Telephone: +44 1865 426316
Title: Senior Researcher
Richard Taylor is an specializes in agent-based modelling, applied in the realms of water resources, land use and social networks.
He is interested in norms and other social coordination mechanisms: market-based and community or participation-based arrangements, and how these impact on environmental systems (and the social groups that depend on them).
Prior to joining SEI, he worked in the area of agent-based modelling (Business and Management) at the Centre for Policy Modelling, Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU), obtaining a PhD in 2004. He also previously obtained MSc. in Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems (Cognitive Science) and BSc. Mathematics.
He joined SEI Oxford in May 2007 as a Research Fellow, working on NeWater, CAVES, ADAM and the 'Transformations and Risk' projects.
He also tutors at MMU Business School, MRes, and on MSc Water Science Oxford University (Centre for the Environment).
Emerging innovation niches: An agent based model (Journal article - 2013)
Adaptation Strategies for the Mediterranean (Book chapter - 2013)
Human Societies: Understanding Observed Social Phenomena (Book chapter - 2013)
Current vulnerability in the Tri-National de la Sangha landscape, Cameroon (Working paper - 2013)
Proximity, knowledge integration and innovation: an agenda for agent-based studies (Journal article - 2012)
An agent-based model approach to innovation niche creation in socio-technical transition pathways (Journal article - 2011)
An introduction to analysing dynamic vulnerability (Book chapter - 2010)
Emerging Issues: Forced Migration by Climate Change (Book chapter - 2010)
Knowledge Architecture and Knowledge Flows (Book chapter - 2008)