Research and Teaching Fellow, Institute of Geography
Sam Staddon is a Research and Teaching Fellow in the Institute of Geography and the Lived Environment. Her research focuses on the processes, politics and knowledges involved in the participation of people in the conservation of biodiversity and energy. She has a background in ecology and the social sciences. She currently works part time as Coordinator for TEDDINET, a network which supports researchers from multiple disciplines interested in the potential of digital innovation to transform energy demand in domestic and non-domestic environments. She also teaches on postgraduate programmes in environment and development, energy and society, and social science methodologies. Questions she is currently pursuing include the role of social interactions between conservationists and land managers in Scotland, and the relationship between personal and professional experiences of domestic energy efficiency amongst researchers in the UK.