Strategic Research Initiatives (SRI) and Networks build on areas of existing research strength by bringing together a critical mass of expertise from across the Schools, with four key aims: to address large-scale multi-disciplinary research challenges; to increase our capacity to influence national and international research, policy and funding agendas; to strengthen internal cross-disciplinary research collaborations; and to provide a platform for large-scale funding applications, recruitments and international research partnerships.
The Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG), based at the Judge Business School, research team has broad expertise in economics, technology policy and political science. The core research discipline is economics, within a framework that encourages collaboration between experts from different academic traditions, drawing on insights from engineering, political science and law.
Cambridge Alumni Energy Society welcomes all Cambridge alumni, students and faculty who work or have an interest in the energy sector. Its ambition is to provide the alumni community with current knowledge and innovative ideas coming from various perspectives across the energy sector.
Cambridge Cleantech promotes Greater Cambridge and the UK as a significant cluster and centre for the cleantech sector.
The UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) acts a focal point for UK energy research and a gateway between the UK and the international energy research communities.
If you are interested in energy and environmental issues, you may wish to get involved with one of the student societies with interests in energy. Below is a list of some of the active societies at the University:
- The Cambridge University Energy Network (CUEN) – informs and facilitates cross-disciplinary research.
CUEN is also an Energy@Cambridge Energy Champion.
- GreenBridge - an interdisciplinary society of graduate researchers interested in the sustainability of the built environment.
- The Cambridge University Environmental Consulting Society - aims to have a positive impact upon environmental problems by helping organisations and individuals (primarily within Cambridge) to alter their practices in cost-effective, efficient and environmentally sound ways.