Karen Turner


  • United Kingdom

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Please contact karen.turner@strath.ac.uk


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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

Award Date: 1 Jul 2002

Master in Science, University of Glasgow

1 Oct 199831 Oct 1999

Award Date: 1 Nov 1999

Bachelor of Arts, University Of Strathclyde

1 Oct 19951 Jul 1998

Award Date: 1 Jul 1998


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

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    Centre for Energy Policy Energy Conversations: Do we have the necessary skilled labour to enable a net zero economy?

    Christian Calvillo Munoz (Organiser), Antonios Katris (Organiser), Oluwafisayo Titilope Alabi (Organiser), Thomas Scotto (Speaker), Hazel Nolan (Speaker), Roddy Scott (Speaker), Karen Turner (Speaker) & Alf Young (Chair)

    27 Feb 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Meeting with Scottish Government TIMES and CGE modelling teams

    Christian Calvillo Munoz (Recipient), Karen Turner (Recipient), Antonios Katris (Recipient), Sasha Maguire (Recipient), Andrew Mortimer (Recipient), Jennifer McVey (Recipient) & Elliot Lamb (Recipient)

    9 Sep 2019

    Activity: Other activity typesOther


    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