IHS - People

People at IHS in alphabetical order:

  • Helmut Hoenigmayer, MA

    • Techno-Science and Societal Transformation
  • Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)

    Digitalisation and Digital Methods

    Research Ethics and Data Protection

  • Bild Helmut Hoenigmayer
  • Helmut Hönigmayer is working as a researcher at the Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS Wien), where he is a member of the research group "Techno-Science & Societal Transformation". He studied Political Science & Law at the University of Vienna.

    He is currently involved in the H2020 funded project NewHoRRIzon, where he is a member of the project management team and doing research on EURATOM and the JRC. Furthermore he was appointed as the Ethics & Data Protection Officer for the project.

    Helmut's scientific focus is on ethical and legal questions concerning digital data,  the concept of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), as well as "Digital Methods".

    Previously he was a member of the Research Group INEX – politics of inclusion and exclusion (2014 - 2016). 2013 he collected first research experience as research assistant in the AUTNES (Austrian National Election Survey) project. In 2014 he joined the Austrian team for a study conducted by the European Network Remembrance and Solidarity dealing with the “historical consciousness among youth in Slovakia, Poland, Germany, Romania, Hungary, Czech Republic and Austria”. Since 2015 he took part in various steps of the BBRMI.at Project “Biobanks and Public”. In 2016 he was a member of the core team evaluating the “Bundesseniorenplan” for the Ministry of Social Security.

    From 2011 to 2015, Helmut collected teaching expirience as an academic tutor and teaching assistant at the department of Political Science at the University of Vienna and the ECPR.


    Current Projects

    Moving from constraints to openings, from red lines to new frames
    in Horizon 2020 - New HoRRIzon. Horizon 2020, 2017 - 2021

    Stakeholders Acting Together On the ethical impact assessment of Research and Innovation (SATORI), European Commission, FP7 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, grant agreement no 612231 2013 - 2017

    Recent Projects

    Evaluierung der Akzeptanz von ÖsterreicherInnen hinsichtlich automatisierten Fahrens.  KFV, 2016-2017