Clemens Blümel, Humboldt University Berlin
Clemens Blümel is a sociologist, specialising in the sociological studies of science and technology. Between 2007 and 2010 he worked at the Fraunhofer Institute of Innovation and Systems Research in Karlsruhe in different projects on the governance of emerging technologies. In 2010, he began working as a coordinator, designing and implementing the MA Program "Science Studies" which has been successfully introduced at HU Berlin in 2012. Between December 2013 and 2016 he worked as a research associate in the DFG funded priority program “Science and the Public” (DFG SPP 1409), studying the publication landscape of synthetic biology. He was also involved in a project on core concepts, organizational practices and evaluation processes of Translational Medical Research funded by the Berlin Institute of Health (BIH). His research interests include: science and technology studies, innovation studies, network analysis, governance of biomedicine (with a specific focus on synthetic biology), as well as studies into digital scholarly practices. Currently, Clemens is a project leader at the German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies.