Dr Nicholas Beuret

EBS - Management and Marketing
Dr Nicholas Beuret
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1206 873080

  • Location

    EBS.3.126C, Colchester Campus

  • Academic support hours

    You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911



Before joining the Essex Business School Nicholas worked as a research associate at Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, where we worked on critical approaches to climate migration, and a pre-doctoral fellow at Hobart & William Smith Colleges (USA) where he undertook research on the politics of the Anthropocene. Prior to undertaking his PhD at the School of Management, University of Leicester, Nicholas worked for two decades ina range of sectors including the Non-Governmental Organisation sector on environmental issues, Event management and in the online communications industry.


  • BA (University of Newcastle, Australia)

  • PhD (University of Leicester, UK)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Science and Technology Studies (particularly around environmental issues)

Open to supervise

Environmental politics and contemporary issues in sustainability

Open to supervise

Catastrophe, crisis and disaster

Open to supervise

Alternative Organisations

Open to supervise

Infrastructure and logistics

Open to supervise

Political Economy of Organisation

Open to supervise

Philosophy and Political Economy

Open to supervise

Affect and the imaginary

Open to supervise

Social movements

Open to supervise

Automation and platform capitalism

Open to supervise

Current research

contemporary catastrophic environmental issues through the intersection of science and technology studies, human geography and organization studies

environmental politics of climate change and resource use, emerging energy infrastructure, the commons, extinction and the catastrophic imaginary

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Introduction to Management and Marketing (BE400)

  • Operations and Supply Chain Management (BE411)

  • International Business Environment (BE413)

  • Perspectives on Technology, Organisation and Society (BE437)

  • Managing Innovation and Technology (BE447)

  • Student Success Tutorial (BE916)

  • Independent Study Project: Management/Marketing (BE938)


Journal articles (4)

Beuret, N., Containing climate change: The new governmental strategies of catastrophic environments. Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space, 251484862090238-251484862090238

Beuret, N., (2017). Counting Carbon: Calculative Activism and Slippery Infrastructure. Antipode. 49 (5), 1164-1185

Kanngieser, A. and Beuret, N., (2017). Refusing the World: Silence, Commoning, and the Anthropocene. South Atlantic Quarterly. 116 (2), 363-380

Beuret, N. and Brown, G., (2017). The Walking Dead : The Anthropocene as a Ruined Earth. Science as Culture. 26 (3), 330-354

+44 (0) 1206 873080


EBS.3.126C, Colchester Campus

Academic support hours:

You can find details of Academic Support hours on the EBS UG and PG information page on Moodle or by calling EBS Student Services on 01206873911