Author Archives: Matt Watson

About Matt Watson

A Human Geographer at the University of Sheffield, interested in how everyday human action and social orders make each other, with implications for sustainability and wellbeing. Currently looking at energy including how to tackle demand for it.

New report: Energy use, flexibility and domestic food practices: implications for policy and intervention.

Energy and kitchen practices report DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.16398.46405 This report introduces a new approach to understanding the role of everyday household practices in domestic resource consumption and addressing the policy challenges this presents. To demonstrate this ‘change points’ approach we focus … Continue reading

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New report: Food waste, food safety and kitchen practices: implications for policy and intervention

Food waste and safety report – nexus at home doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.10747.62243 This report, produced in consultation with the Food Standards Agency, is one of four reports introducing a new approach to understanding the role of everyday household practices in domestic … Continue reading

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New Report: Food waste and kitchen practices: implications for policy and intervention

Food waste report – nexus at home doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.23212.56960 This report, developed for and in consultation with Defra, is one of four reports introducing a new approach to understanding the role of everyday household practices in domestic resource consumption and addressing … Continue reading

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New Report: Fats, oils, grease and kitchen practices implications for policy and intervention

FOG report and kitchen practices – nexus at home doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.13146.24005 This report, developed for and in consultation with Waterwise, is one of four reports introducing a new approach to understanding the role of everyday household practices in domestic resource consumption … Continue reading

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Talking FOGs with Pennine Water Group

Early in the project we worked with our partner organisations to identify four specific issues, through which we can explore the new light that nexus thinking, together with a focus on everyday kitchen practices, can shed on ongoing policy challenges. … Continue reading

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Sustainability in turbulent times, Westminster conference

,  Just over the Thames from Parliament, the project was featured at Sustainability in Turbulent Times. This major event, attended by around 350 and featuring a range of high profile speakers, was the culmination of the work of the ESRC funded … Continue reading

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project prominent in nexus network report

The project Reshaping the Domestic Nexus was featured prominently in the Sustainability in Turbulent Times report which accompanied the conference of the same name, the culmination of the ESRC Nexus Network programme. The report can be found here.

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