Gerd Gigerenzer has been appointed to the Scientific Council of the European Research Council
The European Research Council (ERC) is an institution set up by the European Commission to fund basic research.
Gerd Gigerenzer, Director of the Harding Center for Risk Literacy at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, has been appointed to the Scientific Council of the European Research Council (ERC). Founded by the European Union, the ERC is the most important European funding organisation for frontier research. The Scientific Council heads the ERC and defines the scientific funding strategy. As a representative of the European scientific community, it promotes creativity and innovative research.