The Institute for Science and Society (ISS) is committed to high quality research. Since ISS was set up in 1998, we have:
- taught and supervised over 50 postgraduate and PhD students
- attracted over £20m in research funding (often in collaboration with partners in STEM subjects)
- undertaken world-leading research projects and commissions for government agencies and prominent organisations
A selection of current research projects
- A five-year programme exploring the challenges in making science more public, funded by the Leverhulme Trust from 2012-2017 (Read a summary)
- A five-year programme exploring Synthetic Biology and Responsible research and Innovation, funded by the BBSRC/EPSRC (Read a summary)
- A five-year programme exploring urban habitats, funded by the Leverhulme Trust
Past research projects include:
- A three-year project examined climate change as a complex, social issue, funded by the ESRC/ORA from 2011-2014 (Read a summary)
If you are interested in conducting research at ISS, please get in touch.
More info on postgraduate research degrees (eg PhD)
To discuss potential PhD supervisors and topics/themes, please contact Professor Reiner Grundmann.