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Nick Wright

Research Development Manager: Rights Lab, Faculty of Social Sciences



Dr Nick Wright

As the Research Development Manager for the Rights Lab Beacon Nick provides support for research, public engagement and the development of partnerships. Nick took up this post in October 2017 having been seconded from a Research and Business Development Officer role with the Centre for Advanced Studies (CAS) with whom he continues to work closely. He joined CAS in 2014 following appointments at the School of Geography, the Centre for Applied Bioethics (which sits between the School of Biosciences and the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science), and the Institute of Science and Society all at the University of Nottingham. In 2004-5 he spent a year at the University of British Columbia in The W. Maurice Young Centre for Applied Ethics. He has experience of working on projects funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme, and Genome Canada, amongst others. Prior to a Ph.D and M.Sc he worked for a short time at the Department for Environment, Transport and Rural Affairs (as it was then).

Selected Publications

  • N. WRIGHT, MEIJBOOM, F.L.B. and SANDØE, P, 2010. Thoughts on the ethics of preventing and controlling epizootic diseases The Veterinary Journal. 186(2), 127-128
  • WRIGHT, N. and MURCOTT, A., 2010. Autopsie, coroners et diffusion publique. In: VASSY, C., KELLER, R.C and DINGWALL, R., eds., Enregistrer les morts, identifier les surmortalités: Une comparison Angleterre, États-Unis et France Presses de l'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Santé Publique.
  • WRIGHT, N. and NERLICH, B., 2009. Rumour: viral cows and viral culture? Towards an explantion of rumour in the 2001 UK outbreak of FMD. In: DORING, M and NERLICH, B, eds., The Social and Cultural Impact of Foot-and-Mouth Disease in the UK in 2001 Manchester University Press. (In Press.)
  • VASSY, C., DINGWALL, R., FASSIN, D., KELLER, R., MURCOTT, A. and WRIGHT, N, 2007. Des morts inaperçues. L’enregistrement des surmortalités en Angleterre, aux Etats-Unis et en France, Rapport final pour la Mission de la Recherche (MIRE-DRES)

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