Prof. Helen Margetts and Prof. Lorraine Daston appointed as "TUM Distinguished Affiliated Professors"

This year' s virtual information day of the Association of Friends of the Technical University of Munich took place on July 16 at the Munich School of Politics/TUM School of Governance to provide insights into the diverse topics of research and teaching. The association supports TUM in science, research and teaching and has set itself the particular goal of promoting young academics.

During the event, Prof. Helen Margetts from Oxford University and Prof. Lorraine Daston from the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science were also appointed "TUM Distinguished Affiliated Professors" at the TUM School of Governance. The honorary title "TUM Distinguished Affiliated Professor" distinguishes leading international scientists who are working at other universities, advancing a scientific area, and developing long-term collaborations with their colleagues at the Technical University of Munich.