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Matthias Heymann


Matthias Heymann
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Chairman of Gesellschaft für Technikgeschichte (GTG) (2016-2022)
Domain Editor of WIREs Climate Change, domain Climate, History, Society, Culture (since 2011)
Series Co-Editor Studien zur Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften und Technik (Springer) (since 2020)
Associate Editor of Centaurus (2008-2018)
Partnermember of the Danish Academy of the Technical Sciences

Research Interests

History of atmospheric and climate science
History of energy technologies
History of global resources
Environmental history
History of engineering design

Recent larger research projects:

Research Network Challenging Europe: Technology, Environment and the Quest for Resource Security (EURES)
, (1.16 mio. DKK, Independent Research Fund Denmark, 2018-2023)

Shaping Cultures of Prediction: Knowledge, Authority and the Construction of Climate Change
(6.5 mio. DKK, Danish Council for Independent Research, 2013-2017)

Exploring Greenland: Science and Technology in Cold War Settings
(5.5 mio. DKK, Carlsberg Foundation, 2010-2013)

For a short description of current and past research projects see "Further information"

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