ESZTER MATYAS graduated from Political Science at Central European University and Eotvos Lorand University (ELTE) where she was mainly researching the field of environmental politics. She is a PhD candidate in environmental sciences at Central European University and writing her PhD research on nuclear energy legitimacy. She is research assistant for the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Political Sciences Institute’s democratic innovations project. She performed nuclear project management duties at Energiaklub for two years prior to that. She is a member of Nuclear Transparency Watch and the Civil Society Program of EURAD.