University of Bern

University of the Canton Bern

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€48,000 - €51,000 yearly
University of Bern Hybrid
The Institute of Social Anthropology at the University of Bern seeks to appoint a Full-time PhD researcher (4 years): East Asia case-study Social Ocean Energy A Social Learning Approach to Global Marine Renewable Infrastructures Funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), a full doctoral position is available from June 2024 in an international team studying environmental justice issues around wave and tidal power in East Asia, Southeast Asia and Canada. New marine energy technologies are unlocking the ocean as a major green energy source. Who will these new blue industries really benefit? How can we produce sustainable energy while ensuring a fair deal for local residents, and care for vulnerable coastlines? The Social Ocean Energy team is setting up collaborative work on these questions in Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Indonesia and Canada. D ecades of experience with solar and wind parks have shown that green energy technologies are often beset...
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