Created on February 1, 2008 (ORDER ECI/226/2008), it is located in Barcelona (Parc de Recerca UAB) and attached to CIEMAT's Department of Environment.
CISOT conducts research activities on the human and social dimensions of risk and safety in the field of energy, environment and technology.

  • Mission
  • Vision
  • Incorporate social sciences' knowledge and methods to the management of environmental and technological risk.

  • Promote the "social efficiency" of technology.

  • Generate relevant empirical evidence for the processes of design, implementation and evaluation of energy and environmental policies.