Monthly Archives: May 2014

Non-drivers and non-car owners win a NZ$100 supermarket voucher!

Recruitment drive for non-drivers and non-car owners!

As part of the Energy Cultures research programme, we are conducting research into generation Y’s travel behaviours. For this research we require participants who:

o    Have grown up in Dunedin (especially ages 14-20)

o    Either, not have their drivers licence (or only learners) OR have a licence but have decided not to own a

Energy Cultures research inspires ‘Hot PV’

Barbara Elliston, a former Energy Cultures Masters student and much more, was inspired by her time on the project to carry through with her interest in developing ‘Hot PV’.

Here’s an article by her about the product which starts off with her discussion with us at morning tea.

International Visitors: Malcolm McCulloch and Skip Laitner

During March 2014 we hosted two of our international collaborators – Malcolm McCulloch and Skip Laitner.

We kept them busy!

Skip is a resource economist with a particular interest in the economics of energy efficiency.  He gave talks at Otago University , the Otago Chamber of Commerce , Otago Access