Stefanie Meyer


Senior Adviser, Head of Research Section



Research support

  • pre-award support: identify relevant funding opportunities, advice on and mock evaluation of individual proposals, proposal training, quality control of budgets, administrative coordination of proposal processes; support of contract routines; prepare hand-over to post-award team
  • administrative support of CEDAS (Center for Data Science)
  • other tasks: development of action plans and improvement of administrative routines related to the department's external funding portfolio, archiving and analysis of funding data, maintenance of websites
  • management of internal funding schemes (Faculty of Psychology, 2015-2018)

Institutional responsibilities

  • 1. deputy representative for group C (technical and administrative staff) in the Faculty Board of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (2021-)
  • safety officer at the Department of Informatics (2023-)
  • administrative support for EVALBIOVIT (2022-2023) and EVALMIT (2023-2024) at the Department of Informatics
  • member of the Department of Informatics' strategy writing group (2023)
  • contact person for VIS (Department of Informatics, 6/2019-2/2024)
  • administrative support of the ICT Research School (Department of Informatics, 2019-2023)
  • CRIStin reporting of publications (3/2019-3/2024)
  • participation in the university's Service Innovation Program (10-12/2019)
  • member of the Forum for scientific EU project managers at UiB
  • member of the steering group for the Young Research Leaders program (Faculty of Psychology, 2015-2017/2018)
  • support of Faculty Committee for Research and Researcher Training (Faculty of Psychology, 2015-2018)

Previous project management experience

  • reporting, organization of project meetings, communication, outreach, archiving, planning of researcher exchanges and more (2012-2016)

 Scientific competence

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

Member of the organizing committee for the Joint CEDAS-NORBIS summer school 2023

Member of the organizing committee for the CEDAS conference 2021

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


Spring 2019

PS915 Introductory course on how to write competitive research grant applications

Spring 2020, Fall 2021

Introductory course on how to write competitive research grant applications (together with Mathew Stiller-Reeve)

Fall 2020, Fall 2021

Proposal writing class

Academic article
Academic literature review

See a complete overview of publications in 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.






siden 3/2019

Rådgiver/Forskningskoordinator ved Universitetet i Bergen (Institutt for informatikk)

siden 7/2021: Seniorrådgiver, Leder for instituttets forskningsseksjon


Rådgiver ved Universitetet i Bergen (Det psykologiske fakultet)


Prosjektmanager ved Universitetet i Bergen (Geofysisk Institutt); EU-FP7-prosjekter CARBOCHANGE (til 4/2015) & SOCCLI (til 9/2016); støtte av NFR-prosjekt EVA (KLIMAFORSK; 8/2014-10/2015)


Forsker og prosjektmanager ved Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Tyskland; EU-FP7-prosjekt ECO2


Forsker ved Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Tyskland/ Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Tyskland


Doktorarbeid ved University of Bremen, Tyskland; i samarbeid med: Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Tyskland; EU-FP6-prosjekt HERMES og EU-FP7-prosjekt HERMIONE


Diploma ved Technical University of Braunschweig, Tyskland; i samarbeid med: Federal Agricultural Research Center, Braunschweig, Tyskland


Student ved Technical University of Braunschweig, Tyskland; hovedfag: Bioteknologi