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Niall Dunphy BSc (Env Sc), MSc (Government), PhD
t: +353 21 4902521 | e:

Dr Niall Dunphy is the Director of the Cleaner Production Promotion Unit, a multi-disciplinary research centre of the School of Engineering, University College Cork. Niall is an environmental social scientist with a background in the natural sciences. He leads a team encompassing a diverse range of disciplines, working on the human aspects of sustainability, with a particular emphasis on people’s relationship with energy and the energy system. More information can be found in his Research Profile.


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Theresa Carthy

t: +353 21 4902285 | e:


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Ger Mullally BA,  MA, PhD
Associate Principal Investigator
Lecturer, Department of Sociology
t: +353 21 4902618 | e:

Dr Gerard Mullally is a lecturer in the Department of Sociology, University College Cork, where he specialises on sociology of the environment, sustainability, climate and energy. His research interests include: public participation in sustainability transitions, climate change communication and Education for Sustainability. More information can be found in his Research Profile.

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Breffní Lennon BA, MA (Res), PhD
Senior Postdoctoral Researcher
Human Geography
t: +353 21 4903079 | e:
Dr Breffní Lennon is a Senior Postdoctoral researcher working on the EnergyPOLITIES project (SEAI 2018-21). He is a human geographer researching the social and economic dimensions to the energy transition, in particular renewable energy, along with wider sustainability issues concerning long-term community engagement. More information can be found in his Research Profile.



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Alexandra Revez BA, MA, PhD
Senior Postdoctoral Researcher
Human Geography
t: +353 21 4903129 |
Dr Alexandra Revez is a Senior Postdoctoral researcher working on the Imagining 2050 project (EPA, 2018-20). Her work has concentrated on key public participation issues linked to environmental, disaster management and social care policy. This has involved collaborative engagements among communities to re-imagine local services, give voice to different community groups and address the diverse range of needs and expectations from specific socio-demographic and economic backgrounds. 
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Christine Gaffney BA, MA, PhD
Research Associate
Gender Theory
t: +353 21 4903503 | e:
Lauren Quinlivan BSc
Research Support Officer
Campus Climate Action Project
t: +353 21 4903129 | e:

Cleaner Production Promotion Unit

G1 Civil Engineering Building, School of Engineering, University College Cork, College Road, Cork T12 K8AF, Ireland.