About

Justin Pickard is a researcher, writer, and technographer in-training. Currently based at the STEPS Centre, he is working towards a PhD on water, technology, and uncertainty in Ahmedabad (Gujarat), where he will be conducting field research from late 2014.

Justin’s work focuses on technology in-use, infrastructure, grassroots innovation, and international development. He has spoken at events including FutureEverything, Lift, and Improving Reality, and has written for Arc, Emirati literary journal The State, and The Guardian’s science policy blog. He holds an MSc in Science and Technology Policy from the University of Sussex, and an MA in Digital Media from the University of London.

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