Vice-Rector Petra Schaper-Rinkel
Professor Dr. Petra Schaper-Rinkel
Vice-Rector for Digitalisation
Petra Schaper-Rinkel has been professor for Science Studies and Technology Research of the Digital Transformation at the University of Graz since 2019. Till then, the political scientist and innovation researcher worked at the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Vienna. There she led, inter alia, European research projects in the field of future technologies and foresight, and was responsible for the strategic development of the research field "Societal Futures". In addition, the scientist, born in 1966, coordinated framework research agreements on foresight and technology assessment with the Austrian and European Parliaments.