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Dr Florian Kern

Post:Lecturer (SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit, The Sussex Energy Group)
Location:Jubilee Building Jub-381
Email:F.Kern@sussex.ac.uk

Telephone numbers
Internal:2831 or 8166
UK:01273 872831 or 01273 678166
International:+44 1273 872831 or +44 1273 678166

Research expertise:
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Biography

Florian Kern has more than eight years of experience in research, consulting and teaching in the area of energy, climate and innovation policy as well as socio-technical transitions. He holds a DPhil in Science and Technology Policy Studies from SPRU (2010). Prior to coming to SPRU Florian obtained a Master of Science in Socio-Economic and Technological Planning from Roskilde University (Denmark, 2005). Florian studied political science at the Free University of Berlin focusing on international relations, energy policy and environmental policy and management (2000-2003).

Role

Dr Florian Kern is Co-Director of the Sussex Energy Group and Lecturer at SPRU-Science and Technology Policy Research. He is also the SPRU convenor of the MSc in Climate Change and Policy and co-convenes the SPRU MSc in Energy Policy for Sustainability.

 

He is a member of the:

- British Institute of Energy Economics (BIEE);

- Sustainability Transitions Research Network (STRN); and the

- American Political Science Association (APSA; section Science, Technology & Environmental Politic).

 

Florian is an active peer reviewer for a range of journals incl. Research Policy, Technological Forecasting & Social Change, Energy Policy, Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, Policy Sciences, Regulation and Governance, Technology Analysis & Strategic Management, Foresight, Science and Public Policy and Sustainability.