Research » Urban and Metropolitan Studies » Staff » Markus Gornik, M. Sc.
Deutsch
English

Staff

Scientific Assistant

Chair of Urban and Metropolitan Studies

Department of Geography

Ruhr-University Bochum

Universitätsstraße 150

44801 Bochum 

IA E6/131

 

Consultation hours by arrangement

 

Curriculum VITAe

Since 11/2021Coordinator at the office of the Competence Field Metropolis Research (KoMet) in the University Alliance (UA) Ruhr
07/2020-05/2021Project manager during stages of the Ruhr Conference’s flagship project "Ruhr Academy on Smart Sustainable Metropolitan Transformation"
Since 07/2020Scientific Assistant at the Chair of "Urban and Metropolitan Studies" at the Ruhr-University Bochum, Prof. Dr. Uta Hohn
10/2019-
06/2020
Graduate Research Assistant with Master’s degree in the Research Unit “Global Climate Governance“ of the Division of Energy, Transport and Climate Policy of the Wuppertal Institute
02/2019-
05/2019
Research stay at the University of Tsukuba in Japan in the laboratory of Prof. Dr. Sayaka Fujii, Division of Policy and Planning Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Information and Systems (scholarship holder of the inSTUDIESplus-funding programme "LabExchange" of the RUB)
05/2017-
08/2017
Freelancer at the Chair of Mobility and Demographic Change of the Ruhr-University Bochum, Prof. Dr. Andreas Farwick
04/2016-
08/2019
Master's degree (M.Sc.) in Geography with a specialisation in Urban and Regional Development Management at the Ruhr University Bochum. Topic of the master thesis: ‘Smart Governance: Kashiwa-no-ha Smart City in Japan as a model for future urban development?’
04/2016-
09/2019
Graduate Research Assistant (Bachelor’s Degree) in the Research Unit "Global Climate Governance" of the Division of Energy, Transport and Climate Policy of the Wuppertal Institute
02/2015-
04/2015
Research stay in Cape Town, South Africa
04/2014-
03/2016
Student Research Assistant in the Research Unit "Global Climate Governance" of the Division of Energy, Transport and Climate Policy of the Wuppertal Institute
04/2011-
02/2016
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) in Geography and German Studies at the Ruhr University Bochum. Topic of the bachelor thesis: ‘The Clean Development Mechanism as an instrument of sustainable neighbourhood development in developing countries? The Kuyasa low-cost urban housing energy upgrade project in Cape Town/South Africa’

 

FIELD OF RESEARCH

  • Governance of regional innovation (eco)systems of smart, sustainable and resilient transformation

 

AREAS OF TEACHING AND INTERESTS

  • Governance in cities and regions
  • Integrated sustainable urban and neighbourhood development
  • International relations of cities and regions (Global Urban Governance)
  • International planning cultures (Japan, South Africa)
  • Creative/innovative urban milieus
  • Urban Living Labs

 

Memberships

  • German Society of Geography (DGfG)
  • German Association for Applied Geography (DVAG)
  • Young Professionals’ Forum of the Academy for Territorial Development in the Leibniz Association (ARL)
  • Association for Geography at German-speaking Universities and Research Institutions (VGDH)