Institute for Science and Society


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

Past research projects include:

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

PhD research

View more information on postgraduate research degrees or to discuss potential PhD supervisors and topics/themes, please contact Professor Reiner Grundmann.


Institute for Science and Society

School of Sociology and Social Policy
Law and Social Sciences building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD