High temperature thermodynamics of Portland cement
Dr M N Campbell-Bannerman, Dr P Kechagiopoulos
1 June 2019
Cement is the most ubiquitous product after drinking water, with 4.1B tons produced in 2017 alone, enough for half a ton per person per year worldwide.
Linking Personality to Ageing in a wild bird.
Dr P Bize, Dr J Martin
Applications accepted all year round
Understanding the causes of individual variation in the rate of ageing is a major topic in gerontology and evolutionary biology with clear application to human health.
Designing Crop Rotations that are Fit for Future
Dr C Watson
7 May 2019
Crop rotations have been at the centre of agricultural systems throughout history. In modern agriculture, the main purpose of rotating crops is to reduce the incidence of diseases, pests or weeds that are difficult to control with pesticides.
Developing Risk-Based Approaches to Modelling Phosphorus Contamination in Agricultural Catchments
Dr M Glendell, Prof A J Wade, Dr P-E Mellander, Dr N Schurch
30 April 2019
Phosphorus (P) pollution remains a major cause of surface water quality failures under the Water Framework Directive. Abating P pollution in agricultural catchments requires informed decisions about the likely effectiveness of land management mitigation measures and their spatial targeting.
Development of targeted drug nanosystems using variable new antigen receptors (VNARs)
Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology
Prof C Scott, Prof D Longley
26 May 2019
This studentship will work on a collaboration with the Scott Group at the CCRCB and Elasmogen Ltd., Aberdeen. The focus on the project will be the development of new targeted nanomedicines for the treatment of cancer.