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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Paula Kivimaa holds a part-time post as Senior Research Fellow at SPRU. She is also Research Professor in Climate and Society in the Finnish Environment Institute SYKE and an Academy of Finland Research Fellow. Her 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 a low-carbon transition perspective, connections between energy transitions and security, and policy experimentation. She has published circa 40 peer-reviewed articles and contributed to several reports, policy briefs and consultation responses addressed to policymakers in climate, energy, transport, and innovation policy.

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). 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