Magª. Pamela Bartar, MAS

Section: Cross-project and inter-divisional activities including IT services, Research Policy & Development

Function: Research & innovation management, communication specialist



Work and research focus:

Focus of work:

  • Research and Innovation management
  • Communications
  • Blended learning

Practice-based research focus:

  • Science communication I public engagement I participatory & collaborative approaches
  • Citizen science
  • Science and art education I art and knowledge transfer

Further thematic foci

  • Cross-innovation in cultural & creative industries (CCI)
  • Valorisation of cultural heritage

Running and completed projects:

Other Publications:


  • Bartar, Pamela, Laila Huber (2020). Exploring Intersections in Art Education: A Counter Assessment of Socially Engaged Arts- and Community-Based Research. In Teaching Artistic Research. Berlin: De Gruyter
  • Bartar, Pamela, Julia Poscharning (2020). Learning from Socially Engaged Art. In Teaching Artistic Research. Berlin: De Gruyter
  • Bartar, Pamela (2019). Exploring Crossroads – a Workshop on “Quality” in Collaborative Knowledge Production in Cities" (Proceeding, Valletta 2018 Annual Conference: Sharing the Legacy)
  • Heigl, Florian., D. Dörler, P. Bartar, R. Brodschneider, M. Cieslinski, M., M. Ernst, St.Fritz, I. Krisai-Greilhuber, G. Hager, J. Hatlauf, S. Hecker, T. Hübner, B. Kieslinger, P. Kraker, T. Krennert, G. Oberraufner; K. T. Paul, B. Tiefenthaler, M.Vignoli, T. Walter; R.Würflinger, M. Zacharias, D. Ziegler. 2018, February 1. “Quality Criteria for Citizen Science Projects on Österreich forscht” (Version 1.11). Retrieved from:
  • Bartar, Pamela (2017). “Digital Activists, Creators, and Artists as Researchers: Exploring Innovative Forms of Participation and Community-Based Governance in Citizen Science”. (Proceeding, Austrian Citizen Science Conference 2016) Retrieved from
  • Pamela Bartar (2016): Artistic knowledge production for another planet? Participation as cultural practice and scientific approach for quality enhancement in citizen science. Event abstract (Austrian Citizen Science Conference 2016). In: Frontiers. DOI=10.3389 (
  • Pamela Bartar, Michael C. Knopp (ed.)(2011): Im Projekt/ionsraum. Die Projekte von PUBLICwienSPACE. Materialien und Gespräche mit Wolfgang Zinggl, Erwin Wurm, Ilse Wintersberger, Eva-Marina Strauß, Walter Stach, Dietmar Steiner, Andreas Spiegl, Walter Seidl, Christoph Schenker, Ursula Maria Probst, Peter Noever, Brendan Kronheim, Brigitte Kowanz, Michael C. Niki Knopp, Barbara Holub, Peter Bogner, Pamela Bartar. Vienna
  • Pamela Bartar (2009): Notizen zur zeitgenössischen Kunst im öffentlichen Raum Wien: Blick- Knoten- Ereignispunkte und Methodenexperimente. In: UNI*VERS. Junge Forschung in Wissenschaft und Kunst. Springer Edition Angewandte: Wien, New York
  • Angela Heide, Pamela Bartar (ed.)( 2009): CitySystem_s, Betrachtungen, Strukturen, Interventionen. Artminutes Publishing: Vienna (co-publisher & co-author)


Editorial contributions

Medienimpulse – Beiträge zur Medienpädagogik: Citizen Science, PR und Partizipation. 2014 (

APA Science
„Prädikat wertvoll“ – Neue Impulse durch Wissenschafts-PR.
2014 (

XING Magazin
Der Kommunikationsmix der Citizen Science– Werbetrommeln für Bürgerbeteiligung. Ein Kommentar.
  In: XING 27/2014: Public Understanding of Science and Humanities (

Reiseerinnerungen. Ein Streifzug durch moderne Kunst und lebendige Tradition in der Königsstadt. In: XING 28/2015: Was heißt heute progressiv? (

Innovationen in Indien – „Business Sutra“ mit dem Segen der Götter. In: XING 29 /2015 , „Bear Stern is fine“ - Wirtschaftsjournalismus (


Participation at events:

Education and career:

Pamela M. Bartar is team member of the Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI) in Vienna working in different positions (since 2009) such as Coporate Communication Coordinator and European Research Project Manager (current). Her focus in practice and practice based research lays on participatory approaches and public engagement including dimensions of RRI, science communication, PR and social media, as well as art & knowledge transfer.
Pamela is lecturer in the field of communications at the University of Vienna and also teaching at the “Kinder University” – a special summer programme for young scientists by the University of Vienna addressed to children between 6 and 14 years. Moreover, she is an experienced project manager and was involved in a representative range of socio- and intercultural projects. Pamela holds a master degree in communication science and media studies (Mag.a) as well as in cultural management and gender studies (MAS).



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