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John Lindberg

John Lindberg

PhD student


John Lindberg is a PhD student in the Department of Geography. He is a radiation and nuclear risk communication expert, researching humanity's relationship with radiation and how it interacts with energy policymaking.

He has extensive policy experience, having worked as a policy adviser in the Scottish and European Parliaments, two different environmental think tanks (where his most recent post was UK Director) and with the UK Government.

Alongside his PhD research, John is an Assistant Director with the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.

  • MA (Hons) Political Sciences, University of Glasgow (2012-2016)
  • MA Climate Change: History, Culture, Society, King's College London (2016-2017)
  • MMedSci Medical Radiation Science with specialisation in radiation protection, University of Gothenburg (2017 - ongoing)


Thesis theory: 'Challenging dominant nuclear and radiation narratives in a post-trust, post-truth environment'

PhD supervision

Further details

See John's research profile