Mayer, Katja

Katja Mayer is a sociologist at the University of Vienna, Department of Science and Technology Studies. Her research examines the interactions between social science methods and their public spheres, focusing on the cultural, ethical and socio-technical challenges at the interface of computer science, social sciences and society. In addition, she is Senior Scientist at the Center for Social Innovation in Vienna and Associate Researcher at the University of Vienna’s ‘Responsible Research and Innovation in Scientific Practice’ platform. She is also a member of the Open Access Network Austria’s core team, co-heading the ‘National Strategy for the Transition to Open Science’ working group.