With a background of industrial geography, Dr. Xin Tong has been working on the spatial dimension of industrial ecology, both theoretical and practical, with a team based in College of Urban and Environmental Sciences of Peking University. She has worked on the Extended Producer Responsibility in e-waste management in China, especially the response from the domestic industry at this policy strategy at national, regional and local level for years, now extending the research interests to cover the relation between the global environmental governance and the technological change in developing countries broadly.
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As the PhD supervisor for the Confucius China Studies Program (CCSP), Dr. Xin Tong would like to welcome student from overseas to cooperate in international comparative studies on sustainability transition under different local context, with the methods and tools of industrial ecology. The CCSP supports Sino-foreign Joint Research Ph.D. Fellowship, specifically for Ph.D. students in foreign universities who would like to study 6 months to 2 years in China, and Ph.D. in China Fellowship for master graduates to pursue doctoral degrees in China. Fellowships admission process has been launched recently. For online application please click: http://ccsp.chinese.cn/node_43263.htm.
The CCSP will make a personalized development plan for every fellowship recipient, and offer him/her a full fellowship including tuition, living stipend, research grant and support for foreign and Chinese mentors, etc. For more information on CCSP, please visit: http://ccsp.chinese.cn, or contact the Division of Sinology and China Studies.
Contact: WANG Xinsheng
Division of Sinology and China Studies
Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban)