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Matthias Heymann appointed as full professor at the Centre for Science Studies

A prolific and productive researcher, Matthias Heymann aims to strenghten the research profile of the center

2019.08.23 | Kristian Hvidtfelt Nielsen

The Faculty of Science & Technology, Aarhus University, recently announced the appointment of Matthias Heymann as full professor at the Centre for Science Studies.

Matthias Heymann came to Aarhus University as associate professor in 2008. He headed the Exploring Greenland research project (funded by the Carlsberg Foundation) from 2010 to 2013 and the Shaping Cultures of Prediction research project (funded by the Danish Councils for Indepedent Research) from 2013 to 2017. He is currently leading the research network Challenging Europe: Technology, Environment, and the Quest for Ressource Security from 2018-2012.

Matthias Heymann's research interests are broad spanning the fields of history of technology, history of science, environmental history, cold war history, energy history and more. He aims to strenghten the research profile of the Centre for Science Studies, which already is recognized as one the leading centres for the history and philosophy of science and technology in Europe.

Matthias Heymann will give his inaugural lecture on 5 September @ 2.15 in auditorium D4 (1531-219). After the lecture, everyone is invited for coffee/tea and cakes in the math canteen.

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