Research Associate, School of Psychology, Cardiff University and Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, University of Oxford
Emily Cox is a researcher on responsible innovation and societal engagement at CO2RE. Emily is a researcher in environmental policy and social psychology at Cardiff University and the University of Oxford. She is an expert on technologies to remove CO2 from the atmosphere, focusing on social science dimensions such as public perceptions, policy, and ethics. Her work aims to embed principles of public engagement and responsible innovation in technology development. She is currently researching public attitudes to negative emissions technologies, and has also published papers on the ethics and policy of CO2 removal, ocean-based technologies, and the social and psychological impacts of major disruptive events. She is affiliated with numerous research centres examining energy infrastructures and carbon dioxide removal, and leads a project looking at public perceptions of new renewable energy technologies. Emily is a part-time lecturer in Psychology at Cardiff University, and previously taught MSc Climate Change and Energy Policy at the University of Sussex.