Sponsored by EPSRC, Cranfield University, Severn Trent Water, Thames Water, United Utilities and Scottish Water, this studentship will provide a bursary of up to £18,500 (tax free) plus fees* for three years.
The ability of disease causing and other bacteria to render current antibiotics ineffective due to acquiring antibiotic resistance (AMR) is predicted to kill 10 million people every year by 2050 without action.
Planet Earth is seemingly awash with water. However, only 0.3% of freshwater is available as surface water. Currently, about 40% of the world’s population live in water stressed areas, which are projected to become 50-65% of the earth surface by 2025.