Affiliated Doctoral Candidate (2017-2021)
The Epistemology and Politics of Biodiversity Research. An Exploration in Political Philosophy of Science on the Example of the “Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services” (completed in 2022)
Program Director, VolkswagenStiftung, Hannover
2017 – 2021
Doctoral Candidate at the DFG Research Training Group 2073 Integrating Ethics and Epistemology of Scientific Research, Leibniz University Hanover
4/2018 – 9/2018
Executive Assistant to the Secretary General, VolkswagenStiftung, Hanover
3/2017 – 8/2017
Internship at VolkswagenStiftung, Hanover
2015 – 2016
History, Philosophy and Sociology of Science, Technology and Medicine (Master of Philosophy), University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
2014 – 2017
Physics (Master of Science), Leibniz Universität Hannover
2011 – 2014
Philosophy and History (Bachelor of Arts), Leibniz Universität Hannover
8/2013 – 10/2013
Internship at the Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony, Hannover
2009 – 2013
Physics (Bachelor of Science), Leibniz Universität Hannover
Schönwitz, Tobias. forthcoming. Values in Science, Biodiversity Research, and the Problem of Particularity. Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal.
Jadreškić, Daria; Hopf, David & Schönwitz, Tobias. 2020. Inmaculada de Melo-Martín and Kristen Intemann: The fight against doubt – How to bridge the gap between scientists and the public. Journal for General Philosophy of Science 51, 203–206.
Weak and Strong Mechanistic Realism and the Identification-Problem of Mechanisms, International Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (EPSA17), Exeter, United Kingdom, 6-9 September, 2017.
Science or Art? Pharmacy in 19th Century Austria and England, Autumn Meeting of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry, London, United Kingdom, 12 November 2016.
The Identification-Problem of Mechanisms and Weak Mechanistic Realism, 25th Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association (PSA2016), Atlanta, USA, 3-5 November 2016.