Pete is a Research Associate at the Policy Studies Institute (PSI), and CECAN’s Knowledge Integrator.
Pete has used a range of research methods in his research including agent-based modelling of social and policy systems, stakeholder causal mapping, and qualitative and quantitative social research methods. His main research interests focus on the interaction between environmental policy, social and behavioural science, and complexity science.
Alongside his work in CECAN, at PSI Pete is currently working on: a BEIS-funded evaluation of the Heat Networks Investment Project, the ESRC/NRF/Newton Fund funded ISULabaNtu project concerning community-led upgrading of informal settlements in South Africa, and the H2020 MIN-GUIDE project, concerning EU mineral policy. In addition to his research activities, Pete is part of the core team delivering the module ‘Environmental Change & Transitions to a Low Carbon Society’ on the MA course, Energy and Environmental Change. Pete also regularly delivers short-courses on agent-based modelling.
Pete is on Twitter - @bapeterj