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Ms Mari Martiskainen

Post:Research Student (SPRU - Science and Technology Policy Research) (The Sussex Energy Group)
Other posts:Research Fellow (SPRU - Science and Technology Policy Research)
 Research Student (SPRU - Science and Technology Policy Research)
Location:Jubilee Building
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Mari joined the Sussex Energy Group in SPRU in July 2006. Her research centres around consumer behaviour and energy demand, with links to concepts such as community energy and stakeholder engagement via local initiatives. She is also interested in the debates surrounding new and old energy technologies such as nuclear power and microgeneration.

In October 2010, Mari started a PhD in Innovation of Community Energy Projects in Finland and the United Kingdom. Mari is supervised by Professor Gordon MacKerron and Dr. Adrian Smith.

Mari is an affiliate PhD Researcher of the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research. You can also follow Mari on Twitter @martiskainen.


  • M.Sc. in Environmental Technology, Imperial College London (2003)
  • B.A. Social Sciences, 2000, University of Helsinki, Finland (2000)