A farewell as SPRU Director – Professor Schot’s leaving lecture

As 2018 draws to a close, so does Professor Johan Schotā€™s five-year tenure as Director at the Science Policy Research…

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Crafting Stories Of Technology And Progress: Five Considerations

The blog for June was originally published by Professor Schot for the Society of the History of Technology and the…

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Innovation and Transformation in China

Following Professor Schot’s Beijing visit for an exploratory workshop, on behalf of the Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium,Ā to look at transformative…

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Research and Innovation in a Time of Change

This month’s blog post takes the form of an interview with Professor Schot conducted by the Norwegian publication,Ā Forskningspolitikk. The interviewer…

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A Post-plastic Age by Stealth?

In the 1950s plastics were the future. They still are. The 9 million tons produced since the first plastics revolution…

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Striking a balance between ā€˜doing allā€™ and ā€˜prohibiting allā€™ in geoengineering research and governance

Guest blog by Judith Kreuter,Ā Political Science Institute at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany   “The governance of emerging technology…

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Innovation Policy for the Future

Guest Blog from the Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Research & Education following ProfessorĀ Schot’s keynote ‘Research & Policy Agenda…

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How the Car Became King in USA

Daily mobility in America is, for the majority, all about the car. Car culture is the culture. Society in the…

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What role for local actors in system change? Fighting climate change in the UKĀ 

Guest Blog, Originally published by Oxfam Blogs, November 29, 2016 Ruth Mayne, Oxfamā€™s senior researcher on the effectiveness of influencing,…

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