Vivianne Visschers is a senior researcher in the Consumer Behavior Group of the Institute for Environmental Decision, ETH Zurich. She holds a PhD in applied social psychology from the University of Maastricht, the Netherlands.
Vivianne’s main research interests are public perception of energy technologies and climate change, sustainable consumer behavior, and the perception of scientific uncertainty. Her research mostly has an interdisciplinary character. She currently collaborates, for example, with envirionmental scientists on the actual and perceived climate impact of energy technologies, and with animal nutritionists on the acceptance of more sustainable poultry production.