Key Areas

The department has three research thrust areas: (a) Business, science and technology policy and innovation management; (b) Sociology and Philosophy of Science; and (c) Information Science

Our research focus includes:

  • Science, technology & innovation policy
  • Technological innovation management
  • Measurement & indicators for S&T
  • Economics of S&T
  • Green tech & sustainable innovation
  • Human capital development in science
  • History & philosophy of science
  • Bioethics & biosecurity
  • Food security & safety
  • Science & religion
  • Environmental ethics & ecotheology
  • Public understanding of science
  • Technology & human values
  • Social innovation & inclusive development
  • Development & modernisation
  • Gender & science
  • Science & media
  • Legal and Ethical Studies in S&T

We have established shared interests and linkages with colleagues around the world:

  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)
  • International Science, Technology and Innovation Centre for South-South Cooperation (ISTIC)
  • Global Network for Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems (GLOBELICS)
  • National University of Singapore Entrepreneurship Centre
  • Waseda University of Japan
  • Royal Society
  • International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
  • Kyoto University
  • Chulalongkorn University
  • University Brunei Darussalam, etc.
Last Update: August 08, 2016