduates on energy contributions to urban warming and local climate zones