Verena Ahne

Knowledge Transfer & Dissemination

Verena Ahne has been Head of Knowledge Transfer & Dissemination at the Complexity Science Hub Vienna since September 2017.


Verena earned her master’s degree in cultural anthropology, linguistics, philosophy, and science theory from the University of Vienna. From 2000 to 2017 she worked as a freelance science, health, and medical writer mainly for Austrian and German quality media like Gehirn&Geist, Die Zeit, profil, profil Wissen, Die Presse, Der Standard, Heureka, UNIVERSUM Magazin, Terra Mater Magazin, among others. From 2016 to 2017 she was employed as scientific assistant and medical writer at the Danube University Krems.


In 2014 Verena received an Austrian state award (special prize) for science writing.