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  Sustainable Catalysts and Polymers for a Circular Economy
  Dr AF Taylor
Applications accepted all year round

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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

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Migrants risk deadly sea crossings across the Mediterranean to seek refuge from conflicts as well as economic opportunities in Europe.
  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: Centre for Decent Work
  Prof J Heyes
Applications accepted all year round

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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.
  Giving voice to co-operative agriculture: a political economy and social accounting approach
  Research Group: Centre for Research into Accounting and Finance in Context (CRAFiC)
  Dr S Smyth, Dr S Lanka
Applications accepted all year round

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This project seeks to develop an innovative understanding of the role of co-operative agriculture producers by using concepts from political economy, a dialogical theory of communication and social accounting practices.
  Structural imbalances in the global economy and the consequences for labour.
  Research Group: Centre for Decent Work
  Prof J Heyes
Applications accepted all year round

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The financial crisis exposed serious structural imbalances in the global economy. For example, the character of the crisis in the Eurozone reflected persistent current account deficits in Spain, Portugal and Greece, which were the mirror image of persistent surpluses on the part of other countries, notably Germany.
  The value of housing: a political economy and social accounting approach
  Research Group: Centre for Research into Accounting and Finance in Context (CRAFiC)
  Dr S Smyth
Applications accepted all year round

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This project seeks to develop an innovative understanding of the current housing crisis by using value concepts from political economy, a dialogical theory of communication and social accounting practices.
  Work and Employment in the Contemporary Political Economy
  Research Group: Centre for Decent Work
  Prof K Newsome, Prof J Heyes
Applications accepted all year round

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Recent years have witnessed the growth of ‘new’ types of work and employment. Such developments could include changes to the terms under which workers sell their labour such as the growth of zero-hours contracts, atypical employment and so called bogus self-employment.
  Defining a capitals approach to evaluating the socio-economic benefits of space exploration
  Dr L Budd, Prof M Patel, Dr V Pearson
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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This project investigates the socioeconomic benefits of space exploration, particularly in light of the expansion of the space sector to the private sector and non-traditional nations.
  Research opportunities in the Department of Politics

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The Department of Politics is at the heart of current thinking, research and debate, and home to a prestigious, lively and international community.
  Big Data Modelling the Knowledge Economy
  Dr R Mellor
Applications accepted all year round

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Life would be much easier if organisations had a 3D map of the business landscape showing owners and entrepreneurs where best to go, how much they could benefit when they get there, as well as how much it would cost them along the way.
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