Emily Cox

Research Associate


Emily Cox is a Research Associate at Cardiff University, researching public perceptions of climate risk and resilience. She is currently working on a three-year project on the ethics and acceptability of Greenhouse Gas Removal techniques. She completed her PhD from the University of Sussex on the topic of energy security in low-carbon electricity systems. She is interested in all aspects of low-carbon transitions, but particularly risk, public attitudes and behaviours, and energy policy, and I am involved in ongoing collaborations involving energy security, energy policy, and nuclear power. She previously worked as an interdisciplinary researcher for Oxford University, the Royal Academy of Engineering, and the energy utility E.ON, and she works occasionally as an event manager for Greenpeace.


Community and Business

Policy advisor at the Royal Academy of Engineering

Energy researcher at E.ON Technologies, Ratcliffe-on-Soar power station

Network co-ordinator of Greenpeace East Sussex

Treasurer and administrator of the Brighton World Development Movement

Campaign trainer at Greenpeace UK

Staff at University of Sussex students union



DPhil Science and Technology Policy

MSc (Distinction) Climate Change and Policy

BSc (1st Class Hons) Politics and International Relations