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  Chemo-enzymatic Synthesis and Potential Applications of Novel Heterocyclic Alkaloids
  Dr H Deng, Dr L Trembleau
Applications accepted all year round

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is rising to dangerously high levels in all parts of the world. In Europe alone, drug-resistant bacteria are estimated to cause 25,000 deaths annually and cost more than US$1.5 billion every year in healthcare expenses and productivity losses.
  Genome mining of novel antimicrobial natural products from new bacterial strains
  Dr H Deng, Prof M Jaspars
Applications accepted all year round

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is rising to dangerously high levels in all parts of the world. In Europe alone, drug-resistant bacteria are estimated to cause 25,000 deaths annually and cost more than US$1.5 billion every year in healthcare expenses and productivity losses.
  Biogas upgrading by means of cyclic adsorption processes
  Dr C Fernandez-Martin, Dr D Dionisi
Applications accepted all year round

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Global warming is one of the most worldwide current challenges facing humanity, a direct consequence of the increasing CO2 emissions generated from the combustion of fossil fuels.
  Development of cutting-edge microporous adsorbents for gas separation processes
  Dr C Fernandez-Martin, Dr A Majumder
Applications accepted all year round

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Developing cost-effective adsorbents aiming at separating impurities from different gas mixtures is a real and necessary challenge for the industry, especially the energy sector.
  Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy for subsea applications
  Dr T Thevar, Dr K Nakkeeran
Applications accepted all year round

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Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) is a widely used technique to obtain the elemental constituents of a sample. The process uses a short pulse of focused laser light to evaporate a minute volume of a target substance by highly localized heating to temperatures greater than 5000 K.
  Process models for Portland cement manufacturing
  Dr M N Campbell-Bannerman, Dr P Kechagiopoulos
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Cement is the most ubiquitous product after drinking water, with 4.1B tons produced in 2017 alone, enough for half a ton per person per year worldwide.
  Thermally superconducting and superinsulating nanofluids and their use in nanodevices
  Dr M N Campbell-Bannerman, Dr J Derksen
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Nanotechnology is the forefront of a new industrial revolution. As the scale of new devices shrink, the design bottle-neck becomes getting rid of waste heat.
  Over 100 Fully Funded PhD Scholarships Available in Taiwan’s Preeminent Academic Institution - Academia Sinica

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Application Deadline. 1st February 2020 (GMT+8). Academia Sinica's Taiwan International Graduate Program ([email protected]) provides over 100 funded PhD scholarships in 12 interdisciplinary programs ranging from physical sciences, life sciences to social sciences and the humanities.
  Development of Nano-Enabled Drug Carriers to Overcome Pan-Chemoresistance of Cancer Stem(-like) Cells
  Dr M Najlah
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The acquired resistance induced by repetitive exposure of cancer cells to anticancer drugs is one of the major limitations to successful chemotherapy.
  High Power Renewable Energy Nano Catalysis – Fundamental and Applied Electrochemistry
  Prof A Schechter
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The development of a low-cost, high-performance fuel cell is hindered by the lack of an active and electrocatalysts at the anode and cathode.
  Do Microplastics pose a threat to the terrestrial biosphere?
  Prof D Jones
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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Joint studentship between the University of Western Australia and Bangor University. This fully-funded project addresses a topic of major international significance.
  Do extra-terrestrial impacts offer global stratigraphical markers?
  Dr V Peck, Prof C Lane
Application Deadline: 7 January 2020

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Ice, marine and terrestrial sediment archives offer invaluable insights into Earth System processes. Precise tie-points between palaeorecords is essential to examin the phasing and drivers of inter-hemisphere climate variability.
  Melting Ice Cores
  Dr E Thomas, Dr E Wolff
Application Deadline: 7 January 2020

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The Antarctic ice sheet is the largest reservoir of freshwater on the planet, even small changes to its volume have global consequences.
  Shrinking sea ice – reconstructions from ice cores
  Dr E Thomas, Dr C Giorio
Application Deadline: 7 January 2020

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Sea ice plays a vital role in modulating climate. Satellite observations reveal that Antarctic sea ice is at its lowest in 40 years.
  Unravelling the mysteries of air quality above polar snow and ice using the isotopic fingerprints of reactive nitrogen
  Dr M Frey, Prof J Kaiser, Dr A Jones
Application Deadline: 7 January 2020

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Climate and environment in polar and high-altitude regions are particularly sensitive to anthropogenic perturbation. Understanding the natural processes in the background atmosphere is essential to assess the human contribution to environmental change.
  Development of robust inhalation simulation procedures for measuring exposure to potentially harmful elements from soil particulates
  Dr J Wraggs, Dr K T Semple
Application Deadline: 17 January 2020

