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Dr Matt Kearnes visits CSEC

Date: 1 November 2011

Matt Kearnes is to spend a few weeks at CSEC in Autumn 2011, working on his current research. Matt, formerly a researcher in CSEC,iscurrently an RCUK Research Fellow in the Institute of Hazard, Risk andResilience, Department of Geography, Durham University and his research focuses on the intersection between science, expertise and public culture. His work falls into 4 main areas:

1 Geographies of Science, Knowledge and Expertise

2 Governance of Science and Innovation

3 Social and Ethical Dimensions of New and Emerging Technologies

4 Re-Thinking Technological Risk

Matt has worked on a number of externally funded projects in the above areas - for more information about these projects and his publications, see his web pages on

We are delighted to be hosting Matt for a few weeks here at CSEC!


Further information

Associated staff: Claire Waterton, Brian Wynne

Associated departments and research centres: Centre for the Study of Environmental Change, Sociology


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