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Willingness to take PhD students: Yes

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Sussex
Regulating the New Biotechnologies in Europe: A comparison of regulatory approaches in the UK, Germany, Denmark, France and the EU
Master of Science, University of Sussex
Bachelor of Science, Durham University

Current Research Interests

Socio-econonmics of Biochar and its deployment in industrialised and developing countries. Policy instruments and incentives for Biochar deployment. CO2 capture and storage: regulation, deployment and public perceptions. Energy scenarios, low-carbon pathways and public engagement.

My research in a nutshell

In this video Simon talks about research on how to engage the public in evaluating the option of carbon dioxide capture and storage in rock formations deep under the North Sea.

Research outputs

  1. Community compensation in the context of Carbon Capture and Storage: Current debates and practices

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  2. Biochar: An Emerging Carbon Abatement and Soil Management Strategy

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  3. Legal but lethal: Lessons from NO2 related mortality in a city compliant with EU limit value

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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Research activities & awards

  1. Carbon Managment

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

  2. Music and Climate Change

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

  3. Sustainable Supper Event

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Festival/Exhibition

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