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Sustainable Product Design

martin charter 101336.3560 at compuserve.com
Fri Jul 16 03:33:44 EST 1999


APOLOGIES FOR ANY CROSS-POSTINGS

New developments at The Centre for Sustainable Design, UK

* Towards Sustainable Product Design #4, 12-13th July 1999, Brussels: the
event    discussed the practicalities of managing eco-product development
and ideas    related to creation of sustainable solutions; there were
papers from 20 high level     speakers and over 150 delegates attended from
over 20 countries

* Eco-design and supply chain management, 28th June 1999, London: over 70  
delegates attended  this conference which discussed the real life issues of
  implementing eco-design in the electronics sector with cases studies and
papers   highlighting the key role of suppy chain

* Visiting Professor in Sustainable Product Design: Martin Charter was
awarded   Europe's first professorship in SPD on 15th July 1999 by the
Director and CEO of     the Surrey Institute of Art & Design, University
College for his contribution to work in   this area

* Research positions at The Centre for Sustainable Design (CfSD):
  - CfSD are recruiting two researchers (salaries circa. 15k UK pounds
each) 
    covering:
     - Integrated Product Policy and eco-product development: focused on EC
and 
       European national approaches
     - Eco-innovation: focused on the practicalities of designing
sustainable solutions        e.g. 'Factor X' products, services or hybrids
  - PhDs places are available in sustainable product design, eco-design and
    management of eco-product development
   
FOR BOTH THE RESEARCHER AND PhD POSITIONS, PROPOSALS (MAXIMUM     2 PAGES),
CVs AND REQUESTS FOR MORE INFORMATION AND SHOULD BE 
SENT ASAP TO mcharter at surrart.ac.uk
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