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Markus Weißkopf

Markus Weißkopf has been the managing director of Wissenschaft im Dialog gGbmH since 1 January 2012. He developed several new formats in science communication, for example the Science Slam, Science Cafés at Night and Fishbowldiscussions. His special interests lie in the dialogue-oriented approach of science communication.

Markus Weißkopf studied politics and management at the universities of Constance and Madrid. After his occupation as organisational consultant in Constance he became managing director and project leader of the House of Science in Brunswick, Germany, from 2007 to 2011 and established it as a place for dialogue between science, economy and society.