Hej/Moi/Hello/Привет! I'm glad you found here. I'm Karoliina Pulkkinen, a postdoctoral researcher at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. I'm a philosopher of science, and I work on values in science.

My current project is a collaboration with climate scientists at Department of Meteorology in Stockholm University, but alongside working on contemporary issues such as climate modelling, I also do more historical research, focussing especially on history of physical sciences. I did my PhD on the role of values in the development of the periodic system of chemical elements at University of Cambridge, where I was a Ph.D. candidate at the Department of History and Philosophy of Science. My project was supervised by Hasok Chang, and advised by Anna Alexandrova.

If you are a student at KTH, you might recognise me as the principal instructor of Ethics of Medical Technology 2020-21 and an occasional seminar instructor for the Tamos course.

I am also one of the co-founders of Jargonium, the blog for history and philosophy of chemistry. I am also the editor of the Chemical Intelligence newsletter for Society of History of Alchemy and Chemistry (SHAC).

Don't hesitate to drop me a line if you have a question or would like to have copies of my published research!


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