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Invitation: Explore the Lived Experience of Energy

12/04/2018   
ENTRUST H2020 Project - Exhibition of Results Over the past three years we have been working in our ENTRUST Horizon 2020 project to explore the human and societal aspects of the energy system. On 26 April 2018, we invite you to join us in Brussels for an exhibition of results...
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ENTRUST researchers present their findings at the World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED)

17/03/2018   
(February/March 2018) ENTRUST researchers present their findings at the World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) in Wels, Austria. Members of the ENTRUST researcher consortium, including Niall Dunphy (UCC), Breffní Lennon (UCC), Esti Sanvvicente (LGI), Suzi Tart (LGI) and Giulia Barbano (IES) attended the 2018 World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) recently in...
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Citizen Jury discusses key issues in Le Trapeze, Paris

   
On October 3rd we had the pleasure of meeting again with the citizens of the eco-neighbourhood community of Le Trapeze. Using the format of a citizen jury, this community explored issues concerning the “human and societal dimensions” of the energy system. The focus of the citizen jury was on Le...
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IES Announces New Publication by ENTRUST Project

   
Methodology for a Socio-Technical Approach to Sharing Knowledge and Promoting Dialogue via Use of a Knowledge and Communication Platform† Michael Oates 1,* ,Giulia Barbano 1 Jessica Bergs 1 Niall Dunphy 2 Breffni Lennon 2  and Alberto Landini 3 1Integrated Environmental Solutions Ltd., Glasgow G20 0SP, UK 2Cleaner Production Promotion Unit, School of Engineering, University College Cork, T12 YN60...
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ENTRUST Workshop on Energy and Transport

   
By Giulia Barbagelata, International cooperation STAM On December 1st, 2017 Stam organized a workshop on energy and transports. The energy and transports sectors are closely interconnected and represent key elements for the creation of a Smart City. The European Union, which has strongly supported research in these areas, has created...
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ENTRUST RGS-IBG Sessions on “Consumer to Citizens: Reconfiguring the human factor in energy”

25 Aug 2017   
ENTRUST to convene 2 sessions at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2017, London on the topic of "Consumer to Citizens: Reconfiguring the human factor in energy". Session abstract: "Efforts to reduce the environmental impacts of energy have, to date, focused on designing energy-efficient technologies and developing renewable sources of energy....
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Joint ENERGISE – ENTRUST sessions at RGS Conference on energy consumption and communities

25 Aug 2017   
ENTRUST has linked up with a complementary project ENERGISE to co-convene 2 sessions at the RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2017, London on the topic of "Examining energy consumption and communities: The social, cultural and political dynamics of energy system transformations" Session abstract: "Given the need for radical transformations to the...
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Citizen Juries to be convened by ENTRUST to consider energy issues

24 May 2017   
Barcelona, Spain 26 & 27 May Merseyside, UK 15 & 16 September Paris, France 3 & 4 October Dunmanway, Ireland, tbc Naples, Italy, tbc UCC, Ireland, tbc
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ENTRUST researchers convene two themed sessions at CIG 2017

7 May 2017   
ENTRUST researchers Niall Dunphy (UCC) and Alexandra Revez (UCC) convened a special session at the 49th international Conference of Irish Geographers (CIG) in University College Cork, which ran from Thursday 4th May to Saturday 6th May 2017. This double-session, titled Regimes of energy citizenship: Thinking beyond market driven paradigms, brought...
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ENTRUST researchers present findings at ENVIRON2017

12 April 2017   
ENTRUST researchers from University College Cork have successfully presented findings from the project at the 27th Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium (Environ 2017). This annual event took place from Monday 10th to Wednesday 12th April 2017, this year hosted by Athlone Institute of Technology, and is the longest running and largest...
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Energy Transition 2017 – Strategies for a sustainable energy future

12 March 2017   
Under the aegis of The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), 'Energy Transition 2017 – strategies for a sustainable energy future', held on March 7th, saw an impressive gathering of key global experts in the field examining a number of salient issues, including: Climate and energy scenarios towards 2050...
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Behaviour change workshop #FPCON17

3 March 2017   
ENTRUST work on behaviour change will be presented at 'Fuel Poverty and Climate Action Conference 2017' #FPCON17 to be held in Croke Park, Dublin on 6 March 2017. The aim of the conference organised by Energy Action Ireland is to 'provide a forum for those working in the area of...
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Call for Papers: Regimes of Energy Citizenship, Conference of Irish Geographers

24 February 2017   
Cork, Ireland – February 24, 2017. Abstract submissions are now being invited for a key session at the Conference of Irish Geographers, titled ‘Regimes of Energy Citizenship: thinking beyond market driven paradigms’. Hosted by University College Cork, the conference will run from May 4th – 6th. The Energy Citizenship session...
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ENTRUST to hold two ‘Energy Days’ events

7 & 12 June 2016   
Energy Days are activities and events held during the month of June to raise awareness of energy efficiency and renewable energy - this year the ENTRUST project is holding two events in two of its communities of practice. 7 June 2016 | Energy Quiz & Community work shop Community Hub, Stockbridge Village, Knowsley, L28 1NR,...
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Work from the ENTRUST project presented at eseia conference on transitions

4-6 April 2016   
UCC’s Ger Mullally recently presented a paper on work from the ENTRUST project at the 2nd ‘International Conference on Smart and Green Transitions in Cities and Regions’ in Graz, Austria April 4-6, 2016. This international event is hosted by the European Sustainable Energy Innovation Alliance’s (eseia), an association of cross-sector...
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ENTRUST presence at the NATO Advance Research Workshop in Vilnius

5-7 April 2016   
The ENTRUST project contributed to the recent NATO Advanced Research Workshop ‘Towards Energy Efficiency through Behaviour Change in the Military’, organised by NATO Energy Security Centre of Excellence (NATO ENSEC COE) held in Vilnius, Lithuania 5-7 April 2016. The aim of the workshop, which had attendees from a number of...
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UCC team present the ENTRUST project at the ENVIRON 2016

22-24 March 2016   
UCC had a strong representation at the 26th Irish Environmental Researchers' Colloquium, ENVIRON 2016, held in Limerick, Ireland 22-24 March. The ENVIRON colloquium is one of Ireland’s largest and longest running gatherings of researchers engaging with environmental issues. Over 300 delegates attend this leading event every year. In addition, the...
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ENTRUST project profiled in Irish research publication

30 September 2015   
The ENTRUST project has been recently profiled in ‘Building on Ireland’s Energy Research Performance’, a joint publication from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and Enterprise Ireland, which showcases academic and industry exemplars successfully leading and participating in EU funded energy projects. Over the past year, Irish energy research projects...
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First ENTRUST Progress Meeting Held in Paris

24-25 September 2015   
On the 24th and 25th September 2015, the first progress review meeting of ENTRUST – Energy System Transition Through Stakeholder Activation, Education and Skills Development – was held in Paris and hosted by LGI Consulting. Representatives from each consortium member from Ireland, the United Kingdom, Italy, France, and Spain met...
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Kick-off meeting in Cork:

20-21 May 2015   
On the 20th and 21st May 2015, University College Cork (UCC) hosted the kick-off meeting of ENTRUST: Energy System Transition Through Stakeholder Activation, Education and Skills Development. The ENTRUST project, led by UCC, aims to develop an in-depth understanding of energy-related human behaviour and practices, including consideration of socio-demographic factors...
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