Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Building Design
Dr K Seneviratne
1 February 2019
Construction makes a noticeable contribution to the economic output of any country. For example, UK construction industry contributes to 6.1% GDP in 2016 (Office for National Statistics, 2017) and UAE (Ministry of Economy, 2015)9% GDP in 2014.
World class teaching facilities with an emphasis on interdisciplinary research and the generation of impact. The University of Liverpool provides one of the largest concentrations of health and life science expertise in the UK.
This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. A formal application must be submitted to be considered. The Studentship is expected to commence from 1 October 2018 but a January 2019 start dates will be considered.
Heatwaves are a serious meteorological hazard to human health and place significant strains on infrastructure (power, water and transport), agricultural production, retail, tourism and ecosystem services.
There are over 1.8 million serious prescribing errors in English general practices each year and hazardous prescribing is associated with substantial healthcare costs, reduced quality of life and increased risk of mortality.
Our group at Northumbria University in Newcastle are committed to developing new macromolecules, polymers and chemical processes, and implementing these to solve real-life problems that impact the environment and world we live in.
Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2019. The PhD will be based in the Faculty of Business and Law, and will be supervised by Dr Daniel Nunan and Dr Giampaolo Viglia.
Robots are entering more and more in the workplace. What was before confined to highly automated production lines and isolated production cells in large companies, now is moving into SMEs with robots working side by side with humans.