Boris O. Popov

Boris Popov is a Doctoral Researcher in the Department of Geography at Durham University. His PhD research focuses on communication of scientific research. Most recently, Boris has completed M.A. (by research) degree in Science, Technology and Society (STS) at the Institute for Science & Society at the University of Nottingham. Previously, Boris graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science degree with a chemistry specialisation from University of Toronto in Canada. Boris’ research interests include research communication, science communication, role of social media in research communication, public engagement with science and technology, and sts studies.

Apart from academic engagements, Boris is an overall nerd, avid football fan, dedicated Detroit Red Wings supporter, Torontonian, Moscovite.

Being an avid music fan, Boris also engages in djing and mixing under the name 'dj Russian Rocket'. In particular, he specialises in swing / electro-sing/ jazz house.