Energy, Society and Place Research Unit

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham

Research on fuel poverty among young adults receives significant media coverage

ESPRU’s extensive research portfolio in the sphere of energy consumption among young adults and students – mainly undertaken under the auspices of the  EnYAADMIER, and InTreAct projects – recently became the subject of sizeable media interest thanks to Saska Petrova’s paper presentation at the Annual International Conference of the Royal Geographical Society, held in Edinburgh between the second and fourth of July.

Saska’s paper, titled ‘Significant invisibles: Energy vulnerability among urban young adults‘ was subject to a media release by the Society. Very few papers have been selected for presentation in this manner; this year’s Annual International Conference featured more than 2600 individual contributions by different researchers.

The media release was subsequently carried by a wide range of media outlets, professional web portals and social networking sites, including:


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