The pursuit of interdisciplinary whole systems energy research: Insights from the UK Energy Research Centre

By Robert Lyons on 17th October 2017

Interdisciplinary whole systems research has attracted increasing interest both in the UK and internationally as a response to complex societal challenges such as the sustainable energy transition. Yet, this article for Energy Research & Social Science argues, this  research is often poorly understood by funders, commissioners, assessors and the researchers involved, in terms of its particular aims and needs.