Aachen University (Germany)
Joachim Allgaier is a social scientist, science and technology studies scholar and media and communications researcher. He is a senior researcher at the Chair of Society and Technology at the Human Technology Center (HumTec) of RWTH Aachen University in Germany and a member of the Global Young Academy. Joachim is studying how science, technology and health topics are communicated in public, how they are represented in the media, on the Internet and in popular culture, and how various publics perceive them. He is currently researching how science, technology and health issues and topics are communicated via online video-sharing platforms such as YouTube.