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Gill Seyfang

Gill Seyfang is Reader in Sustainable Consumption and founding member of the 3S (Science, Society and Sustainability) Research Group at the University of East Anglia. She is an interdisciplinary environmental social scientist, linking sustainability policy agendas with ‘new economics' theories and cutting-edge community-based practice. Her recent research on grassroots innovations for sustainability has focused on community energy, community currencies, local food systems, Transition Towns, ethical banking, collaborative consumption and the sharing economy. She is the author of The New Economics of Sustainable Consumption (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009) and in 2014 was awarded an Excellence in Teaching prize for her innovative use of comedy improvisation to engage students in environmental social science.

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