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Maja Horst

Maja Horst

Head of Department

 

Education and employment

  • 2008-2011: Director of PhD school, CSB (Copenhagen Business School)
  • 2007-2011: Associate Professor, CBS
  • 2004-2006: Assistant Professor, CBS
  • 2003: PhD in Science and Technology Studies, CBS
  • 1999-2003: PhD-Student, CBS and University of Copenhagen
  • 1996: MA Communications, Roskilde University

Professional activities

  • 2014-: Member Danish Council for Research and Innovation Policy
  • 2013- : Associate director of Virtual Institute of Responsible Innovation, NSF funded and based at Arizona State University
  • 2013- : Elected member of EASST Council (European Association for the Study of Science and Technology)
  • 2012- : Chair, panel of judges, Information's PhD Cup
  • 2012- : Member of editorial board, Journal for Responsible Innovation, Taylor & Francis
  • 2012: Chair of Organizing Committee, 4S-EASST Annual Meeting 2012
  • 2011- : Member of the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences (ATV)
  • 2011-2013: Organisation of Network activities for Junior Group Research Leaders at Lundbeck Foundation
  • 2011-2012: Member of the Board of Governors at the Danish Board of Technology
  • 2010-2012: Chair of Organizing committee, 4S/EASST joint Conference in Copenhagen 2012
  • 2010 : Co-organiser of conference on Scientific Social Responsibility (with University of Southern Denmark, ATV and the Danish Business Research Academy)
  • 2009-2010: Evaluation of projects funded by the Danish Advanced Technology Foundation
  • 2008-2011: Member of 'Faggruppe 68' on Science Studies and Research Analysis for the development of the Danish bibliometric research indicator.
  • 2007-2008: Member of the local organising committee for the PCST10 Conference in Malmo/Copenhagen
  • 2006-: Board member of DASTS (Danish Association for Science and Technology Studies)
  • 2004-2011: Member of the Board of Representatives at the Danish Board of Technology

Grants and Prizes

  • 2013- : BioSYNergy, University of Copenhagen's Excellence Programme for Interdisciplinary Research, Co-PI
  • 2013- : Governing Obesity, University of Copenhagen's Excellence Programme for Interdisciplinary Research, Co-PI
  • 2010-2014: Scientific Social Responsibility (SSR), The Danish Council for Independent Research in Social Sciences, Principal Investigator
  • 2009: The Science Communication Prize form the Danish Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation
  • 2009: FUHU's Research Communication Prize
  • 2007-2011: Research Management and Risk (REMAR), The Danish Council for Independent Research in Social Sciences, Principal Investigator
  • 2007-2008: Stamcelleforskning i det offentlige rum (Stem Cell Research in the Public Sphere), The Danish Council for Independent Research in Humanities, Principal Investigator
  • 2004-2006: Creating Science: Crafting stem cell research in a moral landscape, The Danish Council for Independent Research in Social Science, Project member
  • 2004-2006: PRO-Media: Production, Representation, & Organisation of Business News, The Danish Council for Independent Research in Social Science, Project member
  • 1999-2003: Molecular Diagnostics and Disease Prevention, The Medical Research Council, project member.

Education

PhD, MA Communication

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