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The Role of the European Research Council in the Global Scientific Landscape

Professor Helga Nowotny, President of the European Research Council

03 Feb 2012

National University of Singapore, CIT Auditorium, Computer Centre (Level 2), 2 Engineering Drive 4, Singapore 117584

3.30 – 5 pm


About the speaker

Helga Nowotny is President of the European Research Council (ERC) and Professor emeritus of Social Studies of Science, ETH Zurich. From 1998 on she was also Director of its Collegium Helveticum. She has been founding director of the post-graduate fellowship programme based at ETH “Society in science: the Branco Weiss Fellowship” until 2004, when she returned to her native Vienna. She received her doctorate in law at the University of Vienna and her Ph. D. in sociology at Columbia University, New York. She has held teaching and research positions at the Institute of Advanced Study in Vienna, King’s College, Cambridge, UK, the   University of Bielefeld, the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin and the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales in Paris.

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