Dr Rosie Day PhD

Dr Rosie Day

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Senior Lecturer in Environment and Society

Contact details

Address
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK


Rosie Day is an environmental human geographer interested in various aspects of peoples experience of, and engagement with, the wider environment. Much of her work has been in the area of environmental inequalities and environmental justice where she has developed a particular theme on ageing and environmental issues. She is currently largely focused on research to do with energy demand, especially isues of energy poverty and energy justice. Her style of working is highliy multi-disciplinary, and she works in teams with academics from engineering, history, transport studies, architecture and sociology, from the UK and beyond.

Qualifications

  • BSc (University of East Anglia)
  • MSc (London School of Economics and Political Science)
  • PhD (University College London)

Teaching

Undergraduate

Yr 3 Environmental Justice (course leader)

Yr 2 fieldcourse - Malta (course leader)

Yr 2 Environmental Assessment and Management (contributor)

Yr 2 Advanced research methods (contributor)

Postgraduate supervision


Dr Day welcomes enquiries from prospective doctoral researchers in her areas of interest:

environmental justice / energy justice
energy poverty
energy geography
environmental knowledges
older age, especially in relation to environmental or energy issues


Research

Rosie Day is an environmental human geographer interested in various aspects of peoples experience of, and engagement with, the wider environment. She works particularly on environmental justice and energy justice, that is how environmental and energy issues intersect with social inequalities. Her recent research covers energy poverty, water governance, diverse environmental kowledges including indigenous knowledge, and the environmental needs of older people. 

Other activities

Director of Postgraduate Research, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences.

Publications

Recent publications

Book

Hui, A, Day, R & Walker, G (eds) 2018, Demanding Energy: Space, Time and Change. Palgrave Macmillan.

Article

Wood, G, Day, R, Creamer, E, van der Horst, D, Hussain, A, Liu, S, Shukla, A, Iweka, O, Gaterell, M, Petridis, P, Adams, N & Brown, V 2019, 'Sensors, sense-making and sensitivities: UK household experiences with a feedback display on energy consumption and indoor environmental conditions', Energy Research & Social Science, vol. 55, pp. 93-105. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2019.04.013

Shukla, A, Liu, S, Gaterell, M, Wood, G, Day, R, Iweka, O, Hussain, A, van der Horst, D & Petridis, P 2019, 'Implementing an integrated meter and sensor system (IMSS) in existing social housing stock', Energy and Buildings, vol. 182, pp. 274-286. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.10.012

Rangecroft, S, Birkinshaw, S, Rohse, M, Day, R, McEwen, L, Makaya, E & Van Loon, A 2018, 'Hydrological modelling as a tool for interdisciplinary workshops on future drought', Progress in Physical Geography, vol. 42, no. 2, pp. 237-256. https://doi.org/10.1177/0309133318766802

Smith, J, Butler, R, Day, R, Fyfe, H, Goodbody, A, Llewellyn, D, Rohse, M, Smith, B, Tyszczuk, R, Udall, J & Whyte, N 2017, 'Gathering around stories: interdisciplinary experiments in support of energy system transitions', Energy Research & Social Science. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2017.06.026

Fox, E, Hitchings, R, Day, R & Venn, S 2017, 'Demanding distances in later life leisure travel', Geoforum, vol. 82, pp. 102-111. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2017.04.007

Llewellyn, D, Rohse, M, Day, R & Fyfe, H 2017, 'Evolving energy landscapes in the South Wales Valleys: Exploring community perception and participation', Energy Policy. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2017.04.028

Yenneti, K, Day, R & Golubchikov, O 2016, 'Spatial justice and the land politics of renewables: dispossessing vulnerable communities through solar energy mega-projects', Geoforum, vol. 76, pp. 90-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2016.09.004

Hitchings, R, Venn, S & Day, R 2016, 'Assumptions about later life travel and their implications: pushing people around?', Ageing and Society. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0144686X16000738

Yenneti, K & Day, R 2016, 'Distributional justice in solar energy development in India: the case of Charanka solar park', Journal of Rural Studies, vol. 46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2016.05.009

Day, R, Walker, G & Neil, S 2016, 'Conceptualising energy use and energy poverty using a capabilities framework', Energy Policy, vol. 93, pp. 255-264. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2016.03.019

Simcock, N, Walker, G & Day, R 2016, 'Fuel poverty in the UK: beyond heating?', People Place and Policy Online, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 25-41. https://doi.org/10.3351/ppp.0010.0001.0003

Chapter (peer-reviewed)

Day, R, Hitchings, R, Fox, E, Venn, S & Hibbert, J 2018, Leisure travel and the time of later life. in A Hui, R Day & G Walker (eds), Demanding Energy: Space, Time and Change. Palgrave Macmillan.

Hui, A, Day, R & Walker, G 2017, Demanding Energy: an Introduction. in Demanding Energy: Space, Time and Change. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 1-26. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-61991-0_1

Hui, A, Day, R & Walker, G 2017, Identifying Research Strategies and Methodological Priorities for the Study of Demanding Energy. in Demanding Energy: Space, Time and Change. Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 341-354. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-61991-0_15

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