Grégoire Lits (UCLouvain) is professor of sociology at the Language and Communication Institute (ILC) since 2019. He focuses his research effort on interpretative policy analysis and on media and political sociology. His research mainly focuses on three strands: the socio-historical analysis of Belgian and European nuclear waste management policies and the science-society interface in energy policies, the analysis of the career of different social (ageing, gender inequality and social policies), environmental (transition and energy) and socio-technical problems (energy and ICT) in the public sphere, and the analysis of communication processes between experts, lay people and information media in the public sphere.