Welsh School of Architecture staff

Professor Malcolm Eames

Research Chair - Low Carbon Research Institute
Professor Malcolm Eames
Research Group Architectural Science Group
Address Bute Building,
King Edward VII Avenue
CF10 3NB
Email EamesM@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone 029 2087 0798
Fax 029 2087 4623



Professor Malcolm Eames has a Research Chair with the Low Carbon Research Institute, based at the Welsh School of Architecture.

Research Interests

Malcolm is an experienced research leader, with a track record of successfully developing and managing innovative interdisciplinary research activities and teams in the field of environment, energy and sustainability.  He also has particular experience of developing and leading successful networking and knowledge transfer activities at the research/policy interface. His current research interests span: hydrogen energy and the transition to a low carbon economy; energy and innovation policy; foresight and low carbon futures; socio-technical change, innovation and sustainability; participatory technology assessment; environmental justice; deliberative decision-making; and sustainable development research policy.

Over the last 10 years Malcolm has participated in and led research and consultancy projects for a wide range of funding bodies including: EPSRC, ESRC, Defra, DTI, DETR, UK Cabinet Office and Foresight Programmes, Environment Agency, Joseph Rowntree Foundation, European Commission and Irish Environmental Protection Agency.

Malcolm is currently Principal Investigator (PI) for the Citizen’s Science for Sustainability (SuScit) project, which has developed an innovative bottom-up community-led foresight process for the EPSRC Sustainable Urban Environments (SUE) Programme. He is also a Co-investigator and work package leader for the newly funded EPSRC SUPERGEN - Delivery of Sustainable Hydrogen Consortia