Miss Kirsten Jenkins

Post:Research Fellow in Energy Justice and Transitions (SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit)
Location:JUBILEE BUILDING JUB-346
Email:K.E.Jenkins@sussex.ac.uk

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Biography

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. She is also guest editor of an Energy Justice Virtual Special Issue in the journal Energy Policy, published between April and June 2017. 

Role

Kirsten is responsible for the development of cross-cutting themes across the Centre of Innovation and Energy Demand. This involves working with different project leaders to synthesise key lessons for low-energy innovation and demand management. She is responsible for developing these findings into publications.