Opportunities in Pollution

Opportunities in Pollution

Project summary The project will look at the biological, physical and social impacts of pollution on microorganisms,plants, animals and human stakeholders in the North East and theinterdependent mechanisms of evolution and adaptation to it. It will allow us to build...
Mind the Gap

Mind the Gap

Project summary Exploring the differences in access to social and cultural capital between advantaged and disadvantaged children (a UK/USA Comparison) The educational attainment gap illustrates the differences in academic outcomes attained by economically advantaged...
Firing up the epistemological engine

Firing up the epistemological engine

Project summary Supported Creation of Meta-Analyses Conceptions of knowledge, ways of knowing, and uses for knowledge, are in a state of flux. In the longer term, we envisage a Durham Epistemological Engine (DEE), whose goal is to create and use tools to engage with,...
Enabling responsible space exploration

Enabling responsible space exploration

Project summary The project brings together stakeholders from “space science” (notably, the space industry, physics and engineering, supply chain management, and ‘citizens’ (via applied social science and philosophy)) to discuss the implications of ‘democratising...