EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Quantum Engineering
EPSRC Quantum Engineering Centre for Doctoral Training PhD in Quantum Engineering PhD in Quantum Engineering Underpinned by world-class research and industrial expertise, this four-year doctoral programme offers a stimulating experience for those seeking academic excellence and a route into the emerging quantum technologies industry.
Biological recovery of metals from lithium ion batteries (LIBs) and synthesis of nanoparticles
Institute of Quantitative Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology
Dr L Horsfall
13 December 2018
The resource efficiency Knowledge Transfer Network estimated that world-wide mining activities are responsible for 5% of global carbon dioxide emissions, consume limited fossil fuel resources and produce other damaging ’greenhouse gases’, recovery of metals would reduce the burden on mining and its environmental impact.
Synthetic Resistance to Potato Blight
Prof R Van der Hoorn
Applications accepted all year round
The oomycete potato pathogen Phytophthora infestans has caused devastation during the Irish Potato Famine in the 1840s. P. infestans still causes major problems in the potato industry, and is mostly controlled using agrochemicals.
Voltage uprating for more-electric and hybrid aircraft
Dr D Clark, Prof M Haddad
31 December 2018
Decarbonisation of the transport sector is a major priority, both nationally and globally. It is estimated that the domestic and international aviation sectors constitute 2% of the global CO2 emissions arising from human activity.