- August 8, 2018
- NEWSLETTERS, PEOPLE Community
- anthropologist, Department of Anthropology, Durham Energy Institute, Durham University, energy, Erasmus+, newsletter, PEOPLE project, people-centred design, Sandra Bell, social sciences
Sandra Bell, Professor at the Department of Anthropology of Durham University and member of the Durham Energy Institute Advisory Board, is working on energy related issues and biodiversity conservation. She has previously published on religion and conducted research on the development of Buddhism in Britain for her PhD. Sandra is interested in inte...
- July 30, 2018
- anthropology, engineer's perspective, Horizon 2020, Huygen Installatie Adviseurs, interdisciplinarity, interview, MOBISTYLE project, PEOPLE Newsletter, people-centred development approaches, Peter op't Veld, social sciences
To get an engineer’s perspective on the added value of people-centred development approaches, we talked with Peter op ‘t Veld, senior consultant at Huygen Installatie Adviseurs and coordinator of the Horizon 2020 MOBISTYLE Project. Peter is an engineer with key qualifications in consulting and applied scientific research on renewable energy...
- May 29, 2018
- case-studies, energy efficiency, Erasmus+, higher education, industry, newsletter, PEOPLE project, people-centred approaches, perspectives, students, sustainable living
In the third issue of the PEOPLE newsletter, we bring you diverse perspectives on people-centred innovation and development of products and services in the energy efficiency and sustainable living industries. Why is the role of social scientists crucial for the development of people- and environment-friendly products and services? What do anthrop...
To provide insight into the everyday practice of an anthropologist engaging with technology, we talked with Maja Hojer Bruun, a member of PEOPLE project’s Advisory Board. Maja is an associate professor in the Department of Learning and Philosophy of Aalborg University (Denmark) where she is associated with the Techno-Anthropology research gro...