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University of Essex
Institute for Social and Technical Research

The Institute for Social and Technical Research (Chimera) closed on 1st August 2009. This site is no longer maintained but is still available for access to archived material such as project information and publications.

The research activities of the Technology & Social Change Research Centre (TaSC) are now part of the Department of Sociology's Centre for Research in Economic Sociology and Innovation whilst the activities of the Digital Lifestyles Centre have moved to the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering.