The RespectScience Team…
… is an interdisciplinary team of young and prospective scientists who are committed to improving the scientific landscape in Germany
… works with science communicators, researchers, and journalists to bring attention to issues such as publication pressures and poor working conditions.
…has the long-term goal to initiate a change of the scientific system and a relief of the people working in science through education.
Dr. Mai Thi Nguyen-Kim, who holds a doctorate in chemistry and is a science journalist, has accompanied RespectScience from the very start. Through her active time in research, she knows […]
Prof. Dr. Oliver Ruf is a specialst on the field of media cultural sciences and holds the research professorship “Aesthetics of Communication” at Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences. In 2021, […]
Ranga Yogeshwar is an experimental physicist and science journalist by training. He developed the science program Quarks for Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) and is known for his analyses of sociopolitical issues. […]
First Campaign Welcome to the first RespectScience campaign “Under Pressure – False Incentives in the Science System”. The goal is to use theses to point out and educate about the […]
Hundreds of scientists have reported on the precarious working conditions in the science system via Twitter under #IchbinHanna. This is exacerbated by the pressure to publish – if you don’t […]
The science system in Germany is ailing in many places, but how do we communicate not only the scientific content but also the needs of the people behind the scenes? […]