Department of Energy and Climate Change Energy Fellowship

Project details

Funding bodies: ESRC and RCUK Energy Programme

Collaborators: Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)

Dates: 2010 – 2011

Project document: An introduction to Thinking about ‘Energy Behaviour’: a Multi Model Approach

Project summary

In 2010, Tim was awarded an ESRC/RCUK Energy Programme Placement Fellowship in the Department for Energy and Climate Change. He spent 12-months working in Whitehall with looking at “Individuals’ and Communities’ Energy Behaviour”, with a remit to “challenge and be challenged”!

His work covered a wide range of activities, including a detailed review of where current DECC policies interact with the public(s), and providing support for the development of business cases for a significant increase in the Department’s social research capacity. The main stream of his work though, was to develop an introductory guide to ‘energy behaviour’ for the Department.

For more details please e-mail Dr Tim Chatterton.

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