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.

Prof. Nowotny is Nanyang Technological University Visiting Professor

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

Uncertainty? Definitely

Science|Business Founding Director Peter Wrobel talks with Helga Nowotny

On the way to the top – what makes a research institute excellent

On the way to the top – what makes a research institute excellent

10-year anniversary of the so called “Harari-Kübler-Markl-Report”
IST Austria

Tom Sutcliffe discusses the importance of uncertainty and failure with Helga Nowotny, David Willetts and Oliver Morton

BBC Radio 4 Start the Week

Baffled? You´re on to something

New Book out now!


Chair of the ERA Council Forum Austria

Member of the Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development

Vice-President of the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings

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 L’Institut d’études avancées de Paris

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

Member of the University Council of the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich

since 2011

Member of the Board of Reviewing Editors of Science Magazine