Janet Stephenson

Janet is the Director of the Centre for Sustainability, an interdisciplinary research centre at the University of Otago.  A social scientist, her research interests include the role of people and organisations in the transition to a sustainable future, and the interconnections between people and their local environments.  Current research includes community adaptation to climate change impacts (Deep South National Science Challenge), ecosystem-based management in the marine (Sustainable Seas National Science Challenge) and the socio-technical changes shaping the future of New Zealand’s electricity system (GREEN Grid).

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