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Plymouth Marine Laboratory: bio-economic modeller

By Robert Lyons on 28th March 2017
Closing Date: 
Monday, April 24, 2017

The Plymouth Marine Laboratory (PML) has an exciting opportunity to work with other economists, environmental scientists and social scientists. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join our ‘Sea and Society’ group. The post is full-time and open-ended. We undertake research on the consequences and benefits of the interactions between society and the marine environment to support sustainable and responsible ocean stewardship.

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

The School of Geosciences, University of Edinburgh is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in the field of Environment and Development. We seek to recruit an outstanding candidate with an excellent research profile. In particular we welcome applications from candidates who work at the intersection of interdisciplinary development studies, environmental studies, and contemporary critical social and/or cultural theory. Professional experience of working in development contexts would be an advantage.

Closing Date: 
Friday, April 28, 2017

Applications are invited for prestigious European Research Council (ERC) project funded scholarships from UK, EU and international students with outstanding academic records. The 3 fully funded 4-year PhD positions are part of the European Research Council (ERC) project “Technology Evolution in Regional Economies” (TechEvo).

Closing Date: 
Monday, May 1, 2017

We seek to appoint three temporary, full-time Teaching Fellows within the School of Geography & Sustainable Development. These posts are available from 1st September 2017 and are fixed-term appointments.

Closing Date: 
Sunday, April 30, 2017

The Institute for European Studies (IES), a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), is calling for one full-time doctoral researcher in Environment and Sustainable Development. Prospective PhD candidates are hereby invited to submit project proposals addressing the European and International Governance of the Climate and Energy Transition. The deadline for submitting applications is 30 April 2017.

Closing Date: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

The EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment (FIBE-CDT) in Cambridge University is currently looking to recruit talented students for a number of fully funded studentships to carry out cutting edge research within a broad range of both core and interdisciplinary civil engineering topics at the UK's top ranking Engineering Department. Successful applicants will join an innovative model of doctoral education focused on cohort-based training.

Closing Date: 
Sunday, April 23, 2017

Anglia Ruskin is a vibrant workplace and our University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally. We have ambitious plans for the future and we are determined that our students and staff will realise their full potential. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investment. With an annual turnover of over £200m, we are a major force for higher education and one of the largest universities in the East of England.

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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.

Anglia Ruskin University: visiting fellowship

By Robert Lyons on 15th March 2017
Closing Date: 
Friday, April 7, 2017

The Global Sustainability Institute (GSI) was established in 2011 and has built a reputation for high impact publications across a broad range of sustainability i