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Overview

I joined Manchester Geography in 2021. I previous held appointments as a researcher in the Science, Society and Sustainability group at the University of East Anglia and as a lecturer at the Technical University of Munich.

Trained as a sociologist, my research and teaching centres around debates, concepts and methodologies in science & technology studies (STS). I have a lonstanding interest in the methodologies of participatory research and practice as well as their uneasy relations with democratic political theory. My recent research has explored the curious roles media-technologies can play in the formation of environmental issues and their publics.

I'm currently a researcher working alongside the UK's National Hub for Greenhouse Gas Removal. As part of this work, I'm conducting ethnographic research around field trials of carbon removal methods.

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Digital Futures

Keywords

  • Science and Technology Studies
  • Environmental sociology
  • controversy analysis
  • participatory research
  • publics
  • material politics
  • democratic theory
  • experimental culture
  • digital methods
  • energy participation and energy democracy

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