15 PhD positions at Nottingham Trent University, UK

15 Social Science PhD opportunities in sustainability and renewable energy

Nottingham Trent University has been awarded funding for a Marie Skłodowska Curie Innovative Training Network. The project title is Smart-BEEjS Human-Centric Energy Districts: Smart Value Generation by Building Efficiency and Energy Justice for Sustainable Living. The 15 doctoral projects cover a very wide range of social science disciplines, in order to look at the development of Positive Energy Districts from a range of human-centric perspectives. The students will be based in one of eight partner institutions, located across Western Europe. The innovative training programme will include at least one placement in a partner private, public or third sector organisation.

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The deadline for applications is 30 June 2019, with a target start date for successful candidates of 1 October 2019. We encourage interested applicants to contact us as soon as possible with expressions of interest. We can then work with them to develop proposals before the final deadline.

Please note that, under the terms of Schengen and UK Visas & Immigration,  we are unable to offer positions to anybody who requires sponsorship to work in the UK or the Schengen Area.