Dr Hedda Ransan-Cooper

Research Fellow
ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science

Areas of expertise

  • Sociology 1608
  • Human Geography 1604


Hedda Ransan-Cooper is a researcher interested in the intersections between everyday life and global processes of change as they relate to sustainability problems and governance, which has led her to studying a range of issues including environmental migration, the politics of coal seam gas expansion and renewable energy transitions.

Dr Ransan-Cooper is also passionate about the practice of doing transdiciplinary research for solving policy challenges.

She is currently a research fellow at the Battery Storage and Grid Integration Program (BSGIP). Here she is working with colleagues from a range of disciplines to better understand and facilitate the transition to a more sustainable electricity grid.  

Researcher's projects

Community models for deploying and operating Distributed Energy Resources (DER), funded by the Autralian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

Available student projects

I am interested in hearing from students on the topics of energy justice and energy transitions.

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Updated:  18 January 2020 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers