Development of novel fibre-based thermometers for harsh environments
Dr F Poletti
Applications accepted all year round
Supervisor. Prof Francesco Poletti. Co-supervisor. Dr Eric Numkam Fokoua, Dr Joris Lousteau. When immersed in a harsh environment, i.e in ionizing radiation, silica glass, one of the most transparent materials known to date, quickly becomes opaque.
Diatoms for the efficient trapping of solar energy
Dr K Ryan, Dr Gerald Smith
1 February 2019
A PhD scholarship in biological nanostructures is offered for experimental research into marine diatoms, and in particular to study their outer cell wall that functions as an efficient trap for solar energy.