Research Projects

Current Projects

Project name Dates
Commercial Airliner Technology and the Greening of Air Travel 1 April 2010 - 30 September 2013
e-Prescribing: Investigating the Implementation, Adoption and Effectiveness of ePrescribing Systems in English Hospitals 1 November 2011 - 31 October 2016
ESRC Centre for Social and Economic Research on Innovation in Genomics 1 October 2007 - 30 June 2013
ESRC Seminar Series on Synthetic Biology and the Social Sciences 1 January 2011 - 30 June 2012
EuroStemCell 1 March 2010 - 28 February 2014
Integrating Technical and Social Aspects of Fire Safety Engineering Expertise 1 October 2011 - 30 September 2016
Learning Energy Systems 1 January 2013 - 1 January 2015
MyFIRE 1 June 2010 - 30 June 2012
NERC Agri-food Industry Knowledge Exchange Fellowship 1 January 2012 - 31 December 2013
No Study's Perfect: A Cross-Disciplinary Analysis of Published Errata 1 June 2011 - 31 May 2012
REALISE: A Therapy Realization Pathway Tool (TRPT) 1 May 2010 - 30 April 2012
ST-FLOW: Standarization and orthogonalization of the gene expression flow for robust engineering of NTN (new-to-nature) biological properties 1 January 2012 - 31 December 2015
Sustainable Practices Research Group 1 June 2010 - 31 May 2013
The role of knowledge in the construction and regulation of health and education policy in Europe 1 October 2006 - 30 September 2012
Understanding and Governing Complex Financial Instruments: A 'Social Studies of Finance' Investigation of Multi-Name Credit Derivatives 1 September 2009 - 28 February 2013

Completed Projects

Project name Dates
21st Century Genetic Health 1 October 2003 - 1 October 2007
Agri-­food and Innovation 1 September 2010 - 30 April 2011
Animal Cloning and Genetic Modification: a Prospective Study 1 March 2005 - 30 November 2005
Assessment Tools for Breakthrough and Emergent Science and Technology 1 January 2005 - 31 December 2005
Building Renewable Energy Innovation Systems 1 January 2004 - 31 December 2005
Building robust, integrative inter-disciplinary governance models for emerging and existing risks 1 July 2006 - 31 December 2008
China EU Information Technology Standards Research Partnership 1 February 2008 - 31 January 2010
Consequences, opportunities and challenges of modern biotechnology for Europe 1 June 2006 - 30 September 2006
Empowering Women Engineers Careers in Industrial and Academic Research 1 October 2005 - 30 September 2007
ESRC Centre for Social and Economic Research on Innovation in Genomics 1 January 2001 - 30 September 2007
ESRC Fellowship on the Social Study of the Information Technology Marketplace: The Role of Industry Analysts 1 January 2009 - 31 December 2010
Evaluation of the effect of IT on interactions between healthcare workers and patients 1 September 2008 - 31 January 2011
Exploring the Power of Knowledge and Technology Flows in Developing Countries 1 October 2002 - 30 September 2005
Flexible Convergence of Wireless Standards and Services 1 January 2002 - 31 December 2004
From Invention to Innovation: Technology Transfer and the British Technology Group 1 September 2000 - 31 August 2000
Gender in/of Engineering 1 January 2004 - 1 January 2006
Genomics Innovation in Scotland 1 February 2003 - 31 December 2005
Innovation Processes in Life Science Industries 1 February 2003 - 1 January 2007
Integrated Advice Pilot Project 1 February 2011 - 31 January 2012
Interdisciplinary Design and Evaluation of Dependability 1 December 2006 - 30 November 2010
Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration on Dependability 1 July 2000 - 3 June 2006
ISSTI Interdisciplinary Masterclasses 1 November 2006 - 31 October 2009
Making Innovation Dependable (MInD): Validating Complex Technologies Across the Network Organisation 1 October 2007 - 31 March 2010
Military and Civil Innovation and the Defence Technology Base: UK Radar 1945-2000 1 November 2000 - 30 September 2004
Mitigating the environmental impact of cattle and sheep: animal genetics and farmers’ readiness for uptake 1 January 2010 - 31 December 2011
Mitigating the environmental impact of cattle and sheep: animal genetics and farmers’ readiness for uptake 1 January 2010 - 31 December 2011
Network Enterprise the shaping of institutions and standards in e-business 1 January 2003 - 31 December 2005
North Sea Sustainable Energy Planning 1 September 2003 - 31 August 2012
Orienting the Future: Design Strategies for Non-Place 1 January 2005 - 31 March 2006
OSI Foresight Detection and Identification of Infectious Diseases 1 November 2004 - 31 July 2006
Parcelcall 1 January 2000 - 31 December 2002
Policy Innovation Systems for Clean Energy Security 21 November 2008 - 21 November 2008
Promotion of Efficient Heat Pumps for Heating 1 December 2006 - 1 May 2009
QUEST: Capturing Lessons for Interdisciplinarity 1 February 2010 - 31 January 2011
Science and Technology in China today: challenges for analysis and for policy 8 December 2006 - 8 December 2006
Scottish Living Lab 13 September 2007 - 13 September 2010
Social Learning in Multimedia 24 May 1996 - 30 October 1998
Social Studies of Finance: ESRC Professorial Fellowship Project 25 January 2003 - 25 January 2008
STRATEGIES OF INCLUSION:GENDER AND THE INFORMATION SOCIETY 1 January 2000 - 30 January 2004
Synthetic Aesthetics: connecting synthetic biology and creative design 1 October 2009 - 31 March 2011
Targeted R&D Policy 1 July 2009 - 30 September 2011
Technical Knowledge and Arms Dynamics: A Sociology of Ballistic Missile Defence 1 September 2005 - 28 February 2009
The Biography and Evolution of Software Packages 21 December 2004 - 30 June 2008
The Boundaries of Forensic Psychiatry 7 February 2005 - 7 February 2007
The Social Dynamics of Public Engagement in Stem Cell Research 1 February 2005 - 30 November 2008
Ubiquitous technologies and the design of places for meaningful human encounter 1 November 2006 - 1 November 2008
UK e-Infrastructure for Research 1 July 2009 - 10 January 2010
Understanding and Improving the Design, Deployment and Use of Electronic Health Records 1 September 2002 - 31 August 2005
Understanding the Information Needs and Uses of Life Science Researchers 1 October 2008 - 31 May 2009
Use and Relevance of Web2.0 Resources for Researchers 1 January 2009 - 30 September 2009