Helen Pallett

  Lecturer in the Human Geography of the Environment. My research is concerned with institutionalised practices engaging citizens with environmental and science policy issues. I am currently a co-investigator on the UK Energy Research Centre funded project systemic participation and decision-making in UK energy transitions. I am also developing new projects around the concept of…

Irene Lorenzoni

Senior Lecturer in Environmental Sciences and leader of 3S’s Policy and Governance research strand. As an environmental social scientist, my research focuses on understandings of, and engagement with, climate change and energy. I am particularly interested in the relationships between individual understandings of environmental issues – specifically climate change, its causes and consequences over different timescales-…

Andrew Jordan

Professor of Environmental Sciences. I have a longstanding interest in EU and British environmental politics and policy making. I have conducted work on the long-term impact of the European Union on the traditional style, structures and procedures of British environmental policy (aka ‘Europeanization’), as well as sustainable development, environmental policy integration and new modes of…

Peter Simmons

Senior Lecturer in Environmental Sciences. My research is informed by sociology, human geography and science & technology studies (STS) and has involved working with colleagues from a variety of disciplines in the social and physical sciences. My current research interests include: relations of knowledge and expertise; the experience and management of situated risk (including both…

Tom Hargreaves

Lecturer in Environmental Sciences and expert in governing energy practices. My research focuses on how innovations to promote sustainability impact upon people’s everyday lives. Within this broad focus I am particularly interested in the inter-relationships between: the dynamics and evolution of social practices, how technologies are adopted and used in everyday life, and the effects…

Jason Chilvers

Senior Lecturer in Environmental sciences and leader of 3S’s Participation and Engagement research strand. I am an environmental social scientist and environmental geographer, specialising in interdisciplinary, theoretically informed, policy-relevant research at the interface between environmental science, geography, science and technology studies, and risk research. I joined UEA in January 2009, having previously spent five years…

Gill Seyfang

Reader in Sustainable Consumption, and leader of 3S’s Sustainable Consumption strand. I lead a programme of research on ‘grassroots innovations’ for sustainability. I am an interdisciplinary environmental social scientist, linking sustainability policy agendas with ‘new economics’ theories and cutting-edge community-based practice. My main research interest is around grassroots innovations, which are community-led initiatives which challenge…