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  Fully Funded PhD in Waste recycling, resource efficiency and circular economy - a new circular economy model for supply chain archetypes with mixed waste
  Research Group: Advanced Resource Efficiency Centre (AREC)
  Dr S Choudhary
Application Deadline: 14 December 2018
The Advanced Resource Efficiency Centre (AREC), based at Sheffield University Management School, is seeking applications for a fully funded PhD from exceptional UK/EU/International students with an outstanding academic record (distinction/high merit or equivalent), as well as a proven record in research training.
  Assessing the Energy Return on Investment of future energy systems and implications for the wider economy
  Dr P Brockway, Prof P Taylor, Dr L Brand Correa
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
The issue. Energy return on investment (EROI) is measure of the net energy available to society (after taking account of the energy used in energy production).
  Sustainable Catalysts and Polymers for a Circular Economy
  Dr AF Taylor
Applications accepted all year round
The circular economy seeks to close the loop between product waste and manufacturing through recovery and regeneration of resources.
  A study of informal enterprising amongst marginalised migrants
  Dr A Bisignano
Applications accepted all year round
Migrants risk deadly sea crossings across the Mediterranean to seek refuge from conflicts as well as economic opportunities in Europe.
  Green economy transitions in tourism in the Margaret River region (WA, Australia)
  Dr P Niewiadomski, Dr T Jones
Application Deadline: 10 December 2018
The green economy (GE) is defined by UNEP (2011. 1) as ‘an engine for growth’ that will improve human well-being, foster social equity, reduce environmental risks, generate new jobs and eradicate poverty.
  Supporting work-life balance in the gig economy (Advert Reference: RDF19/EE/CIS/CECCHINATO)
  Dr M Cecchinato
Application Deadline: 25 January 2019
Applications are invited for a fully-funded PhD studentship in the area of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) for Digital Living, to work with Dr Marta Cecchinato in the Department of Computer and Information Science.
  Facilitating the circular economy in India’s food security: the social, economic and agronomic barriers and opportunities of sewage
  Dr A Gathorne-Hardy, Dr K V Heal
Application Deadline: 10 January 2019
Project summary. This interdisciplinary project combines social and environmental science to quantify the potential benefits of sewage for Indian agriculture, as well as understanding the social barriers to sewage use, and identifying opportunities to overcome these.
  Machine Learning for Understanding the Political Economy of a Global Coal Phase-Out
  Prof J Minx, Prof J Ford, Prof L Berrang-Ford
Application Deadline: 7 January 2019
A timely phase-out of coal is a necessary condition to achieve the ambitious long-term climate goals of the Paris Agreement (Rockström et al 2017) and a major step towards a more responsible management and use of natural resources and the environment as a whole.
  Applying thermodynamic laws to the energy-GDP decoupling problem – gaining new insights into energy-economy linkages
  Dr P Brockway
Application Deadline: 15 February 2019
Governments have two conflicting desires relating to energy and economic growth. On the one hand is the desire to constrain future energy consumption - largely through energy efficiency - to meet energy and climate targets.
  Brexit and employment relations - to examine how employers in different sectors of the UK economy are preparing for Brexit and the consequences for employment relations
  Research Group: Work, Organisations and Employment Relations Research Centre (WOERRC)
  Prof J Heyes
Applications accepted all year round
It appears that the UK is on course to leave the EU. Views differ regarding the implications of Brexit for employment relations. This project will examine how employers in different sectors of the UK economy are preparing for Brexit and the consequences for employment relations.
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