Matjaz Vidmar

Matjaz Vidmar is a researcher in the Institute for the Study of Science, Technology and Innovation (ISSTI) at the University of Edinburgh and at the Royal Observatory Edinburgh. He is an (Astro)Physicist and Social Scientist by training and he is researching innovation and organisational change as well as technological mediation of social dimensions of Astronomy and Outer Space Exploration and Industry. In addition, he is involved in many international initiatives to develop the future of these fields, from running technical projects to coordinating research networks and institutions. He is also a university lecturer, tutor and mentor, and an award-winning science communicator, with events delivered in several countries and in leading science and arts venues and festivals. You can find more about Matjaz, his work, and how to get in touch, at