Mirko Suhari is a researcher at the Climate Sevice Center Germany (GERICS) and the Helmholtz Institute for Climate Service Science (HICSS) since December 2019. As part of the project NorQuATrans (Normativity, Objectivity and Quality Assurance of Transdisciplinary Processes), he is concerned with the question of how climate scientists and practice partners from different sectors of society co-produce climate knowledges and what roles the play in theses processes. The aim of the project is to develop quality criteria and evaluation methods for the improvement of transdisciplinary cooperation.
Before working at GERICS / HICSS, Mirko primarily dealt with knowledge controversies about the energy transition in Germany (wind energy, participation, science policy). His research foci are in the fields of Science and Technology Studies (STS), Environmental Sociology, Qualitative Methods (Expert Interviews, Discourse Analysis, Grounded Theory) and Transdisciplinary Sustainability Research.