During its five year lifetime, the DEMAND Centre has hosted a variety of seminars by its researchers, visitors and invited others to DEMAND, as well as others who expressed an interest in presenting their work to the centre. You can find further detail about these seminars below.
Heather Chappells – Back to normal? Demand in the aftermath of disruption.
Rick Diamond – Why don’t building behave the way we want them to?
Kris de Decker – The prospective of forgotten technology.
Benjamin Görgen – Sustainable Living in Communal Housing Projects.
Benoit Granier – Pathways of Change: Cool Biz and the reconditioning of energy demand in office life.
Sanneke Kloppenburg and Nick Verkade – Emerging energy practices around decentralised storage of electricity.
Kimberley O’Sullivan – The energy-time-bind.
Ted Schatzki – Practices and large scale phenomena.
Mandy de Wilde – Sustainable belonging: Family and gender in home making practices.
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John Barrett – University of Leeds – Linkages between materials, energy and economy: Production and consumption changes for a low material and carbon future.
Ian Jones – University of Leeds – A blended retail future?: Exploring the colonisation of shopping by online connectivity (and energy and mobility implications).
Giulio Mattioli – University of Aberdeen – Car dependence: Mico-, macro- and meso- approaches to the study of social barriers to sustainable transport.
Sarah Royston – Association for the conservation of energy – Dragon-breath and snow-melt: Sensory experience, know-how and keeping homes warm.
Neil Simcock (Lancaster University), Gordon Walker (Lancaster University) and Rosie Day (University of Birmingham) – The need for electricity – Electricity as a need.
Sarah Royston (University of Sussex) – In search of invisible energy policy. A talk
given as a part of the interdisciplinary lecture series: In search of ‘good’ energy policy
at the University of Cambridge.
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Jan Bastiaans – Energy Manager at Lancaster University – Demand management at Lancaster University.
Sara Berthou – University of Copenhagen, SCIENCE – Competing notions of social change and intervention in local climate change governance: The case of Copenhagen.
Mike Colechin – Energy Technologies Institute – How can the UK afford an energy system?
Adrian Gault – Committee on Climate Change – Meeting carbon budgets in the UK: The role of demand.
Kate Gifford – Car Plus – Trends in car clubs and shared transport and future demands for energy and mobility.
Paul Gilbert – Tyndall Centre – Using the Laws of Thermodynamics to inform social science research.
Murray Goulden – University of Nottingham – Caught in the Middle & Out in the Cold: The Everyday Management of Energy in the Workplace.
Catherine Grandclément – EDF R&D – Smarter and more transparent than you: Technicians and users scripting the user’s role in smart grid experiments.
Philipp Grünewald – Environmental Change Institute – What do we actually know about household electricity use?
Sam Hampton – PhD student at the University of Oxford – Muddling through the practice of policy implementation: An ethnographic study of a multi-level behaviour change project.
Richard Hanna – University of Reading – Installer businesses and renewable energy uptake in homes.
Mikko Jalas and Jenny Rinkinen – Existing houses, new residents and the alignment of heating practices.
Matt Lipson – Energy Technologies Institute – Home heating: Technologies, practices and prospects.
Walt Patterson – Energy Technologies Institute – Beyond the Fire Age.
Harald Rohracher – Linköping University – Governing sociotechnical transitions: Conceptual challenges and implications for demand.
Tim Schwanen – Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED) – Reducing energy consumption in urban transport: Ecologies of Innovation in the UK.
Rita Shaw and Geraldine Bryson – Electricity North West – Demand scenarios and Innovation Projects at Electricity North West.
Dale Southerton – Sustainable Consumption Institute – The washing basket is critical.
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