Broadening public engagement with energy

3S researchers Jason Chilvers, Helen Pallett and Tom Hargreaves have today launched an important policy briefing calling for a new approach to public engagement with energy.   The UK Energy Research Centre briefing – entitled ‘Public engagement with energy: broadening evidence, policy and practice’ – translates findings from our Remaking Energy Participation project to policy-makers…

Rosalind Bark

  Lecturer in Ecological Economics. My research interests employ environmental economics thinking and tools often with social science methods to address sustainability concerns around water resources management in times of change. 3S relevant research from my recent fellowship includes a collaboration with a filmmaker to capture cultural ecosystem services around river spaces and deliberative valuation…

David Rose

I am an Environmental Geographer interested in the interactions between science, technology, policy, and practice in the environmental sphere – particularly nature conservation, sustainable agriculture, and climate change. I completed my PhD in December 2014 with Professor Susan Owens at the University of Cambridge, which looked at the interactions between knowledge and policy in UK…

3S academic wins National Teaching Fellowship

A leading 3S academic at the University of East Anglia has been recognised for her exceptional teaching in sustainability, and has been named a National Teaching Fellow by the Higher Education Academy (HEA) today. Dr Gill Seyfang in UEA’s School of Environmental Sciences receives the prestigious title, which is the highest individual recognition for excellence in…

New article on Theoretical Theatre teaching innovation

  We’re proud to announce that our first pedagogical paper on 3S’s award-winning teaching method Theoretical Theatre, has been published in the Journal of Contemporary European Research, Vol 13 (3) 2017. Our teaching team in 3S has pioneered this exciting and effective teaching innovation, which is catching on across the country and the world. This…

Martin Mahony

British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer in Human Geography. My research is concerned with how societies in different times and places make sense of weather and climate, and with how atmospheric science and technology intersect with politics and power. My current fellowship project is called ‘Imperial weather: meteorology and the making of twentieth century colonialism’, and…

Imperial Weather: Meteorology and the Making of Twentieth Century Colonialism

In this British Academy-funded project 3S lecturer Martin Mahony is investigating the intersections of science, empire and climate in order to understand how practices of predicting and observing the weather were shaped by the context of British colonialism. Relationships between science and empire have been well documented in a burgeoning field concerned with the histories and…