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Policy Studies Institute

Policy Studies Institute (PSI) is committed to delivering insightful, high-quality research for our funders, users and wider society that has an impact on environment and sustainable development research, policy and practice. We do this by working at the interface of policy and research. We combine the rigour of academic research with expert knowledge of policy agendas and processes. We generate research outputs collaboratively that meet the practical needs of policymakers. We aim to deliver results and outputs that are high quality, relevant, useable, and enrich the value of our users’ work. PSI has informed public policy since 1931, through the provision, dissemination and promotion of high-quality, evidence-based research (read more about our history here). Now based in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Westminster, our interdisciplinary team applies a wide range of qualitative and quantitative methods and designs to produce research outputs intended to inform a sustainable future. The University is a holder of the HR Excellence in Research Award. Now based in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Westminster, PSI’s interdisciplinary team applies leading-edge qualitative and quantitative methods and designs to produce outputs which inform a sustainable future PSI’s current research themes include: energy and climate change; resource use and the circular economy; mobility and transport; the role of communities and business in delivering a sustainable future; cities, innovation and sustainability transitions; public behaviours, attitudes and policy; and policy and research evaluation. Dr Peter Barbrook-Johnson: He is currently working on the ESRC/NRF/Newton Fund funded ISULabaNtu project. Martha Bicket: She is a Senior Research Fellow in sustainability policy. Her current work includes the analysis of paradigms and public acceptability for the EU-funded FP7 project DYNAMIX. Dr Kevin Burchell: He is an interpretive social scientist, with a focus on producing research that is of value across academic, policy and practitioner domains. Dr Simon Dresner: His expertise is in the social and economic aspects of sustainability. His book The Principles of Sustainability was published by Earthscan in 2002 and an updated second edition was published in 2008. Ben Fagan-Watson: He is a Senior Research Fellow. His current research is on new ESRC-funded £3m Centre for Evaluating Complexity Across the Nexus. Dr Isis Nunez Ferrera: She is an architect and researcher specialising in urban planning, design and international development. Dr Ritsuko Ozaki: She is a sociologist and has worked on the diffusion of environmental innovations with a particular focus on user adoption and consumption. Ben Shaw: He has worked on research projects investigating eco-innovation, environmental tax reform, public responses to environmental policy. Professor Fred Steward: He led innovation research at the business schools of Brunel University and Aston University. Robin Vanner: He is currently responsible for developing a research programme in pro-environmental behavioural change from the perspective of paradigms of thinking. Tom Watson: He is conducting research into the role of community resilience in the face of heatwaves, and carrying out a literature review for a project.

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