Dr Jack Nicholls

Sustainable Futures Alumni

PhD Researcher in Energy, Environment and Resilience (ESRC 1+3)
Law School / SPAIS, University of Bristol

Start date: September 2014

Graduation date: November 2020

Research topic: Public engagement in energy infrastructure development

My research is focused on different forms of public engagement and public participation employed in the decision-making, planning and operation of energy projects. Different ownership models including, commercial, cooperative and community benefit societies are considered and localised impacts examined.

Research supervisors: Professor Patrick Devine-Wright (Exeter), Dr Therese O’Toole (Bristol), Dr Margherita Pieraccini (Bristol)

Professional memberships/Positions held:

Council member of South West Research Cooperative

Email: jack.nicholls@bristol.ac.uk