Dr James Palmer

Tutorial Fellow in Human Geography, School of Geography and the Environment at University of Oxford

Research Assistant, Centre for Science and Policy
PhD Candiate, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge

James Palmer is carrying out research on the CSaP study of the changing role of Chief Scientific Advisers, and also on the CSaP Sciencewise-ERC Science and Policy Horizon Scanning project.

James is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Geography at the University of Cambridge. His research examines the interactions of knowledge and power in the environmental policymaking process, focusing specifically upon contemporary developments in the European Union's biofuels policy.

  • Projects

    Changing role of UK Chief Scientific Advisers: 1990-2010

    This research project aimed to explore how the role of Chief Scientific Advisors changed between 1990 and 2010.

  • Projects

    Science, policy making and public dialogue: New and emerging issues in the UK

    The Centre for Science and Policy and the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) are collaborating on a horizon-scanning process, the focus of which will be new public policy issues that are likely to emerge in the UK in the next five to ten years.