Peta Ashworth

Peta AshworthPeta Ashworth has gained an international reputation as a leading researcher in understanding public perception to climate change and low emission technologies. Under her former leadership of the CSIRO’s Science into Society Group over the past six years, the Science into Society Group expanded to include 30 researchers building the group’s core capabilities to encompass: assessing the impacts of technology, establishing a social license to operate, understanding and modelling social systems, motivating positive behaviour change and exploring pathways to connect people and policy. Ms Ashworth is Vice President of the Council of the Humanities Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) and Chair of the International Energy Agency Greenhouse Gas R&D Social Research Network, as well as a member and reviewer for the International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control and a reviewer for the Journal of Energy Policy.

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