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, Dr Tim Chatterton was awarded an ESRC/RCUK Energy Programme Placement Fellowship in the Department for Energy and Climate Change. He spent 12 months working in Whitehall 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 interacted with the public(s), and provided 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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