Prof. Dr. Hannah Schmid-Petri

Member of bidt's Board of Directors | Chair of Science Communication, University of Passau

Hannah Schmid-Petri is a member of bidt’s Board of Directors. She is a Professor of Science Communication at the University of Passau. Her area of research centres on examining how scientific and political topics are communicated to the public through new, digitally networked media environments. Specifically, she delves into the public discourse surrounding climate change, the emergence of climate change scepticism, and the possible regulatory approaches for online platforms. Additionally, she leads the Fraunhofer research group “Science Communication”, part of the Fraunhofer Cluster of Excellence “Integrated Energy Systems” CINES.