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  PhD studentship in Composite Electrodes for Sodium-ion Batteries
  Dr P Allan
Applications accepted all year round

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Sodium-ion batteries have potential cost and sustainability advantages over lithium-ion batteries, making them attractive in emerging applications such as large-scale energy storage for the electric grid.
  Next-Generation Lithium-ion Cathode Materials
  Dr P Allan, Prof P Slater
Applications accepted all year round

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Wide-spread electrification of vehicular transport is reliant on the development of batteries with high energy density which can extend the achievable range of electric vehicles.
  Application of nanomaterials in precision agriculture to optimise nitrogen use efficiency and increase global food security
  Dr I Lynch, Dr S Ullah, Dr P Zhang, Mr A Witteveen
Application Deadline: 7 June 2020

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PhD Type

The global agriculture sector is facing a wide spectrum of challenges such as stagnation in crop yields, notoriously low nutrient use efficiency (NUE), poor soil health, shrinking arable land and water availability etc.
  Engineering Microbial Physiology through Polymer and Computational Sciences
  Research Group: Materials Chemistry
  Dr F Fernandez-Trillo, Dr S Jabbari
Application Deadline: 31 July 2020

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PhD Type

Recently, there has been an increasing use of polymers to interface with bacteria and other microorganisms, either to treat microbial infections, to prevent and control biofilm formation, or as a platform to grow and maintain microbial cultures for biotechnology.
  Pre-nucleation in the metal–organic framework crystallisation
  Dr H Yeung
Applications accepted all year round

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We seek to recruit a highly motivated and talented PhD student in the School of Chemistry at the University of Birmingham within the research group of Dr Hamish H-M Yeung.
  Time-domain characterization of Terahertz surface scattering and inhomogeneous media for communication and remote sensing
  Dr M Navarro-Cia, Dr C Constantinou
Application Deadline: 1 June 2020

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PhD Type

The frequency range between 0.1 and 3 THz holds promise for a myriad of applications such as high-speed communication and remote sensing.
  A New Paradigm for Quantum Materials Discovery: S = ½ Kagomé Magnets in the Two-Dimensional Limit
  Dr L Clark
Applications accepted all year round

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We are seeking applications for a highly motivated and enthusiastic PhD candidate to join the research group of Dr Lucy Clark in the School of Chemistry at the University of Birmingham.
  PhD in Degradable Biomaterials Chemistry
  Prof A Dove
Applications accepted all year round

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A funded PhD studentship is available in the group of Prof. Andrew Dove at the University of Birmingham (group website. http://www.dovegrouplab.com).
  PhD in Depolymerisation of Plastic Waste
  Prof A Dove
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

A funded PhD studentship is available in the group of Prof. Andrew Dove at the University of Birmingham (group website. http://www.dovegrouplab.com).
  Development of precise polymer nanoparticles
  Prof R O'Reilly
Applications accepted all year round

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This studentship is only open to UK or EU nationals. The successful applicant should possess a good (1st or 2.1 UK or equivalent) degree in chemistry from a well-regarded institution.
  Hierarchical composite electrodes for Lithium-ion Batteries
  Prof E Kendrick
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

A fully funded 4-year studentship (PhD) is available in the School of Metallurgy and Materials, at the University of Birmingham under the supervision of Prof Emma Kendrick.
  Ceramic composites for enhanced radar absorbing applications with BAE Systems
  Prof J Binner
Applications accepted all year round

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This project is funded by the EPSRC’s I-CASE scheme and BAE Systems and involves the University of Birmingham.
  Metal-nitrogen-hydrogen materials for solid state electrolytes
  Dr J Makepeace
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications from enthusiastic and motivated students are invited for a PhD project with Dr Josh Makepeace at the School of Chemistry, University of Birmingham.
  Catalysts for the low-temperature production of hydrogen from ammonia
  Dr J Makepeace
Applications accepted all year round

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PhD Type

Applications from enthusiastic and motivated students are invited for a PhD project with Dr Josh Makepeace at the School of Chemistry, University of Birmingham.
  Size effects in pure and alloyed metals under dynamic loading
  Dr B. Gurrutxaga-Lerma
Applications accepted all year round

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The strength of metals and metallic alloys is usually thought to be independent of the system’s geometry and dimensions. However, at the micron scale this ceases to be true.
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