Two PhD research positions are opened at the Department of Social, Political and Territorial Sciences of the University of Aveiro, in the context of a Marie-Curie ITN (Horizon 2020)- RUNIN- the role of Universities in Regional Development and Innovation.
Two PhD positions are available for Early Stage Researchers as part of the RUNIN Marie-Sklodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network from 1st January 2017, or as soon as possible thereafter, for 36 months at the Department of Social, Political and Territorial Sciences, University of Aveiro, Portugal. The RUNIN network consists of partners from seven European countries and a total of 14 PhD students will be part of the network. The aim of RUNIN is to train researchers on how universities contribute to innovation and economic growth in their regions through research seeking to examine how universities fulfill their third mission in relation to regional industry and explore the range of university engagement with regional firms and institutions. The network program is organised around four main themes: People and Networks, Policies and Interventions, Places and Territories, and Practices and Governance.
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