Full name

Noam Bergman

Institution / Affiliation

University of Sussex

Short biography

Noam Bergman joined SPRU at the University of Sussex in 2015 as a Research Fellow in the Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand (CIED). His interests lie in systemic perspectives on energy use and societal shift to sustainability, often using transitions theory. His previous research includes microgeneration and its role in a shift to a low carbon future; local and community initiatives for energy and emission savings; and social innovation and its potential. He also has experience developing modelling tools, including agent-based models for assessing sustainability implications of future scenarios. He previously worked at the University of Oxford and the University of East Anglia, including work on the EU MATISSE project on integrated sustainability assessment. Noam trained as a natural scientist, and has a BSc in physics and an MSc in environmental sciences, both from the Hebrew University, and a PhD in Environmental Sciences from the University of East Anglia.

Work address

Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex



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Public telephone number

+44 1273 873875