Prof. Dr. Helga Nowotny, Ph.D.

Helga Nowotny is Former President of the ERC, the European Research Council (2010-2013) and one of its Founding Members (2007). She is Professor emerita of Science and Technology Studies, ETH Zurich.

Weiter machen wie bisher ist keine Option:
Transition, Transformation und Paradigmenwechsel

Policy Brief from Helga Nowotny (in German)
January 2024

Farewell - Prof Nowotnys term as Vice-President of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings ends 12/2023

Farewell - Prof Nowotnys term as Vice-President of the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings ends 12/2023

Schroeder/Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings


Prof Nowotny at the Wiener Vorlesungen

Prof Nowotny at the Wiener Vorlesungen

Credit: Paul Pibernig/Wienbibliothek im Rathaus


Helga Nowotny receives Honorary Doctorate at Lund University

Helga Nowotny receives Honorary Doctorate at Lund University


Policy Brief December 2022

Science policy advise in times of crisis

Helga Nowotny in Conversation with Elena Esposito

Trusting in AI...or Do We?

The Deep Dive Podcast

Die Verschraenkung der Zeiten

Chronoi Lecture 2021
Einstein Center Chronoi, Berlin

The Imaginary Dialogue Between Science and the Public:
Searching for Institutional Robustness

Berliner Empfang 2021-2022
Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin

UNISA Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence Annual Lecture by Helga Nowotny

In AI We Trust
Power, Illusion and Control of Predictive Algorithms

In AI We Trust
Power, Illusion and Control of Predictive Algorithms

In AI We Trust
Power, Illusion and Control of Predictive Algorithms


Helga Nowotny receiving the title Honorary Senator of the University of Vienna

Helga Nowotny receiving the title Honorary Senator of the University of Vienna


ETH Podcast-Series on Uncertainty with Helga Nowotny
Uncertainty in Academia

Helga Nowotny Awarded Inaugural Yehuda Elkana Fellowship by the Hannah Arendt Humanities Network

Pandemics, Politics, and Society
Critical Perspectives on the Covid-19 Crisis

Pandemics, Politics, and Society
Critical Perspectives on the Covid-19 Crisis

Chapter by Helga Nowotny
In AI We Trust: How the COVID-19 Pandemic Pushes us Deeper into Digitalization


Curiosity Studies with an afterword by Helga Nowotny

Curiosity Studies with an afterword by Helga Nowotny


Helga Nowotny at  Falling Walls Cirlce

Helga Nowotny at Falling Walls Cirlce

Berlin, 8 November

Picture by Judith Affolter


The last Europatagung for the ERA Council Forum Austria

The last Europatagung for the ERA Council Forum Austria

Vienna, 5 November

Prof Nowotny moderating the conversation with Nobel and Kavli PRIZE Laureates: Is blue-sky science sparking innovation, 26 September 2019

Prof Nowotny moderating the conversation with Nobel and Kavli PRIZE Laureates: Is blue-sky science sparking innovation, 26 September 2019


Die Ungewissheit umarmen

Interview with Helga Nowotny in "Die Zeit"
2 August 2018

FAZ Interview with Helga Nowotny

Positions

Member of the new Austrian Research Council

Member of the Falling Walls Foundation Board of Trustees

Chair of the Science Advisory Board of the Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Member of the Council of Administration of the Paris Institute for Advanced Study, IEA de Paris

Senior Visiting Fellow
School of Transnational Goverance, EUI Florence

Member Thinkers Programme, AI as an agent of change
Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts

Member Para Limes Advisory Board

Fellow International Science Council