PhD scholarships at University of Nottingham: 4-year PhD Scholarships in Chemistry, Engineering, Biosciences and Business available. Applications are invited from suitably qualified graduates for a fully funded 4-year PhD studentship at the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Chemistry for a start in October 2016.
- This enhanced PhD programme offers a specifically designed portfolio of training activities such (lectures, workshops, professional development training and industry-facilitated events) with the objective to provide students with the technical and theoretical competences to equip you for a leading career in the chemical sciences or user community.
- Reference: SCI1497
- Closing Date: Saturday, 30th January 2016
- Department: Chemistry, Engineering, Biosciences and Business
Research: The Centre can accommodate a wide variety of research projects in the areas of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biosciences and practices student-led approach to project choices. Some examples of the current research project areas include: sustainable routes to new medicines and materials; catalytic C-H activation; novel biotransformations; solar photochemistry; electrosynthesis; and alternative solvents.
Qualifications: Ideally the candidates are expected to hold at least an upper second class honours degree with a recognizable amount of chemical science content, from a 4-year undergraduate course (MSci, MChem, MEng, etc.) or equivalent qualification. This qualification could include Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, Food Science, Natural Sciences, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Pharmacy or other first-degree topics with a directed input to the theme of sustainability and sustainable chemicals processing.
Funding: The PhD studentship will cover university tuition fees a tax free stipend of £14,057 per year (for the 2015-16 academic year. In addition the students are offered generous consumables and conference/travel budget as well as funds for 3-month placement in industry or another higher education institution.
Application information: For application information please visit: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/suschem/index.aspx
Informal queries may be addressed to: Perislava.firstname.lastname@example.org.
To apply, please complete University of Nottingham Application Form quoting course code F19N and CDT Application form, which can be found on: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/suschem/aboutus.aspx
Closing date for applications:
Round one: 11 December 2015
Round two: 30 January 2015