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The Department of Science and Technology Studies, UCL is an interdisciplinary centre for the integrated study of science's history, philosophy, sociology, communication and policy, located in the heart of London. Founded in 1921. Award winning for teaching and research, plus for our public engagement programme. Rated as outstanding by students at every level.
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Lecturer in Social Studies of Science
For 2012-13, Dr Stilgoe teaches the following modules:
- HPSC3036 Governing Emerging Technologies - new module (link)
- HPSC2017 Global Citizenship in Action (link)
- BASC1002 Interdisciplinary Research Methods (link)
I work on science and technology policy, particularly the governance of science and emerging technologies and public engagement with science.
I was previously a senior research fellow at the University of Exeter, where I was working on a framework for responsible innovation. I have spent my professional life in the overlap between science policy research and science policy practice, first here in STS, then at the think tank Demos, then at the Royal Society. My most recent research project has involved advising the UK's Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council on the governance of emerging technologies.
My current research is on the governance of geoengineering - defined by the Royal Society as the "deliberate, large-scale manipulation of the planetary environment".
I am on the editorial board of Public Understanding of Science and a member of the Sciencewise steering group, advising the UK Government on public engagement with science.
PhD, Sociology of science, MSc, Science and technology policy, BA (Hons), Economics
There is more about me, including my publications, at my blog jackstilgoe.wordpress.com
I am on Twitter:@jackstilgoe
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