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Helga Nowotny

Scientific Programme Committee Member

Current Positions

  • Chair of the ERA Council Forum Austria
  • Professor Emerita of Social Studies of Science, ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)

Biographical Information

  • Former President of the European Research Council (2010-2013)
  • Former Chair of the European Research Advisory Board of the European Commission from (2001-2006)
  • Member of the Conseil scientifique de Institut d’Études Avancées de Paris
  • Member of Academia Europaea
  • Member of the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings
  • Member of the Board of Reviewing Editors of Science Magazine
  • J.D. Bernal Prize for her lifelong achievements in social studies of science.
  • Various honorary degrees
  • Ph. D. in Sociology at Columbia University