CURRICULUM VITAE

04/2018 – Doktorandin im DFG-geförderten Graduiertenkolleg 1712/2: Vertrauen und Kommunikation in einer digitalisierten Welt
https://www.uni-muenster.de/GK-Vertrauen-Kommunikation/index.html

04/2018 -  Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin am Institut für Psychologie in Bildung und Erziehung, Universität Münster

2015 – 2018 Studentische Hilfskraft an dem Zentrum für psychologische Diagnostik, Ljubljana

2014 – 2017 Studium der Psychologie (M.A.) an der Universität Ljubljana

10/2016 – 03/2017 Wissenschaftliche Praktikantin am Lehrstuhl für Persönlichkeitspsychologie und Diagnostik, Universität Zürich

02/2015 – 07/2015 Auslandssemester an der Universität Wien

2011 - 2014 Studium der Psychologie (B.A.) an der Universität Ljubljana

FORSCHUNGS- UND ARBEITSSCHWERPUNKTE

Epistemische Kognition (epistemic cognition)

Wissenschaftliche Denken (scientific thinking)

Vertrauen in der Wissenschaft (trust in science)

Wissenschaftsrezeption (public understanding of science)

 

PUBLIKATIONEN UND KONGRESSBEITRÄGE

Publikationen:

Vaupotič*, N., Kienhues*, D., & Jucks, R. (2022) (*=shared first authorship). Taking a stance on the role of nuclear energy to combat the climate crisis: How communication task and expert’s personal stance impact individuals’ intellectual humility and strategies for dealing with a complex topic. Educational and Developmental Psychologist. doi.org:10.1080/20590776.2021.2018916

Vaupotič, N., Kienhues, D., & Jucks, R. (2021). Gaining insight through explaining? How generating explanations affects individuals’ perceptions of their own and of experts’ knowledge. International Journal of Science Education, Part B. doi.org:10.1080/21548455.2021.2018627

Vaupotič, N., Kienhues, D., & Jucks, R. (2021). Trust in Science and Scientists: Implications for (Higher) Education. In B. Blöbaum (Ed.), Trust and Communication: Findings and Implications of Trust Research (pp. 207–220). Springer International Publishing. doi.org:10.1007/978-3-030-72945-5_10

Soyyilmaz, D., Griffin, M. H., Kucharsky, Š., Martín, L. M., Peycheva, E. D., Vaupotič, N., & Edelsbrünner, P. A. (2017). Formal and informal learning and first-year psychology students’ development of scientific thinking: A two-wave panel study. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 133. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg 2017.00133

Kongressbeiträge

Vaupotič, N., Kienhues, D. & Jucks, R. (2022, August). Enhancing adults’ intellectual humility and understanding of a socio-scientific issue in the context of science communication. Invited talk at the JURE symposium of the 12th International Conference on Conceptual Change, Zwolle, Netherlands.

Vaupotič, N., Kienhues, D., & Jucks, R. (2021, August). Gaining insight into one’s own and experts’ knowledge by explaining: an experimental study. Talk at the 19th Biennial Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), Gothenburg, Sweden (online participation).

Vaupotič, N., Hendriks, F., Gierth, L., & Kienhues, D. (2021, May). Grab a drink and talk science: How scientists adapt their talks for informal science communication event. Talk at the 16th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference (PCST 2020+1), Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK (online participation).

Vaupotič, N., Kienhues, D., & Jucks, R. (2021, May). Knowing what you don’t know: Does explaining a science article affect Individuals’ assessment of their own and scientists’ knowledge? Talk at the 16th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference (PCST 2020+1), Aberdeen, UK (online participation).

Edelsbrunner, P. A., & Vaupotič, N. (2019, August). Epistemic Change in the First Year of Studying Psychology in Six European Countries. Symposium organised at the 18th Biennial Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), Aachen, Germany.

Vaupotič, N., Kienhues, D., & Jucks, R. (2019, August). Mind the knowledge gap: explanation as a reflection mechanism about own knowledge, scientist's knowledge and trust in science. Poster presentation at the 18th Biennial Conference for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI), Aachen, Germany.

Kienhues, D. & Vaupotič, N. (2019, June). Successful online information behavior?! A conglomerate of skills, knowledge, attitudes, existing literacies. Talk at the EARLI SIG 20 & 26 sponsored workshop "What is Successful Online Information Behavior?" at Einstein Center Digital Future, Berlin, Germany. 

Vaupotič, N., Kienhues, D., & Jucks, R. (2019, February). Please mind the knowledge gap: source evaluation and content evaluation of science-based arguments online. Poster presented at the REASON Winter School, München, Deutschland.

Vaupotič, N., Kienhues, D., & Jucks, R. (2018, August) Developing understanding of scientific knowledge for an efficient engagement with science. Talk at the 2nd PhD Summer School on Conceptual Change, Klagenfurt, Austria. 

Edelsbrunner, P. A., Vaupotič, N., Griffin, L. M., Hernández Martin, M., Kucharsky, Š., Peycheva, E. D., & Soyyılmaz, D. (2018, August). Misconceptions about statistical inference in psychology students from four european countries: Correlations with relevant learning experiences. Talk at the International Conference on Conceptual Change. Klagenfurt, Austria.

Vaupotič, N., & Bucik, V. (2018, August) Epistemic cognition of high school students and knowledge construction online. Poster at the International Conference on Conceptual Change, Klagenfurt, Austria.

Edelsbrünner, P. A., Soyyılmaz, D., Griffin, L. M., Hernández Martin, M., Kucharsky, Š., Peycheva, E. D., & Vaupotič, N. (2017, August). Scientific thinking in psychology students: A two-wave panel study. Poster & talk at the 6st Junior Researcher Programme Conference, Cambridge, UK.

Wagner, L., Vaupotič, N., Heekerens, J., & Ruch, W. (2016, November). Which character strengths do parents wish for in their children. Poster presentation at the 3rd SWIPPA conference, Zürich, Switzerland.

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