PhD Workshops and Summer Schools

Energy in the City, 18-20 July 2017

The DEMAND Centre’s final Summer School on ‘Energy in the City’ took place at the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds from the 18-20 July 2017. Over three intensive days, a group of doctoral students, early career researchers and practitioners from a range of organisations in the UK and internationally got together. They learnt about each other’s research,…

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Pre-Conference Workshop, 12-13 April 2016

The DEMAND PhD Pre-Conference workshop 2016 served as an introduction to DEMAND and its approach, allowing for PhD students studying energy demand (in relation to practice) to meet one another and share ideas before joining the main conference.  The workshop included not only interesting presentations from Elizabeth Shove (DEMAND Director), Sarah Royston (Research Fellow) and Jan…

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Summer School: Peaks, Sites and Cycles, 14-16 July 2015

**Applications now open for the 2017 DEMAND summer school** The DEMAND Summer School 2015 focused on Peaks, Sites and Cycles; the temporal and spatial dynamics of energy and mobility demand. These are critical issues in the social sciences, and for practical efforts to reduce and manage peak loads in energy and mobility. Participants, along with researchers and academics from the DEMAND…

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Summer School: Energy Histories and Energy Futures, 8-10 July 2014

**Applications now open for the 2017 DEMAND summer school** The first DEMAND Summer School lived up to its name with fieldwork, floorball, evening meals and camping trips all taking place in the sunshine.  (more…)

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Summer School: Debating the Dynamics of Mobility, 17-19 September 2013

**Applications now open for the 2017 DEMAND summer school** The ESRC funded Forge Network Summer School (convened by Professors Marsden and Shove) tackled the issue of understanding the dynamics of mobility, 17-19 September 2013. (more…)

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