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Professor Müller’s (b. 1981) research focus lies in the interdisciplinary field of Science & Technology Studies (STS). Her research explores the interaction between research policy, institutional values and academic knowledge cultures; the norms and practices of academic career development; the sociology and epistemology of life sciences; and questions of gender and diversity in the knowledge and work cultures of the natural and engineering sciences. Prof. Müller studied molecular biology at the University of Vienna (2000-2007). In order to pursue her growing interest in the interactions between science, technology and society, she joined Vienna University's Department of Science and Technology Studies in 2005, for her M.Sc. (2007) and PhD research (2012). She has been a postdoctoral researcher at the Austrian Institute for International Affairs (2012-2013) and in the Research Policy Group, Lund University (2013-2015) as well as a visiting researcher at the Science & Justice Research Center, University of California, Santa Cruz (2010, 2011 & 2014). Since February 2015 she has been tenure track professor of science and technology policy at TUM's Munich Center for Technology in Society (MCTS).

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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