Matthias Kaiser

Professor Emeritus at the University of Bergen, Norway

Matthias Kaiser is Professor Emeritus at the Center for the Study of the Sciences and Humanities (SVT) at the University of Bergen, and Prof. II (10%) at the NTNU in Trondheim, having studied mathematics and philosophy (of science) at the universities of Munich, Oslo, Stanford and Frankfurt. He is also an Affiliated Fellow at the Koi Tū: Centre for Informed Futures, University of Auckland, and Editor-in-Chief of the Springer journal Food Ethics.

His areas of expertise include philosophy of science (Dr. phil.), ethics of science, food ethics, technology assessment and science-for-policy. His topics of interest include but are not restricted to aquaculture, seafood and food ethics, value studies, the precautionary principle, uncertainty & complexity, practical ethics, integrity in science, and public participation.

Kaiser has more than 170 publications, and Google Scholar (05.12.2023) cites him with 2731 citations, h-index of 29 and i10-index of 59. He has extensive expertise and experience in methods of practical ethics and qualitative and quantitative research methods in social science. He has documented skills in project leadership and advice for inter- and transdisciplinary research.

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