Dr. Marion Dreyer

Dr. Marion Dreyer

Deputy Scientific Director

Contact

+49 711 3585 2164
dreyer [at] dialogik-expert.de

Current projects

Completed projects (selection)

  • PROSO: Promoting Societal Engagement in Research and Innovation (EU-project coordinated by Marion Dreyer)
  • ESYS: Energy Systems of the Future
  • SAUBER+: Innovative Concepts and Technologies for the Separate Treatment of Wastewater from Healthcare
  • RISKGOV: Environmental Risk Governance of the Baltic Sea
  • JAKFISH: Judgement and Knowledge in Fisheries Involving Stakeholders
  • SAFE FOODS: Promoting Food Safety through a New Integrated Risk Analysis Approach for Foods
  • MYCONET: European Network of Information Sources for an Identification System of Emerging Mycotoxins in Wheat Based Supply Chains

Professional focus

  • Social scientific research: opportunities and challenges of engagement of stakeholders and the wider public in new science and technology developments and in tackling grand societal challenges
    • Main cross-cutting issues are: questions of risk, uncertainty, precaution, resilience and in particular risk governance
    • Empirical fields: e.g., energy transition and transition of the transport sector; water protection; protection of natural resources (fisheries); food safety
  • Management activities

Professional experience and qualifications

  • Since March 2009 DIALOGIK shareholder and authorized signatory at DIALOGIK, since 2007 deputy scientific director of DIALOGIK, since 2004 with DIALOGIK
  • 2003 research associate at the Institute of Social Sciences, Dept. of Environmental and Technology Sociology, at Universitaet Stuttgart, Germany
  • 2001–2003 research associate at the Centre of Technology Assessment in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Dept. of Technology, Society, Environmental Economics, Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1997–2001 research associate at the Institute of Sociology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Muenchen, Germany
  • 1995–1996 research associate at the Muenchner Projektgruppe für Sozialforschung, Munich, Germany
  • 1997 doctorate of Political and Social Sciences at the European University Institute, Florence, Italy; thesis subject: "Business Political Activity in Technology Controversy: A Study on the Socio-Cultural Embeddedness of Economic Organisations" (Ph.D., with distinction)
  • 1989 Master of Arts at Westfaelische Wilhelms-Universitaet Muenster (main subject: sociology)

Selected publications

  • Dreyer, M., Kosow, H. & Dratsdrummer, F. (eds.) (2018). Engaging Society for Responsible Research and Innovation. Lowering Barriers - Innovating Policies and Practices. A support tool for promoting engagement of citizens and third sector actors in research and in research and innovation policy (Publication of the EU-funded PROSO project, Grant Agreement No. 665947). Stuttgart: DIALOGIK.
  • Renn, O. (ed.) (Authors: Bradshaw, A.; Dreyer, M.; von Gleich, A.; Gößling-Reisemann, S.; Großkurth, P.; Hussinger, P.; Lehnhoff, S.; Lermer, E.; Madlener, R.; aus dem Moore, N.; Renn, O.; Scharte, B.; Thoma, K.; Weimer-Jehle, W.; Wellmer, F.-W.) (2017). Das Energiesystem resilient gestalten: Szenarien – Handlungsspielräume – Zielkonflikte (Schriftenreihe Energiesysteme der Zukunft). München: acatech.
  • Dreyer, M., Konrad, W. & Scheer, D. (2015). Partizipative Modellierung: Erkenntnisse und Erfahrungen aus einer Methodengenese. In: Niederberger, M. & Wassermann, S. (eds.), Methoden der Experten- und  Stakeholdereinbindung in der sozialwissenschaftlichen Forschung. Heidelberg: Springer, 267-291.
  • Dreyer, M. & Kuhn, R. (2015). Pharmaceutical residues in the water cycle – communicating precautionary measures. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, 11(3), 518-519. DOI: 10.1002/ieam.1652 (Published online: 28 June 2015).
  • Dreyer, M., Boström, M. & Jönsson, A.M. (2014). Participatory deliberation, risk governance and management of the marine region in the EU. Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, 16(4), 497-515. DOI: 10.1080/1523908X.2013.866891 (Published online: 09 Jan 2014).