Ph.D Positions at Aberdeen University (Aberdeen, UK)
What are the main economic and social costs that are associated with the use of anaerobic digestion technologies to convert organic waste into chemicals and materials?
What potential new markets (both domestic and global) would be generated as a result of increased volume of chemicals produced through the use of anaerobic digestion technologies?
What key factors that influence firm or society’s strategic decisions when adopting anaerobic digestion technologies?
The successful applicant is expected to have (or be close to graduating with) an MSc in Energy Economics or Economics or in a related area e.g. an MSc in engineering with significant prior training in economics and management, and to have evidence of research potential. S/He will need to have an interest in the broader energy issues and will be expected to work in an interdisciplinary environment
Formal applications can be completed online: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/pgap/login.php
• Apply for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Economics
• State the name of the lead supervisor as the Name of Proposed Supervisor
• State ‘Leverhulme CDT in Sustainable Production of Chemicals and Materials’ as the Intended Source of Funding
• State the exact project title on the application form
Leverhulme Doctoral Scholars will receive maintenance costs at Research Council rates and tuition fees at the rate for UK/EU students. In 2017-18 the maintenance grant for full-time students was £14,533 per annum. International applicants who can pay the difference between the Home and International Fees would also be welcome to apply.
Selection will be made on the basis of academic merit.
Last date: 15.04.2018
Online application: https://www.abdn.ac.uk/pgap/login.php