• Gell, S. (2024). Mapping Food Environments with Citizen Science. Presentation at the Open Food Conference, March 11-13, Leuven, Belgium.

  • Kerschbaumer, L. (2024). Navigating Welfare Systems in the Wake of Crisis: Assessing Social Support Uptake in the Aftermath of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Presentation at the 6th ESPAnet Austria Research Conference, April 4-5, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria.


  • Engel, E., Gell, S., Heiss, R., & Karsay, K. (2023). Social Media Influencers and Adolescents’ Health: A Scoping Review. Presentation to the Health Communication Division at the 73rd annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 25-29, Toronto, Canada.

  • Fouda, A., Moy, N. & Fiorentini, G. (2023). Promoting Generic Medications: Tough vs. Soft Regulations. Presentation at the "Towards Innovation in Ageing and Well-Being Conference", October 19, Nice, France.

  • Gell, S., Pejcovic, E., Heiss, R. (2023). How School Food Environments Influence Food Choices: Evidence from Citizen Science and Focus Groups. Presentation at the 16th European Public Health Conference, November 9-11, Dublin, Ireland.

  • Heiss, R., Bode, L., Bradshaw, S. R., MacCarthy, M., Porter, E., Engel E., & Gell, S. (2023). Countering Misinformation on Social Media: A Socio-Ecological Response Model. Presentation to the Information Technology, & Politics Division at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association (APSA), August 31 – September 3, Los Angeles, USA.

  • Kerschbaumer, L., Reichmann, P. & Gell, S. (2023). Unlocking access: Overcoming barriers to social services. Presentation at the 29th Annual Foundation for International Studies of Social Security Conference, June 12, Sigtunahöjden, Sweden.

  • Sahling, F., Kerschbaumer, L., Walch, S. (2023): Caring for Caregivers: A Critical Look at Managing Human Capital in a Struggling System. Presentation at the EHMA 2023 Annual Conference (Abstract session Human capital, professionalism and people management: Workforce of the future), June 5-7, Rome, Italy.

  • Schamberger, L. (2023). Defining and Conceptualizing Planetary Health Literacy Presentation at the ENBEL Conference on Connecting Health & Climate Change, October 11, Stockholm, Sweden.

  • Windbichler, R., Baur, J., Kerschbaumer, L., Walch, S. (2023). Klimawandel, Gesundheit und Resilienz im Rahmen eines SDG-Praxisprojektsemesters [Climate change, health and resilience as part of an SDG practical project semester]. Presentation to the symposium "Climate change, health and resilience: current trends and future developments in teaching, research and practice", September 21, Villach, Austria.

  • Zoller, C., Sahling, F., Fleisch, M., Fouda, A., Czermak, S. (2023). Healthy Youth Tyrol – Fostering Phyiscal Activity in Adolescence. Towards Innovations in Ageing and Well-Being. Presentation at the Ulysseus Conference, Université Côte d’Azur, October 19, Nice, France.


  • Ecker, S., Leuprecht, E., Plasch, D., Zoller, C., Heiss, R., Sahling, F., Griebler, R. (2022): Die Gesundheitskompetenz von Kindern messen - ein neues Instrument. Vorläufige Ergebnisse. [Measuring children's health literacy - a new tool. Preliminary results]. Presentation at the 7th Conference of the Austrian Health Literacy Platform, October 6, Online.

  • Gebrewold, B. (2022). Migration und Klimawandel [Migration and Climate Change]. Online presentation, April 22, University of Innsbruck, Austria.

  • Gell, S., Kerschbaumer, L. (2022). Armutsdynamik in der Covid-19 Pandemie – Prekarisierung und Resilienz [Poverty dynamics in the Covid-19 pandemic - precarisation and resilience]. Presentation at the IDEENREICHTUM pre-conference for young poverty researchers, May 23-25, St. Virgil, Salzburg, Austria.

  • Gell, S., Kerschbaumer, L. (2022). Case Study on the Inclusion of People with Disabilities in Research – Combining and Triangulating Face-to-face, Phone, and Digital Interviews with a Qualitative Online Survey. Methodological Innovations. Presentation at the BSA Virtual Annual Conference 2022: Building Equality and Justice Now, April 20-22, Online.

  • Heiss, R., Matthes, J., & van Scharrel, H. (2022). The distraction effect. Political and entertainment-oriented content on social media, political participation, interest, and knowledge. Presentation at the 72nd annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 26-30, Paris, France.

  • Kerschbaumer, L.; Sahling, F. (2022). Community leaders and global health issues – The case of Tyrol and Ischgl during the COVID-19 pandemic. Presentation at the Geneva Health Forum 2022 (Session: Lessons from field 2 – Involving communities in Global Health) May 3-5, Geneva, Switzerland.

  • Kerschbaumer, L., Gell, S., Reichmann, P. (2022). Armutsdynamiken und soziale Resilienz – Perspektiven aus Tirol. „Armut und Armutsgefährdung heute – ein Blick in unsere Region und die Auswirkungen der Covid 19 Pandemie“ [Poverty dynamics and social resilience - perspectives from Tyrol. "Poverty and the risk of poverty today - a look at our region and the effects of the Covid 19 pandemic"]. Presentation to the regional management KUUSK, Kufstein, Tyrol, Austria.

