Publications

I occasionally post on the EPRS Blog.

Publications
Boucher, P. (2019) Technology and the arts: Past, present and future synergies. European Parliament PE 634.441

Boucher, P. (2019) How artificial intelligence works. European Parliament PE 634.420

Boucher, P. (2019) Why artificial intelligence matters. European Parliament PE 634.421

Boucher, P. (2019) Technology and social polarisation. European Parliament PE 634.412

Boucher, P. (2019) What if we could design better technologies through dialogue? European Parliament PE 624.291

Boucher, P. (2019) What if technologies replaced humans in elderly care? European Parliament PE 634.449

Boucher, P. (2018) video: 3 key questions on blockchian voting. European Parliament.

Boucher, P. (2018) 3D bioprinting for medical and enhancement purposes. European Parliament. PE 614.517.

Boucher, P., S. Nascimento & M Tallacchini (2018) Emerging ICT for citizens’ veillance: Theoretical and practical insights. Science and Engineering Ethics 24 (3) pp 821–830.

Boucher, P. (2018) What if social media were open and connected? European Parliament. PE 614.559.

Bentley, P. J., M. Brundage, O. Häggström, T. Metzinger, M. T. Giménez Barbat & P. Boucher (2018) Should we fear artificial intelligence? European Parliament. PE 614.547.

Boucher, P. (2018) What if all technologies were inherently social? European Parliament. PE 614.552.

Boucher, P. (2018) Assistive technologies for people with disabilities. European Parliament. PE 603.218.

Bontoux, L., P. Boucher & F. Scapolo (2017) Textiles and clothing manufacturing: Vision for 2025 and actions needed. European Commission. EUR 28634 EN.

Boucher, P. (2017) What if we could 3D-print our own body parts? European Parliament. PE 603.219.

Boucher P. (2017) What if technology helped society become more inclusive? European Parliament. PE 603.197.

Boucher, P. (2017) What if blockchain changed social values? European Parliament. PE 603.176.

Boucher, P. (2017) Are blockchain applications guided by adequate social values? EuroScientist. EuroScience.

Boucher, P., S. Figueiredo Do Nascimento & M. Kritikos (2017) How blockchain technology could change our lives. European Parliament. PE 581.948.

Boucher, P. (2016) ‘You wouldn’t have your granny using them’: Drawing boundaries between acceptable and unacceptable applications of civil drones. Science and Engineering Ethics. 22 (5) p1391–1418.

Boucher, P. & M. Kritikos (2016) What if blockchain technology revolutionised voting? European Parliament PE 581.918.

Boucher, P. & M. Kritikos (2016) What if we could make ourselves invisible to others? European Parliament. PE 581.896.

Boucher, P., M. Kritikos & L. Van Woensel (2016) What if others could read your mind? European Parliament. PE 581.421.

Boucher, P. (2015) Domesticating the drone: The demilitarisation of unmanned aircraft for civilian markets. Science and Engineering Ethics. 21 (6) p1393-1412.

Boucher, P. (2015). What comes to mind when we talk about civil drones? An early exploration of citizens’ perspectives on civil drone development. European Commission. [not public] JRC93380.

Boucher, P., S. Figueiredo Do Nascimento, L. Vesnic Alujevic & A. Martinho Guimaraes Pires Pereira (2015). Ethics dialogues: Experiencing ethics through “things”: Open IoT, civil drones and wearable sensors. European Commission. EUR 27060 EN.

Boucher, P., R. Smith, & K. Millar (2014) Biofuels under the spotlight: The state of assessment and potential for integration. Science and Public Policy. 41 (3), p283-293.

Boucher, P. (2014) Civil drones in society: Societal and ethics aspects of remotely piloted aircraft systems. European Commission. EUR 26824 EN.

Tallacchini, M., P. Boucher & S. Nascimento (2014) Emerging ICT for citizens’ veillance: Theoretical and practical insights. European Commission. EUR 26809 EN.

Boucher, P. (2014) Societal and Ethics Aspects of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) in Europe- A Scoping Study on RPAS Integration Procedures. European Commission. [not public] JRC90020.

Curvelo P., A. Guimarães Pereira, M. Tallacchini, C. Rizza, A. Ghezzi, L. Vesnic-Alujevic, M. Breitteger & P. Boucher (2014). The constitution of the hybrid world: How ICT’s are transforming our received notions of humanness. European Commission. EUR 26455 EN.

Boucher, P. (2013) Things, names, judgments and the LRS Lens: A critical realist analysis of the biofuel controversy in the United Kingdom. Science Communication. 35 (2) p241–265.

