Marina Nicolaidou

PhD Researcher

Marina is a SeNSS ESRC funded Postgraduate Researcher and Associate Tutor at the University of East Anglia. She is also a member of the Science Society and Sustainability (3S) Research Group, and associated with the UKERC Public Engagement Observatory.

Her research is looking into the interconnected nature of technological future-making and appraisal, science fiction, and public participation and engagement. Specifically, she is engaged in experimental research regarding the development of a novel approach to participatory technology appraisal using science fiction in the case area of geoengineering.

Marina comes from an Environmental Sciences (BSc and MSc) and Social Science Research Methods (MRes) academic background, and her research interests are around creative and experimental approaches to future-making; creative and responsible innovation and anticipatory governance; the co-production of science, society and science fiction; public participation; emerging technologies; sociotechnical visions; and Science and Technology Studies (STS).