This is the final output of second phase of the ISCF evaluation, which is being carried out over three phases and is due to conclude in 2024.
Nov 15, 2022
Dominic Yiangou is a research assistant focusing on science and emerging technology at RAND Europe. His interests include emerging technologies (such as A.I, blockchain and cryptocurrency), responsible innovation, ethics, science policy, philosophy and chemistry.
Yiangou has experience across a range of methods, including rapid evidence assessments, literature reviews, interviews and case studies. He is currently working on a project commissioned by UKRI to conduct an evaluation of their Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF), as well as separate evaluations of both UKRI’s Strength in Places Fund and the Productivity Programme. He has worked on a wide range of other projects, such as a study assessing R&D in the arts, humanities and social sciences in the UK and internationally; providing in-depth insights on UK and international R&D data, expert opinions and broader landscapes; a rapid evidence assessment on the ethics of newborn genome sequencing; and an evidence review for digitalising welfare services in the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). Prior to joining RAND, he completed his M.Sc. in science, technology and society at UCL and has a B.Sc. background in chemistry from the University of Kent.