Bio

Josep Pinyol Alberich is an ESR fellow at the Academy of Business and Society (ABIS) and a PhD candidate at the University of Exeter. Prior to his PhD, Josep worked as a junior researcher for the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable development at Universiteit Utrecht, performing research on the governance conditions to implement recycled water schemes in urban areas as a strategy to adapt to climate change.

 

Research

Josep’s research project focuses on the analysis of the existing political discourses on the topic of Circular Economy in the European Union and the relationship between existing public discourses and policy change. This research project has the ambition to deepen knowledge and understanding of the public discourse as a driver of policy change in the field of the circular economy and to seek the causality between an evolution of public discouses and policy change within the European Union.