Karen Turner

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  • United Kingdom

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20002022
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Personal Statement

Karen is Director of the Centre for Energy Policy at the University of Strathclyde International Public Policy Institute. She has previously held academic posts at in the Economics Departments at Heriot-Watt, Stirling and Strathclyde Universities. Karen was one of six ESRC Climate Change Leadership Fellows (http://www.researchcatalogue.esrc.ac.uk/grants/RES-066-27-0029/read) and her main research interests in modeling the economy-wide impacts of energy and climate policy. The main focus of her current work is investigating economy-wide rebound effects and macroeconmic impacts of energy efficiency enhancing and/or carbon reduction technologies such as CCS. Karen is Principle Investigator on the EPSRC ‘Working with the [EUED] Centres project titled ‘Energy Saving Innovations and Economy-wide Rebound Effects’ (See project web-site hosted by our partners the the Centre for Innovation and Energy Demand at the University of Sussex http://cied.ac.uk/research/impacts/energysavinginnovations).

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University Of Strathclyde

1 Oct 199930 Apr 2002

Master in Science, University of Glasgow

1 Oct 199831 Oct 1999

Bachelor of Arts, University Of Strathclyde

1 Oct 19951 Jul 1998

Keywords

  • CGE; input-output; energy policy; energy efficiency

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Projects 2004 2022

Research Output 2000 2019

Open Access
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Electric vehicles
Energy policy
Electricity
Carbon
Costs

Can the composition of energy use in an expanding economy be altered by consumers' responses to technological change?

Turner, K., Figus, G., Swales, J. K., Ryan, L., Lecca, P. & McGregor, P., 1 Jul 2019, In : The Energy Journal . 40, 4, p. 235-253 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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technological change
electricity
energy
Carbon
economy

Activities 2015 2019

Royal Society (External organisation)

Karen Turner (Advisor)
May 2019 → …

Activity: Membership typesMembership of committee

Centre for Energy Policy Energy Conversations: Can we future-proof demand side management programmes?

Antonios Katris (Organiser), Oluwafisayo Titilope Alabi (Organiser), Christian Calvillo Munoz (Organiser), Karen Turner (Speaker), Mark Lappin (Speaker), Nigel Ellis (Speaker), Alf Young (Chair)
2 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesTo be assigned

Impacts

Enhancing the Scottish Government’s policy evaluation capacity

Peter McGregor (Participant), John Swales (Participant), Grant Allan (Participant), Patrizio Lecca (Participant), Karen Turner (Participant)

Impact: Impact - for External PortalPolicy and legislation, Economic and commerce

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