Gough, C. & P. Boucher (2013) Ethical attitudes to underground CO2 storage: Points of convergence and potential faultlines. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control. 13, p156-167. Republished May 2013 in virtual special issue; Key CCS social science research articles.

Boucher, P., K. Millar & R. Smith (2013) Biofuels technology, governance context and assessments. Oslo: Est-FRAME Project.

Thorstensen, E., P. Boucher, E. M. Forsberg, E. de Bakker, M. J. Bogaardt, N. Bryndum, D. van Doren, N. Heyen, K. Kjølberg, L. Klüver, R. Lindner, K. Millar & R. Ø. Nielsen (2013) The current and future context for emerging science and technology assessment. Oslo: Est-FRAME Project.

Forsberg, E. M., E. Thorstensen, E. de Bakker, P. Boucher, N. Bryndum, K. Cuhls, D. van Doren, N. Heyen, K. Kjølberg, K. Millar, R. Øjvind Nielsen, T. Reiss, R. Smith & S. Wydra (2013) Frameworks for assessing societal impatcs of emerging science and technologies. Oslo: Est-FRAME Project.

Boucher, P. (2012) The role of controversy, regulation and engineering in UK biofuel development. Energy Policy, 42, p148-154.

Boucher, P. & C. Gough (2012) Mapping the ethical landscape of carbon capture and storage technology. Poiesis and Praxis. 9 (3-4), p249-270.

Gough, C., P. Boucher, P. Upham & T. Roberts. (2012) Ethical attitudes and underground CO2 storage [not public]. Cheltenham: International Energy Agency.

Roberts, T., P. Upham, S. Mander, C. McLachlan, P. Boucher, C. Gough & D. A. Ghanem (2012) (Eds) Low-carbon energy controversies. London: Routledge.

Boucher, P. (2012) Biofuel development in the UK: Regulatory and engineering visions beyond a changing controversy. In Low-carbon energy controversies. Roberts, T., P. Upham, S. Mander, C. McLachlan, P. Boucher, C. Gough & D. A. Ghanem (Eds.). London: Routledge.

Roberts, T. & P. Boucher (2012) Methodologies for understanding low carbon energy controversies. In Low-carbon energy controversies. Roberts, T., P. Upham, S. Mander, C. McLachlan, P. Boucher, C. Gough & D. A. Ghanem (Eds.). London: Routledge.

Roberts, T., P. Upham, P. Boucher, C. McLachlan, S. Mander, C. Gough & D. A. Ghanem (2012) Conclusions and a research agenda for the social science of energy supply controversy. In Low-carbon energy controversies. Roberts, T., P. Upham, S. Mander, C. McLachlan, P. Boucher, C. Gough & D. A. Ghanem (Eds.). London: Routledge.

Roberts, T., P. Upham, C. McLachlan, S. Mander, C. Gough, P. Boucher & D. A. Ghanem (2012) Understanding and triangulating approaches to energy supply controversies. In Low-carbon energy controversies. Roberts, T., P. Upham, S. Mander, C. McLachlan, P. Boucher, C. Gough & D. A. Ghanem (Eds.). London: Routledge.

Boucher, P. (2011) What next after determinism in the ontology of technology? Distributing responsibility in the biofuel debate. Science and Engineering Ethics, 17 (3) p525-538.

Upham, P., P. Thornley, J. Tomei, & P. Boucher (2009) Substitutable biodiesel feedstocks for the UK: A review of sustainability issues with reference to the UK RTFO. Journal of Cleaner Production, 17 (1) p37-45.

Upham, P., J. Tomei & P. Boucher (2009) Biofuels, aviation and sustainability: Prospects and limits. In Climate change and aviation: Issues, challenges and solutions. Upham P. & Gossling, S. (Eds.). London: Routledge.

Upham, P., P. Boucher & D. Hemment (2008) Piloting a carbon emissions audit for an international arts festival under tight resource constraints: Methods, issues and results. In Sustainable tourism futures: Perspectives on systems, restructuring and innovations. Gössling, S., Hall, C. & Weaver, D. (Eds.). London: Earthscan.

Upham, P., P. Boucher, S. Connor, D. Hemment & H. Waterman (2007) Climate change and the Northwest’s cultural sector. Manchester: Future Everything.

Reiner, D., P. Boucher, S. Shackley, P. Upham & J. Chen (2007) Communication and public perceptions of CO2 capture and storage in the EU. Multidisciplinary analysis and gap-filling strategies [not public]. Høvik: Det Norsk Veritas.