Renate Tobies

Renate Tobies, a historian of mathematics and science at the Friedrich Schiller University in Jena (Germany), studied mathematics, chemistry, physics, and pedagogy, and completed her doctoral degree and Habilitation at the University of Leipzig while working at the Karl Sudhoff Institute with Hans Wußing. She was the managing editor of the International Journal of History of Natural Sciences, Technology and Medicine for twenty years. After Wußing's retirement, she became a visiting professor at the University of Kaiserslautern and taught the history of science and technology at the University of Stuttgart. In addition, she has held visiting professorships at the Universities of Braunschweig, Jena, Saarbrücken, and Linz. She is a Corresponding Member of the Académie Internationale d’Histoire des Sciences (Paris) und a Foreign Member of the Agder Academy of Sciences and Letters (Kristiansand, Norway). Her main research fields are the history of mathematics and its applications, and women in mathematics, science, and technology.

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