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Dr David Rudolph

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Sociology

David Rudolph is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in Sociology, who specialises in the social and geographical aspects of renewable energy development.  David has published and given conference papers on these topics for several  years, and has just finished editing a special edition of the Scottish Geographical Journal on the relationship between communities and renewable energy. He is currently leading a project funded by ClimateXChange for the Scottish Government on community benefits from offshore energy projects.  He is also research fellow on project investigating the social acceptance of multi-use offshore platforms (funded by the European Commission). Previously he worked as a research fellow on project researching public perceptions of sub-seabed Carbon Capture and Storage (funded by the European Commission). David has also recently completed (with Claire Haggett and Mhairi Aitken) two projects funded by ClimateXChange  on Wind Farms Community Engagement Good Practice Review, and Supporting Community Investment in Commercial Renewable Energy Schemes.