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Stefanie Meyer

  • E-mailStefanie.Meyer@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 58 86 93
  • Visitor Address
    Thormøhlensgate 55
    5008 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7803
    5020 Bergen

Research Coordination (2015-)

  • pre-award support: identify relevant funding sources/topics, coordinate proposal preparation processes, proof-reading and mock evaluation of proposals (excellence, impact, implementation), proposal training, drafting/quality control of budgets, facilitate networking and interdisciplinarity, identify potential ERC candidates
  • support contract routines
  • post-award support: organize administrative kick-off meetings, contribute to administrative/scientific project management
  • member of the Forum for scientific EU project managers at UiB (since 2016)

Faculty Administration (Faculty of Psychology, 2015-2019)

  • management of internal funding schemes, archiving and analysis of funding data, maintenance of websites
  • member of the steering group for the Young Research Leaders program (Faculty of Psychology, 2015-2018)
  • support of Faculty Committee for Research and Research Training (Faculty of Psychology)

Project Management (2012-2016)

  • reporting, organization of project meetings, communication, outreach, archiving, planning of researcher exchanges, EU contract amendments

 Scientific competence

  • marine microbiology and ecology, biogeochemistry, molecular biology, microbial biogeography, marine S cycle, marine C cycle, ocean acidification, climate change


Co-organization of a science-policy event on “10 years of ocean carbon and climate research in Bergen”, Bergen, Norway, 20/01/2015

Academic article
  • Show author(s) 2018. CO2 leakage alters biogeochemical and ecological functions of submarine sands. Science Advances.
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) 2015. The ocean carbon sink - Impacts, vulnerabilities and challenges. Earth System Dynamics. 327-358.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

Selected peer-reviewed publications


Molari M, Guilini K, Lott C, Weber M, de Beer D, Meyer S, Ramette A, Wegener G, Wenzhöfer F, Martin D, Cibic T, De Vittor C, Vanreusel A & Boetius A (2018) CO2 leakage alters biogeochemical and ecological functions of submarine sands. Science Advances 4: eaao2040. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aao2040.


Heinze C, Meyer S, Goris N, Anderson L, Steinfeldt R, Chang N, Le Quéré C & Bakker DCE (2015) The ocean carbon sink - impacts, vulnerabilities and challenges. Earth System Dynamics 6: 327-358. doi: 10.5194/esd-6-327-2015.


Meyer S, Wegener G, Lloyd KG, Teske A, Boetius A & Ramette A (2013) Microbial habitat connectivity across spatial scales and hydrothermal temperature gradients at Guaymas Basin. Frontiers in Microbiology 4: 207. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00207.


Grünke S, Lichtschlag A, de Beer D, Felden J, Salman V, Ramette A, Schulz-Vogt HN & Boetius A (2012) Mats of psychrophilic thiotrophic bacteria associated with cold seeps of the Barents Sea. Biogeosciences 9: 2947-2960. doi: 10.5194/bg-9-2947-2012.


Grünke S, Felden J, Lichtschlag A, Girnth AC, de Beer D, Wenzhöfer F & Boetius A (2011) Niche differentiation among mat-forming, sulfide-oxidizing bacteria at cold seeps of the Nile Deep Sea Fan (Eastern Mediterranean Sea). Geobiology 9: 330-348. doi: 10.1111/j.1472-4669.2011.00281.x.


Grünke S, Lichtschlag A, de Beer D, Kuypers M, Lösekann-Behrens T, Ramette A & Boetius A (2010) Novel observations of Thiobacterium, a sulfur-storing Gammaproteobacterium producing gelatinous mats. ISME Journal 4: 1031-1043. doi: 10.1038/ismej.2010.23.





since 3/2019

Research Coordinator at the University of Bergen (Department of Informatics)


Research Advisor at the University of Bergen (Faculty of Psychology)


Project Manager at the University of Bergen (Geophysical Institute); EU FP7 projects CARBOCHANGE (until 4/2015) & SOCCLI (until 9/2016); assistance NFR project EVA (KLIMAFORSK; 8/2014-10/2015)


Research Associate and Project Manager at the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany; EU FP/ project ECO2


Research Associate at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany / Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany


Dissertation at the University of Bremen, Germany; cooperating institute: Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany; EU FP6 project HERMES and EU FP7 project HERMIONE


Diploma thesis at the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany; cooperating institute: Federal Agricultural Research Center, Braunschweig, Germany


Student at the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany; course of study: Biotechnology


EU FP7 project CARBOCHANGE (Changes in carbon uptake and emissions by oceans in a changing climate, www.carbochange.eu). Project Manager


EU FP7 PEOPLE Marie Curie Actions IRSES project SOCCLI (The role of Southern Ocean carbon cycle under climate change, soccli). Project Manager


NFR KLIMAFORSK project EVA (Earth system modelling of climate variations in the anthropocene, www.uib.no/eva). Project Manager


EU FP7 project ECO2 (Sub-seabed CO2 storage: Impact on marine ecosystems, http://www.eco2-project.eu/). Research Associate and Project Manager (assisting task manager)


EU FP7 project HERMIONE (Hotspot ecosystem research and man's impact on European seas, http://www.eu-hermione.net/). Dissertation


EU FP6 project HERMES (Hotspot ecosystem research on the margins of European seas, http://www.eu-hermes.net/). Dissertation