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Art of Energy Galleries Accessibility

Welcome to The Art of Energy accessibility page.  We appreciate that not everyone can comfortably navigate the 3D virtual space of the gallery.  Below you will find slideshows of the exhibits in each of the gallery buildings.  We hope you enjoy. ...

The Art of Energy Award 

The Art of Energy Award  We were honoured to receive an incredible 135 submissions for the Art of Energy Award. The quality and breadth of these submissions were truly overwhelming. From these, 30 were shortlisted for the virtual gallery. The Selection Committee...

Natural Gas in the UK, Part 1: Infrastructures & Geopolitics

Natural Gas in the UK, Part 1: Infrastructures & Geopolitics

by Sean Field

In this blog post series, I examine the UK’s natural gas infrastructure, the market dynamics behind rising global natural gas prices, and who will be affected the most by Ofgem’s rate increase. In this part one, I show how the deregulation and financialization of UK natural gas over the last couple of decades has exposed UK consumers to the geopolitics of natural gas pipelines and fluctuations in financial market prices for natural gas. 

PhD Fellowship ON Consumer Plastic Use in India

PhD Fellowship ON Consumer Plastic Use in India

The Graduate School of Arts, Aarhus University, in collaboration with the Carlsberg Foundation, has an opportunity for a fully funded PhD position for ethnographic research on consumer plastic use and disposal in India. The PhD fellowship will be available as of...

Africa@2050 Winners

Africa@2050 Winners

In June, the Centre for Energy Ethics ran the inaugural Africa@2050 Climate Fiction Competition in conjunction with the Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability Studies (C3SS) at the University of Ghana. It is our pleasure to announce the winners of our Africa@2050 Climate-Fiction Competition!

Putting Energy at the Centre of Scotland’s History

Putting Energy at the Centre of Scotland’s History

by Ewan Gibbs

Scotland’s relationship with energy generation and related technologies is one fraught with human drama and political struggles. Miles Oglethorpe’s recent two part blog underlined the international significance of Scotland’s diverse energy history and the importance of preserving it. In this post I add to Miles’ important contribution by assessing how energy figures in our understanding of Scotland’s modern history.

Postdoctoral Associate at University of Buffalo

Postdoctoral Associate at University of Buffalo

The Department of Environment and Sustainability invites applications from highly motivated social science PhDs with an interest in the social dimensions of emerging approaches to confront climate change.

The successful applicant will join PI Dr. Holly Buck and the research team to conduct research on how communities in different regions of the US appraise carbon removal’s potential benefits, risks, and feasibility. We’re also exploring how publics want to engage with the research and development of carbon removal and other technologies to reduce climate risk.

Mitacs Globalink Research Internship Opportunity

Mitacs Globalink Research Internship Opportunity

The Mitacs Globalink Research Internship program is a competitive initiative for international undergraduates from the following countries and regions: Australia, Brazil, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, Taiwan, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the United States. From May to October of each year, top-ranked applicants participate in a 12-week research internship under the supervision of Canadian university faculty members in a variety of academic disciplines, from science, engineering, and mathematics to the humanities and social sciences.

Centre Welcomes New Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dr Itay Noy

Centre Welcomes New Post-Doctoral Fellow, Dr Itay Noy

We are thrilled to announce that Dr Itay Noy will be joining us from 1 October as the inaugural Centre for Energy Ethics Postdoctoral Fellow. Funded by The Gabrione Family, the Fellowship is a 1-year award offered to an outstanding early career researcher working on issues of energy ethics in the arts, humanities, social or natural sciences.

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