SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit

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Dr Paula Kivimaa

Post:Senior Research Fellow (SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit, The Sussex Energy Group)

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UK:01273 872781
International:+44 1273 872781

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Dr.  Kivimaa is Senior Research Fellow at SPRU working for the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED). Her previous research ranges from climate, energy and environmental policy analysis from the perspective of innovation to  examining change and stability in energy and transport systems. Her current research interests include policy analysis from low-carbon innovation and transition perspectives as well as policy complementing approaches to support low-carbon innovation, such as  intermediation and experiments. She has a BSc in Environmental Science & Business Management (University of Westminster, 1997-2000), an MSc  in Environmental Technology (Imperial College, 2001-2002) and a PhD in Organisations and Management (Helsinki School of Economics, 2004-2008). Prior to joining SPRU in March 2015 she  worked for 12 years as a researcher in the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), where she continues with part-time appointment. She has since 2012 been Docent in the Department of Management and International Business at the Aalto University School of Business, Helsinki.


Senior Research Fellow at SPRU and Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand

Member of the Sussex Energy Group

Member of the Research Ethics Committee (C-REC)