Focus area History and Philosophy of Science and Humanities

The focus area History and Philosophy of the Sciences and the Humanities brings together researchers from all seven faculties of Utrecht University to offer a long term, historical and philosophical perspective on current topics within society, that are related to generating scientific knowledge. 

The broad expertise in this focus area, complemented by international cooperation, will specifically target current issues in relation to the European knowledge society, public and private funding of scientific research, the growth of interdisciplinary research, and scientific integrity.