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Researcher: Lovell, HC (Associate Professor Heather Lovell)

Fields of Research

Sociology and Social Studies of Science and Technology
Environment Policy
Environmental Sociology
Environmental Politics
Public Administration
Human Geography
Australian Government and Politics
Accounting Theory and Standards
Fermentation
Innovation and Technology Management
Built Environment and Design

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
Energy Services and Utilities
Residential Construction Processes
Technological and Organisational Innovation
Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards
Expanding Knowledge in Technology
Energy
Public Services Policy Advice and Analysis
Sustainability Indicators
Environmentally Sustainable Information and Communication Services
Education and Training
Residential Energy Conservation and Efficiency
Institutional Arrangements for Environmental Protection

Career Best Publications

Carbon offsetting: Sustaining consumption?; Environment and Planning A: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research
Converging agendas? Energy and climate change policies in the UK; Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy
The Making of Low Carbon Economies; Routledge

Research Publications

Agencement in housing markets: The case of the UK construction industry; Geoforum
Accounting for Carbon
Accounting for Carbon: The Role of Accounting Professional Organisations in Governing Climate Change; The New Carbon Economy: Constitution, Governance and Contestation
Accounting for Carbon: The Role of Accounting Professional Organisations in Governing Climate Change; Antipode: a radical journal of geography
Allometric equations and timber markets: an important forerunner of REDD+?; The Politics of Carbon Markets
Are policy failures mobile? An investigation of the Advanced Metering Infrastructure Program in the State of Victoria, Australia; Environment and Planning A
As frames collide: Making sense of carbon accounting; Accounting, Auditing and Accountability
Beyond the carbon economy: energy law in transition
Carbon accounting and the construction of competence; Journal of Cleaner Production
Carbon offsetting: Sustaining consumption?; Environment and Planning A: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research
Carbon Standards and non nation-state actors; Exploration & Production. The Oil and Gas Review
Climate Change and the Professions: the unexpected places and spaces of carbon markets; Transactions - Institute of British Geographers
Climate change, markets and standards: the case of financial accounting; Economy and Society
Communicating the Needs of Climate Change Policy Makers to Scientists; Human and Social Dimensions of Climate Change
Community perceptions of REDD+: a case study from Papua New Guinea; Climate Policy
Converging agendas? Energy and climate change policies in the UK; Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy
Discourse and innovation journeys: the case of low energy housing in the UK; Technology Analysis and Strategic Management
Eco-communities; International Encyclopedia of Housing and Home
Energy feedback: Place, Policy and Mobility; Energy Feedback Symposium
Evolution of policy and practice in low-energy housing; Housing, the Environment and our Changing Climate
Exploring the role of materials in policy change: innovation in low-energy housing in the UK; Environment and Planning A: International Journal of Urban and Regional Research
Framing sustainable housing as a solution to climate change; Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning
Governing the carbon offset market; Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change
Influencing household energy practices: a critical review of UK smart metering standards and commercial feedback devices; Technology Analysis & Strategic Management
Low-carbon economies; Research Handbook on Climate Governance
Measuring Forest Carbon; Governing the Climate: New approaches to rationality, power and politics
Mobile policies and policy streams: The case of smart metering policy in Australia; Geoforum
New district heating in Edinburgh and Glasgow: origins and outcomes; Energy Vulnerabilities
Policy mobilities: the case of smart meters in Australia; Institute of Australian Geographers Annual Conference
Putting carbon markets into practice: a case study of financial accounting in Europe; Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy
Sensing reality? New monitoring technologies for global sustainability standards; Global Environmental Politics
Supply and Demand for Low Energy Housing in the UK: Insights from a Science and Technology Studies Approach; Housing Studies
Sustainable Urban Energy Policy: Heat and the City; Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group
Tariff Trial Survey Design
TasNetworks Tariff Trial Method Review Phase One
The changing narratives of district heating in the UK: a case study of the city of Edinburgh; Royal Geographical Society-IBG Annual International Conference 2014
The governance of innovation in socio-technical systems: The difficulties of strategic niche management in practice; Science and Public Policy
The making of a zero carbon home; Devices and Desires: the Cultural Politics of a Low Carbon Society
The Making of Low Carbon Economies; Routledge
The Making of Low Carbon Economies; Australasian Housing Researchers Conference
The making of low carbon economies; RGS-IBG Annual Conference 2014
The multiple communities of low carbon transition: an assessment of communities involved in forest carbon measurement; Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability
The promise of smart grids; American Association of Geographers Annual Conference
The role of individuals in policy change: the case of UK low-energy housing; Environment and Planning C: Government and Policy
The role of International policy transfer within the multiple streams approach: the case of smart electricity metering in Australia; Public Administration
The role of non-nation-state actors and side events in the international climate negotiations; Climate Policy
Understanding carbon offset technologies; New Political Economy
What we know about households who are already off-grid; Australian Utility Week Conference

Research Projects

Fermen Tasmania: tracking the initiation, uptake and implementation of a Tasmania food futures vision; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
CONSORT: Consumer Energy Systems Providing Cost-Effective Grid Support; Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)
Remembering How to Lead: Building institutional memory of 'leadership learnings' in collaborative governance environments; The Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG)
Smart Grids, Messy Society? An evaluation of the implementation of smart grids in Australia; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Sense-T Stage 2: Sensing Natural Capital - the role of environmental sensor data within new financial markets
Tariff Trial , Phase 2 - survey development
Tariff Trial, Phase One

Research Candidate Supervision