The BMW Group Plant Oxford Programme is an exciting opportunity to work with one of Oxford’s largest employers. Those interested in this programme will be focusing on high-impact and feasible research projects that will contribute to making the Plant’s operations, governance frameworks and organisational processes more sustainable and efficient. Previous areas of research have included climate impact, specifically how BMW Plant can improve overall consumption and waste management.
The Rosberg Climate Fellows sponsors students to work in collaboration with a range of businesses and NGOs. They will conduct research related to environmental and climate change issues and develop innovative solutions to tackle big challenges such as carbon capture, alternative fuels, and ocean plastic pollution. The programme is the first major project funded by Rosberg Philanthropies, the non-profit run by sustainability entrepreneur and Formula 1 world champion, Nico Rosberg.
Researching in the field of sustainable tourism offers Fellows an exciting opportunity to effect real change in a hugely important industry. Previous Fellows on this programme have worked in collaboration with the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) contributing to a pioneering new statistical framework to measure sustainable tourism practices.