Nigel Goddard

Reader (aka Associate Professor) and member of
Institute for Adaptive and Neural Computation
School of Informatics
University of Edinburgh


School of Informatics
University of Edinburgh
Informatics Forum
10 Crichton Street
United Kingdom

Mobile: +44 7879 671 811
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Research Interests - Sustain Lab

My research focus is the application of machine-learning methods in energy-related areas. I also have a subsidiary interest in developing new approaches to macroeconomics based on accounting of real flows in the economy.

Current Projects

Previous Projects

Ph.D. training

I currently have one Ph.D. student and am open to taking on more students who are interested in working in areas related to my interests.

previous information for PhD applicants

Other Activities

I was a member of the EU Smart Cities Initiative Stakeholder Platform, in the Energy Efficiency and Buildings Working Group. Within this group, I was Topic Coordinator for the "Living Labs and the Smart City" topic. We developed a set of proposals for the European Commission to advise them on key innovations to focus on over the period to 2020.

Teaching 2022/23:


From September 2002 to July 2006 I was Founding CEO of the business that has become ResearchSpace Ltd, which provides an online Electronic Lab Notebook. I continue to advise and support the company.