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Closing Date: 
Monday, August 7, 2017

The Centre for Climate Justice is taking a global lead in the delivery of high quality policy relevant research for development, teaching and learning and broadening knowledge in the area of climate justice. We work in partnerships to create innovative solutions to real world problems. 

This exciting fixed term opportunity to join The Centre for Climate Justice Team taking on a key leading research position in the roll out of its research portfolio is now available.

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Collingwood Environmental Planning (CEP) is a small independent multi-disciplinary consultancy providing innovative approaches to environmental, social and sustainability practice and research.

CEP works closely with many UK public sector bodies, such as the Environment Agency, DEFRA, Scottish Government and local authorities; European institutions, such as the European Commission and EEA; third sector organisations; as well as the private sector, such as water companies.

Senior consultant

Closing Date: 
Monday, September 4, 2017

This position is a fixed term contract for two years. The successful applicant will be a core member of the SHARECITY team. The researcher will contribute to the third phase of the SHARECITY project, specifically focusing on a) conceptual and analytical development of metrics and measures of sustainability impacts as they are created through diverse practices of urban food sharing and b) the co-design of a toolkit to assist in the demonstration of sustainability impacts of food sharing

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, August 8, 2017

The Environment Department continues to grow rapidly. It moved into its new £12.5M building at the heart of York’s Heslington West campus at the start of 2016, has grown its academic staff by 7 FTE since 2014 and is successfully running four undergraduate degrees including Human Geography and Environment (launched in 2015) and Environment, Economics and Ecology. In line with our post-REF strategy, the Department is offering further exciting opportunities to be involved in this continued expansion.

Closing Date: 
Monday, July 31, 2017

We are currently 18 months into a three-year EU project, ISABEL, funded by Horizon 2020. We are seeking a researcher to build on the work already done in facilitating the development of biogas energy communities.  Work thus far has focussed on promoting and designing community biogas “ecosystems” connecting waste treatment, food production, heat and energy and local social benefits rather than simply energy production alone.

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.