Matjaz Vidmar's profile

Matjaz Vidmar

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Higgs Centre for Innovation; Royal Observatory Edinburgh

Blackford Hill

Edinburgh, UK


More information is available form my research webpage.

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BSc (Hon) Physics

MSc Science and Technology in Society (SaTiS)

MSc by Research in Science and Technology Studies (STS)

Awards and Funding

ESRC 1+3 Pathway Studentship

Research Interests

Britain Institutions and institutional change Politics of infrastructure ethnography UK Archaeology of Science Technology and society Sociology of Technology Science and technology Innovation Systems of Innovation Sectoral Systems of Innovation Technology and Innovation Studies Innovation theory Business model formation and innovation Innovation Diffusion Regional Innovation Systems History of science, technology and engineering Science & technology studies aerospace science and technologies History of science, medicine and technology

Research Activities

More information is available from my webpage.

Teaching Experience

I tutor and teach on several undergarduate and postgraduate courses at the University of Edinburgh, as well as with colleagues abroad.

More information is available from my webpage.

PhD Title

"New" Space Industry and Innovation

PhD Supervisors

Dr Alessandro Rosiello

Dr Niki Vermeulen

Prof Robin Williams

PhD Overview

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