Monika Buscher170

Monika Buscher

CeMoRe Director

Lancaster University

Monika Buscher is Professor of Sociology, Director of the Centre for Mobilities Research and Associate Director for the Institute for Social Futures at Lancaster University. She co-edits the book series Changing Mobilities. Monika currently leads research on disaster mobilities and ethical, legal and social issues of IT innovation in the EU FP7 SecInCore project.

Monika has posted the following articles:

Configuring ethical AI in healthcare

AI’s promise for healthcare is ambiguous. Calls for speedy integration of innovative technologies to rescue an over-burdened NHS clash with longstanding principles of medical ethics raising questions about how they might transform practices. Commitments to develop...

Mobilising Social Science: ESRC IAA Launch 2 April 2019

We are excited to inform you that Lancaster University recently received formal confirmation of funding for our Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Impact Acceleration Account (IAA). Cemore Director Monika Buscher, the Academic Lead for the ESRC IAA says: The...

Book Launch: Bicycle Utopias – Cosmin Popan 19 February 2019

Bicycle Utopias investigates the future of urban mobilities and post-car societies, arguing that the bicycle can become the nexus around which most human movement will revolve. Drawing on literature on post-car futures (Urry 2007; Dennis and Urry 2009), transition...