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  Producing chemicals and materials sustainably: Understanding the economic implications and firms decision making
  Prof E Phimister, Dr J Cai
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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There are a range of potential novel processes and techniques which would allow the sustainable production of chemicals and materials from organic waste particularly involving anaerobic digestion.
  Smelly sediment dwellers – identifying microbial populations driving DMSO reduction in anoxic sediments
  Research Group: CENTA - Central England NERC Training Alliance
  Dr H Schaefer, Dr K Purdy, Dr Y Chen
Application Deadline: 29 May 2020

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Project Highlights. Identify uncharacterised microbes driving anaerobic organic matter degradation. Master a wide range of cutting-edge environmental microbiology techniques.
  Resource recovery (water, nutrients, heat) from distillery wastewater
  Dr M Pidou, Prof B Jefferson
Application Deadline: 14 June 2020

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Sponsored through the EC funded H2020 project ULTIMATE, this studentship will provide a bursary of up to £18,000 per annum (tax free) plus fees* for three years.
  CO2 capture, transport & techno-economics for Ireland
  Dr R Monaghan
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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***THIS IS A 2-YEAR RESEARCH MASTERS POSITION***. *Information on a 3-year PhD position aligned to this project is here. https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/recycling-carbon-a-nationwide-co2-capture-utilisation-and-storage-network-for-ireland/?p121351*.
  Investigating the Causal Biological Effects on Microbial Induced Corrosion (MIC) Occurring Within Components of Advanced Maritime Systems
  Dr B Connolly
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a full time PhD studentship in the Department of Materials at the University of Manchester. The project is supported by BAE Systems, who will provide both industrial supervision, access to research facilities and secondments during the studentship.
  How does the human gut microbiota protect against infection with enterohaemorrhagic E. coli? (SchullerS-NarbadAU19SF)
  Dr S Schüller, Prof A Narbad
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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The human body is populated by trillions of commensal bacteria (microbiota), most of which reside in the intestine and have established a symbiotic relationship with the host.
  The role of the rumen microbiome in detoxifying forage mycotoxins and improving dairy cow health and welfare
  Prof L A Sinclair
Application Deadline: 7 June 2020

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Project aim. To determine the effect of the rumen microbiome in detoxifying mycotoxins in grass silage when fed to dairy cows.
  Clostridium difficile in Australian horse populations
  Prof T V Riley
Application Deadline: 30 May 2020

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The anaerobic spore-forming bacterium Clostridium difficile is a major human pathogen, the most commonly diagnosed cause of infectious hospital diarrhoea.
  Recycling Carbon: A nationwide CO2 capture, utilisation & storage network for Ireland
  Dr R Monaghan
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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***THIS IS A 3-YEAR PhD POSITION***. *Information on a 2-year Research Masters position aligned to this project is here. https://www.findaphd.com/phds/project/co2-capture-transport-and-techno-economics-for-ireland/?p121352*.
  Artificial microbial photosynthesis: development of biohybrid systems to produce solar chemicals and fuels from waste-carbon (Ref: ET20/HLS/APP/BLACK2)
  Prof G Black
Application Deadline: 1 July 2020

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Solar energy is the most abundant energy source and can act as a green and sustainable energy supply. It is worth noting that one-hour sunlight can satisfy the one-year energy demand of the entire world.
  Coffee waste metabolism by Extremophiles for the Bioethanol production (Ref: SF20/APP/MUNOZ)
  Dr J Munoz
Applications accepted all year round

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Due to an increasing demand of fossil fuels, the search for alternative bioenergy has gained much attention from the scientific community and the general population.
  Using Synthetic Biology to Engineer an Industrially Relevant Chassis for the Built Environment (Ref: ET20/HLS/APP/JAMES)
  Dr P James
Application Deadline: 1 July 2020

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The world’s first research Hub for Biotechnology in the Built Environment (HBBE http://bbe.ac.uk/) is a £8M initiative between Northumbria and Newcastle Universities funded by Research England that aims to catalyse innovation to develop a building industry fit for the 4th industrial revolution.
  Nanoparticle delivery of antibiotics for treatment of pulmonary infection
  Dr V Kett, Dr M Tunney
Applications accepted all year round

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In respiratory diseases such as Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and COPD, the lungs are colonized by diverse polymicrobial bacterial communities.
  Biogas enrichment and nutrient recovery from wastewater using bio-electrochemical systems
  Dr M Goel, Dr A Asthana
Applications accepted all year round

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The integrated biorefinery is emerging, sustainable, energy producing wastewater treatment, which can also provide a renewable source of various useful products, such as biohydrogen, bioelectricity, nutrients and other biobased products.
  GW4 FRESH CDT PhD Studentship - Stereoisomerism of antimicrobial agents and risks to freshwater ecosystems
  Prof B Kasprzyk-Hordern
Application Deadline: 11 June 2020

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GW4 FRESH is a consortium of the UK’s top research intensive universities. Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter and research organisations, British Geological Society and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.
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