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Dr Mark Winskel 

Chancellor's Research Fellow on Energy Innovation, Science, Technology and Innovation Studies (STIS)

Research and Interests
Mark Winskel is Chancellor's Research Fellow on Energy Innovation, in the Science, Technology and Innovation Studies (STIS) group, part of the School of Social and Political Science at Edinburgh University. Mark also works for the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) and ClimateXChange (Scotland's national centre for expertise on climate change). His research addresses energy technology change, governance and policy. This involves combining knowledge of technology systems, organisations and institutions, and the wider societal context for energy production, distribution and use. In his past role as UKERC’s national Research Co-ordinator, he initiated, supported and led collaborations between researchers from social sciences, engineering and environmental sciences. He recently led a review of UKERC’s interdisciplinary research achievements which has helped inform Phase 3 UKERC research. He has an interdisciplinary background, with degrees in physical, environmental and social sciences.