Thomas Bayer is responsible for press and public relations, as well as for the web editorial department.


Born 1969 in Vienna, various international IT-certificates (including CISCO, Microsoft, Redhat, SuSe); music studies in jazz guitar at the American Institute of Music (AIM) in Vienna 1992-1994; studies of musicology with a focus on systematic musicology and ethnomusicology at the University of Vienna 2005-2008; journalism studies at the Kuratorium für Journalistenausbildung (KfJ) in Salzburg 2013-2014.


After 15 years of experience as an IT consultant, Thomas Bayer moved to the communications sector in 2012 and began as press officer of an international IT service provider and data center operator. As managing editor he actively co-designed both the online appearance and the print edition of the Bohmann Publishing Group's Monitor magazine. Another milestone in his journalistic career was the founding and management of the Vienna editorial office of the video portal austrianews24.

Since September 2016, he has been co-responsible for press and public relations at the Institute.

TA Projects

TA Projects

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Refereed Contributions

Refereed Contributions

  • Akerlof, K., Tyler, C., Foxen, S. E., Heath, E., Gual Soler, M., Allegra, A., Cloyd, E. T., Hird, J. A., Nelson, S. M., Nguyen, C. T., Gonnella, C. J., Berigan, L. A., Abeledo, C. R., Al-Yakoub, T. A., Andoh, H. F., dos Santos Boeira, L., van Boheemen, P., Cairney, P., Cook-Deegan, R., Costigan, G., Dhimal, M., Di Marco, M. H., Dube, D., Egbetokun, A., El Kharraz, J., Galindo, L. E., Ferguson, M. W. J., Franco, J., Graves, Z., Hayter, E., Hernández-Mondragón, A. C., Hobbs, A. D., Holden, K. L., IJsselmuiden, C., Jegede, A. S., Krstic, S. B., Mbonyintwali, J. -M., Mengesha, S. D., Michalek, T., Nagano, H., Nentwich, M., Nouri, A., Ntale, P. D., Ogundele, O. M., Omenma, J. T., Pau, L. -F., Peha, J. M., Prescott, E. M., Ramos-Vielba, I., Roberts, R., Sandifer, P. A., Saner, M. A., Sanganyado, E., Sanni, M., Santillán, O., Stine, D. D., Straf, M. L., Tangney, P., Washbourne, C. -L., Winderickx, W., & Yarime, M. (2019). A collaboratively derived international research agenda on legislative science advice. Naturepalgrave Communications. doi:10.1057/s41599-019-0318-6
  • Nentwich, M., & Fuchs, D. (2018). 30 Jahre Institut für Technikfolgen-Abschätzung der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften. Geistes-, Sozial- Und Kulturwissenschaftlicher Anzeiger Der Öaw, 153, 5-68; online first: 5/12/2018. Retrieved from http://epub.oeaw.ac.at/0xc1aa5576_0x003a0519.pdf
  • Nentwich, M., & Horváth, D. (2018). The vision of delivery drones. Call for a technology assessment perspective. Tatup – Technikfolgenabschätzung In Theorie Und Praxis, 27, 46-52. Retrieved from http://www.tatup.de/index.php/tatup/article/view/129/197
  • Riehm, U., & Nentwich, M. (2017). Open Science aus Perspektive der Technikfolgenabschätzung. Zu Begriff, gesellschaftlicher Einbettung und möglichen Entwicklungen eines ubiquitären Konzepts. Technikfolgenabschätzung In Theorie Und Praxis (Tatup), 26, 11-17. Retrieved from https://www.tatup.de/index.php/tatup/article/view/20/59
  • König, R., & Nentwich, M. (2016). Soziale Medien in der Wissenschaft. In J. -H. Schmidt & Taddicken, M. (Eds.) (pp. 1-20). Wiesbaden: Springer Fachmedien. doi:10.1007/978-3-658-03895-3_17-1
  • van Est, R., Ganzevles, J., & Nentwich, M. (2015). Modeling Parliamentary Technology Assessment in Relational Terms. Mediating Between the Spheres of Parliament, Government, Science and Technology, and Society. Technikfolgenabschätzung – Theorie Und Praxis, 24, 11-20. Retrieved from http://www.tatup-journal.de/english/tatup151_esua15a.php
  • Ganzevles, J., van Est, R., & Nentwich, M. (2014). Embracing Variety: Introducing the Inclusive Modelling of (Parliamentary) Technology Assessment. Journal Of Responsible Innovation, 1, 292-313. doi:10.1553/ita-pa-MN-14-5
  • Kurath, M., Nentwich, M., Fleischer, T., & Eisenberger, I. (2014). Cultures and Strategies in the Regulation of Nanotechnology in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and the European Union. Nanoethics, 8, 121-140. doi:10.1007/s11569-014-0200-3
  • König, R., & Nentwich, M. (2014). Cyberscience 2.0: Wissenschaftskommunikation in der Beta-Gesellschaft. Kommunikation@Gesellschaft [Www.soz.uni-Frankfurt.de/K.g/], 15 – Sonderausgabe 'Vom Modem zu Facebook – Wissenschaft nach 20 Jahren World Wide Web'. Retrieved from http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:0168-ssoar-378440
  • Strauß, S., & Nentwich, M. (2013). Social network sites, privacy and the blurring boundary between public and private spaces. Science And Public Policy, 40, 724-732 (online first: 5/10/13). doi:10.1093/scipol/sct072
  • Nentwich, M., Stöger, H., & Muth, V. (2012). Open Access und die Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften. Vöb-Mitteilungen, 65, 178-186. Retrieved from http://phaidra.univie.ac.at/o:175746
  • Nentwich, M. (2008). Cyberscience: The Age of Digitised Collaboration?. In A. Zimmermann & Bos, N. (Eds.), Scientific Collaboration on the Internet (pp. 33-49). Cambridge/MA, London: MIT Press.
  • Nentwich, M. (2005). Cyberscience. Modelling ICT-induced changes of the scholarly communication system. Information, Communication &Amp; Society (Ics), 8, 542-560.
  • Nentwich, M. (2005). Quality control in academic publishing: challenges in the age of cyberscience. Poiesis &Amp; Praxis, International Journal Of Ethics Of Science And Technology Assessment, 3. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10202-004-0071-8
  • Nentwich, M. (2001). (Re-)De-commodification in academic knowledge distribution?. Science Studies, 21-42.
  • Nentwich, M. (2000). Scholarly Research in the Age of Information and Communication Technologies. Ipts-Report.
  • Nentwich, M. (1999). Quality Filters in Electronic Publishing. Journal Of Electronic Publishing. Retrieved from http://quod.lib.umich.edu/j/jep/3336451.0005.109/--european-research-papers-archive-quality-filters?rgn=main;view=fulltext
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