Brandon Currie

Kieran Findlater is a Ph.D. candidate and the Killam Doctoral Scholar at the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at the University of British Columbia (UBC). His current research interests involve interdisciplinary inquiry in renewable energy technology, energy access, energy policy, rural development, agricultural productivity and adaptation to climate change. Kieran earned his M.Sc. from UBC in 2009, and completed his B.Sc. at the University of Alberta in 2005.

Blog Posts

January 31, 2013
Despite the obvious and overwhelming challenges, failure in completing fieldwork can provide a healthy dose of opportunity — a crucial breath in which to boost the relevance and impact of your work.
August 27, 2012
When adaptation is business-as-usual, it’s very difficult to tease out the climate change thread. But people are always willing to talk about the weather.
July 13, 2012
Post-Apartheid South Africa is unique in the scale of its policy projects – where else has a country undertaken such dramatic changes in governance with such rich human, economic and institutional resources in such a short period of time?

education
  • Ph.D., University of British Columbia

  • M.Sc., University of British Columbia

  • B.Sc., University of Alberta