EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in

Energy Resilience and the Built Environment

EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in

Energy Resilience and the Built Environment

EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training in Energy Resilience and the Built Environment

Claudia Hihetah

Student
MaREI

Developing effective policy responses to address energy poverty and increase energy justice

Claudia is a PhD student at MaREI hosted at University College Cork. Investigating the lived experiences of energy poverty is significant in advancing solutions to energy poverty. Her PhD will focus on “Developing effective policy responses to address energy poverty and increase energy justice.”

 Current Activities:

Claudia is in the first year of her PhD under the supervision of Dr. Niall Dunphy, Prof. Brian Ó Gallachóir and Dr. Clodagh Harris and currently carrying out literature review.

Background:

Claudia has an MSc in Urbanisation and Development from The London School of Economics and Political Science. Her master’s thesis analysed the everyday practices of peri -urban slum dwellers in partaking in urban living. She has received her BSc degree in Land Economy from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana.

She has work experience in advocacy campaigns, communications and programme management. She also has experience in teaching and research.

Through her doctoral studies, Claudia seeks to contribute to climate action specifically through energy transitions in the built environment in close collaboration with industry players and the ERBE CDT.

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