Manuel Merkofer

Manuel Merkofer, MA

Scientific Assistant

Phone: 044 634 20 71

manuel.merkofer@uzh.ch

Short CV

Since February 2020: Ph.D. Project "How Medicine innovates: The Case of Microneurosurgery in the Second Half of the 20th Century". Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Flurin Condrau and Prof. Dr. Thomas Schlich.

Since July 2019: Research Associate at the History of Medicine Department (Centre for Medical Humanities)/Lehrstuhl für Medizingeschichte (Institut für Biomedizinische Ethik und Medizingeschichte), University of Zurich (Prof. Flurin Condrau)

2014-2016: Student Assistant at the Chair for Science Studies, ETH Zürich (Prof. Michael Hagner)

2013-2017: Master of Arts ETH in History and Philosophy of
Knowledge, ETH Zurich

2010-2011: Exchange Student (Erasmus), University of Padova (Italy)

2009-2013: Bachelor of Science in Psychology, University of Zurich

Research interests

History of Neurosurgery, History of Psychology, History of Psychiatry, Transnational History, History of Science

Presentations

"How Medicine Innovates: The Case of Microneurosurgery in the Second Half of the Twentieth Century", Forschungskolloquium des Lehrstuhls für Medizingeschichte der Universität Zürich, Frühlingssemester 2020, 18.03.2020.

Publications

Die Erforschung des Hirns, in: 4bis8 Fachzeitschrift für Kindergarten und Unterstufe, 2020, 1, S. 26-27.