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Rachel Walsh

PhD Researcher


Rachel completed an MSc in Sustainable Development in DIT, Bolton St in 2008 and has a BA in Communication Studies (DCU). The subject of her MSc dissertation was, 'How to Make New Urban Residential Development Sustainable'. This research developed an integrated framework for residential development based on key areas of sustainability and suggestions for future developments.

Her research interests include energy efficiency and behaviour and how to drive this, sustainable urban development, sustainable neighborhoods and quarters, community engagement and involvement in sustainability, including community energy saving and carbon reduction initiatives, social marketing and communication of energy efficiency and sustainability.




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