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Presentation Award – Congratulations Athaya!

Athaya was awarded for one of the best presentations in the Master`s First Year Presentations on 7th of December. Congratulations Athaya! We hope you can physically receive your certificate next year in Japan –...

Farewell Shuping!

Shuping has been a visiting researcher here in our lab since December 2020. It has been a strange time due to the pandemic, but we have enjoyed having her here! Have a safe trip...

AMGEN Scholars – Applications Open

The AMGEN Scholars Program is open for applications. The Energy Economics Lab is a potential host for students.  If you are interested, please apply to the program directly. Details can be found at:

New Research Project “Just Transitions to a Net-Zero Sustainable Society in Japan”

A new research project has just been initiated with collaborators from Kyushu University and Open University (UK). More on this project and related research on the Just Transitions page of our website.

Special Issue: Resources 10th Anniversary

The journal Resources is celebrating its 10th Anniversary in 2022. The editorial board is currently calling for papers for a Special Issue to celebrate this milestone. (Professor Benjamin McLellan is an Associate Editor...

Coffee Waste in Kyoto

Gary and Junko from mame-eco came to visit the lab today (2021/10/18) Our previous work on coffee – its waste and environmental impact, as well as the socio-economic barriers and enablers to uptake –...

Autumn Semester 2021 Starts!

First seminar of the semester. Welcome back everyone! Still on Zoom – but hopefully at least in hybrid form soon! Welcome Athaya and Patcharee.


Congratulations to Khadija and Goto-san on their graduations! Khadija has completed her Master`s in the IESC and now moves on to a PhD. Goto-san has completed his Doctorate!