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Research

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

Current research projects (selection)

  • A five-year programme exploring the challenges in making science more public, funded by the Leverhulme Trust (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 (2011-2014). Read a summary.

If you are interested in conducting research at ISS, please get in touch.

PhD research

More info on postgraduate research degrees (eg. PhD)

NB. To discuss potential PhD supervisors and topics / themes, contact Professor Reiner Grundmann.

 

Institute for Science and Society

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