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wastewater treatment PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  A more sustainable wastewater treatment technology: aerobic granular sludge
  Research Group: Water and Environmental Engineering
  Dr Y Liu
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr Yongqiang Liu. Co-supervisor Prof Sonia Heaven. Project description. Municipal wastewater treatment is moving from energy-intensive conventional activated sludge to more advanced technology for sustainability.
  PhD Studentship in Quantification of wastewater treatment resilience metrics
  Dr R Davenport
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. September 2020. 4 year studentship. Overview. The world faces unprecedented challenges in climate change, population growth and urbanisation that will have an impact on our ability to maintain the performance of existing and future wastewater infrastructure.
  Resource recovery from municipal wastewater with forward osmosis membrane based process
  Dr Y Liu
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Yongqiang Liu (WEEG). Project description. In modern society, municipal wastewater needs to be purified to remove organic carbon pollutants and nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorus before discharge into natural water bodies to protect environment and human health.
  Sustainable wastewater management
  Prof B Ni
Applications accepted all year round

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Resources recovery from water and wastewater management through microbial and chemical processes.
  Resilience-based asset management in Integrated Urban Wastewater System (IUWS)
  Research Group: Built Environment Research Group
  Dr M Imani
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Built Environment Research Group. https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-technology/research/our-research-institutes-and-groups/built-environment-research-group.
  Resource recovery (water, nutrients, heat) from distillery wastewater
  Dr M Pidou, Prof B Jefferson
Application Deadline: 14 June 2020

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Sponsored through the EC funded H2020 project ULTIMATE, this studentship will provide a bursary of up to £18,000 per annum (tax free) plus fees* for three years.
  Biogas enrichment and nutrient recovery from wastewater using bio-electrochemical systems
  Dr M Goel, Dr A Asthana
Applications accepted all year round

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The integrated biorefinery is emerging, sustainable, energy producing wastewater treatment, which can also provide a renewable source of various useful products, such as biohydrogen, bioelectricity, nutrients and other biobased products.
  Investigating the role of the biofilm in waste water treatment plants as a reservoir for antimicrobial resistance
  Dr J Spencer, Dr J Roberts
Applications accepted all year round

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Ref. SHLS20023 Spencer. Background. It has been reported that the rise/spread of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) will result in the premature deaths of 10 million people every year by 2050.
  Source detection and treatment of microplastics
  Dr T Somorin, Dr Y Chen
Applications accepted all year round

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Microplastics pose an ecological risk, causing starvation, suffocation, laceration and death of marine organisms and disrupting critical ecosystem services and biological functions.
  Microalgae as an alternative for antimicrobial resistance pressure reduction
  Dr A Escudero
Application Deadline: 2 June 2020

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This project is one of 16 four year PhD Studentships funded by Medical Research Scotland (https://www.medicalresearchscotland.org.uk) to be delivered jointly by the named University and External Partner Organisation (EPO).
  Application of Bacteriophages in Biocontrol
  Dr S Foley
Application Deadline: 31 May 2020

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Bacteriophages (phages) are viruses that specifically infect and kill bacteria.
  GW4 FRESH CDT PhD Studentship - Stereoisomerism of antimicrobial agents and risks to freshwater ecosystems
  Prof B Kasprzyk-Hordern
Application Deadline: 11 June 2020

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GW4 FRESH is a consortium of the UK’s top research intensive universities. Bath, Bristol, Cardiff and Exeter and research organisations, British Geological Society and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.
  Understanding The Unusual Behaviour of Nanobubbles and Exploiting Their Extraordinary Properties For Industrial Applications
  Prof M Barigou
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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Nano-bubble dispersions are a novel type of nanoscale bubble system. The most peculiar characteristic of these nano-bubbles is their apparent extraordinary longevity, being able to last for weeks and months.
  Synthesis and Modelling of Robust Processes for Desalination of Shale-gas Produced Water
  Dr S Soltani
Applications accepted all year round

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Shale gas extraction via hydraulic fracking is a technique in which gas is extracted from the shale layers of rock under the ground.
  Achieving Net-Zero - Hydrogen as a key factor for energy resilience and emission reduction for the UK water sector
  Prof B Jefferson, Dr L Alibardi
Application Deadline: 6 July 2020

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This exciting fully-funded PhD, with an enhanced stipend of £19,000 per annum and working in collaboration with Scottish Water and Anglian Water, will research the means of developing an evidence-based strategy for the UK water sector to switch towards a hydrogen economy aligned to achieving carbon neutrality.
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