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Targeting Sustainable Plastic Use: Fully funded PhD studentship (3 year)

Targeting Sustainable Plastic Use: Fully funded PhD studentship (3 year) in Dept of Organisation Work and Technology, Lancaster University Management School, funded by the Leverhulme Centre for Material Social Futures Research. The Leverhulme PhD Training Centre for Material Social Futures brings together concepts and approaches from across the disciplines to help produce futures that people […]

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The Social Lives of Batteries and New Energy Materials: 3 year, fully funded PhD opportunity for UK and EU Citizens

3 year, fully funded PhD opportunity for UK and EU Citizens, based in the Leverhulme Material Social Futures Doctoral Training Centre, and Sociology Department at Lancaster University, UK.   Start date: 1st October 2020 Enquiries to: Dr Nicola Spurling, n.spurling@lancaster.ac.uk Supervisor: Dr Nicola Spurling (nb a second supervisor appropriate to the successful candidate will be […]

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People

The leadership team for Material Social Futures is: ​   This Leadership Team works closely with a Supervisory Committee from whom the PhD supervisors is drawn. These include: Professor Nigel Paul, of the Lancaster Environment Centre; Professor Nick Dunn of the Lancaster Institute for Creative Arts and the ISF; Professor Rebecca Braun, Dept of Languages […]

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Material Social Futures PhDs

In the first instance, this initiative is supported by a £1.55M investment from the Leverhulme Trust and Lancaster University in The Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarship Programme that will facilitate the development of this new PhD over the next seven years (2018-2025). The The Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarship Programme will provide a new cadre of 21 PhDs, equipped […]

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Material Social Futures CDT

The future of society is most often treated as a consequence of a myriad of merging technological outcomes, which drive industrial trends, globalization, and the ubiquity of consumerism. Such a future is often seen as inevitable; the future we get is the one we are given. Whilst many people desire ethical futures, ones which, for […]

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