Key Research Interests and Expertise


Key Research Interests

  • Social relations and dynamics in sustainability transitions
  • Sustainable consumption and the governance of everyday life
  • The adoption and use of sustainability innovations
  • Societal engagement in just and sustainable energy transitions
  • Innovative and experimental methodologies for interdisciplinary research 

Ongoing and previous research projects

National Observatory for Societal Engagement with Energy (SEE): developing new approaches for mapping diverse forms of societal engagement with energy and net-zero transitions (funded by UKERC; 2019-2024)

Equity and Justice in Energy Markets: researching the lived experience of energy vulnerability among social housing tenants (funded by UKERC; 2016-2019)

Systemic Participation and Decision Making: mapping diverse forms of public engagement with UK energy transitions (funded by UKERC; 2014-2019)

TILOS: researching public engagement in an innovative smart grid project on the Greek Island of Tilos (funded by EU H2020; 2015-2019)

Transformative Social Innovation (TRANSIT): developing and testing new theoretical approaches to social innovations (funded by EU FP7; 2014-2018)

Realising Transition Pathways (RTP): exploring ways of integrating qualitative and quantitative data on electricity use and demand response (funded by EPSRC; 2012-2016)

REFIT: exploring the domestication and use of smart home technologies in everyday life (funded by EPSRC; 2012-2015)


Publications: EPrints Digital Respository

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