Eva Hemmungs Wirtén


Yippie! In March 2017 I was awarded an 2016 ERC Advanced Investigator Grant for the project "Patents as Scientific Information, 1895-2020," (PASSIM)! The project will run between 2017-2022 and is funded with 2,3 million Euro. Pressrelease in Swedish here, and in English here.  

Making Marie Curie: Intellectual Property and Celebrity Culture in an Age of Information (University of Chicago Press 2015) appeared in paperback in November 2016 * made it onto the American Association of University Publishers 2016 Book, Jacket, and Journal Show as an example of excellent design in the category "jackets and covers" * is now translated into simplified Chinese. 

REVIEWS (and more)

Review by Declan Fahy in Public Understanding of Science, October 30, 2017. Pdf

Review by Xavier Roqué in Ambix 63 (4), 2016. Pdf 

Review by Luis Campos in Isis 107 (3), 2016. Pdf 

Review by Patricia Fara in British Journal for the History of Science 49 (1), 2016. Pdf

"The Age of Curie," review by Sally Gregory Kohlstedt in Women's Review of Books 33 (1)2016.

"Vetenskapen speglad i en ikon," op-ed by Maja Hagerman (in Swedish), Dagens Nyheter, December 10, 2015. 

My talk with Carla Nappi about MMC for the podcast New Books in Science, Technology and Society, August 1, 2015.  

"Laboratoriernas egen megastjärna," understreckare [in Swedish] by Kim Salomon, Svenska Dagbladet, July 25, 2015.

Review by Raizel Liebler on the Learned Fan Girl blog, May 29, 2015.  

Review by Robyn Arianrhod in Times Higher Education, April 30, 2015. Pdf 

One of five books reviewed by Daniel Cressey in the "Books in brief" section of Nature, March 26, 2015. Pdf  

"Scientific Saint," review by Evan Hepler-Smith in Wall Street Journal, March 20, 2015. Pdf

One of Library Journal 2015 Editors' Spring Picks! Read more here