Rob Byrne



Dr Rob Byrne is a Senior Lecturer at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex. His research and teaching draw from a range of theoretical approaches including, amongst others, transitions theory, innovation systems, political economy and science and technology studies, to analyse sustainable energy access challenges and science, technology and innovation policy in sub-Saharan Africa. Rob co-convenes the energy and climate change work of the STEPS Centre (Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability), and he is a member of the Sussex Energy Group and Climate Strategies. He also sits on the Management Board of the Low Carbon Energy for Development Network, and he contributes to the Transformative Innovation Policy Consortium Working Group. Rob holds a PhD in Science and Technology Policy Studies from SPRU.
Role in TIPC: Conference 2019

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