We are pleased to maintain active research links with the following academics.
Laurie Waller (Research Associate, Department of Geography at the University of Manchester)
Laurie joined the University of Manchester in 2021 after 3 years as a researcher at 3S. A sociologist by training, he works in the field of science and technology studies with a particular focus on public engagement with emerging technologies and climate/environmental issues. He has a longstanding interest in political theory and public participation and has previously taught interdisciplinary courses on technology & democracy, controversy analysis and participatory research design. He is particularly interested in experimental and creative uses of media in social research.
Tim received an OBE in 2010, is a Deputy Lieutenant of the County of Norfolk, served as Sheriff of Norwich (2009-10), and is a Fellow of the British Academy. He has edited a number of key books on the institutional aspects of global environmental change, policy and practice, and is actively involved in research on the better governance for sustainability. He is also active in the evolution of sustainability science partnerships. His direct work relates to designing future coastlines in East Anglia in England and in Portugal, so that they are ready for sea level rise and the creation of sound economies and societies for a sustainable future. Tim plays the double-bass in a local chamber orchestra