News and events

Meet our visiting researcher: Dr Joe Sallmen

21 April 2022

Dr Joe Sallmen recently joined Innogen on secondment from The John Innes Centre in Norwich, where he is a postdoctoral researcher.

In Conversation event: Innovation policy in the UK post-Brexit

24 March 2022

On the 17th March, Innogen Director, Theo Papaioannou, chaired a discussion with Chris Warkup, Visiting Professor, The Open University, and Graeme Reid, Professor of Science and Research Policy, UCL, on the UK’s innovation policy.

In Conversation event: Unlocking genetic technologies for agriculture

10 March 2022

On the 23rd of February, Peter Kearns, Special Advisor to Re-Imagine Europa, Joyce Tait, and Alan Raybould discussed the current regulation of genetic technologies for agriculture in the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.

Innogen is 20!

1 March 2022

As Innogen celebrates its 20th anniversary, its members reflect on the past and future impacts of the long-standing collaboration between the University of Edinburgh and The Open University on academia and real-world policy.

Launching a series of ‘In Conversation’ events

7 February 2022

Over the coming months, Innogen researchers will be hosting and participating in ‘In Conversation’ events in which they will discuss some of their latest research and policy work.

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?