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Dr. Lisanne Groen is a postdoctoral researcher at the Open Universiteit Nederland, where she conducts research for the ‘Adapt Lock-in’ project on climate change adaptation policy ‘lock-ins’, she teaches a course on Environmental Policy, and she supervises several Master theses. She completed her PhD in political science – on the European Union’s performance over time in the international negotiations on climate change and biodiversity – at the Institute for European Studies of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel in 2016. After her PhD she pursued her first (2-year) postdoc at the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) in Tokyo, Japan (2016-18), on low-carbon technology transfer from developed to developing countries. She completed a Bachelor of Arts (European studies) and a Master of Science (political science – EU external relations) at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Her main research interests are EU and international climate change mitigation, adaptation and technology transfer policies. 

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