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Job Title: Innogen Scientific Advisor
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Building: ESRC Innogen Centre, The University of Edinburgh, Old Surgeon's Hall, High School Yards, Edinburgh, EH1 1LZ
Room Number: 2.06
Joyce Tait CV Jan 2011 (PDF 137kb)
Recent External Appointments
Lyall, C., Bruce, A., Tait, J. and Meagher, L. (forthcoming March 2011) Interdisciplinary Research Journeys: Practical Strategies for Capturing Creativity, Bloomsbury Academic.
Recent Book chapters:
Tait, Joyce (2009) 'Governing Synthetic Biology: processes and outcomes' in Synthetic Biology: the technoscience and its societal consequences, Chapter 9, Springer.
Orsenigo, L. and Tait, J. (2008) Special Issue on Evolution of the Life Science Industries, International Journal of Biotechnology (IJBT), Vol 10(5), 389-517.
Recent journal articles:
Tait, J. (2011) Shaping an Ethical Future for Biofuels, BioScience, 61(9), 653-654.
Courtney, A., de Sousa, P., George, C., Laurie, G. and Tait, J. (2011) 'Balancing open source stem cell science with commercialization', Nature Biotechnology, 29(2), 115-116.
Tait, J. and Barker, G. (2011) 'Global food security and the governance of modern biotechnologies', EMBO reports, pp. 1-6.
Buyx, A. and Tait, J. (2011) 'Ethical Framework for Biofuels', Science, 332(6029), 540-541.
Tait, J. (2011) 'The ethics of biofuels', GCB Bioenergy, 3(3), 271–275.
Mittra, J., Tait, J., and Wield, D. (2011) 'The Future of Pharmaceutical Innovation: New Challenges and Opportunities', Innovations in Pharmaceutical Technology, pp. 32-34
Smith, Richard D., Keogh-Brown, Marcus R., Barnett, Tony and Tait, Joyce (2009) 'The economy-wide impact of pandemic influenza on the UK: a computable general equilibrium modelling experiment' British Medical Journal, Pages: 339:b4571
Tait, Joyce (2009) 'Upstream engagement and the governance of science: The shadow of the genetically modified crops experience in Europe' EMBO Reports: Special Issue on Science and Society, S18 - S22
Milne, C.P. and Tait, J. (2009) Evolution along the Government-Governance Continuum: FDA’s Orphan Products and Fast Track Programs as Exemplars of 'What Works' for Innovation and Regulation. Food and Drug Law Journal, 64(4), 733-753.
Suk, J.; Lyall, C and Tait J. (2008) 'Mapping the future dynamics of disease transmission: risk analysis in the United Kingdom Foresight programme on the detection and identification of infectious diseases' Eurosurveilance, Volume 13, Issue 44, Article 7
Tait, J. (2007) 'Systemic Interactions in Life Science Innovation'. Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, 19(3), p257-277Tait, J. and Chataway, C. (2007) 'The Governance of Corporations, technological change and risk: Examining industrial perspectives on the development of genetically modified crops.' Environment and Planning – C: Government and Policy, 25, 21-37.Chataway, J., Tait, J. and Wield, D. (2006) 'The governance of agro- and pharmaceutical biotechnology innovation: public policy and industrial strategy.' Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, 18(2), 1-17.Chataway, J., Tait, J. and Wield, D. (2004) 'Understanding company R&D strategies in agro-biotechnology: Trajectories and Blindspots'. Research Policy, 33/6-7, 1041-1057.
Lyall, C., Bruce, A., Firn, J., Firn, M., and Tait, J. (2004) 'Assessing End Use Relevance of Public Sector Research Organisations.' Research Policy, 33(1), January 2004, 73-87.Lyall, C. and Tait, J. (2004) 'Foresight in a Multi-level Governance Structure: policy integration and communication.' Science and Public Policy, 31(1), 27-37.Bruce, A., Lyall, C., Tait, J. and Williams, R. (2004) 'Interdisciplinary Integration in Europe: the case of the Fifth Framework Programme.' Futures, 36(4), 457-470.Tait, J., Chataway, J. and Wield, D. (2002) 'The Life Science Industry Sector: Evolution of Agro-Biotechnology in Europe.' Science and Public Policy, 29(4), 253-258.Tait, J. (2001) More Faust than Frankenstein: the European Debate about Risk Regulation for Genetically Modified Crops. Journal of Risk Research, 4(2), 175-189.Tait, J. (2001) 'Pesticide Regulation, Product Innovation and Public Attitudes.' Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 3, 64-69.
Joyce has contributed to a number of policy reports and briefings:
Appropriate Governance of the Life Sciences
IRGC Report on Risk Governance Deficits
The Bioeconomy to 2030 - Designing a Policy Agenda OECD
UK Foresight Report: Infectious Diseases: Preparing for the Future. Risk Analysis (2006)
Science and Bias
Innogen Review: Pressures for Change in the Pharmaceutical Industry
A full list of Professor Tait's publications can be found on her CV - please see the Biography section of this page.
Joyce is involved in the following Innogen projects:
Joyce has an interdisciplinary background in natural and social sciences including risk assessment and regulation, policy analysis, technology management, strategic and operational decision making in companies and public bodies.