KIMBERLEY O’SULLIVAN

KIMBERLEY O’SULLIVAN

PhD, Senior Research Fellow, University of Otago, New Zealand, energy poverty, health, public health, housing, energy policy. @DrKimOS, LinkedIn

Kimberley’s research explores the relationships between energy poverty (fuel poverty), energy use behaviours, energy efficiency of housing and buildings, and the important interactions of these with health. She has expertise in energy poverty and health research, energy consumer experiences, and energy policy. Kim undertakes mixed methods, participatory, internet mediated, and qualitative research – design and analysis. Recent research has focussed on youth experiences of energy poverty; energy use among people who work from home; using online methods in public health research; health and wellbeing impacts of energy poverty and remediation policies; and COVID-19 impacts on energy use and health.