Sam Hampton

Post-doctoral Researcher

Sam Hampton is a post-doctoral researcher in the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford, freelance sustainability consultant and Senior Lecturer at Keble College. His research focuses on the governance of the zero-carbon transition, and he has conducted empirical and theoretical work on SMEs, low-carbon intermediaries, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, energy innovation and programme evaluation. Sam has worked as a low-carbon advisor, and co-created the online course ‘Promoting Sustainability in Business’ to support other intermediaries seeking to effect pro-environmental change. He has published articles in journals such as Joule, Energy Research & Social Science, and Local Economy; and presented his work to government and business networks. In 2021, he will lead a project at the University of Bath researching the concept of carbon capability with a sample of SMEs.

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Sam Hampton is a post-doctoral researcher in the Environmental Change Institute at the University of Oxford, freelance sustainability consultant and Senior Lecturer at Keble College. His research focuses on the governance of the zero-carbon transition, and he has conducted empirical and theoretical work on SMEs, low-carbon intermediaries, electric vehicle charging infrastructure, energy innovation and programme evaluation. Sam has worked as a low-carbon advisor, and co-created the online course ‘Promoting Sustainability in Business’ to support other intermediaries seeking to effect pro-environmental change. He has published articles in journals such as Joule, Energy Research & Social Science, and Local Economy; and presented his work to government and business networks. In 2021, he will lead a project at the University of Bath researching the concept of carbon capability with a sample of SMEs.

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