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E&W men sqEnergy and water interdependencies

Policy note identifies several actions that can provide a new framework for enhancing the governance of energy and water interdependencies.

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Tim Foxon joins SPRU

We are delighted to announce that Tim Foxon from the University of Leeds is Joining SPRU as Professor of Sustainability Transitions.

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Short video explains outcomes of research into the politics influencing nuclear power trajectories in the UK and Germany

BHFPAccelerating progress towards sustainability

New briefing paper provides information on how local organisations can accelerate progress towards sustainability.

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Benjamin Sovacool joins Sussex Energy Group

The Sussex Energy Group is delighted to announce the appointment of Benjamin Sovacool as Professor of Energy Policy at SPRU and as the new Director of the Sussex Energy Group (SEG).

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A public debate on fuel poverty

Tuesday 10th November at the Friends meeting House in Brighton 7-9pm. 

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Consumer load shifting to promote wind power

PhD Student Matt Gross examines whether residential electricity customers are willing to schedule their use of household appliances to make use of energy from wind in the absence of financial incentives. 

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SPRU's 50th anniversary

As part of SPRU’s 50th anniversary in 2016, we will be hosting a major conference from 7-9 September 2016 here at the University of Sussex.

The conference will also be complemented by a full programme of activities to celebrate 50 years of SPRU.

We are delighted to announce a call for proposals for the conference on the theme of Transforming Innovation: Science and Technology for Social Needs.