Previous work

Some of Robert’s published futures work.


The future of the construction sector

Robert has written a series of posts on the future of the construction sector for the Industry Transformation Agenda website.


Four short science scenarios

Using the four archetypes of the future, developed by Jim Dator and his colleagues at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Robert wrote a set of scenarios for a 2015 special futures issue of the Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, which the editors called a "joy to read".

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Biotechnologies to 2025

Robert contributed to the Futurewatch report Biotechnologies to 2025, as well as being on the OECD steering group for their 2009 report The Bioeconomy to 2030: designing a policy agenda.


Ariadne blog

Robert has been writing about trends, developments, and foresight since 2011 at Sciblogs.