Research Fellow, Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex

Dr Kirsten Jenkins is a Research Fellow at the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand. Kirsten joined SPRU in December 2016 and is working on a wide range of research projects focusing on energy justice and energy transitions. Kirsten completed a ESRC-funded PhD entitled “Discourses of Energy Justice: The Case of Nuclear Energy” at the University of St Andrews in 2016. She holds two previous degrees with specialisms in energy and society, an MRes in Sustainable Development and a BSc in Sustainable Development, both from the University of St Andrews also. Alongside her role at CIED Kirsten serves as the Early Career Representative for the Energy Geographies Research Group of the Royal Geographical Society with IBG.

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