Mapping the maker movement


About the research

Have you ever broken one of your cherished devices, but had to dump it because you couldn't fix it? Julie Metta (KU Leuven) wants to help us reclaim our belongings, by uncovering local heroes, called the Makers. 

Julie Metta
KU Leuven

Passionate about sharing and learning on environmental and societal topics, Julie Metta is conducting research on Circular Economy and the Maker Movement, as a PhD candidate at HIVA, KU Leuven, Belgium. Julie’s main research interests are collaborative, behavioral, environmental and resources economics. Julie is herself both highly involved in multidisciplinary academic projects and socially engaged to enhance sustainable way of living. Julie is dedicated to reduce waste generation and resource consumption.

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