Jennifer Challinor

Head of Research and Development at The Crichton

Experts Meeting: Home/Family and Climate Change
Working Paper | Net-Zero Homes as localities of households, neighborhoods, and natural environments

Jennifer Challinor is the Head of Research and Development at The Crichton. She has been with the Trust since January 2018. She leads on embedding age-friendly, zero carbon and technologydriven innovation into both the work of the organisation and local communities. She is passionate about testing the next generation of innovations and understanding the challenges
and opportunities of adapting to technology a climate emergency and an ageing society in rural communities. She coordinated the ‘Building the Case for a Care Campus’ Project for the Trust.
This was a 3-year community-led project that ended in December 2020. During this project she worked to explore the opportunities of an ageing rural population and how rural places can
innovate and be empowered to find solutions that work for them. In her rare moments of spare time, she enjoys being a PhD student at the University of Glasgow.