Vita

Ursula-Kristin Heim is a PhD student at the Chair of Philosophy and History of Science (Lehrstuhl für Wissenschaftstheorie und Wissenschaftsgeschichte), Department of Philosophy I, Ruhr-Universität Bochum. Her research focuses on the history, philosophy and methodology of medical sciences. After having received her Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and History as well as her Master’s Degree in Philosophy, she is working on her PhD thesis about the role of the experiment in the production of knowledge in the medical sciences with the focus on an epochal shift to a technoscientific practice in medical research practices. She has been awarded a scholarship by the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes) for the duration of her work on the PhD thesis.


ACADEMIC EDUCATION

  • Since 11/2016
    PhD Student, Department of Philosophy, Ruhr-Universität Bochum

  •  10/2015
    Master of Arts (Philosophy, graduation with distinction, M.A. thesis „Das Verhältnis des Neuen Experimentalismus zu klassischen Positionen der Wissenschaftstheorie“)

  •  07/2011
    Bachelor of Arts (Philosophy, History B.A. thesis „Chancen und Risiken der Präimplantationsdiagnostik – Eine ethische Betrachtung“)

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • 05/2017 – now
    Research assistant, Karl und Veronica Carstens-Stiftung, Essen
  • 11/2012  - 01/2013
    Research assistant, Chair for Applied Ethics, RUB
  • 09/2012 – 10/2012
    Research assistant, Chair for Philosophy and History of Science, RUB
  • 04/2012 – 09/2012
    Research assistant, Chair for Logic and Epistemology, RUB
  • 07/2011 – 09/2015
    Research assistant, Center for Medical Ethics (Zentrum für Medizinische Ethik e.V.), Bochum

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Since 10/2017
    PhD scholarship founded by German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)
  • 11/2016 – 04/2017
    Exposé scholarship founded by the Faculty of Philosophy and Educational Science, RUB

 

TALKS

  • 06/2013
    „Epihanie in der Legenda aurea des Jacobus de Voragine“ Workshop hosted by Käthe-Hamburger-Kolleg of Religious Studies
  • 09/2012
    „Public property versus self-interest. Research and the process of patenting in the context of medical science“ Public workshop, Chair for Philosophy and History of Science, RUB

 

FURTHER EDUCATION

  •  03/2016
    Ethical consultant in health care (Ethikberaterin im Gesundheitswesen) Akademie für Ethik in der Medizin (AEM)

 

 

 

Ursula-Kristin Heim, M.A.

Ursula Heim

Fakultät III, Institut für Philosophie I
GA 7/55
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Universitätsstr. 150
44801 Bochum
Tel. +49(0)234/32-24735
E-Mail: heim.ursulakristin@gmail.com