Univ.-Prof. Dr. Manuel Schabus

Univ.-Prof. Manuel Schabus

PUBLIKATIONEN

(Peer-reviewed) Publications: 83
Citations: 5906
h-Index: 35

 


Curriculum Vitae

Personal Information Nationality: Austria
Date of birth: 07.02.1977
Place of birth: Salzburg, Austria
Laboratory homepage: www.sleepscience.at
Education December 21st 2009
Habilitation in Psychology (Priv.-Doz., Dr.) at the University of Salzburg (Austria). Habilitation thesis: “Residual cognitive processing in altered states of consciousness”June 23rd 2004Graduation with Doctor of Science (PhD; ‘Mag. Dr. rer. nat’) in Psychology (summa cum laude) at the University of Salzburg (Austria). Doctoral thesis:The significance of sleep spindles for declarative memory consolidation”

September 3rd 2001
Graduation with Master of Science (MSc; ‘Mag. rer. nat.’) in Psychology* (summa cum laude) at the University of Salzburg (Austria). Master thesis: “Cognitive electrophysiology and attention: Early evoked EEG components, attention and brain oscillations”

10/1996 – 06/1999
Undergratuate studies in Psychology at the University of Salzburg (Austria), the Virginia Tech University (Blacksburg, Virginia, USA) and the University of Evansville (Indiana, USA)

09/1995 – 09/1996
Undergraduate study in medicine, University of Innsbruck (Austria)

Professional Experience 03/2017
Organization of the Wintersymposium „Sleep, Cognition and Consciousness“ (March. 02nd – 05th 2017) in Kaprun, Austria.5/2015 – current
Full professor for “Consciousness and Cognition” at the Univ. of Salzburg.

 

01/2015
Organization of the Wintersymposium „Sleep, Cognition and Consciousness“ (22nd -25th Jan. 2015) in Kaprun, Austria.

11/2014 – 4/2015
Associate Professorship at the University of Salzburg (Salzburg, Austria).

9/2014
Organization of the DK+ “Imaging the Mind” Summer School

12/2012
Organization of the Symposium for „Sleep, Cognition and Consciousness“ Research (13th-14th Dec. 2012) at the Univ. of Salzburg.

11/2011
“2. Listenplatz”, Professorship for Psychology (University of Salzburg)

6/2009 – 9/2011
MC-Delegate and Project-Coordinator for Austria in the COST Action „Consciousness: A Transdisciplinary, Integrated Approach“ (BM0605)

10/2010 – 10/2014
Assistant Professorship at the University of Salzburg (Salzburg, Austria). Team leader of the “Laboratory for Sleep & Consciousness Research”.

10/2008 – 9/2010
Postdoc position (Univ.Ass.) at the University of Salzburg (Austria)

9/2004 – 5/2005
Research project “The Effect of Napping on Memory Consolidation” (Austria). Postdoc position (Principal investigator: Prof.DDr. Zeitlhofer).

6/2002 – 7/2004
Research project “Sleep and Memory Consolidation” (Austria). Research assistant (Principal Investigator: Prof. DDr. Zeitlhofer)

10/2001 – 6/2002
Research project
„Functional correlates of brain oscillations in EEG“ (Austria). Research assistant (Principal Investigator: Prof.Dr. Klimesch)

07/2000 – 10/2001
Research assistant at the Department of Psychology (Austria)

01/1999 – 06/1999
Research assistant (Blacksburg, VA, United States of America)


Granted research projects

11/2015 – current
Research project „Interaktionsanalyse im frühen Kindheitsalter und deren Verwendung in der Frühdiagnose und Behandlung von Folgestörungen“. Förderung der MA2 Kultur, Bildung und Wissen des Landes Salzburg (€9500.-)

3/2015 – 3/2019
Doctoral College “Imaging The Mind” (2nd funding period) funded by the FWF (€2.355.292.-). Speaker: Prof. Schabus, Deputy: Prof. Perner.

2/2015 – 2/2018
Special Visiting Scientist in the Science without Borders Initiative by the Brazilian federal government (CNPq). In collaboration with Prof. S. Ribeiro (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Brasil) (R$ 204.732.-).

Since 10/2014
FWF-project / START-Award: Consciousness research across healthy vigilance states and disorders of consciousness funded by the FWF (€1.113.113.-). Principal investigator Ass.-Prof. Dr. Schabus.

8/2012 – 6/2016
DACH Project: The role of memory strength for processes of sleep-associated memory consolidation funded by FWF (€145.432.-) and DFG (€212.000.-) together with Prof. Bäuml (Univ. Regensburg, Germany)

10/2009 – 1/2013
FWF-project (University of Salzburg, Austria): Sensorimotor conditioning as a primary insomnia treatment funded by the FWF (€308.949.-). Principal investigator Ass.-Prof. Dr. Schabus.

09/2012 – 09/2017
FWF-project (University of Salzburg, Austria): Sleep and gross-motor learning in school aged children and adults (€323.657,-; principal investigators: Dr. Hödlmoser and Mag. Birklbauer)

1/2009 – 1/2012
FWF-project (Univ. Salzburg, Austria): Sleep and Cognition in Children funded by the FWF (€186.540.-). Co-applicant with Dr. Hoedlmoser.

6/2005 – 10/2007
Research project at the Cyclotron Research Centre (Liège, Belgium). Project: “Sleep spindles and brain plasticity” funded by the FWF (“Erwin Schrödinger” fellow).

3/2007 – 2/2008
Co-applicant “Fit for School”- project (Germany & Belgium). “Effects of a 6- week sleep improvement program on learning and memory performance” (BMBF project).

Reviewer for the following
Journals and Societies
Brain Research, Brain Sciences, Cerebral Cortex, Clinical EEG & Neuroscience, Clin. Neurophysiology, Current Biology, European J. of Neuroscience, Functional Neurology, Frontiers, Human Brain Mapping, IEEE J. of Biomedical and Health Informatics, International J. of Psychophysiology, J. of Cognitive Neuroscience, J. of Neuroscience, J. of Psychiatric Research, J. of Sleep Research, Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, Nature, Neuroimage, Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, Neuroscience Letters, PLoS One, Psychophysiology, Science, SLEEP, Sleep Medicine Reviews. Danish Council for Independent Research, German Science Fund (DFG), “Jubiläumsfond der Österreichischen Nationalbank”(ÖNB), Medical Research Council UK ( (NMHB), Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
Additional academic
activities
Lecturer at the University of Salzburg (Austria); University of Bucharest, Romania ( “Open Mind” Programme: An International School of Advanced Studies in Cognitive Science & Therapeutic Interaction Analysis); University of Fribourg, Switzerland (“Neural Correlates of Consciousness”)

Erasmus/Socrates Coordinator
Fall 2003 – Summer 2014 Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg (Austria)

Commissioner for Science and Research (BMWFW) and Member of the Scientific Committee of the „Austrian Society for Scientific, Client-centred Psychotherapy and Counselling“ (ÖGWG)

DK+ Speaker and Faculty Member for the FWF-sponsored doctoral programme (DK+) “Imaging the mind: Consciousness, Higher Mental and Social Processes” (since 1/2015; since 12/2012).

Head of the Method Unit and Core Facility “EEG” at the University of Salzburg (since 2013)

Clinical experience
(selected)
10/2007 – present
Freelance psychotherapist at the TAF GmbH (Therapeutically, Ambulant Family Counselling) (Salzburg, Austria)6/2013 – present
Training in therapeutic interaction analysis of early childhood (BASKET)

1/2004 – 11/2011
Training and certification in Person-Centred Psychotherapy (Austria)