Diana Süsser

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Diana is joining the CRESS team as a visiting PhD student, during her PhD research at the Institute of Coastal Research at the Helmholtz Centre Geesthacht, Germany. Diana holds a Masters degree in Integrated Climate System Sciences from the University of Hamburg, Germany, and she completed her undergraduate studies in Environmental Sciences at the University of Oldenburg and at the Kingston University London.

Her current research interests include individual and collective engagement with climate change, diffusion of environmental innovations, social networks and entrepreneurship.

For her PhD, Diana is investigating agents attitudes and behaviours related to climate change, and the importance of agents interactions in coastal communities. Her thesis focuses on applying agent-based modelling to the social process of households' adoption of renewable energy technologies. Diana's research utilises a mix method approach including agent-based modelling, qualitative interviews, standardised surveys and observations.