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Miltos Ladikas

Dr. Miltos Ladikas

Scientific staff
Research area Innovation processes and impacts of technology
Phone: +49 30 40750492
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Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
Schliemannstr. 46
10437 Berlin



Education

Studies of psychology, Bachelor degree in 1993. Studies of social psychology, Master of Science in 1994. PhD in social psychology in 2000 at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, UK, with an analysis of public debates on biotechnology in Great Britain.

Professional background

since 2013 Member of scientific staff at ITAS
since 2004 Senior research fellow at the Centre for Professional Ethics, University of Central Lancashire, UK
2004 Research associate at ESRC Centre for the Economic and Social Aspects of Genomics (CESAGen), Lancaster University, UK
2000 - 2004 Research associate at Europäische Akademie zur Erforschung von Folgen wissenschaftlich-technischer Entwicklungen GmbH (European Academy for the research of the consequences of scientific and technical development), Bad Neuenahr - Ahrweiler, Germany
1999 - 2000 Research associate at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, Methodology Institute, London, UK
1995 - 1998 Research associate at the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, Department of Social Psychology, London, UK
1994 - 1995 Research associate at The Science Museum, Department of Science Communication, London, UK

Current projects and responsibilities

PhD supervision (ongoing and completed)

  • “Towards a Global Ethics? The Case of S&T Policy for Nanotechnology”
  • “The Ethical Foundation of Health Care in Africa: a Case Study from Nigeria”
  • “The use of animals for medical experimentation: an analysis of young people’s perceptions in Britain”
  • “Protecting Vulnerable Subjects in the Medical Research Context: A Developing World Perspective”
  • “Feminism in Multicultural Societies; an analysis of Dutch multicultural and postsecular developments and their implications for feminist debates”
  • “Towards a Global Technology Assessment; a comparison of Germany, China and India”

Participation in boards

Since 2007 Member of the International Scientific Council, Action Against Hunger International
2005 - 2008 UNESCO International expert in science policy
Since 2009 Expert of the European Commission for ethics assessments
Since 2001 International expert on research assessments on:
  • Belgian Government, Belgian Federal Planning Service Science Policy; program "Science for a Sustainable Development"
  • European Commission, DG Research, Directorate Science & Society; program "Public Awareness of Science and Technology Programme"
  • European Commission, DG Research, Directorate Science & Society; program "Science Shops"
  • The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research; program "Ethics, Research and Public Policy"
  • The Wellcome Trust; program "Biomedical Ethics Strategic Award"
  • European Commission, DG Research, Directorate Science, Economy & Society; program "Ethics and New Emerging Fields of Science & Technology"
  • The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research; program "Responsible Innovation"

Fields of work

  • Methodology of technology assessment
  • Global technology assessment
  • Ethics in science and technology policy
  • Public perceptions of science and technology

Selected external publications

Chaturvedi, S.; Ladikas, M.; Guo, L.; Srinivas, K.R. (2014, Eds)
The Living Tree; Traditional Medicine and Public Health in China and India. Academic Foundation, New Delhi, India

Chaturvedi, S.; Crager, S.; Ladikas, M.; Muthuswamy, V.; Su, Y.; Yang, H.
Harmonizing policy on human genetic resources and benefit sharing, Nature Biotechnology, 30, 12, 2012

Chatuverdi, S.; Ladikas, M.; Pogge, T.
Policy Suggestion for China India Traditional Medicine Health Impact Initiative, Forum on Science and Technology in China, 4, 151 156, 2011 (co authored with Sachin Chaturvedi and Thomas Pogge)

Ladikas, M.
Comparative Analysis and Best Practice Recommendations on Technology Assessment in Europe and China (2010). Report prepared for the European Commission "International Collaboration" Unit

Ladikas, M.
Comparative S&T policy themes and TA organizational capacities in Europe and China (2010). Report prepared for the European Commission “International Collaboration” Unit

Ladikas, M.
Embedding society in science & technology policy: European and Chinese perspectives (Ed), Brussels, Directorate-General for Research, 2009.
http://ec.europa.eu/research/science-society/document_library/pdf_06/european-and-chinese-perspectives_en.pdf

