Distinguished Professor

Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy

University of Saskatchewan

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Dr. Phillips is a Distinguished Professor of Policy and Founding Director of the Johnson-Shoyama Center for the Study of Science and Innovation Policy at the University of Saskatchewan. He earned his Ph.D. at the LSE and work for 13 years as an economist in industry and government. His research explores bioscience innovation policy related to global food security. He has held visiting appointments at the LSE, EUI, OECD, Chatham House, and the Universities of Edinburgh, Western Australia, and UTS Sydney. He has won major peer-reviewed grants worth >$250M, is author/editor of 17 books, >75 articles and >70 chapters and serves as an expert advisor for firms and governments around the world.

Related Publications

Phillips, P.W.B., Relf-Eckstein, J., Jobe, G. and Wixted, B., 2019. Configuring the new digital landscape in western Canadian agriculture. NJAS - Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences, 90-91, p.100295.

Ugochukwu A.I., Phillips P.W.B., 2018. Technology Adoption by Agricultural Producers: A Review of the Literature. In: Kalaitzandonakes N., Carayannis E., Grigoroudis E., Rozakis S. (eds) From Agriscience to Agribusiness. Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management. Springer, Cham, p. 361-378.

Doern, G., Castle, D. and Phillips, P.W.B., 2016. Canadian Science, Technology, and Innovation Policy. Montréal: McGill-Queen's University Press.

Phillips, P.W.B., Webb, G., Karwandy, J. and Ryan, C., 2012. Innovation in agri-food clusters. Cambridge (Massachusetts, Estados UNidos): CABI.

Phillips, P.W.B., 2007. Governing Transformative Technological Innovation. Oxford: Edward Elgar Publishing, p.306.


University of Saskatchewan


Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy


Centre for the Study of Science and Innovation Policy