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  Infralucifern/luciferase gold nanorod conjugates for NIR bi-modal imaging
  Prof J C Anderson
Application Deadline: 30 April 2020

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UCL Chemistry Department is offering a fully funded studentship to a highly motivated candidate to start in September 2020. The project will be in collaboration with Prof A.
  Using lipid nano-particles to study G-protein-coupled receptors
  Prof M Wheatley
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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We are seeking a highly-motivated candidate for this exciting PhD project in the laboratory of Professor Mark Wheatley, Professor of Biochemical Pharmacology.
  Lloyd’s Register Foundation PhD studentship: Understanding the fate of nano and microplastics in aquatic environments.
  Research Group: Earth Surface Science
  Dr K Spencer, Dr A BUSHBY
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Nano and microplastics are entering the aquatic environment from numerous sources and have been found throughout the aquatic environment in both fresh and marine waters and sediment.
  The investigation of the physical phenomena of porous electrospray propulsion devices for micro and nano satellites
  Research Group: Astronautics
  Dr C Ryan
Application Deadline: 31 August 2020

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Supervisor. Dr Charlie Ryan. Co-supervisor Professor John Shrimpton. Project description. Typical high performance electric propulsion options for large satellites, such as gridded ion thrusters or Hall Effect thrusters, do not work well for nano satellites.
  Electron Microscopy and Tomography of Ion Irradiation Effects on Nano-Structures
  Prof S Donnelly
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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This project aims to study the modifications that occur when nanostructures (such as spheres, rods and wires) are irradiated with energetic ions.
  FoodBioSystems DTP - Removing unwanted macro, micro and nanoplastics from fresh produce production
  Dr C Wagstaff, Dr M Al Sid Cheikh, Prof R Murphy
Application Deadline: 6 March 2020

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Research Group. FOODBIOSYSTEMS BBSRC DTP. Global plastics production in 2019 was 359 million tonnes. Of the 62 million tonnes produced in Europe, only 9.2 million tonnes was collected for recycling, leaving the remainder to be disposed of on land or in marine environments, to the detriment of those ecosystems.
  EPSRC DTP Studentship: Synergy between microplastic and sediments within the aquatic system
  Dr P Ouro-Barba, Dr C A M E Wilson
Application Deadline: 31 March 2020

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Microplastics are a source of anthropogenic contamination that are becoming an environmental concern due to their high concentrations across the earth’s surface.
  Developing streamlined approaches to assessing the systemic and hepatic effects of nanomaterials (EPS2020/08)
  Prof V Stone
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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Integrated approaches to testing and assessment (IATAs) are under development to assess the hazards of nanomaterials via ingestion, inhalation and dermal application.
  Full time PhD studentship: Discovery of New Nanomaterials - Design, Synthesis and Application using Calixarenes
  Dr N Power, Dr N Chatterton, Dr J Golding, Dr S Kellici
Application Deadline: 15 March 2020

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This project will involve chemical synthesis of materials, including organic synthesis of calixarenes, and designing and developing methodologies for their application in the systematic nano-engineering of materials in the reduced dimensions.
  Nanoparticles in drug delivery
  Dr G Stenbeck, Dr U Kishore
Applications accepted all year round

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Nanoparticles (NPs) are materials with overall dimensions in the nano scale range (5nm-100nm). Due to their unique physicochemical properties, they have found a wide range of applications and are currently explored as drug and gene delivery vehicles.
  Dynamic Nanomaterials for Ultrasensitive Diagnostics
  Dr M Thomas, Prof V Chudasama
Application Deadline: 15 May 2020

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Developing quick, sensitive and cheap methods for detecting protein and molecular biomarkers of disease is a continuing challenge.
  Nanocomposites for Additive Manufacturing, Material Science and Engineering – PhD (Funded)
  Prof O Ghita, Prof Y Zhu
Application Deadline: 29 February 2020

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Multifunctionality in manufactured parts is becoming a key requirement sought after by many industries. The project is looking to develop new bespoke lightweight multifunctional powder materials that can be 3D printed using powder bed fusion technology.
  Novel ways to model complex flows
  Research Group: Multiscale Modelling
  Prof A Masters
Applications accepted all year round

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While the equations governing the flow of Newtonian liquids like water or petrol are well-understood and excellent numerical methods exist to make accurate predictions of how such liquids will behave, the situation regarding complex fluids, such as blood, paint, shampoos, etc, is considerably less well understood.
  Computation study of catalytic surface materials & reactions
  Prof H Kornweitz
Applications accepted all year round

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The computational laboratory at the Department of Chemical Science at Ariel University in Israel is seeking a Ph.D. student to conduct a computational research in the area of homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis, using small molecules and nano-particles.
  Microfabricated Engineered Systems for Sustained Ocular Drug Delivery
  Dr R Thakur, Dr D Lamprou
Applications accepted all year round

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Retinal diseases that originate at the back of the eye, such as Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Diabetic Macular Edema (DME), represent the leading causes of vision loss in the Western world.
  Effect of nanoparticles on cellular conditions in lymphocytes and germ cells in vitro
  Research Group: Chemistry and Biosciences
  Prof D Anderson, Dr M Najafzadeh
Applications accepted all year round

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The use of metals such as silver (Ag), gold (Au) and copper (Cu) as nanoparticles (NPs) and other chemicals such as Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) (Najafzadeh et al., 2016) in medical and lifestyle applications has exponentially increased in recent years, yet little is still known about their impact on DNA and RNA in somatic as well as in germ cells (Habas et al 2018).
  Investigation of radiation response of new alloys using in-situ ion irradiation
  Dr G Greaves
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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The next generation of nuclear reactors (fission/fusion) will require materials able to withstand more extreme environments. The goal of this project is to investigate a new generation of alloys and their response to these conditions.
  Computational Framework for Metal Forming of High Strength Alloys
  Dr Amir Siddiq, Dr M Kartal
Applications accepted all year round

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Conventional metal forming processes involve high cost and lead times because of design and manufacturing of product specific tooling for new materials and parts.
  Hydrodynamics of Magnetic Responsive Foams
  Dr R Rafati, Dr A Sharifi
Applications accepted all year round

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Multiphase flow systems such as foams contribute considerably to the world economy and have a wide range of applications from food, medical and fire-fighting to environmental treatment, mineral processing and oil and gas industries.
  (iCASE Award) Towards Particle Design of Pharmaceutical Crystals
  Dr A Cruz-Cabeza
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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This project is being pursued in collaboration with AstraZeneca and the successful applicant will be part of a larger research group supervised by Dr.
  Chemical Looping Technology integrated with dehydrogenation process
  Dr V Spallina
Applications accepted all year round

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Advanced energy and chemical plants require new reactors and processes designed to combine high efficiency, attractive economics and reduced pollutant emissions.
  Gas-solid processes for decarbonised steel industry
  Dr V Spallina, Prof A Azapagic
Applications accepted all year round

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Advanced energy and chemical plants require new reactors and processes designed to combine high efficiency, attractive economics and reduced pollutant emissions.
  Hydrogen and Ammonia production integrating high pressure chemical looping
  Dr V Spallina
Applications accepted all year round

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Advanced energy and chemical plants require new reactors and processes designed to combine high efficiency, attractive economics and reduced pollutant emissions.
  Development of a Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) model to simulate transitions of gas-liquid two-phase flow regimes
  Prof B Rogers, Dr S Lind, Prof P K Stansby
Applications accepted all year round

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For reactors in critical situations, ’Loss of Coolant’ incidents require ensuring that the core and fuel rod claddings are properly cooled when water injection is triggered by safety monitoring systems.
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