Olivia Thompson

I am an ARIES-associated PhD researcher in the Science, Society, and Sustainability (3S) Research Group, funded by the Science Faculty at the University of East Anglia. My current research as part of the UK Energy Research Centre’s Public Engagement Observatory expands upon techniques for mapping participation through digital methods in energy, climate change and net…

Sean Irving

I am a SeNSS DTP programme PhD researcher in Norwich Business School and the Science, Society & Sustainability (3S) Research Group. My research explores the role of alternative and diverse economies in transitions to low-consumption social systems, using the Norwich Sharing City project as a case study. I am particularly interested in the more radical…

Chiara Ruggieri-Mitchell

I am an ARIES-associated PhD student in the Science, Society, and Sustainability (3S) Research Group. My current research interests lie in understanding how colonial rule has shaped environmental science practices and how these might be addressed through a decolonial lens to ensure the safeguarding of the environment, whilst also dismantling the social inequalities, often steeped…

Vinicius Pereira

Vinícius is a PhD student at the University of East Anglia and an early-stage researcher at the GECKO Project (Horizon 2020 MSCA-ITN). He is interested in collaborative and foresight design processes dedicated to technological democratization and autonomy. Coming from a bachelor’s in architectural design and urban planning (2016) and a master’s in Artificial Intelligence applied…

Nickhil Sharma

Nickhil is a 29-year-old Energy Engineer from Bangalore, India. He is currently a PhD student at UEA, working on an EU-funded project on Smart Home Technologies. His research areas include sustainability transitions, stakeholder management, and social sustainability. He is also a Senior Fellow of the Melton Foundation where he develops skill-based workshops for youth engagement around…

Phoebe King

I am a PhD researcher in the Centre for Social and Economic Research for the Global Environment (CSERGE) and the Science, Society and Sustainability (3S) research group. As an environmental scientist, I have developed a particular interest in nature-based solutions (NBS) and their application to address societal challenges in an increasingly warming world. So far,…

Cat Acheson

I am a PhD researcher in the Science, Society and Sustainability (3S) Research Group and the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research.  My research explores sustainability-focused innovations in societal systems and in social practices, and how these two approaches can be linked up effectively. Working in partnership with Norfolk County Council, my project aims to…

Harriet Dudley

I am a 1+3 PhD student in the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations (CAST) and in the Science, Society & Sustainability (3S) Research Group.  My research explores UK climate change governance, specifically the role of the UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC) in shaping the wider knowledge and governance landscapes in which specific…

Elliot Honeybun-Arnolda

I am a PhD student in the Science, Society & Sustainability (3S) Research Group. I’m interested in the role environmental sciences play in the relations between science and society. My PhD seeks to uncover a history of environmental science, using The School of Environmental Sciences at UEA as a case-study. Broadly, my research interests include;…