Mark Wilson presented results from his survey of online food hub users at this event, which was attended by people directly involved in the provision of sustainably produced food and building alternative food networks. His talk focused on two themes: i) the relative appeal of online food hubs, comparing the perceptions of users and non-users, and ii) how buying from food hubs fits within broader food shopping behaviours. More information about the event can be found here.
In a recent review we find that innovations that build on home solar PV generation (e.g., electricity generation and storage, peer to peer electricity trading, vehicle to grid systems) fail to adequately challenge the incumbent model of passively using energy in the home. Their appeal is limited to a reduced set of core and non-core attributes which offer added value […]
Laurie Kerr, a SILCI PhD researcher, recently presented at the virtual “NEST” conference (Network of Early Career Researchers in Sustainability Transitions). The theme of this year’s conference was “widening transitions”, and saw over 70 PhD and early-career researchers participate online. Laurie presented some of her survey findings exploring the theme of “trust” in peer-to-peer mobility innovations. Her slides can be found here.