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PhD research in environmental or energy justice / inequalities

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About This PhD Profile

Profile Description

 Applications for PhD study are invited that develop proposals on topics connected to the intersection of social equality and / or social justice with issues of energy access, production and consumption, or with environmental issues broadly defined. Locations and case studies from a variety of contexts in the global North and South can be considered. Justice might be approached through issues of distribution, procedure and governance, capabilities, recognition of specific rights and needs, or other frameworks; or through political ecology lenses. Innovative qualitative or creative methods are particularly encouraged. Possible topics could include for example:

- age or gender dimensions of energy poverty / fuel poverty
- renewable energy development and social justice
- community governance of energy and environmental resources
- knowledge making and contested environments
- Creative approaches to communicating and narrating justice and injustice

 

Funding 

UK and EU applicants may enter the competition for ESRC and / or AHRC scholarships at the University of Birmingham, depending on the specific research topic. A separate application is required for the funding competitions. Deadlines for these are in January (AHRC) and February (ESRC), and applicants interested in applying for such funding must contact the named supervisor and apply for PhD study at Birmingham well ahead of these deadlines. See:
http://www.midlands3cities.ac.uk/midlands-3-cities/funding/funding.aspx (AHRC)

Funding Notes

Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.


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