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Enhancing Relevance and Impact in Brazil for Research in Green Technology Management & Product-Service Systems

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WORKSHOP: Enhancing Relevance and Impact in Brazil for Research in Green Technology Management & Product-Service Systems

All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Researcher Links programme.

The British Council under the Newton Fund Researcher Links scheme will sponsor the workshop on the above theme in São Paulo, Brazil on 14-17 March 2016. The workshop is being coordinated by Prof Dr Tim Baines from the Aston Business School, and Prof Dr Marly Monteiro de Carvalho from the Polytechnic School, University of São Paulo.  They have contributions from other leading researchers: Dr Breno Nunes, Dr Andreas Schroeder, Prof Dr Henrique Rozenfeld and Dr Eduardo Zachu. 

We are now inviting Early Career Researchers from the UK or Brazil to apply to attend this workshop. All travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the Researcher Links programme. 

The CV and application form from UK participants should be sent to to Breno Nunes. Brazilian participants should send their application to Marly Monteiro de Carvalho. 

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 25th JANUARY 2015.

Eligibility criteria for Participants 

  • Applications must be submitted using the Researcher Links application form 
  • Application and Applicant’s CV must be submitted before the above deadline 
  • Participants must be early career researchers: Early Career Researchers are defined as holding a PhD and having up to 10 years post-PhD research experience. 
  • Participants must have a research or academic position (either a permanent post, research contract, or fellowship etc) at a recognised research institution either in the UK or in São Paulo. The workshop official language is English – we expect all participants to be fluent in English in order to effectively engage in the workshop activities. 

This workshop aims at sharing knowledge between the UK and Brazil on the topics of Green Technology and Product-Service Systems. The experiences  of Aston University Centre for Servitization Research and Practice and University of São Paulo (Production Engineering Departments, São Paulo and São Carlos campuses) will be presented to trigger the discussions. The main objectives of the workshop are:

  • To share successful experiences of business engagement on green technologies & product-service systems (PSS);
  • To share successful experiences of research excellence (e.g. funding, and publication) on green technologies & PSS;
  • To share successful experiences of using research into teaching on green technologies & PSS;
  • To create the Brazilian Centre for Servitization to support relevant and excellent research in both green technology management and PSS.

 

 Please contact Dr Breno Nunes at b.nunes@aston.ac.uk for further information.

If you are eligible, we look forward to receiving your application. Otherwise, we would appreciate if you pass the information forward to your eligible colleagues.

CV & application form should be sent to Breno Nunes  b.nunes@aston.ac.uk

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 25th JANUARY 2015. 

Date Agenda
Monday 14th
9am-5pm
Workshop Registration & Opening Ceremony

The Role of Industry in the Aston Centre of Servitization Reseach and Practice

The Role of Industry in the LGP - Project Management Lab (USP)

INDUSTRY-ACADEMIA COLLABORATION - Group Discussion
Tuesday 15th
9am-5pm
Keynote Talk 1
Green technologies: Evolution, Management, and Trends

Expert Panel Discussion
Conducting research in PSS and Green Technology research in the UK & Brazil

Group Discussion & Presentations
Developing excellence in PSS and Green Technology research
Wednesday 16th
9am-5pm
Expert discussion
Integrating PSS and Green Technology Research into Teaching

Group Discussion & Presentation
Challenges to convert research into teaching
Sharing successful methods

British Council Presentation
Thursday 17th
7am-12pm
Factory visit