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Dr Inga Ulnicane

Job: Senior Research Fellow

Faculty: Computing, Engineering and Media

School/department: School of Computer Science and Informatics

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: +44(0)1162078783

E: inga.ulnicane@dmu.ac.uk

W: orcid.org/0000-0003-2051-1265

Social Media: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Inga-Ulnicane

 

Personal profile

Dr. Inga Ulnicane has more than 10 years of international and interdisciplinary experience of teaching, research and engagement, in particular in the field of science, technology and innovation policy and governance. Her scientific publications and policy reports focus on topics such as international research collaboration, Grand societal challenges, European Research Area and higher education. Her recent research has examined politics, policy and governance of Artificial Intelligence, dual use, Responsible Research and Innovation, and EU research and innovation policy. Her teaching experience includes developing and teaching courses on public policy, regulatory policy, knowledge-based society and EU governance in a number of universities. She has contributed to a range of international research projects, including the EU-funded Human Brain Project.

Research group affiliations

Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility (CCSR)

Key research outputs

Ulnicane, I., W. Knight, T. Leach, B. C. Stahl and W.-G. Wanjiku (2021) Framing governance for a contested emerging technology: insights from AI policy. Policy and Society 40(2): 158-177 https://doi.org/10.1080/14494035.2020.1855800

 

Ulnicane, I., D. O. Eke, W. Knight, G. Ogoh and B. C. Stahl (2021) Good governance as a response to discontents? Déjà vu, or lessons for AI from other emerging technologies. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 46 (1-2): 71-93  https://doi.org/10.1080/03080188.2020.1840220

 Ulnicane, I. (2021) Self-organization and steering in international research collaborations, in: Kastenhofer K. and S.Molyneux-Hodgson (eds) Community and Identity in Contemporary Technosciences, Sociology of Sciences Yearbook, Springer, pp.107-125. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-61728-8_5

 Ulnicane, I. (2020) ‘Ever-Changing Big Science and Research Infrastructures: Evolving European Union Policy’, in K.Cramer and O.Hallonsten (eds) Big Science and Research Infrastructures in Europe. Edward Elgar, pp.76-100. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781839100017.00010

 Ulnicane, I. (2020) The Governance of dual-use research in the EU: The case of neuroscience, in A.Calcara, R.Csernatoni and C.Lavallée (eds) Emerging Security Technologies and EU Governance. Actors, Practices and Processes. Routledge, pp.177-191. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429351846-12

Research interests/expertise

Science, technology and innovation policy and governance
Governance of emerging sciences and technologies
Politics, policy and governance of Artificial Intelligence
Dual use research of concern and misuse
Research infrastructure 
International research collaboration
European Research Area and EU research and innovation policy

Areas of teaching

Public Policy
Social Studies of Science, Technology and Innovation
Regulatory Policies

Courses taught

Public policy, Regulatory policy, Knowledge-based society, Governance of the European Union

Membership of professional associations and societies

Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)

European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR)

The academic association for contemporary European studies (UACES)

Association for Studies of Innovation Science and Technology-UK (AsSIST-UK)

Projects

Human Brain Project (EU Horizon 2020)

Recent research outputs

Ulnicane, I., W. Knight, T. Leach, B. C. Stahl and W.-G. Wanjiku (2021) Framing governance for a contested emerging technology: insights from AI policy. Policy and Society 40(2): 158-177 https://doi.org/10.1080/14494035.2020.1855800

Ulnicane, I., D. O. Eke, W. Knight, G. Ogoh and B. C. Stahl (2021) Good governance as a response to discontents? Déjà vu, or lessons for AI from other emerging technologies. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 46 (1-2): 71-93  https://doi.org/10.1080/03080188.2020.1840220

Ulnicane, I. (2021) Self-organization and steering in international research collaborations, in: Kastenhofer K. and S.Molyneux-Hodgson (eds) Community and Identity in Contemporary Technosciences, Sociology of Sciences Yearbook, Springer, pp.107-125. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-61728-8_5

Ulnicane, I. (2020) ‘Ever-Changing Big Science and Research Infrastructures: Evolving European Union Policy’, in K.Cramer and O.Hallonsten (eds) Big Science and Research Infrastructures in Europe. Edward Elgar, pp.76-100. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781839100017.00010

Ulnicane, I. (2020) The Governance of dual-use research in the EU: The case of neuroscience, in A.Calcara, R.Csernatoni and C.Lavallée (eds) Emerging Security Technologies and EU Governance. Actors, Practices and Processes. Routledge, pp.177-191. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429351846-12

Key articles information

Ulnicane, I., W. Knight, T. Leach, B. C. Stahl and W.-G. Wanjiku (2021) Framing governance for a contested emerging technology: insights from AI policy. Policy and Society 40(2): 158-177 https://doi.org/10.1080/14494035.2020.1855800

 

Ulnicane, I., D. O. Eke, W. Knight, G. Ogoh and B. C. Stahl (2021) Good governance as a response to discontents? Déjà vu, or lessons for AI from other emerging technologies. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews 46 (1-2): 71-93  https://doi.org/10.1080/03080188.2020.1840220

 Ulnicane, I. (2021) Self-organization and steering in international research collaborations, in: Kastenhofer K. and S.Molyneux-Hodgson (eds) Community and Identity in Contemporary Technosciences, Sociology of Sciences Yearbook, Springer, pp.107-125. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-61728-8_5

Ulnicane, I. (2020) ‘Ever-Changing Big Science and Research Infrastructures: Evolving European Union Policy’, in K.Cramer and O.Hallonsten (eds) Big Science and Research Infrastructures in Europe. Edward Elgar, pp.76-100. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781839100017.00010

Ulnicane, I. (2020) The Governance of dual-use research in the EU: The case of neuroscience, in A.Calcara, R.Csernatoni and C.Lavallée (eds) Emerging Security Technologies and EU Governance. Actors, Practices and Processes. Routledge, pp.177-191. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429351846-12

Consultancy work

Commissioned reports on research and innovation policy and the European Research Area for the European Parliament and European Commission

ORCID number

0000-0003-2051-1265

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