The Cloud Academic: Part 1

There has been a fundamental shift in the way in which we work as academics. No longer are we tied to our desks, hard wired internet/intranet connections or dusty collections of texts and papers. It is now possible, and in some cases desirable and more productive, to work from home, from libraries, in the field,…

Localism and Energy: Negotiating approaches to Embedding Resilience in Energy Systems

Energy Policy is a key research area of mine. Specifically I am interested in the development of decentralised, low carbon, community focussed energy systems as a counter to the inherent vulnerability of conventional energy systems to social, economic and environmental shocks. As part of my research into this subject, I co-authored a paper, published in the journal Energy Policy, with Dr. Geoff O’Brien…