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).
Currently Prof. Nowotny is Visiting Professor at Nanyang Technological University
Helga Nowotny, Matti Bunzl
The Cunning of Uncertainty
Why Science and Society Should Remain Open to the Unexpected
IWM, Istitute for Human Sciences Vienna
Tom Sutcliffe discusses the importance of uncertainty and failure with Helga Nowotny, David Willetts and Oliver Morton
BBC Radio 4 Start the Week
New Book out now!
Chair of the ERA Council Forum Austria
since January 2014
Member of the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings
Member of the Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development
Member of the Strategic Research Advisory Board of the Austrian Institute of Technology
Member of the Steering Board of Falling Walls
President of the Board of Trustees and member of the Academic Advisory Board of the Institute for Human Sciences Vienna
Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft
Member of the University Council of the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
Member of the Board of Reviewing Editors of Science Magazine