Report from EUED Cross-Centre Transport Day

22 people gathered from across three EUED Centres in Leeds on Friday 6th November to discuss the theme of change and how this was being understood conceptually and methodologically across the different centres. Professor Greg Marsden of the University of Leeds and the EUED Demand Centre summarises the day here: EUED […]

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DEMAND at the House of Lords

On 15th September, Elizabeth Shove gave evidence in person at the House of Lords to a Design Commission enquiry on design and behaviour in the built environment. She was invited in response to an official submission to the enquiry. Read full details at the DEMAND Centre site

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i-STUTE contribute to Energy Accelerator

11th September saw a meeting in Birmingham of the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA) group of seven Midlands-based universities to discuss heating and cooling technologies in the light of the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s announcement in March that £60m would be invested into heating and cooling research. EUED’s i-STUTE Director Bob […]

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No More Meters? Article on energy as a service.

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Elizabeth Shove and Matt Watson of the EUED DEMAND Centre have written a piece for ‘The Conversation’ website entitled ‘No more meters? Let’s make energy a service, not a commodity’. The article explores the way we look at domestic energy use and how changed perceptions could lead to a reduction […]

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International Energy Poverty workshop

20-21st May saw the (t)ERES project which is the linked to the EUED Demand centre lead an international workshop of academics and policymakers at the University of Leeds. The workshop looked at the interactions of three forms of energy poverty (transport, housing and domestic energy). Read the full story on […]

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CEE paper in major UK energy journal

Senior UCL-Energy academics Dr Cliff Elwell, Dr Phillip Biddulph, Prof Robert Lowe and Prof Tadj Oreszczyn have had a paper, entitled ‘Determining the impact of regulatory policy on UK gas use using Bayesian analysis on publicly available data’, published in Elsevier’s peer-reviewed journal Energy Policy. With the current review of […]

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CIED present at PLATE conference

Naomi Braithwaite, Tim Cooper, Alex Rodrigues, John Rogers and Kyungeun Sung presented at the first PLATE (Product Lifetimes and the Environment) conference. From the 17 -19 June NTU hosted the inaugural PLATE conference.  Over 3 days 66 papers and 6 workshops, drawn from an international and multi-disciplinary perspective, debated the […]

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New Centres Coordinator appointed

EUED is please to announce the appointment of a new Centres Coordinator – James O’Toole – beginning on 26th October 2015. James will assist the EUED Centre Directors in coordinating cross-centre activities such as communications, strategic planning and funding proposals. James will be based at UCL Energy Institute. His email is j.o’toole@ucl.ac.uk

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CIE-Map researcher offers expert advice to OECD

On the 20-21st October Anne Owen of the EUED CIE-MAP centre attended an OECD-UNEP Expert Workshop on demand-based measures of material flows. The meeting was held at the OECD in Paris and explored two different measurement methods for estimating raw materials embodied in international trade: a pure input-output based methodology […]

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Craft-based upcycling paper

A new research paper written by Kyungeun Sung and Tim Cooper has been published in the March 2015 edition of Craft Research. The article is titled ‘Sarah Turner–Eco-artist and designer through craft-based upcycling‘. Full details on the CIE-MAP website

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Energy Efficiency Target should be legally binding

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The group of six End Use Energy Demand Centres, have issued a press release in response to the European Commission  Energy Efficiency Communication. The European Commission’s proposed energy efficiency target announced today is insufficient and should remain at the level of 40% originally considered say a leading group of researchers […]

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Birmingham post article on i-STUTE

The EUED i-STUTE Centre featured in the Birmingham Post recently. The article, entitled ‘University of Warwick energy project aims to reduce heating and cooling emissions’ talks about how the setting up of the centre. Read the full article on the Birmingham Post site

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