Global Governance Institute


Carina Fearnley

Dr Carina Fearnley is Associate Professor in Science and Technology Studies at the UCL Department of Science and Technology Studies and Director of the UCL Warning Research Centre.

Carina is an interdisciplinary researcher, drawing on relevant expertise in the social sciences on scientific uncertainty, risk, and complexity to focus on how natural hazard early warning systems can be made more effective, specifically alert level systems. She also has interest in the transdisciplinary potential of art and science collaborations around environmental hazards. Carina established the World Organisation of Volcano Observatories Volcano Alert Level Working Group, and edited the first publication dedicated to Volcanic Crisis Communication (Observing the Volcano World: Volcanic Crisis Communication). She is the founder of the UCL Warning Research Centre.