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CIRCULAR ECONOMY: SUSTAINABILITY IMPLICATIONS AND GUIDING PROGRESS (CRESTING): 15 PhD Positions

  • 1.  CIRCULAR ECONOMY: SUSTAINABILITY IMPLICATIONS AND GUIDING PROGRESS (CRESTING): 15 PhD Positions

    Posted 03-12-2018 07:21

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    "CIRCULAR ECONOMY: SUSTAINABILITY IMPLICATIONS AND GUIDING PROGRESS (CRESTING)" is a newly launched Marie Skłodowska-Curie Educational Training Network, led by the University of Hull, UK.   Combining approaches and ideas from economic geography, supply chain management, corporate sustainability, sustainability indicators, eco-design and sustainability life cycle assessment this project is product of interdisciplinary discussion enabled by ISDRS activity.  CRESTING's primary purpose is the training of early stage researchers (ESR) in research and readiness for employment relating to the Circular Economy.  We are looking to recruit 15 highly qualified and enthusiastic ESRs to join the project and thereby study for a PhD (closing date March 28). The overall project is divided into 15 specific three-year research projects, each hosted by the first supervisor's university, these are the University of Hull, Utrecht University, University of Graz, University of  Technology Troyes, Universidade AbertaUniversidade NOVA de Lisboa, University "G. d'Annunzio" Pescara and University of Messina.  Partners to the project include the Universities of Ibadan and Nanjing, as well as governmental, private sector and non-profit organisations.   ESRs will spend time at their co-supervising University, as well as on secondment with other partner institutions. CRESTING therefore comprises an outstanding opportunity to gain knowledge, experience and build a personal network across different countries, academic fields and employment sectors.  For information of the project and details of the recruitment process please.

    This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 765198. 

    Closing date March 28


    Arijit Paul

    PhD candidate - "FWF-DK Climate Change"

    Institute of Systems Sciences, Innovation and Sustainability Research,

    University of Graz

    Merangasse 18, 8010 Graz, Austria

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