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UCL STS announce senior academics promotion for 2020-21

7 July 2021

UCL STS are delighted to announce the academic promotion of Dr Jack Stilgoe to Professor with effect 01 October 2021

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The latest round of UCL’s academic promotions has been announced and we are delighted that this year Dr Jack Stilgoe has be promoted from Associate Professor to Professor of Science & Technology Policy 

Dr Jack Stilgoe researches the governance of emerging technologies. He is principal investigator of the ESRC Driverless Futures project (2019-2021). This project is looking to anticipate the politics of self-driving cars. He worked with EPSRC and ESRC to develop a framework for responsible innovation, which is now being used by the Research Councils. Among other publications, he is the author of ‘Who’s Driving Innovation?’ (2020, Palgrave) and ‘Experiment Earth: Responsible innovation in geoengineering’ (2015, Routledge). He previously worked in science and technology policy at the Royal Society and the think tank Demos. He is a fellow of the Turing Institute.

The full list of successful 2020-21 promotions is available on the UCL HR web site.