Doctoral Theses

Scheriau, Michaela (2023): Modes of justification in bioethical opinion papers: how scientific societies try to govern the moral fabric of human reproduction. <u:theses> 

Pichelstorfer, Anna (2023): (Re)producing public issues: the co-production of assisted reproduction and democracy in Austria. <u:theses>

Šimukovič, Elena (2023): Of hopes, villains, and Trojan horses: Open Access academic publishing and its battlefields. <u:theses>

Rae, Robin (2023) Valuing rhythms space, place, and affects in (e)valuations of technological change in everyday life: the case of mountain bikes in the USA and Austria. <u:theses>

Trauttmansdorff-Weinsberg, Paul (2022): European (Technological) Borders of the Future? The Digital Imperative in European Border Management. <u:theses>

Öchsner, Susanne (2021): Is all ok? AAL as infrastructure for aging well. <u:theses>

Born, Dorothea (2020): Imag(in)ing Nature in Climate Change — Nature Conceptions in Visualisations of Climate Change in Popular Science Magazines — a Comparison between Germany and the USA. <u:theses> 

Felder, Kay (2019): Temporal Orders and Ontological Politics – Analyzing the Construction of Obesity as a Health Issue. <u:theses>

Schönbauer, Sarah (2018): At least a little bit of stability. How scientists do identity work in contemporary life sciences. <u:theses>

Starkbaum, Johannes (2018): Research, Governance, and Imaginaries of Publics. Public Engagement in the Context of the European Biobank Infrastructure. <u:theses>

Lauß, Georg (2017): Biobank Governance: Potentials and Limits of Participation in an Expert Policy Area.<u:theses>

Chelioti, Effrosyni (2017): The Euroscience Open Forum: An experiment in constructing and performing European knowledge societies. <u:theses>

Degelsegger-Márquez (2017): Collaborative reserach in synthethic biology: Forms, functions and challenges as entry points to studying field formation and research-governance relations. <u:theses>

Schikowitz, Andrea (2017): Choreographies of Togetherness. Re-Ordering Collectivity and Individuality in Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research in Austria. <u:theses>

Haddad, Christian (2016): The biopolitics of innovation: (re-)articulating visions and values of research, regulation and human experimentation in the making of regenerative stem cell medicine. <u:theses>

Igelsböck, Judith (2016): The Performances and Transformations of Evidence in Transdisciplinary Research Contexts. <u:theses>

Penkler, Michael (2016): On Gaining and Losing. Performances of Bodies and Selves in Bodyweight Narratives. <u:theses>

Schadauer, Andreas (2016): Verschlungene Wege sozialwissenschaftlicher Wissensproduktion: Zahlen und Statistiken über Gesellschaften, Menschen und Nationen. <u:theses>

Oberthür, Frederik (2015): “Ways of Knowing in Animal Husbandry” — An Actor-Network Theory Perspective on the Knowledge and Interactions of Farmers and Scientists in Livestock Research. <u:theses>

Völker, Thomas (2014): 'Futuring' in Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research. On the Assemblage, Stabilization and Contestation of Collectively Imaged Futures in the Production of Anticipatory Knowledge. <u:theses>

Musik, Christoph (2014): Computers and the Ability to See. Understanding the Negotiation and Implementation of Image Processing Algorithms. <u:theses> 

Schwarz, Claudia (2014): Nano is like… The role of analogies in public engagement with nanotechnology in Austria. <u:theses>

Sigl, Lisa (2012): Embodied Anxiety. On Experiences of Living, Working and Coping with Conditions of Precarity in Research Cultures of the Academic Life Sciences. <u:theses> 

Müller, Ruth (2012): On Becoming a Distinguished Scientist. Individuality and Collectivity in Postdoctoral Life Scientists´ Narratives about Living and Working in the Academic Sciences. <u:theses>

Knoll, Eva-Maria (2011): Navigating Socio-technical and Moral Landscapes: Reproductive Tourism in Europe. <u:theses>

Mayer, Katja (2011): Imag(in)ing Social Networks. Zur epistemischen Praxis der Visualisierung sozialer Netzwerke. <u:theses>

Bister, Milena (2010): Soziale Praktiken des Einwilligens: Informed Consent-Verfahren und biomedizinische Forschung im Krankenhauskontext. <u:theses>

Mager, Astrid (2010): Mediated Knowledge: Sociotechnical practices of communicating medical knowledge via the web and their epistemic implications. <download>

Müller Strassnig, Annina (2010): Imaginierte Wissenschaft: Wissenschafts- und Wissenschaftler/innen-Bilder als Verhandlungsobjekte in der Interakton zwischen Genomforscherinnen/Genomforschern und Bürgerinnen und Bürgern. <u:theses>

Erlemann, Martina (2009): Menschenscheue Genies und suspekte Exotinnen. Die Ko-Konstruktion von Physik und Geschlecht in öffentlichen Diskursen. <u:theses>

Pinkl, Petra (2009): Alter (ver)messen? Gesellschaftspolitische Anwendungszusammenhänge wissenschaftlicher Vermessungstechniken zur chronologischen Lebensaltersbestimmung im österreichischen Kontext. <u:theses> 

Strassnig, Michael (2009): “Ethics is like a book that one reads when one has time”. Exploring lay ‚ethical’ knowledge in a public engagement setting. <u:theses>

Fochler, Maximilian (2008): Participating in which kind of governance? Tracing bottom-up perspectives on the governance of science and the possibilities and limits of public engagement. <download>

Hofmann, Roswitha (2008): Die Konstruktion von Differenz im Diskurs zur "Wissensgesellschaft". Eine Analyse des institutionellen Diskurses der Europäischen Union am Beispiel "Alter".

Cserer, Amélie (2002): Wunsch wie Werkzeug: Deutungsmusteranalyse utopischer Maschinen aus soziotechnischen Problemlagen.

Ratzer, Brigitte (2002): Quantenphysik und Öffentlichkeit: Interpretationen & Popularisierung 1925 – 1938.

Tscherteu, Gernot (1998): Medien. Kulturen. Wirklichkeiten. Zur kulturellen Bewältigung alter und neuer Medien.