Robert Marc Friedman

Bilde av Robert Marc Friedman
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Besøksadresse Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 Niels Treschows hus 0851 Oslo
Postadresse Postboks 1008 Blindern 0315 Oslo

Bakgrunn

1971           B.S. New York University

1978           Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University

1989-97      Prof, History & Science Studies, UC-San Diego

1991-93      Director, Science Studies, UC-San Diego

1994           Segerstedt Chair History of Higher Education, Uppsala 

1997-00      Researcher, Forum for University History, Univ. Oslo

2000-09      Prof, History of Science, Humanities, Univ.Oslo

2004           Fellow, Inst. of Advanced Studies, Univ of Bologna

2009           Tetelman Fellow, J. Edwards College, Yale University

2010-19      Professor, IAKH, UiO

2011-13      Associate Research Scholar, Johns Hopkins Univ

2011-13      Prof II, Institute for historie, Univ Tromsø

2015           Fellow, M. Planck Inst f Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin

2016           Djerassi Resident Artist Program, Woodside, CA

2019-          Professor emeritus, IAKH, UiO

Faglige kompetanseområder

  • Vitenskaps- og kunnskapshistorie
  • universitetshistorie
  • polarhistorie
  • kulturhistorie
  • formidling gjennom drama
  • historisk kunnskapssosiologi

Priser

  • L. J.Battan Author's Prize (for Appropriating the Weather), American Meteorological Society (1993)
  • J. Neumann Memorial Prize (for Appropriating the Weather), Royal Meteorological Society (1995)
  • One of the 10 most outstanding books of the year (for  The Politics of Excellence) China Reading Weekly (2005)
  • Lise Meitner Prize for contributions to the advancement of physics (for The Politics of Excellence &  “Remembering Miss Meitner”) Gothenburg & Chalmers Technical Universities (2006)
  • Tetelman Fellow, Jonathan Edwards College, Yale University, for communicating insight into natural science (2009)
  • Public Outreach Prize [Formidlingspris], University of Oslo (2015)
  •  Appropriating the Weather named one of eight classics of 20th-century European history of science by History of Science Society (2018)

Pågående og planlagte forsknings- og formidlingsprosjekter ved IAKH

  • "Banned in Berlin" - a research-based theater play about politics, racism, science, and friendship in Weimar Republic through the relationship between Albert Einstein and Max Planck (workshop being planned for Winter 2023 in London)
  • "Recordando a Lise Meitner: Drama de un acto sobre la ciencia y la traicióna" Spanish production (CRIT Companyia de Teatre) of "Remembering Miss Meitner" part of "Proyecto Meitner" project.  2021: Theatre Rialto (Valencia), Theatre Talia (Valencia), Palacio de Festivales (Santander), & several regional theatres in Valencia. Further performances being planned together with additional outreach activities in connection with themes of women in science and discrimination in science. Collaboration with physicists at Instituto de Física Corpuscular with support from La Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología and Institut Valencià de Cultura.
  • Victor Moritz Goldschmidt: Immigrant, Refugee, Scientist.  NFR Proforsk. Research-based dramatization using multi-media & as a digital graphic novel.
  • "Lise Meitner: A Moral Researcher's Struggles" Research-based screenplay for an animated film about science, gender, and values." Riksbankens Jubileumsfond 
  • “Splitting Atoms/Disturbing History: Science, gender, and values at the dawn of the nuclear era” Includes text of “Remembering Miss Meitner”.  Book contract with Johns Hopkins University Press.
Emneord: Historie, Vitenskapshistorie, kunnskapshistorie, Universitetshistorie, Polarhistorie

