Investigating local and regional air pollution from shipping
Dr J D Lee, Dr S Moller, Dr J Hopkins
7 January 2019
Shipping is a growing sector but one of the least regulated sources of emissions of atmospheric pollutants. It is also an important source of gaseous and particulate air pollution in coastal regions, causing up to 400,000 premature deaths per year globally.
Dynamics of a wave propelled surface vessel
Dr N Townsend, Dr M Tan
4 January 2019
Project Rationale. This project aims to establish the fundamental principles of a novel mechanism to convert ocean wave energy directly into propulsion for ASVs.
Leeds Sustainability Institute (LSI)
The Leeds Sustainability Institute (LSI) is the university's flag ship research group specialising in investigating the impact of the built environment on society.
The evolution of volcanism following sector collapse
Dr S Watt, Prof T J Reston
21 January 2019
Sector collapses are among the largest volume events to affect volcanic systems, potentially involving the rapid displacement of tens of cubic kilometres of rock.
Computational Structure Prediction of Energy Materials
Dr A Morris
Applications accepted all year round
A 3-year UK/EU PhD student-ship is available in the group of Dr Andrew J. Morris who has recently relocated to the School of Metallurgy and Materials at the University of Birmingham.