Freia Kuper

Freia Kuper (MA) Foto: HIIG

Freia Kuper (MA)

researcher at the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), ORC Project

Email: freia.kuper

Alexander von Humboldt Institut für Internet und Gesellschaft
Französische Straße 9
10117 Berlin

My site at the HIIG

What is my role within CATALPA?

As a researcher in science studies, I work on digital infrastructures in science and digital learning and teaching at higher education institutions.


CATALPA offers exciting insights into learning technologies and the transformation of education from many disciplinary backgrounds.

    • Researcher in the CATALPA & HIIG Project “Organisational Adaptivity in the German Higher Education Context” (OrA)
    • Researcher in research project “Indicators, Measurement and Performance of Quality Assurance: Third-Mission-Activities in the Social Sciences” (IMPaQT) on quality assessment of third-mission-activities of the social sciences and humanities.
    • Freelance researcher for a study on the use of artificial intelligence for the public interest supporting the Civic Coding initiative of Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs (BMAS), Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ) and Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Nuclear Safety and Consumer Protection (BMUV)
    • Researcher at the Museum for Natural History Berlin with Prof. Tahani Nadim on user imaginaries at play in the digitization of the museum collections building on master thesis "Relating to Data, Relating through Data - An Ethnographic Inquiry into the Immune Epitope Database"
  • sociology of science, sociology of knowledge, digital infrastructures, datafication, higher education institutions

  • ORC Project "Organizational Resilience and Creativity: Exploring the Future of Educational Technology in Higher Education"

    • Fecher, B., Kuper, F., Fähnrich, B., Schmid-Petri, H., Schildhauer, T., Weingart, P., & Wormer, H. (2023). Balancing interests between freedom and censorship: Organizational strategies for quality assurance in science communication. Science and Public Policy, 50(1), 1–14.
    • Fecher, B., Kuper, F., Sokolovska, N., Fenton, A., Hornbostel, S., & Wagner, G. G. (2021). Understanding the Societal Impact of the Social Sciences and Humanities: Remarks on Roles, Challenges, and Expectations. Frontiers in Research Metrics and Analytics, 6, 696804.