Tuesday, April 17, 2018

United Kingdom: Vacancy as Research Assistant at United Downs Geothermal Power Project

Research Assistant (Media Framing of Deep Geothermal Energy)

United Downs Geothermal Power project (UDDGP)
Closing Date:  Midnight Monday 14th May 2018

This research post will explore public perception and communication of geothermal power, geothermal technologies and the subsurface environment. It will provide support to the element of the project focusing on media framing of geothermal energy. You will be required to carry out literature-based work and undertake content and sentiment analysis, focusing particularly on social media coverage. It will also analyse how messages are ‘read’ by ‘receivers’ through using eye tracking technology. You will also work closely with industrial partners and other stakeholders involved in delivering the project.

You will be working with Professor Alison Anderson and Professor Iain Stewart, Director of the Sustainable Earth Institute (SEI) as part of the Sustainable Earth Institute.

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