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  Climate change-related disclosures: a legitimacy perspective from accounting professionals
  Dr T de Aguiar, Dr S Haque
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Concern about the undeniable, unpredictable, and risky nature of climate change increases pressure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions worldwide.
  Producing chemicals and materials sustainably: Understanding the economic implications and firms decision making
  Prof E Phimister, Dr J Cai
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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There are a range of potential novel processes and techniques which would allow the sustainable production of chemicals and materials from organic waste particularly involving anaerobic digestion.
  Renewable transition: Strategies and discourses
  Prof J Canales, Dr T de Aguiar
Application Deadline: 13 March 2020

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Many international policies have been set to tackle climate change. The Paris Agreement is an example of such policies. In preparation to comply with these agreements, countries are set internal policies and targets.
  General Practice contracts: The impact of contract changes on General Practices in Scotland
  Dr V Watson, Dr R Schulz, Prof P Murchie
Application Deadline: 27 March 2020

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In the UK, most GP Practices are run as private businesses that contract with the Government to provide general medical care to the population of patients who are registered with them.
  From Henley to the Thames: institutional entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility and the Oxford-Cambridge University women’s boat race
  Research Group: Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences
  Dr M Dowling, Dr A Stodter, Dr J Roberts
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/cambridge-centre-for-sport-and-exercise-sciences.
  Good governance? National governing bodies of sport and the UK sport governance code
  Research Group: Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences
  Dr M Dowling, Dr A Stodter, Dr J Roberts
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Cambridge Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/cambridge-centre-for-sport-and-exercise-sciences.
  Risk analysis based on extreme regression
  Prof K Yu
Applications accepted all year round

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Extremes may give rise to bigger severity of occurrences than ordinary risks and then turn notably complex. Management of extreme events often faces challenges in the practice of problem solving and decision making, and therefore, requires of a special consideration and sufficiently using information provided.
  Automotive crowdsourcing
  Prof J Giacomin
Applications accepted all year round

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Problem Statement. Among innovation experts crowdsourcing is considered to be a highly cost effective manner for businesses to connect with their customers, identify new design concepts and outsource work.
  Design fictions
  Prof J Giacomin
Applications accepted all year round

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With the dramatically increasing rate of technological and societal change it is becoming more-and-more difficult to estimate future trends and to design complex systems which take many years to develop.
  Design for behaviour change in African urban informal settlements
  Dr F Ceschin
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD is linked to a 5-year research project entitled ‘Mainstreaming Gender for Energy Security in Poor Urban Environments’, in short Gender for Energy Security (GENS).
  Design for meaning
  Prof J Giacomin
Applications accepted all year round

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Problem Statement. With the increasing availability of affordable products, systems and services the attention of architects and designers is turning more-and-more to the properties of “experience” and “meaning”.
  Narrative Research in Accounting and Finance
  Dr S Rahman
Applications accepted all year round

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Narratives in financial disclosures have been extensively researched since the 1980s. While narrative research in the UK is predominantly qualitative while in the US predominantly quantitative, recent topics in narrative accounting in the UK have increasing use of quantitative and mixed methods.
  Textual Analysis in Accounting and Finance
  Dr S Rahman
Applications accepted all year round

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In the last decade, there has been a growing interest in textual analysis on the linguistic characteristics of financial disclosures, such as the tone (sentiment), readability, and attribution of financial performance.
  Managing collaborative logistics
  Dr B Hezarkhani
Applications accepted all year round

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Logistics and transportation are important part in supply chain management. Collaboration among different organizations involved in logistics and transportation is the key to achieve the economies of scale necessary to target profitability and sustainability targets.
  The Grand Union Doctoral Training Partnership: Excellence and innovation in social science research training

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Excellence and innovation in social science research training. The Grand Union Doctoral Training Partnership is currently offering four different collaborative studentships hosted across our partner institutions from selected training pathways.
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