Declan Kuch

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Declan Kuch is a Research Fellow in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences motivated by the problem of how we live together in a common world with the artefacts of science and technology. His research is situated between the fields of Science and Technology Studies and Economic Sociology. He has published on topics including public engagement with science and technology, precision medicine, energy policy, climate policy, and the sharing economy. He has also consulted to the Australian Council of Learned Academies on public participation in unconventional gas and precision medicine. He is the author of ‘The Rise and Fall of Carbon Emissions Trading’ (Palgrave MacMillan, 2015), which is a critical history of the foundations of the ‘climate wars’. He loves riding bikes.

The following lists Declan’s publications released through CEEM.

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Title & place of publication Author Research area Type Links Year
Energy Resilience in Bushfires and Extreme Weather Events Sophie Adams , Mike Roberts , Shanil Samarakoon , Ellie Kallmier, Michael Dillon, Alison Potter, Rachel Szczepaniak, Rob Passey , Anna Bruce , Declan Kuch , Dr Iain MacGill, Renate Egan Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation, Sustainability & general Reports and Working Papers 2023
Social license to automate batteries? Australian householder conditions for participation in Virtual Power Plants, Energy Research and Social Science (ERSS) Mike Roberts , Sophie Adams , Declan Kuch Electricity Markets & Restructuring, Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation Journal Papers 2023
'N1 Oppurtunity Assessment - Electric vehicles and the grid', Race for 2030, 2021 Amelia Thorpe, Declan Kuch , Alannah Milton Electric vehicles Reports and Working Papers 2021
'Social license to automate: A critical review of emerging approaches to electricity demand management', Energy Research and Social Science, 80 Sophie Adams , Declan Kuch , Lisa Diamond, Peter Fröhlich, Ida Marie Henriksen, Cecilia Katzeff, Marianne Ryghaug, Selin Yilmaz Electricity Markets & Restructuring, Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation Journal Papers 2021
Ecogeneration "The VIPs in the VPP … putting users at the centre" Mike Roberts , Sophie Adams , Declan Kuch , Jonathan Dore Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation Media 2020
VPP User Research - Final Report Mike Roberts , Sophie Adams , Declan Kuch Energy Efficiency & Distributed Generation Reports and Working Papers 2020
An Energy Data Manifesto, in Good Data, Edited by A. Daly, S.K. Devitt, and M. Mann, Institute of Network Cultures: Amsterdam. Declan Kuch , Naomi Stringer , Luke Marshall , Sharon Young, Mike Roberts , Iain MacGill , Anna Bruce , Rob Passey Sustainability & general Book Chapters 2019
'Submission to the Independent Review into the Future Security of the National Electricity Market‘ Iain MacGill , Anna Bruce , Declan Kuch , Luke Marshall , Naomi Stringer , Sharon Young Electricity Markets & Restructuring Submissions 2017