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Dr Livia Regina Batista

Dr Livia Regina Batista

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

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University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Penryn, TR10 9FE

Lívia joined the University of Exeter, Penryn Campus in May 2022.

Lívia has a BSc in Law (2008-2012), a MSc (2013-2016) and PhD in Climate Change Law (2017-2020) from the Universidade de São Paulo. In 2018, she was awarded a full scholarship for a six-months Research Stay at the Max-Planck-Institut für Innovation und Wettbewerb.

Lívia is currently working as Postdoctoral Research Fellow in a project called Accelerating Circular Skills for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (Arca), where she’s responsible for the business engagement with local SMEs to understand their needs and struggles to implement a circular business model.


  • PhD
  • MSc


Research interests

  • Circular economy
  • Climate and environmental justice

Research projects

Accelerating Circular Skills for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (Arca): led by the University of Exeter Business School, working in partnership with Truro & Penwith College, Arca supports businesses to transition to the circular economy. Our workshops and training programmes are aimed at SMEs in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We combine the latest business research with the hands-on experience of local entrepreneurs to deliver practical and engaging training programmes. The project is part-funded through the European Social Fund (part of the European Strategic Investment Framework for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly).