Adam Michael Packer

Adam Michael Packer

Dr., Mr.

  • ISTEMMiCs Research Fellow – Future Flight Policy and Governance, Engineering

Personal profile


Dr Adam Michael Packer is a Research Fellow in Future Flight Governance in the Institute for STEMM in Culture and Society (ISTEMMiCs). He currently works with a multi- and transdisciplinary team on the UKRI Future Flight Challenge Social Science programme to develop cross-cutting social research into processes of testing and developing future flight technologies.

Adam completed his doctoral research at Oxford University in the School of Geography and the Environment, completed in 2023. He was also an undergraduate tutor and lecturer at Brasenose College, Oxford (2022-23) during this time. He held several teaching and demonstrating positions in the School of Geography and the Environment (2017-23).

Adam is an Associate Member of the Higher Education Academy as well as the Events Coordinator for the Digital Geography Research Group at the Royal Geographical Society (RGS). He actively integrates a deeply reflexive approach and engagement with teaching pedagogies towards his aim of facilitating inclusive learning experiences with students.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Exploring 'smart citizenship' as a socio-technical ecology: the case of Oxfordshire, UK, University of Oxford


Award Date: 4 Jul 2023

Master of Geography, Masters of Research - Human Geography, Queen Mary, University of London


Award Date: 30 Sept 2017

Bachelor of Arts, Queen Mary, University of London


Award Date: 30 Jun 2016


  • G Geography (General)
  • digital geography
  • cultural geography
  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • science and technology studies