CIED cited in House of Lords autonomous vehicles report

autonomous vehicles

A new report on autonomous vehicles from the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee cites evidence from the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED). The report, entitled ‘Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV): The future?’ was the result of an inquiry inspired by the rapid development of CAV technology […]

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Spark of Life Exhibition features EUED people

spark of life

The Wellcome Collection’s exhibition on the story of electricity ‘The Spark of Life’ features contributions from EUED colleagues from the CEE and DEMAND Centres. The exhibition – at the Wellcome Collection gallery in London – looks at the representation and uses of electricity in art and science throughout history. The […]

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DEMAND paper wins BSA article prize

article prize

A paper from Gordon Walker, Neil Simcock and Rosie Day has won a prestigious BSA Climate Change Study Group annual article prize. The paper, entitled ‘Necessary energy uses and a minimum standard of living in the United Kingdom: Energy justice or escalating expectations?’ was nominated for one of three prizes […]

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Sovacool contributes to REN21 Global Report

Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand Director Professor Benjamin J. Sovacool has co-authored a chapter in the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century’s (REN21) 2016 Global Status Report. The report highlights 2015 as a historic year for renewable energy as it becomes established around the world as ‘a […]

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MEP consults CIED on EU referendum

Keith Taylor MEP

Keith Taylor MEP has visited the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand at Sussex Energy Group to discuss the impact for energy policy of the UK leaving the European Union, reports Government World. Taylor, the Green Party MEP for the South East, had heard CIED’s Jan Rosenow speaking of the […]

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CIE-MAP meet with high-profile stakeholders

CIE-MAP panel

The Centre for Industrial Energy, Materials and Products (CIE-MAP) held a stakeholder workshop at the RSA in London on 12th May. The day was built around a set of short presentations from the CIE-MAP researchers followed by discussions panel featuring colleagues from relevant stakeholder organisations. This made for an interesting […]

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Nature & Nature Climate Change Special feat. CIED


The Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand has contributed significantly to a new special collection produced jointly by the journals Nature and Nature Climate Change.  The collection aims to look in more detail at the crucial and varied role the social sciences (integrated with natural sciences) have to play if […]

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RCUK India Energy Demand workshop, New Delhi

India RCUK workshop

The CEE Centre’s Tadj Oreszczyn, i-STUTE’s Bob Critoph and CSEF’s Savvas Tassou were in India this week for a meeting set up by Research Councils UK India and India’s Department of Science and Technology (DST). The purpose of the workshop (held in New Delhi on 22nd April) was to discuss […]

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Sustainable Thermal Technologies slides available

solar laser

13th April saw academics, industry professionals and policymakers gather at the University of Warwick to discuss ‘Sustainable Thermal Energy Technologies for the Future’. The event was a collaborative conference in partnership between the University of Warwick, the i-STUTE Centre, Innovate UK, the Heating and Hot-water Industry Council (HHIC) and the […]

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i-STUTE EPSRC prize picture features in Daily Mail

TFL Tunnel Workers

A picture taken by the i-STUTE Centre’s Akos Revesz of workers in a London Underground tunnel has won second place in the EPSRC science photo competition (people category). The picture has been featured on the Daily Mail website under the headline ‘The Tube as you’ve never seen it before: Amazing picture […]

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CIED referenced in Select Committee report


The Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand has contributed to a report by the Parliamentary Select Committee on Energy and Climate Change.  The report, entitled  ‘Home energy efficiency and demand reduction’ calls for ‘a renewed commitment to tackling energy efficiency by establishing adequate policies with long-term, ambitious objectives, which restore […]

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Watch: Energy and Climate Change Committee

CIE-MAP Director John Barrett gave evidence to the Commons Select Committee for Energy and Climate Change on 1st March on ‘Setting the fifth carbon budget’. Professor Barrett (of the University of Leeds)  joined by Richard Leese (Mineral Products Association), Lawrence Slade (EnergyUK), Philip Sellwood (Energy Saving Trust) and Nina Skorupska […]

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CIED at House of Commons

Jan Rosenow at House of Commons

Dr Jan Rosenow of the CIED Centre gave evidence today to the House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee. Dr Rosenow, of the University of Sussex, was one of four witnesses alongside Dr Nick Eyre (Director, UK Energy Research Centre), Simon Roberts (Chief Executive, Centre for Sustainable Energy) and Dave […]

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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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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’

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