Dino Trescher is a risk and science communication scholar. His research foci concern systemic interdependencies of nature, technology and society, especially the nexus of risk and ethics assessment. He is currently researching REconciling sCience, Innovation and Precaution through the Engagement of Stakeholders (RECIPES). Before joining IASS he led quantitative and qualitative risk benefit perception research projects at the Federal Ministry for Food and Agriculture (BMEL) and contributed to the further development of the German National Sustainable Development Strategy. Prior to this he led numerous risk perception research projects in the department Sociology of Risk and Risk Benefit Appraisal at the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR). He holds degrees in Science Communication (M.Sc.) from Technische Universität Berlin and Media and Communication Management/Journalism (B.A.) from DHBW Ravensburg. He served many years as a science journalist and editor at the interface of science, technology and society, was several times stipendiary of the Robert Bosch Stiftung and Journalismfund, moderates debates and lectures i.a. scientific writing.