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Energy SHINES Policy Workshop

A workshop for women doctoral researchers in the energy Social Sciences and Humanities to tackle energy problems in non-energy organisations targeting a transition to net-zero.

When: 23 February 2023, 9:30am - 3pm 
Where: Homerton College, Cambridge  

The Energy SHINES policy workshop is an exciting professional development opportunity for women doctoral researchers based at UK Universities, to network and collaborate with other women working within energy Social Sciences and Humanities.

During the workshop, participants will have the opportunity to hear inspiring keynote speakers addressing the importance of energy SSH to transitions to net-zero, with a specific focus on non-energy sectors.

Participants will also take part in interactive sessions where they will hear first-hand from a panel of industry, governmental and non-governmental organisation representatives about the energy-related challenges they face in their ‘non-energy’ organisations in their transition to net-zero.

Participants will be invited to contribute their expert insights to those problems, discussing energy-SSH insights, resources and approaches to tackling these challenges. Our workshop report will include these contributions; a draft will be circulated to attendees for approval and we will specifically acknowledge attendees contributions in the report.

Our keynote speakers are:

  • Dr Carolyn Snell, Reader in Social Policy, University of York
  • Joanne Wade, Chief Strategic Advisor, The Association for Decentralised Energy

Our panellists are:

  • Sheryl French, Cambridgeshire County Council 
  • Jake Barber, Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Ian Buckle, Yorkshire Water
  • Alex Tait, Royal Institute of British Architects
  • Ben Tongue, NHS
  • Paul Chandler, NHS

We invite you to register via Eventbrite. Registration closes 18 January 2023.