Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am interested in supervising postgraduate research students in (at least) the following areas: energy policy; energy transitions; energy justice issues; just transitions, fuel poverty and rural decarbonisation.

At present, I have supervisory experience with the following students:

Lara Santos Ayllon, Ph.D. candidate. 'Justice and responsible research and innovation: Informing marine renewable and hydrogen innovation and deployment in island communities’ (First supervisor).

Rebecca Grant, Ph.D. candidate. ‘The geographies of energy justice: assessing the implications of social update in Kenya’. ESRC 1+3 Studentship (Second supervisor).

Yujia Ji, PhD. Candidate. “The impact of the energy transition on poverty alleviation in developing countries in Asia during and after the COVID-19 pandemic” (Second supervisor).

Nicolas Silva, PhD. Candidate. “Participative and Collaborative Governance in Chile and Peru: An Energy Perspective”. Chilean Government (Second supervisor).

Kaja Horn, PhD. Candidate. “Transformative Skills in the Energy Just Transition: Mixed-methods Pathways for Upskilling, Reskilling and Engaging New Entrants in Scotland”. ESRC and Skills Development Scotland collaborative studentship (First supervisor).

Mathilde Rainard, PhD. Candidate. "Fairness implications of low carbon energy policies in the UK and France, an intersectional approach". Centre for Research in Energy Demand Solutions (External Supervisor for University of Leeds).

Dr Lillian Sol Cueva, completed. ‘Women's imaginaries: Futuring energy in Mexico City's Public Markets' (External Supervisor for Erasmus University of Rotterdam) (Completed).

Dr. Lee Towers, completed. “Energy justice, energy democracy and low-carbon transitions: a governmentality analysis of community energy in the UK”. (2nd supervisor, University of Brighton) (Completed).

Dr Adolfo Mejia-Montero, Ph.D. candidate. 'Energy justice and utility-scale wind power in the Isthmus: Context, Resistance and Identity' (Completed).

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