Energy Opportunities

Scottish Government Internship Scheme

Scottish Government Internship Scheme

The Scottish Government has a range of responsibilities that include: the economy, education, health, justice, rural affairs, housing, environment, equal opportunities, consumer advocacy and advice, transport and taxation.

Government social science research aims to provide high quality evidence and advice for Ministers and Scottish Government officials to inform policy development, implementation and evaluation. Analysts in government help generate new ideas and open debate, challenge assumptions, beliefs and attitudes, test policy ideas and develop a deeper understanding of issues as they affect Scotland.

PhD Position at University of Reading

PhD Position at University of Reading

Beyond oil from below: creative practice and urban activism as catalysts for the transition towards post-anthropocene cities.

Scholarly work exploring the cultural dimensions of oil capitalism in the humanities is a very recent development. The emergence of the Energy Humanities coincides with the crises of the oil economy of the late twentieth century, which generated new interests in understanding how oil became the world’s dominant energy commodity in order to develop critical analysis of the symbolic and cultural forms of oil capitalism.

UKERC Adventurous energy research Funding

UKERC Adventurous energy research Funding

UKRI are looking to fund feasibility projects: of two years’ durationaimed at high-risk discovery research to enable decarbonisation of the UK economyto facilitate a sustainable transition to a net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions future. For the current call,...

Research Fellow in Governance of Heat Transitions

Research Fellow in Governance of Heat Transitions

The Sussex Energy Group, within the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex Business School, are seeking to appoint a Research Fellow in Heat Transitions to work with Dr Matthew Lockwood and team on a newly funded project Going Dutch? comparing UK and...

Two Fully-Funded PhD Opportunities on Carbonscapes

Two Fully-Funded PhD Opportunities on Carbonscapes

There is an opening for two fully-funded PhD positions on high-carbon energy imaginaries, focussing on evolving carbonscapes for coal and oil. Both are linked to a new research project funded by the Swedish Research Council, led by Magdalena Kuchler at Uppsala...