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SHAPE Energy: PhD internships

By Robert Lyons on 20th September 2017
Closing Date: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017
Through the ESR programme, ENTPE will manage the placement of 20 energy-SSH early-stage researchers into 10 Horizon 2020 energy projects. Working in pairs (2 researchers per project) they will support the project coordinators, over two- to four-week placements, to identify ways in which SSH can be embedded in their remaining deliverables.
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 22, 2017

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant to work with Professor Kate Oakley on the ESRC funded, Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP) project. The project has an arts and culture theme, led by Professor Kate Oakley, which explores the ways in which arts and cultural activities can help develop ideas of the good life beyond material consumption.

Closing Date: 
Sunday, September 24, 2017

A Research Associate is required to work on an exciting, ESRC-funded project studying the role of sport, cultural and educational programmes in promoting sustainable development. As part of our research team, you will undertake research into the organisation and delivery of these programmes in three international locations (Cape Verde, Nepal and Timor Leste). Key duties will include undertaking fieldwork,co-authoring publications, and liaising with project user groups. Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant social science, and experience of undertaking qualitative research.

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The School of Geography and the Environment is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer and Course Director. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and delivering the MSc/MPhil in Nature, Society and Environmental Governance (NSEG) in conjunction with the programme’s Academic Director and the Director of Graduate Studies (Taught Programmes).

The focus of this Master's programme is to develop a critical understanding of the profound social, economic and political challenges posed by a diversity of contemporary environmental issues.

Closing Date: 
Sunday, October 1, 2017

Information and mobile technologies have been heralding a new wave of electrification in households, thanks to the increased use of batteries in particular. However, it is less known how the expansion of battery-based electric power across an ever-increasing range of devices is transforming people’s everyday lives, and by implication, the wider technical and cultural fabric of cities.