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waste PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 165 waste PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Construction and demolition waste disposal to energy generation: An exploratory study

  Research Group: Centre For Sustainable Environments
Globally, there is an alarming concern about the increasing statistics on the generation of construction and demolition waste. The waste hierarchy – prevent, reduce, recycle, recovery and disposal – which encourages the sustainable use of resources, unwittingly considers waste disposal. Read more

Sustainable waste-to-chemicals strategies to promote circular economy.

These projects are open to students worldwide, but have no funding attached. Therefore, the successful applicant will be expected to fund tuition fees at the relevant level (home or international) and any applicable additional research costs. Read more

Preparing Corroded Magnox Fuel Waste for Long Term Storage: Rheology Mapping of Complex Fluids

  Research Group: School of Chemical and Process Engineering
The UK’s nuclear sector is actively undertaking substantial decommissioning projects of its legacy facilities. One key challenge is the safe recovery and processing of waste for long term storage. Read more

Fully funded studentship in Plastivore Plasticity: characterising metabolic flexibility in an emerging biotechnological system to manage plastic waste

Applications are invited from high-calibre and passionate students seeking to pursue an exciting career in analytical and environmental science research, with a focus to tackle a growing concern with respect to managing plastic waste. Read more

Waste Utilisation for Sustainable Resource Recovery and Carbon Capture

This project will involve the development of a novel approach that combines waste utilization and carbon capture technologies to address pressing environmental concerns and promote sustainable resource management. Read more

Next-Generation Low-Carbon Cement Wasteforms for Safe Disposal of Radioactive Waste

In the UK, over 150,000m3 of radioactive waste (enough to fill 60 Olympic size swimming pools) has been produced to date. Most of this radioactive waste needs conditioning by encapsulating it in cement to prevent release to the biosphere. Read more

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