EU FP7 (2010-11) How members of the public understand and engage with climate change impacts on marine environments, ranging from ocean acidification and species distribution change to sea-level rise and costal erosion.
NERC (2014-15) Aims to determine the environmental impacts of the December 2013 North Norfolk storm surge event and understand the social responses.
EU FP7 (2010-13) Develops new global low emissions scenarios, placing EU efforts in a global context; builds an approach for assessing EU policies against mitigation and adaptation objectives and for developing alternative policy options.
Leverhulme Trust (2010-13) At a time when natural scientists are anxiously debating the importance of critical ‘tipping points’ in natural systems, this project will in effect explore the scope for ‘tipping’ the multi-level governance systems in large, polluting states to enable significant and enduring policy innovation for climate change governance.
Leverhulme Trust (2007-11) This project explored public, scientific and policy understandings, conceptualisations and responses to framings of energy policy.
The Science, Trust and Public Engagement project comprised a major review of public concerns about the governance of emerging science and technology through a meta-analysis of 17 UK public dialogues sponsored by Sciencewise on subjects ranging from nanotechnology and synthetic biology, through to low carbon energy and geoengineering of climate change. This analysis identified five…
The past decade has seen a dramatic rise in public engagement and participatory modes of governing science, technology and the environment, promoted by arguments that it enhances trust, acceptance, and the quality and social responsibility of science and decision-making. Most academic and practical effort in this field to date has been channelled into developing engagement…