Laura Watts

Senior Lecturer in Energy & Society, University of Edinburgh

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Laura Watts is an ‘Ethnographer of Futures’ and writer, artist, poet, and scholar. She is an Interdisciplinary Senior Lecturer in Geography and the Lived Environment, Geosciences, University of Edinburgh. She works at the intersection of Science & Technology Studies (STS) and Anthropology. Her research and writing explores: “How does landscape effect the way the future is imagined and made? And how might places at the edge make the future otherwise?”

Energy Futures at the Edge of the World

Europe’s energy future is already a reality on Scotland’s remote Orkney islands, where cutting-edge renewable energy systems in wave and…