Dr. Stephanie Stiegel

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Contact:

Telephone: +49 5121 883-40726
Fax: +49 5121 883-40727
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Room: E 019 - Gebäude E (Hauptcampus)
Consultation time: Di 9-11 Uhr (telefonisch)

Fields of work:

Research interests

Self-efficacy

 

Education for sustainable development

 

Agroforestry systems and permaculture

 

Canopy research (plant-animal interaction)

Research projects

"Effectiveness of different seminar formats on the development of ESD-specific self-efficacy"

“Microclimatic effects on Central European deciduous tree species and their interaction with arthropod herbivory”

Educational projects

2019: “Sustainable Lifestyle“, educational exchange with Belarus, Serbia, and Turkey for the development of a school-oriented simulation game (Ecotopia) , Janun e.V. Hannover (organisation und performance)

2018: “Experiencing sustainability by bike“, educational exchange with Belarus for the development of a digital exhibition, Janun e.V. Hannover and Maxim Tank Belarusian State Pedagogical University in Minsk (organisation und performance)

Academic teaching

Summer: Environmental education (bachelor lecture with exercise), Education for sustainable development (bachelor project seminar)

Winter: Basic laboratory course biology I (bachelor), Environmental communication: psychological perspectives on sustainable acting (Master Seminar)

Curriculum vitae

Until present: scientific member for research and teaching, work group biology education, Department of Biology and Chemistry, University of Hildesheim

2020: Training „Anti-racist acting in everyday life and work“, Verein Niedersächsischer Bildungsinitiativen e.V., G mit Niedersachsen – Bildungs- und Beratungsstelle, Hannover

2019: Method training „Virtual water and global justice“, Verband Entwicklungspolitik Niedersachsen e.V., Fachstelle Globales Lernen, Hannover

2015: Qualification “Consultant for Global Education“, Verband für Entwicklungszusammenarbeit Niedersachsen e.V., Fachstelle Globales Lernen, Hannover; final project: „Agroforestry and fair trade“ (photo exhibition with interactive display table)

2013-2015: Curriculum of university didactic, University of Hildesheim in cooperation with the centre of excellence for university didactic for Lower Saxony, TU Brunswick

2011-2019: scientific member for research and teaching, work group ecology and environmental education, Department of Biology and Chemistry, University of Hildesheim

2006-2010: Major study of biology at the University of Göttingen; Thesis: "Abundance and diversity of rattan palms (Arecaceae) along an elevational gradient in Lore Lindu National Park, Sulawesi, Indonesia"

2004-2006: Basic study of biology at the University of Düsseldorf

Publications

Stiegel, S., Korfhage, A. & Mantilla-Contreras, J. (2020) Does the shrub layer act as an intermediary? Effects on abundance of insects and abundances of particular insect orders caught flying in the canopies of deciduous forests in Central Germany. European Journal of Entomology 117:409-419. DOI: 10.14411/eje.2020.045

Stiegel, S. & Mantilla-Contreras, J. (2018) Experimental study of environmental effects: leaf traits of juvenile Fagus sylvatica, Acer pseudoplatanus, and Carpinus betulus are comparable to leaves of mature trees in upper canopies. International Journal of Ecology 2018(2). DOI: 10.1155/2018/3710128

Stiegel, S. & Mantilla-Contreras, J. (2018) Environment vs. plant ontogeny: arthropod herbivory patterns on European beech leaves along the vertical forest gradient of temperate forests in Central Germany. Insects 9(1):9. DOI: 10.3390/insects9010009

Stiegel, S., Entling, M. H. & Mantilla-Contreras, J. (2017) Reading the leaves' palm: leaf traits and herbivory along the microclimatic gradient of forest layers. PLoS ONE 12(1): e0169741. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0169741

Stiegel, S., Kessler, M., Getto, D., Thonhofer, J. & Siebert, S. F. (2011) Elevational patterns of species richness and abundance of rattan palms (Arecaceae: Calamoideae) in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Biodiversity and Conservation 20. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-011-0070-8

Conferences

“Everyday Sustainability – Conception of a role playing game within an international exchange”, Green Office Conference 2021, Green Office Movement (talk)

“Integration of ESD into the university institution”, Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) conference 2017, Maxim Tank Belarusian State Pedagogical University, Minsk, Belarus (workshop)

“Reading the tree's palm: species- and forest layer-specific herbivory on Central European deciduous trees”, annual conference of the GfÖ 2014, Hildesheim (poster)

“Open landscapes in Europe: The role of megaherbivores”, Open Landscapes, Hildesheim (talk)

“Microclimatic effects on Central European deciduous trees and their interactions with herbivore insects in the face of climate change”, annual conference of the GfÖ 2013, Potsdam (talk)

“Elevational patterns of species richness and density of rattan palms (Arecaceae: Calamoideae) in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia”, Ecosummit 2012 Ecological Sustainability, Columbus, Ohio, USA (poster)

“Integration of agroforestry in restoration of half open landscapes”, Ecosummit 2012 Ecological Sustainability, Columbus, Ohio, USA (talk)