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york PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 143 york PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Large Language Models in Intelligent Robotic Systems for Environment Clean Up

Large Language Models in Intelligent Robotic Systems for Environment Clean Up. If you are interested in robotics and have strong programming and software engineering skills, this could be a project for you. Read more

Synthesis of macrocycles and medium-sized rings via new ring expansion approaches

Summary. Macrocycles (12+ membered rings) and medium-sized rings (8–11-membered) are cyclic molecules with great potential in many scientific fields and technologies – especially in medicinal chemistry. Read more

Direct analysis ion mobility mass spectrometry for rapid profiling of edible fats and oils to combat food adulteration

Background. Food safety and authenticity are generally taken for granted, yet food adulteration is one of the most significant challenges faced in the UK, with the total impact of food crime on the UK estimated to be between £409 million and £1.96 billion per year [Food Standards Agency, 2023]. Read more
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Environmental Transmission Electron Microscopy for Sustainable Materials Development: Modifying the Photocatalytic Properties of TiO2

Background. Understanding the (photo)chemistry of TiO2 is critical to current commercial (£20 billion) and future applications. Current applications include pigments, protective coatings, sunscreens, and self-cleaning surfaces. Read more
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Photonics for Net Zero Enabled by Patternable Boron-Phosphide Polymers

The manipulation of light in optoelectronic devices is a cornerstone for the delivery of Net Zero, for example in low-energy optical computing (silicon-photonics) and green hydrogen generation from water (photocatalysis). Read more
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Towards a better understanding of indoor air quality in the home

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently stated that exposure to indoor and outdoor air pollution was one of the greatest risks to human health, and that improving air quality was necessary to reduce the global incidence and impact of diseases such as lung cancer, stroke, and asthma. Read more

Fully funded Master by Research in Biology studentships: Analysing datasets in disease models of obesity

FUNDING (October 2024 start  - September 2025 finish). 1 year full-time Master by Research studentship (this covers all university tuition fees and research project costs, plus £19,237/year tax free ‘stipend’ for living expenses) in the Department of Biology. Read more

MSc by Research in Chemistry: Generation Research

Open to. UK students only, with at least a 2:2 undergraduate degree (and/or equivalent experience) in Chemistry or a relevant subject area, and with widening access eligibility. Read more
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Development of improved and targeted quantification of ammonia emissions

Introduction. Ammonia (NH. 3. ) has an ever-growing influence on air pollution in the UK and worldwide with numerous considerable impacts such as the formation of secondary particles (now the dominant contribution), nitrogen deposition and eutrophication. Read more
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Self funded PhD in Biology: Novel approaches for valorisation of seaweed biomass

Lead Supervisor. Dr T Tonon (Department of Biology). Co-Supervisor. Dr Leonardo Gomez (Department of Biology). Context. Seaweeds are crucial to maintain biodiversity in coastal environments and to support livelihood of some coastal communities. Read more

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