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

The Cunning of Uncertainty amoung the FT’s best books of 2015 in science

Helga Nowotny, Matti Bunzl
The Cunning of Uncertainty
Why Science and Society Should Remain Open to the Unexpected

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

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Positions

Chair of the ERA Council Forum Austria

since January 2014

Member of the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

since 2014

Member of the Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development

Member of the Strategic Research Advisory Board of the Austrian Institute of Technology

since 2013

Member of the Steering Board of Falling Walls

since 2011

President of the Board of Trustees and member of the Academic Advisory Board of the Institute for Human Sciences Vienna

since 2014

Member of the Conseil d’administration Institut d'Etudes Avancées de Nantes

since 2006

Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft

since 2014

Member of the University Council of the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich

since 2011

Member of the Board of Reviewing Editors of Science Magazine