Kirsten Jenkins is a PhD candidate in the Department of Geography and Sustainable Development at the University of St Andrews, Scotland. She previously undertook a Master of Research degree in Sustainable Development and a Bachelor of Science degree in Sustainable Development at the same institution.  Her Economic and Social Research Council funded PhD studies focus on discourses of energy justice throughout the nuclear energy system at the stages of uranium mining, energy production and waste.  Kirsten hopes to progress to a career in academia following her PhD, and has a strong personal interest in Scottish energy provision and Arctic energy developments.