Publikasjoner

  • "Nobel physics prize in perspective." Nature, 292 1981. 793-798.
  • Appropriating the Weather: Vilhelm Bjerknes and the Construction of a Modern Meteorology.
    Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1989; 1993.
  • The Expeditions of Harald Ulrik Sverdrup: Contexts for Shaping an Ocean Science. La Jolla, CA: Scripps Institution of Oceanography, 1994.
  • "Civilization and national honour: The rise of Norwegian geophysical and cosmic science." Making Sense of Space: A History of Norwegian Space Activities. ed., J. P. Collett. Oslo: Scandinavian Universities Press, 1995. 3-39.
  • The Politics of Excellence: Behind the Nobel Prize in Science. New York: Freeman & Times Books, Henry Holt & Co., 2001. 400 pp. Chinese edition: Shanghai, 2005.
  • "Nansenismen" og "Å spise kirsbær med de store". Norsk Polarhistorie, Bind II Vitenskapene. eds., E.-A. Drivenes & H.D. Jølle. Oslo: Gyldendal, 2004. 107-174, 331-420.
  • Remembering Miss Meitner Drama. Göteborgs Stadsteater (2004-2010) og Radioteatern, Sveriges Radio (2004, 2006). Gjestespill, bl.a. Yale University (2009) & Maxim Gorki Theatre, Berlin (2010). Flere profesjonelle forestillinger på engelsk, italiensk og spansk.
  • Ricordando Lise Meitner: Dramma in un atto di scienza e tradimento. Bologna: Edizioni Pendragon, 2005.
  • Becoming Albert Einstein Drama. Forestillinger i Bergen og Oslo, 2005.
  • “Making the Aurora Norwegian: Science and Image in the Making of a Tradition.” Interdisciplinary Science Reviews. 2010, 35 (1): 52-70.
  • '"Et forjættende symbol': Aulen,universitetet og folket". I: Edvard Munchs aulamalerier. Fra kontroversielt prosjekt til nasjonalskatt. Messel Forlag, 2011: 25-45
  • "Amundsen vs Nansen" Skuespill. Hålogaland Teater. 2011
  • "Amundsen, Nansen, and the Question of Science: Dramatizing Historical Research on the Polar Heroic." Endeavour. 2011, 35 (4): 151-159
  • “Science, populist democracy and honour. The 1911 Centenary Celebration of the Royal Fredrik University in Kristiania.” National, Nordic or European? Nineteenth- Century University Jubilees and Nordic Cooperation. ed. Pieter Dhondt. Brill History of Science and Medicine Library. 2011. 25(4). 267-284.
  • Strategic Arctic Science: National Interests in Building Natural Knowledge – Interwar through Cold War”.  With R.E. Doel, Julia Lajus, Sverker Sörlin, Urban Wråkberg. Journal of Historical Geography. 2014. 44. 60-80.  
  • "Transcendence (Einstein, Planck & Kafka vs Time, Space & Conventions)" Drama. The English Theatre-Berlin/International Performing Arts Centre, 2015/16.
  • "The 100th Anniversary of Einstein's Nobel Prize: Facts and Fiction." Annalen der Physik. 2022 DOI: 10-1002/andp.202200305
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2022). The 100th Anniversary of Einstein's Nobel Prize: Facts and Fiction. Annalen der Physik. ISSN 0003-3804. doi: 10.1002/andp.202200305.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2021). "Vitenskapens kulturarv: Når merkevarebygging og skryt fortier historiske fakta". Fortid. ISSN 1504-1913.

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  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2021). "Projecte Meitner. Una història de ciència i traïció". Bromera.. ISBN 978-84-1358-215-3. 86 s.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2021). "Proyecto Meitner. Una historia de ciencia y traición". Editions Algar. ISBN 978-84-9142-531-1. 86 s.

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  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2022). "The dramatic story behind general relativity's Nobel Prize snub". Advanced Science News.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2022). "The Politics of Nobel Excellence: The Lise Meitner Scandal, Then and Now". Session: "Injustice in Science".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2021). "Proyecto Meitner".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2021). "Utenlandske akademikere i Norge har vært et stridstema i over 100 år". Aftenposten (morgenutg. : trykt utg.). ISSN 0804-3116.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2021). "The Politics of Excellence: Demystifying the Nobel Prizes in Science".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2021). Feilaktige påstander og bombastisk skryt: Kristian Birkelands vitenskapelige bidrag er overdrevet . Forskning.no. ISSN 1891-635X.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2021). "Recordando a Lise Meitner" (Spansk fremføring av "Remembering Miss Meitner"). Teatro Rialto de Valencia. Mars 2021. Teatro Talia. Sept 2021.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2021). "Mujeres y premios: La política detrás del Nobel"/ "Women pioneers denied recognition: Lise Meitner and the Nobel Prize" (English with simultaneous translation into Spanish).
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2020). Debatt innlegg: "Goldschmidt-markering og realfags kulturarv". [Avis]. Uniforum.
  • JAKOBSEN, SIW ELLEN & Friedman, Robert Marc (2020). "Hvorfor ligger asken etter en av Norges viktigste naturforskere i en umerket grav i Oslo" (Om Viktor Moritz Goldschmidt). [Internett]. forskning.no.
  • Furst, Jessica & Friedman, Robert Marc (2020). The Documentary: "What has Nobel done for the world". [Radio]. BBC World Service.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2019). The Forum: "Fridtjof Nansen" . [Radio]. BBC World Service. London.
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2019). "Fortid og drama: En balanse kunst. En diskusjon mellom Erik Poppe, Kjetil Bang-Hansen og Robert Marc Friedman".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2019). "Renewing the Legacy: Fridtjof Nansen and the Fram Expedition" Keynote Lecture at the launch of the 19-nation Arctic-climate-research expedition with the German "Polarstern". .
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2018). "From 'Transcendence' to 'Banned in Berlin': Theory and practice in dramatizing history of science".
  • Friedman, Robert Marc (2018). "Moseley and the politics of Nobel excellence". I Egdell, Russell G.; MacLeod, Roy & Bruton, Elizabeth (Red.), For Science, King & Country: The Life and Legacy of Henry Moseley.. Uniform Press for Unicorn Publishing Group. ISSN 978-1-910500-71-2. s. 136–154.

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