Attraction of the leading scientists to Russian institutions of higher learning, research organizations of the governmental academies of sciences, and governmental research centers of the Russian Federation

Center for Science and Technology Studies (STS Center)

About the laboratory

This laboratory was established as part of a scientific research project supported with a monetary grant awarded by the Government of the Russian Federation under a grant competition designed to provide governmental support to scientific research projects implemented under the supervision of the world's leading scientists at Russian institutions of higher learning (Resolution of the RF Government No.220 of April 9, 2010).

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Name of the institution of higher learning:
Nongovermental educational institution of higher education "The European University at St Petersburg"

Fields of scientific research:


Leading scientist


Leading scientist's full name: Biagioli, Mario

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Academic degree and title:

Job title:

Distinguished Professor of law, science, technologies, and history; Director of the Center for Science and Innovation Studies of the University of California Davis

Fields of scientific interest:

- Science and intellectual property, scientific dishonesty, sociology of the publishing business in science, history of science

Scientific recognition:

Awards, grants, and fellowships:

IFHA Grant for “Innovating Scientific Publications” (co-PI), $750K, UC Davis, 2013-6.

Mellon Foundation Grant for “Digital Commons and the Public Domain,” 2013-6, UC Davis (Co-PI).

Google Scholar Award (with Anupam Chander and Madhavi Sunder) for a conference on “Brand New World,” UC Davis, October 2012.

UCHRI Grant for a Multicampus Research Group on “Materialities of Culture, 1600-1830”, with Adriana Craciun and Ian Duncan (2011-2).

Innovation Grant, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, for “Patent Republic”, an exhibit of 19the century American patent models at Collection of Historical Instruments, May - December 2009.

Principal’s Dowry Award, University of Aberdeen, for “Recoded: Landscapes and Politics of New Media” Conference, February 2008.

Grant, Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Studies, for a workshop on “IP Without IP”, April 2008.

Fellowship, Institute for Advance Study, School of Historical Studies, Princeton, Fall 2006.

John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship (1997-8), for a project on "Scientific Authorship and Styles of Credit in Science".

Clark Fund Grants, Harvard University, 1997, 2007.

NSF Grant for the conference "Historical Perspectives on Scientific Authorship", co-organized with Peter Galison, Harvard University, Spring 97.

Fellowship, Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology, MIT, 1994-5.

History of Science Society 1991 Derek Price Award for "Galileo the Emblem Maker", Isis 81 (1990).

University of California Research Center for the Humanities, Irvine, Grant for residential research group on cross-disciplinary approaches to science studies, January-June 1996 (with Sharon Traweek and Roddey Reid).

Fellowship, Institute for Advanced Study, School of Social Sciences, Princeton, 1992-3 (declined).

Fellowship, Davis Center for Historical Studies, Princeton University, 1992-3 (declined).

NEH Grant for a project on "Galileo, Scheiner, and the Sunspots Controversy (1612-13)" in collaboration with Albert van Helden, 1993-94.

NEH Grant for the publication of Galileo Courtier, (Chicago: Chicago University Press, 1993).

University of California Research Center for the Humanities, Irvine, Grant for the conference "Located knowledges: Intersections between science, gender, and cultural studies", UCLA, April 1993 (with Sharon Traweek and Roddey Reid).

University of California, Berkeley, Center for German and European Studies Grant for the conference "Located Knowledges", UCLA, April 1993 (with Sharon Traweek and Roddey Reid).

NSF, Division of History and Philosophy of Science, Scholar Grant, 1990-1.

UCLA Academic Senate Grants, 1989-90, 1990-1, 1991-2, 1992-3.

Research Fellow, Department of History of Science, Harvard University, (1989-90).

Maitre Assistant Associe’, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, (March-June 1987).

ACLS Travel Grant, Summer 1988.

Regents' Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley, 1986-7.

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