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Matthew Brander

Senior Lecturer

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Willingness to take PhD students: Yes

Education/Academic qualification

2013Doctor of Social Science, University of Edinburgh
Extending the attributional-consequential distinction to provide a categorical framework for greenhouse gas accounting methods
Master of Science, University of Edinburgh
The non-use value of the visual impact from wind farms
Master of Science, University of Edinburgh
James: Wittgenstein's Stooge?
Master of Arts, University of Edinburgh

Area of Expertise

Research expertiseGreenhouse gas accounting, Carbon accounting, Life cycle assessment


Research Interests

The development of new carbon accounting methods and standards, carbon accounting and decision making, the applicability of the attributional-consequential distinction for conceptualising other forms of greenhouse gas accounting, carbon accounting for bioenergy, and green power (scope 2) accounting.

Research activities & awards

  1. Scottish Government (External organisation)

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of public/government advisory/policy group or panel

  2. Sustainable Scotland Network Workshop on Carbon Offsetting

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

  3. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Infrastructure Investment Decisions

    Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancy

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