Dr Corra Boushel
Science Communication Unit staff profiles - Dr Corra Boushel
Corra is the Communications Officer for ClairCity.
Corra has a First Class MA in Politics and a PhD in Science and Technology Studies (University of Edinburgh) looking at voluntary standards in carbon offset markets. Her research examined how ideas of sustainable development were incorporated and left out of discussions of carbon offsetting. She has also published on the use of social media by social movements.
Research, practice and projects
Corra is Communications Officer for ClairCity, an EU Horizon 2020 funded project to raise awareness of urban air pollution and carbon emissions. She also coordinates schools outreach activities from the Faculty of Environment and Technology (UWE BoxED). She previously coordinated public engagement activities at the Bristol Robotics Lab including a Royal Academy of Engineering funded project called Robots vs Animals.