Hennen, L.; Ladikas, M.
Embedding society in European science and technology policy advice (2009). In M Ladikas (ed) Embedding Society in Science & Technology Policy; European and Chinese Perspectives. European Commission, Directorate for Research, Brussels

Ladikas, M.
Ethics in Science in South East Asia (2007). Report prepared for the European Commission “Science Governance and Ethics” Unit and the Mongolian National Commission for UNESCO

Ladikas, M.; Schroeder, D.
'Too Early for Global Ethics?' Cambridge Quarterly of Health Care Ethics. 14: 4 (2005) 404-415, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Decker, M,; Ladikas, M.
Bridges between Science, Society and Policy; Technology Assessment - Methods and Impacts (with M. Decker). Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2004.

Karapiperis, T.; Ladikas, M.
Organised Interests in S&T Policy; The Influence of Lobby Activities (2004). In M. Decker & M. Ladikas (Eds.) Bridges between Science, Society and Policy; Technology Assessment - Methods and Impacts. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer

Recent publications

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Hahn, J.; Ladikas, M.
Constructing a global technology assessment: Insights from Australia, China, Europe, Germany, India and Russia. Karlsruhe: KIT Scientific Publishing 2019, DOI: 10.5445/KSP/1000085280
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Ladikas, M.; Hahn, J.; Hennen, L.; Kulakov, P.; Scherz, C.
Responsbile research and innovation in Germany - Between sustainability and autonomy. Journal of Responsible Innovation (2019), S. 1, publ. online, DOI: 10.1080/23299460.2019.1603536

Hahn, J.; Ladikas, M.; Scherz, C.
Think global! Reflections on a global technology assessment. In: Decker, M.; Lindner, R.; Lingner, S.; Scherz, C.; Sotoudeh, M. (Hrsg.): "Grand Challenges" meistern: Der Beitrag der Technikfolgenabschätzung. Baden-Baden: Nomos - edition sigma 2018, S. 41-49
(Gesellschaft - Technik - Umwelt, Bd. 20)

Ladikas, M.; Dusik, J.; Hahn, J.
Global technology assessment in the context of the UN agenda 2030. In: Dwivedi, D.; Pandey, P.C. (Hrsg.): Leaving None Behind. Sustainable Development Goals & South-South Cooperation. Neu Delhi, Indien: Crossbill 2018, S. 104-118

Hahn, J.; Ladikas, M.
RRI in industry - Lessons learned for TA? Vortrag auf der 3rd TA Conference, Cork, Irland, 17.-19.05.2017

Ladikas, M.; Hahn, J.; Hennen, L.; Kulakov, P.; Scherz, C.
RRI in Germany: Reflections on the state of the art. TATuP - Zeitschrift für Technikfolgenabschätzung in Theorie und Praxis 26(2017)1-2, S. 85-86

Arnaldi, S.; Quaglio, G.; Ladikas, M.; O'Kane, H.; Karapiperis, T.; Srinivas, K.R.; Zhao, Y.
Responsible governance in science and technology policy: Reflections from Europe, China and India. Technology in Society (2015)42, S. 81-92

Brom, F.W.A.; Chaturvedi, S.; Ladikas, M.; Zhang, W.
Institutionalizing ethical debates in science, technology and innovation policy: A comparison of Europe, India and China. In: Ladikas, M.; Chaturvedi, S.; Zhao, Y.; Stemerding, D. (Hrsg.): Science and technology governance and ethics: A global perspective from Europe, India and China. Heidelberg u.a.: Springer Open 2015, S. 9-23

Coles, D.; Chaturvedi, S.; Li, Q.; Ladikas, M.
New food technologies in Europe, India and China. In: Ladikas, M.; Chaturvedi, S.; Zhao, Y.; Stemerding, D. (Hrsg.): Science and technology governance and ethics: A global perspective from Europe, India and China. Heidelberg u.a.: Springer Open 2015, S. 111-124

Hahn, J.; Ladikas, M.
Responsible-Industry (GA 609817) - WP4.1 Stakeholder Mapping and Dialogue Strategy. Brüssel, Belgien: Europäische Union 2015
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