News and events

Making Science Relevant to Policy and Decision-making

21 January 2022

Innogen researchers are delivering a new postgraduate course at the University of Edinburgh on policy-led science for decision-making.

Call for abstracts: European Forum for Studies of Policies for Research and Innovation 2022 conference

14 January 2022

This year’s Eu-SPRI 2022 conference “Challenging Science and Innovation Policy” will take place 1-3 June in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Innogen Director Theo Papaioannou and Lukas Fuchs at Eindhoven University of Technology are organising a special session on the ethics and politics of science, technology & innovation policy. Abstracts for this session should be submitted by the 15th February.

Video of 'Seaweed in the city' event

9 December 2021

As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, the Innogen Institute hosted a free public event to explore the many types of seaweed and its uses. A video produced by Ladislav Piljar captures some of the highlights.

Professor Andy Lane receives ICDE Prize of Excellence

2 December 2021

The International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE) has awarded Innogen member, Professor Andy Lane, its 2021 Prize for Lifelong Contribution to the field of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning.

Can we have a serious look at Plan B?

22 November 2021

In this blog post, Professor Chris Warkup questions whether full association to Horizon Europe is the best way for the UK to participate in international science collaboration. Does the UK capture enough value from the investment?

Reasons to be cheerful, one, two, three.

8 November 2021

Professor Chris Warkup is optimistic about the UK Government's Innovation policy, read his blog post to find out why.

Salmon farming in Scotland: Scope for positive change

3 November 2021

Innogen researchers have prepared a policy brief with evidence-based recommendations for governments and other stakeholders to reduce the global warming potential and negative biodiversity impacts of fish farming in Scotland.

Seaweed in the city

31 October 2021

As part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science, Innogen is hosting a public engagement event in Edinburgh that will explore the many uses of seaweed, and its potential role in ameliorating climate change.

Professor Andrew Webster (1951-2021)

29 September 2021

We have learned with the greatest sadness of the passing of Andrew Webster, Professor in sociology at the University of York.

Restructuring the regulation of genetic technologies in the UK

13 September 2021

As a member of the Regulatory Horizons Council, Joyce Tait led the development of a report to the UK Government proposing how innovative genetic technologies for use in agriculture and food production should be regulated post-Brexit.