Developing Robust and Economical Micro-encapsulation Processes
Dr R Smith, Prof J Litster
23 January 2019
Micro-encapsulation (a technique of coating ingredients or additives) is a key method of protecting key ingredients in a broad range of industries, including foods, pharmaceuticals and consumer goods.
Micro- and nanoplastics: the fate and the impact on marine life
Dr S Yang, Dr W Norton
21 January 2019
By 2015, humans had generated 8.3 billion metric tons of plastics, 6.3 billion tons of which had already become waste. Of that waste total, only 9 percent was recycled, 12 percent was incinerated and 79 percent accumulated in landfills or the natural environment.
CDT-SIS-493: Investigating the geomechanics of railway ballast reinforced with micro-geogrids
Sustainable Infrastructure Systems (SIS)
Dr M J Fernandes De Pinho Lopes, Prof W Powrie
14 December 2018
Railway transportation of both freight and people is key to reduce CO2 emissions significantly. There are several advantages of railway transportation; however, minimising track maintenance costs, and finding alternative materials and approaches to improve the performance of railway track is essential.
Selective Autophagy of the Endoplasmic Reticulum
Dr S Schuck
Applications accepted all year round
The laboratory of Sebastian Schuck at the Center for Molecular Biology of Heidelberg University is looking for a PhD student to investigate micro-ER-phagy, a novel type of autophagy that selectively targets the Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER).