Energy Interdisciplinary Research Centre (Energy IRC)
The Energy Interdisciplinary Research Centre is the University of Cambridge’s interdisciplinary research centre focussed on driving the energy transition away from fossil fuels.
It supports and links up over 250 Cambridge academics through a range of initiatives aimed at accelerating the transition to a zero-carbon world. The Centre aims to bring together the collective expertise of the University - from science and engineering to policy, social sciences and humanities - to tackle the grand technical and intellectual challenges that must be overcome to achieve a global transition to a zero-carbon future.
Working with research institutions, industry, funding agencies, UK and foreign government departments, benefactors, and other organisations, its mission is to support research in energy transitions in order to maximise the University of Cambridge’s impact on mitigating climate change.
Since the Centre's launch in 2011, it has established a central role in supporting energy research across the University, fostering new connections between exciting energy research areas. In its tenth year, it continues to enhance research and education opportunities, and coordinate Cambridge-led national and international energy initiatives towards a sustainable society.
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