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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin | RMZ | News and Events

The RMZ is planning frequent events to introduce project-related work and research of members and partners in their institutes in the field of science studies. Current projects are also being presented in the colloquium of Objective 3: Advancing Research Quality and Value.



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Upcoming Events

24.11.2021   symposium

"Symposium on Integrity in Research"


by international and national experts


Objective 3: Advancing Research Quality and Value


7-9 Uhr 

prize-giving ceremony


"Einstein Foundation Award for Promoting Quality in Research"

von Melinda French Gates, Co-Chair and Trustee, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, und Magdalena Skipper, Editor-in-Chief, Nature


Einstein Foundation



Past Events

06.10. - 09.10.2021 Open Panel Organisation

"Economization of the inpatient health care sector and its effects on knowledge translation and hospital staffs` daily practice, working conditions and careers "

Barbara Hendriks, Martin Reinhart, Ramona Lange and Sebastian Starystach

Konferenz "4S" in Toronto, Kanada





Track Chairs "Integrity in Science, Trust and Performance Measuring in Research and 3rd Mission"

Felicitas Heßelmann und Martin Reinhardt

EAIR Forum 2021, Berlin





"Plasticity: a history of the concept in the neurosciences"

Dr. phil. Beatrix Rubin

with a comment by Dr. Barbara Hendriks




07.09. - 10.09.2021   Lecture


Sheena F. Bartscherer

"The International Conference on Social Science Methodology (RC33) - Logic and Methodology in Sociology"

Konferenz "10th RC33 Conference", Nicosia, Zypern

mondays 14:00 - 16:00 pm






Lecture series "Open Science and Research quality in theory and practice"

Objektiv 3 der Berlin Univeristy Alliance


via Zoom




"How can automatic screening tools help improve research integrity? A sociological perspective"

Felicitas Heßelmann

Lecture at Wiley Research Interactions Symposium 2021





"Authorship Ethics in Academic Publishing"

Felicitas Heßelmann

Lecture at Wiley Research Interactions Symposium 2021



29.03. - 31.03.2021






"Instrumentalization of Emotion During the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. A Neopragmtist Analysis of the Presidential Nominees' Media Communication"

von Sheena F. Bartscherer

"XI Congresso Português de Sociologia"

Konferenz der portugiesischen Soziologenvereinigung

16.03.2020 - 10:30, DZHW Berlin,
Schützenstr. 6a

"Merton and the commodification of academic research" von Hans Radder (Vreije Universiteit Amsterdam)


14.-15.11.2019 Workshop

"Digitalisierte Bewertung in Hochschule und Wissenschaft. Neue Formen der evaluativen Selbst- und Fremdbeobachtung in Forschung, Lehre und Administration"



11.09.2019 Opening

Opening of the Robert-Merton-Center / Conference „Quality and Truth – Quo vadis Science?“


14.03.2019 Lecture

Ismael Ráfols (Ingenio, Valencia) "How S&T indicators can disadvantage forms of knowledge in the margins of research systems"