Energy Opportunities

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...

fully-funded PhD opportunity at Coventry University

fully-funded PhD opportunity at Coventry University

This transdisciplinary project will build on the HEED project principles of community co-design. It will draw on fields of energy anthropology, energy ethics and socially informed Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) design approaches to rethink energy protocols in refugee settings. The project will use qualitative methods such as interviews and community-based participatory research. The closing date for the application is 24 May, 2021.

Doctoral Fellow in Cultural and Social Anthropology, University of Lausanne

Doctoral Fellow in Cultural and Social Anthropology, University of Lausanne

LACS are looking for a doctoral fellow (5 years, fully funded) with interests in some combination of the following: anthropology of energy and the energy transition; economic anthropology; extractivism; anthropology of materialities; resource conflicts; and the anthropology of alternative futures. A requirement for this position will be the ability to assist courses in French, although the working languages of LACS are English and French.