Evaluation, Events, Social Studies of Science

Eröffnung des Robert-Merton-Zentrums / Conference „Quality and Truth – Quo vadis Science?“

This week the Robert K. Merton Center in Berlin will be ceremonially inaugurated! It will bundle important resources in the discipline of social studies of science, which is becoming increasingly important for society. Here is the organizers’ invitation text:

“The Robert Merton Center for Science Studies of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin gladly invites you to its opening event on September 11, 2019 at the Tieranatomisches Theater in Berlin.

The Merton Center is proud to welcome three outstanding scientists for the scientific conference „Quality and Truth – Quo vadis Science?“:

  • Harriet Zuckerman (Columbia University): tba
  • John Ioannidis (Stanford University): “Improving biomedical research through openness and reproducibility”
  • Steven Shapin (Harvard University): „Is there a Crisis of Truth?“

Please register for this event by sending an e-mail with the subject „registration“ to: rmzkordi@hu-berlin.de. (Registration closes September 2, 2019.)
You are warmly invited to join us for a small reception after the talks (7pm).”

Where? Tieranatomisches Theater, Philippstraße 13, 10115 Berlin
Wehen? 4 PM