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Janina Schirmer currently works as an Academic Officer of Quality Development and Research Management at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies. Janina works in the area of research policy as a senior policy officer at the Lower Saxonian Ministry for Science and Culture. She has received a M.A. in Political Science from Hannover University, a M.A. in European Science and Technology-Studies (EASST) from Linköping Universitet/Sweden and Université Louis Pasteur in Stasbourg/France, and was a stipendiary fellow at an Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program in Science Studies at Bielefeld University. She holds a Ph.D. (Dr. phil.) from Bielefeld University. She was a visiting research fellow with the Harvard STS Program during 2007-2008.
Her research during the stay focused on European Innovation policy with an emphasis on frames in European Nanotechnology-Policy in comparison with early European Biotechnology policy.
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