Supervisory team. Lead supervisor - Prof Sofia Pascu (Department of Chemistry). Co-supervisors - Dr Pedro Estrela (Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering), Dr Charareh Pourzand (Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology).
This project is one of a number that are in competition for funding from the NERC Centre for Doctoral Training in Freshwater Biosciences and Sustainability (GW4 FRESH CDT) which is offering 12 studentships for entry in September/October 2019.
BACKGROUND. Industry is under increasing pressure to convert to bio-based, renewable and biodegradable raw materials. Polymers are no exception and alternative to oil-sourced polymers are urgently needed for use in home and personal care (HPC) products.
Supervisory Team. Lead supervisor - Professor Andrew Burrows, Department of Chemistry, University of Bath. Academic co-supervisor - Professor Tina Düren, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Bath.