Gary Goggins


Based in the School of Geography and Archaeology at NUI Galway, Dr Gary Goggins is Project Manager with the Horizon 2020 project, ENERGISE ‘European Network for Research, Good Practice and Innovation for Sustainable Energy’. He holds a PhD in Environmental Sociology and Sustainability Studies, an MA in Community Development and an undergraduate degree in Business Studies. His main research interests are in relation to sustainable transitions and individual and socio-material influences on consumption and production patterns. He is also concerned with how knowledge is communicated with policy makers, civil society and industry. He previously worked as a project manager in the construction industry and has worked in the NGO sector in Ireland and Zambia, where he was responsible for developing and implementing a number of sustainable community-led projects.

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Journal article

3 Jul 2018

Reducing residential energy use and related CO2 emissions across society requires approaches that understand energy demand as dependent on the performance of a range of interconnected social practices, which includes aspects of timing, location and material contexts. However, current energy policy and change initiatives often...

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