Unit 4: Consequences of Research Fatigue
Besides being empathetic to those experiencing rapid growth in energy-impacted communities, why should researchers be concerned about research fatigue?
Impact of Research Fatigue on Researchers
Julia Haggerty describes how conducting community research can impact the researchers themselves. She also reflects on the discrepancy between the size, weight, and importance of the energy infrastructure that rural communities provide to the world as compared to the size of their own infrastructure. Kristin Smith also reflects on her own experiences working with key community members. (Video length: 4:44)