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School of Social and Political Science: Graduate school


Science, Technology and Innovation Studies

Name PhD Title Research Interests Contact Information
Dayana Ariffin  

Rosalind Attenborough Scientific openness: a new epistemic virtue? open science,open data,open access,scientific publishing,ethos in science,epistemic virtue,disciplinary cultures,identity
Jim Baker 'Suitable and Sufficient: UK Regulation of Post-construction Fire Safety I am interested in the sociology of fire safety, principally concentrating on the post-construction regulation of fire safety in the UK.
Rodrigo Liscovsky Barrera Collaborate or perish: a multi-level social network analysis of scientific internationalisation in Latin America using a combination of methods in STS Social network analysis,scientometrics,bibliometrics,Science policy,Big data applied to social sciences,Sociology of indicators 1.61
Kate Bowell "Narratives on Display: The History of Science and Technology Exhibit Labels at National Museums Scotland" History of museums,Museology,History of science and technology,Exhibit labels,History of exhibitions,Narratives of science and technology,Museum learning
No Photo Sophie Buijsen Knowing Sex: A qualitative study of the knowledge practices and experiences of teenage girls in Scotland and the Netherlands. sex,Sexuality,Sex & Gender,Knowledge production,Girlhood
Benedetta Catanzariti Facial Recognition: An Intersectional Inquiry on Design Process and Social Dynamics of AI Surveillance Technology (provisional) Feminism,ethnography,Inequality,ICT,Sociology of knowledge and science,Science and technology studies,gender and intersectionality,Artificial Intelligence and Robotics,Surveillance,biopolitics and bioeconomy,artificial emotional intelligence 1.60
Fiona Coyle Mitigating Modification: Understanding the Societal and Ethical Implications of the Regulation of New and Emerging Biomedical Technologies in the UK Context 2006-2018 Science and technology studies,Medical sociology,Regulation of Medical Devices,Genome-editing ,Mitochondrial Donation,NEST Ethics ,Techno-Moral Change ,Public health,Health policy,Assisted Reproductive Technologies,Biomedical knowledge(s), practices and technologies G10
Andrés Domínguez Distributed Infrastructuring and Innovation: Exploring User Involvement in Decentralised Internet of Things networks Social Shaping of Internet and Society,Internet Studies,Internet of Things,Users,Innovation Studies,Ethics and Governance of IoT,Responsibility,Responsible Innovation 1.61 
+44 (0) 1316514274
No Photo Nathalie Dupin The Influence of Interdisciplinary Training on the Next Generation of Scientists Britain,ethnography,Institutions and institutional change,organizations and institutions,Technology and society,Knowledge,Higher Education,Interdisciplinarity,Expertise,Embodiement,Educational policy,Universities,Interdisciplinary collaborations
Sergio Orozco-Echeverri How do planets find their way? Laws of nature and the transformations of knowledge in the scientific revolution
J. Antonio Ballesteros Figueroa Constructing Imperfect Worlds Through Mundanity: Measuring and Forecasting Environmental Issues Science and technology studies,Environmental Sociology,Social Shaping of Technology,Policy Indicators,Democracy and Social Indicators,The politics of transparency and accountability,Sociology of Knowledge,sociology of scientific knowledge 1.04
Vassilis Galanos Towards an Empirical Investigation of Expectations in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics: Avoiding Pitfalls of Polarised Foresight [susceptible to change] Expertise,Sociology of expectations and futures,Artificial Intelligence and Robotics,digital media,Digital Cultures,Social Informatics and Innovation,Sociocybernetics,cybernetics,Media and society,media studies,Information Society Theories,Library and Information Science,expert studies,Science and technology studies 1.63 
+44 (0) 750 688 7026
Owais Golra Understanding the Learning and Innovation in Textile Sector in Pakistan  

José David Gómez Urrego Time, Expectations and the Future in Action in Ecuador's Yachay Sociology of knowledge and science,time and temporality,Sociology of expectations and futures,Technology and society,Ecuador,Social cognition of self and others,sociotechnical system change,oral history 1.04 
Barbara Haward Telegraphists' Cramp: the emergence and disappearance of an occupational disease between 1875 and 1930.,
Anna Kuslits history of medicine,history of the body,museum studies,anatomical collections,Scottish Enlightenment,gender and Enlightenment thought,gender in the history of science, technology and medicine 1.63
Rhodri Ivor Leng Citations Practices and the Shaping of Scientific Knowledge:Citation network analysis, selective citation, and the diet–heart paradigm. Sociology of Knowledge,Bias in Research,Quantitative Methods,Sociology of Scientific Knowledge,Social Network Analysis,Social and Public Policy,Evidence-based public health;
Mareike Lührs  

Cristina Moreno Lozano Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) protocols: Optimization, hospital infrastructures, and care practices in democratic Spain Science & technology studies,medical and veterinary anthropology,Antimicrobial resistance,history of medicine  

Valentina Marcheselli  

Chris Mellingwood Amphibious Researchers: working with laboratory automation in synthetic biology
George Papamichail Regional STI Policies,Regional Innovation Systems,Smart Specialisation Strategies  

Mason Robbins The Revenue League: An examination of how Deloitte and KPMG are building the €1 Billion annual revenue generating football club. Football,Sport Business,Revenue Generation,Digital Transformations,Spanish Football,North American Sports Business,Deloitte Sports Business Group,KPMG Football Benchmark,Microsoft Sports,Sport Business Consulting,Ranking Systems 1.02 
+44 (0)7450 255096
Simone Sambento Multidisciplinary Collaborations in Cave and Karst Environments
Liam Anfield Simmonds  

Andrey M. Elizondo Infrastructuring Data Integration Between Multiple Socio-Technical Contexts of Care Information Infrastructures,Complex systems,Digital Transformation,data management,Cross-boundaries Systems Integration,Human Dynamics, Artifacts and Practices,Data Society,e-health,Interoperability,Social Informatics and Innovation,Technology and Innovation Studies,Task Complexity,Social network analysis,Computational Social Science 1.04
Sophie Stone Science and technology studies,Sociology of knowledge and science,synthetic biology,Discourse and rhetoric studies,Philosophy of science,Bioethics and concepts of nature,Sociology of Science,Biotechnologies
Daniel Thorpe Unbundling "Indigenous" Space Capability: Actors, Policy Positons and Agency in Geospatial Information Science in Southwest Nigeria Sociology of knowledge and science,Technology and society,ethnography,Situational analysis,Environment,aerospace science and technologies,Environmental anthropology,environmental politics,postcolonial science and technology studies,Science, technology and development,Institutional capacity building,Renewable energy and green politics
Matjaz Vidmar "New" Space Industry and Innovation Britain,Institutions and institutional change,Politics of infrastructure,ethnography,UK,Archaeology of Science,Technology and society,Sociology of Technology,Science and technology,Innovation,Systems of Innovation,Sectoral Systems of Innovation,Technology and Innovation Studies,Innovation theory,Business model formation and innovation,Innovation Diffusion,Regional Innovation Systems,History of science, technology and engineering,Science & technology studies,aerospace science and technologies,History of science, medicine and technology Higgs Centre for Innovation; 
+44 (0)131 668 8461
No Photo Jarmo De Vries The influence of genomic medicine on medical work genomics,biomedicine,Expertise,Science and technology studies,Big data,data infrastructures,NHS,Genetics and Society
Michel Wahome  

Xiaona Wang