Hannah Kosow

Research Associate
Research Center for Interdisciplinary Risk and Innovation Studies


+49 711 685-84247
+49 711 685-82487

Seidenstr. 36
70174 Stuttgart


At ZIRIUS, she predominantly researches interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary methods. She focuses on environmental scenarios and qualitative system analyses, as well as on the participation of experts, stakeholders and citizens in research processes.

Selected Publications:

Dreyer, Marion/Kosow, Hannah/Dratsdrummer, Frank (Hrsg.) 2018: Engaging society for Responsible Research and Innovation: Lowering barriers – innovating policies and practices. A support tool for promoting engagement of citizens and third sector actors in research and in research and innovation policy. EU project PROSO, PDF

Kosow, Hannah 2016: The best of both worlds? An exploratory study on forms and effects of new qualitative-quantitative scenario methodologies. Diss., Universität Stuttgart , PDF

Kosow, Hannah 2015: New outlooks in traceability and consistency of integrated scenarios. In: European Journal of Futures Research 3:16, 1-12, DOI: 10.1007/s40309-015-0077-6

Kosow, Hannah/León, Christian 2015: Die Szenariotechnik als Methode der Experten- und Stakeholdereinbindung. In: Niederberger,  Marlene/Wassermann, Sandra (Hrsg.): Methoden der Experten- und Stakeholdereinbindung in der sozialwissenschaftlichen Forschung. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, 217-242, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-658-01687-6_11

Kosow, Hannah/Gaßner, Robert 2008: Methods of Future and Scenario Analysis. Overview, Assessment, and Selection Criteria. DIE Studies No. 39, Bonn: Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) ,PDF;  Deutsche Fassung: Methoden der Zukunfts- und Szenarioanalyse. Überblick, Bewertung und Auswahlkriterien. WerkstattBericht Nr. 103, Berlin: IZT – Institut für Zukunftsstudien und Technologiebewertung, PDF

Further Publications as PDF

Hannah Kosow studied Social Sciences (German and French double degree from the University of Stuttgart and Institut d’Études Politiques, Bordeaux). Since 2006, she has been working in applied research on the interface of society, technology and the environment, including at the IZT DIALOGIK  and ZIRIUS since 2009. She completed her doctorate at the University of Stuttgart in the Cluster of Excellence Simulation Technology on new qualitative and quantitative scenario methods.

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