School of Chemistry is one of the largest Schools in the UK, with around 680 undergraduate and more than 250 postgraduate research students. The School has comprehensive academic coverage across the chemical sciences and in all the core sub-disciplines of chemistry, with over 120 postdoctoral researchers.
|Organization||University of Manchester|
|Fellowship Level||Post graduation|
|Subject areas||Chemistry, Geochemistry, Environmental Science, Materials Science|
|Fellowship amount||£ 14,296 per annum|
|Eligibility||Restricted to UK/EU students.|
|Deadline||30 April 2016|
This project will focus on computational studies of actinide (U, Np, Pu) uptake onto key environmentally important mineral phases. The approach adopted is based on a technique known as the periodic electrostatic embedded cluster method (PEECM), in which the adsorbing actinide and a small part of the mineral surface are simulated using a quantum chemical method, while the long-range electrostatic effects of the bulk mineral are treated as an infinite array of point charges. Full training will be provided in high performance computing and the PEECM.
- Environmental Science or Materials Science.
- Honours degree (or an equivalent degree) in Chemistry or related disciplines
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