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Human exposure to soil-dust can be climate driven in that airborne particulates can be transported (and deposited great distances from the point of origin) through the atmosphere by weather and climatic patterns.
  Reed Bed Use Within Scotch Whisky Distilleries to Treat Wastewater: A New Toolkit to Help Maximise Performance
  Dr M Taggart, Dr B Morrissey, Dr L Maricello, Dr P Gaffney
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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The demand for ‘greener’ wastewater treatment (WWT) is increasing globally. In particular, there is a need for more sustainable ‘passive’ approaches that do not rely so heavily (if at all) on hard engineering and continuous energy and chemical intervention/inputs.
  Source Management of Pharmaceutical Compounds Using Novel Magnetic Nanocomposites in Photocatalytic Reactors
  Dr S Devalla, Dr R Prabhu
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Effluent discharges from hospitals and pharmaceutical manufacturing units contain significant amounts of pharmaceutical compounds.
  Development of a sustainable filtration technology for wastewater treatment
  Dr M Pidou, Prof B Jefferson
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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Sponsored by Alfa Laval Ltd and the EPSRC, this studentship will provide a bursary of up to £17,000 (tax free) plus (UK/EU) fees* for three years.
  Internal Reflection Infrared Spectroscopy of Multiphase Mixtures
  Prof C Bain
Application Deadline: 31 December 2019

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This project addresses the quantitative analysis of attenuated internal reflection infrared spectra (ATR-IR) of multiphase mixtures, such as emulsions and suspensions.
  Protein engineering of protein switches for development of diagnostics tools
  Prof Bernd Rehm
Applications accepted all year round

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Sensitive and specific detection of serum antibodies is often used to diagnose infections. This project aims to develop a simple qualitative/quantitative device for detection of antibodies of interest.
  Fully-funded PhD positions in several natural sciences & engineering disciplines

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Join an internationally renowned scientific community with the Hector FellowPhD program. PhD students benefit not only from the experience of the program, but also from the network of Hector Fellows.
  Mechanisms and applications of collisions at liquid surfaces
  Prof K G McKendrick
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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You will study the dynamics of scattering at the gas-liquid interface. You will improve fundamental understanding of mechanisms of collisions at atmospherically relevant surfaces and explore the exploitation of this insight through new methods to probe the surfaces of technologically interesting materials.
  Nanoporous materials for sensors and catalytic applications
  Dr V L Zholobenko
Application Deadline: 10 December 2019

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The aim of this project is to develop nanostructured materials based on zeolites and MOFs as. catalysts and sensors for environmental applications.
  Development of a novel 3D gut-microbiota model for the assessment of absorption and metabolism of health supplements and therapeutic drugs
  Dr P Ragazzon
Application Deadline: 10 December 2019

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The gut epithelium is a complex setting of intestinal cells and epithelial cells filled with transporters, enzymes and channels; these cells are then populated by bacteria (microbiota) that help with the metabolism of nutrients and transport into the blood stream.
  Deciphering p53 signaling
  Dr M Muller, Dr A Politis
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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We are offering a fully-funded studentship for an outstanding PhD candidate who will produce and study PTM variants of p53 to deepen our understanding of the function and regulation of this key tumour suppressor protein.
  Development of alcohol dehydrogenase (ADH) and ene-reductase (ERED) enzymes for the production of enantiopure sulphur-containing flavours and fragrances.
  Dr D Castagnolo
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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Volatile sulphur compounds constitute a wide class of chemicals containing at least a C-S bond and contributing to both agreeable and disagreeable flavours and fragrances of foods and beverages.
  Application of advanced analytical methods to study key aspects of health and disease
  Prof D Naughton
Applications accepted all year round

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Considerable advances in the analytical capabilities of modern techniques afford a new horizon in the study of health and disease.
  Diffusion Ordered Spectroscopy NMR for the Rapid Identification of Medicinal Plants
  Dr JM Peron, Dr A Le Gresley
Applications accepted all year round

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Diffusion Ordered Spectroscopy (DOSY) is a nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) technique that is used to analyse mixtures.[1–3] Put simply, NMR signals that overlap in 1D NMR spectra are separated in 2D DOSY spectra according to molecular size and those that belong to the same component align as they are governed by the same diffusion coefficient.
  Investigating metabolic changes in neurodegeneration
  Dr F Mackenzie, Dr M Stolinski
Applications accepted all year round

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This 3-year PhD will study the increasingly recognised association between metabolic disease and neurodegeneration using in vitro cell culture methods.
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