  • Reichmann, P., Kerschbaumer, L. & Gell, S. (2022). Working Poor – Prekäre Lebensrealitäten im Fokus [Working Poor - Focus on precarious living realities]. Presentation at the Tyrolean Poverty Research Forum in cooperation with the University of Innsbruck and FH Gesundheit, June 9, Innsbruck, Austria.


  • Gebrewold, B. (2021). Migration and Identity. Presentation at the department of Rhetoric and Composition, American University in Cairo, Egypt.

  • Griebler, R., Zoller C., Ecker, S., Gell, S., Heiss, R., Kerschbaumer, L., Leuprecht, E., Lill-Rastern, B., Röhrling, I., Sahling, F., Schmutterer, I., Stern, L., Fiala-Baumann, B., Bruckmüller, M., Ring-Dimitriou, S., (2021). Ein neuer Fragebogen zur Messung von Gesundheitskompetenz bei Kindern im Alter von 9 bis 13 Jahren: Erfahrungsbericht [A new questionnaire to measure health literacy in children: Lessons learned]. Presentation at the annual conference of the Austrian Platform for Health Literacy (ÖPGK), October 12, Online.

  • Heiss, R., Gell, S., Röthlingshöfer, E., Zoller, C. (2021). How Threat Perceptions Relate to Learning and Conspiracy Beliefs About COVID-19: Evidence From a Panel Study. Personality and Individual Differences. Presentation at the (virtual) annual meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP), July 11-13, Online.

  • Kerschbaumer, L., Sahling, F., Walch, S., Reisberger, M., Luttinger, P., Mevenkamp, N., Mantel, C., Lackner, N. (2021): Managing the Virus, the Community or the Own Interests – Community Leaders in Winter Tourism of Tyrol & Vorarlberg. Presentation at the EHMA 2021 Annual Conference (Abstract session on Health management and COVID-19), September 15-17, Online.

  • Mevenkamp, N., Oechsle, B. (2021). The Impact of Covid-19 on Education in Austria. Presentation at the Global Summit Of The Worldwide Commission To Educate All Kids (Post-Pandemic) - Back To School 2021, October 22, Online.

  • Sahling, F., Ecker, S., Griebler, R., Zoller C., Gaiswinkler, S., Gell, S., Heiss, R. Röhrling, I., Schmutterer, I., Stern, L. (Oktober, 2021). Erhebungsinstrumente zur Messung von Gesundheitskompetenz bei Kindern & Jugendlichen [Survey instruments for measuring health literacy in children and adolescents]. Presentation at the annual conference of the Austrian Platform for Health Literacy (ÖPGK), October 12, Online.

  • Windbichler, R., Baur, J., Kerschbaumer, L., Walch, S. (2021). Shaping mindsets and capabilities for poverty alleviation through project-based learning. Presentation at the 8th Responsible Management Education Research Conference "Poverty and Prosperity: Implications for Advancing the SDGs, 2030 Agenda and Responsible Management Education in a Post-Pandemic World", October 20, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China.


  • Falkenbach, M. & Heiss, R. (2020). The Austrian Freedom Party – A Threat to Public Health? Presentation at the (virtual) 16th World Congress on Public Health, October 12-16, Rome, Italy.

  • Gell, S., & Heiss, R. (2020). FoodExplorer – A Citizen Science Project to Improve School Food Environments. Invited presentation at the workshop "Health and Wellbeing: Addressing today's Global Paradox", Department of Sport Science, Leopold-Franzens University of Innsbruck, February 6, Innsbruck, Austria.

  • Heiss, R. & Rudolph, L. (2020). Patients as Health Influencers on Social Media: Motivations and Consequences of Following Instagram Bloggers Suffering From Cancer. Presentation at the (virtual) 70th annual conference of the International Communication Association (ICA), May 20-26.

  • Kerschbaumer, L., Boost, M. (2020): Bessere Chancen am Arbeitsmarkt dank Arbeitsvermittlung? Über die Mobilisierbarkeit und das Anbieten der eigenen Arbeitskraft [Better opportunities on the labour market thanks to job placement? On mobilising and offering your own labour]. Presentation at the Pre-conference "Ideenreichtum" of the 12th Austrian Poverty Conference, March 9-11, Salzburg, Austria.

  • Kerschbaumer, L., Gell, S., Nesimovic, A., Röthlingshofer, E., Heiss, R., Zoller, C. (2020). Integrating health promotion in schools – local mechanisms and strategies. Presentation at the (virtual) 16th World Congress on Public Health, October 12-16, Rome, Italy.


  • Fouda, A., Macneil, J., Melia, A., Paolucci, F., & Sequeira, A. (2019). The Enablers of Stakeholders Engagement in Health Policy Development: The Case of Western Australia Health Networks. Paper presented at the British Academy of Management Conference 2019, Birmingham, UK.

  • Gebrewold, B. (2019). Wellbeing of migrants and the EU’s ethical responsibilities in the refugee and migration policies. Presentation at the International Social Work Conference, June 4-7, Madrid, Spain.

  • Kerschbaumer, L., Heiss, R., Zoller, C., Holzmann, L. (2019). Wie kann Tirol rauchfrei(er) werden? Die Gratwanderung zwischen Bevormundung und Anregung [How can Tyrol become (more) smoke-free? The balancing act between paternalism and encouragement]. Invited Talk at the “Sounding Board Tirol”, organized by the Tiroler Gebietskrankenkasse (TGKK), January 24, Innsbruck, Austria.

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