Prof. Dr. Helga Nowotny, Ph.D.

Helga Nowotny is former President of the ERC, the European Research Council, (2010-2013). She is Professor emerita of Social Studies of Science, ETH Zurich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology).

Helga Nowotny has been appointed Chair of the ERA Council Forum Austria

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Prof. Nowotny at the end of her mandate as ERC President in front of the "Auditorium Helga Nowotny" at the ERC Executive Agency in Brussels


Chair of the ERA Council Forum Austria

since January 2014

Member of the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

Member of the University Council of the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich

since 2005

Member of the Jury,
Prix Claude Lévi-Strauss

since 2009

Member of the Holberg Prize Academic Committee

since 2008

Member of the Board of Reviewing Editors of Science Magazine

Member of the Editorial Board of Science and Public Policy

since 2008