Visiting Scholars


Woong Lee, Yonhap News Agency, Korea
(August 2015 – August 2016)
Research Topic: Innovation Methods in Hyper-Connected Society

Alain Norman, United States Department of State, Diplomat in Residence 

(August 2015 – May 2016)

Jonghee Park, Board of Audit and Inspection, Korea
(November 2014 – December 2016)
Research Topic: Electricity Demand Management Policy


Note: Those interested in becoming Visiting Scholars should submit a letter of interest with details on your intended research project to Director Allison Macfarlane at least four (4) months in advance of their requested start time.  Visiting Scholars are charged a bench fee of $1000 per month to cover the costs of office space, computer, local telephone and data hook up, and staff support. Under some circumstances, visitors may apply to the center director for a partial or total waiver of this fee.

For bios of our previous visiting scholars, please click here.



Event Recording: Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz

A full video of the April 29th lecture event on "Science and Technology Policy in Brazil: The Role of Sub-National Initiatives," given by the Science Director of the Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz. This event was part of annual Allan Bromley Memorial Lecutre, co-hosted with the University of Ottawa. 

Al Teich at the Euroscience Open Forum

Research Professor Albert Teich traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark, to participate in the 2014 Euroscience Open Forum (ESOF2014), June 21-26.  ESOF is Europe’s largest, general science meeting. Teich was a member of ESOF's Scientific Program Committee. The meeting featured 120 sessions, plus plenaries and keynote lectures and drew 4,500 participants. Almost 40,000 local residents participated in the "Science in the City Festival" held conjunction with the meeting.

Nicholas S. Vonortas appointed to São Paulo Excellence Chair

The UNICAMP Departamento de Política Científica e Tecnológica has established a new research and doctoral teaching programme on innovation policy and innovation systems centered around a São Paulo Excellence Chair (SPEC).  A novel funding instrument in the State of São Paulo, the new SPEC programme was established recently at DPCT by the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP).  It is established for five years, starting September 1, 2014, with the possibility of further extension.