Theme Lead & Project Researcher
Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex
Dr Mari Martiskainen is a social scientist with a specific interest in the transition to a more fair, clean and sustainable energy world. Her research centres around energy policy, with specific focus on the issues of developing low energy housing, addressing energy poverty and promoting renewable energy.
Dr Martiskainen has worked with a range of conceptual approaches, including sustainability transitions, grassroots innovation, innovation intermediation, user innovation, and energy justice. Dr Martiskainen has authored several articles in journals such as Energy Research & Social Science; Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions; Environment and Planning A; Journal of Cleaner Production; Local Environment; and Research Policy. She has written book chapters, conference proceedings and invited blog posts. She is a reviewer for several international journals. Dr Martiskainen presents her research regularly to a range of audiences, including international conferences.
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