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  Designing colloidal films and membranes with complex interactions
  Dr M Haw
Applications accepted all year round

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Porous films and membranes are important for applications such as adsorbing, separating and storing gases, cleaning water and soils, sensor devices and many others.
  Developing a multiscale description of complex fluids from the molecular to the continuum scales
  Dr L Lue, Dr D Kivotides
Applications accepted all year round

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Engineers have traditionally used continuum equations to model processes, such as the Navier-Stokes equation for fluid flow. These methods require constitutive relations that encode the properties of the fluid; these are typically determined empirically and have limited predictive capabilities.
  Development of a spatially resolved spectroscopy probe for application in pharmaceutical drying processes
  Dr Y Chen, Dr C Price
Applications accepted all year round

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Despite being the most widely studied PAT technologies, to date, most applications of NIR and Raman spectroscopy are carried out using standard measurement geometry without specifying and differentiating spatial arrangement between the incident and collecting optics.
  Direct numerical simulation of polymeric-fluid flows
  Dr D Kivotides, Dr P Grassia
Applications accepted all year round

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Polymers and turbulence are two of the most difficult problems in statistical physics. In the past, the study of polymeric liquids was divided in two categories.
  Finite temperature superfluid turbulence flow-structure interactions via immersed boundary methods
  Dr D Kivotides
Applications accepted all year round

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This is a multidisciplinary research project that combines the quantum physics of superfluid turbulence flows with advanced computational fluid dynamics for flow-structure interactions.
  Modelling the effect of the electric double layer on electron transfer kinetics
  Dr L Lue
Applications accepted all year round

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Electron transfer between molecules in solution and a surface (e.g., a metallic electrode or semiconducting substrate) occurs in a wide variety of important areas, including catalysis, corrosion, electrodeposition, photochemistry, etc.
  Nucleation of organic crystals in flows: Discover how organic crystals nucleate and how fluid flows can be used to influence this
  Prof J Sefcik, Dr M Haw
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Nucleation is a birth of new crystals.
  Methane Sensing for Greenhouse Gas Reduction in Smart Agriculture
  Prof C Michie, Dr M Lengden
Application Deadline: 1 April 2020

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There is currently significant media coverage and global concern over the increased emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) caused by the agricultural industry, specifically from enteric emission generated by animal production.
  Development of compact remote gas detection devices using chip-scale deep ultra-violet light-emitting diodes and single photon detectors
  Prof M Dawson, Dr J Herrnsdorf
Application Deadline: 1 May 2020

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The detection of hazardous (toxic / explosive) or environmentally damaging substances and gases is an extremely important endeavour.
  Direct integration of electronics and photonics for next generation chip-scale systems
  Dr M Strain, Prof M Dawson
Application Deadline: 1 May 2020

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Optical communications systems have driven the massive increases in bandwidth and energy efficiency of networks from long haul down to chip-chip dimensions.
  Microphotonic Materials and Structures for Chipscale Sensors
  Dr N Laurand, Dr M Strain
Application Deadline: 1 May 2020

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Our team at the Institute of Photonics is at the cutting-edge of research in photonic materials and devices for the application of light to solve challenges.
  High-speed high-density structured illumination with gallium nitride micro-LEDs
  Prof M Dawson, Dr J Herrnsdorf
Application Deadline: 1 May 2020

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The Institute of Photonics is a recognized international pioneer of micro-LEDs, arrays of micron-sized light-emitting diodes constituting a new high-brightness microdisplay and backlighting technology – being applied, for example, to advanced virtual and augmented reality headsets.
  PhD in Geographical and Earth Sciences - Masters of disguise: can achondrite parent bodies hide beneath a chondritic cover?
  Dr t Keller, Dr L Daly, Dr J Einsle, Prof M Lee
Application Deadline: 3 April 2020

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Chondrite meteorites are the most primitive known building blocks of terrestrial planets as they show elemental abundances as still found in our Sun [1].
  PhD in Geographical and Earth Sciences - Understanding the lifespan of impact-induced hydrothermal systems from X-ray tomography and numerical modelling
  Dr t Keller, Dr A Macente, Dr A Pickersgill, Prof M Lee
Application Deadline: 3 April 2020

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Hydrothermal systems likely played an essential role in the origin of life, both on Earth and potentially on other planets [1–4].
  Coherent and incoherent attosecond x-ray sources based on laser-plasma interactions
  Prof D Jaroszynski
Applications accepted all year round

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PhDs are offered in an exciting and challenging research area, with a vibrant group of experimentalists and theoreticians developing and applying ultra-compact accelerators and x-ray sources based on laser-plasma interactions.
  Hybrid beam-driven plasma wakefield acceleration for highest brightness beams
  Prof B Hidding
Applications accepted all year round

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We are on a quest towards ultracompact electron accelerators and 5th generation light sources -- transformative ultrafast microscopes for the 21st century.
  System design on co-production of transport fuel and value-added chemicals from waste biomass
  Dr X Zhang
Applications accepted all year round

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There is a national and global imperative to reduce reliance upon fossil fuels and, at the same time, to improve the efficiency of natural and renewable resource utilisation.
  Atomic/Molecular insights into the formation of valuable products from waste biomass
  Dr X Zhang
Applications accepted all year round

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Lignocellulosic biomass is a green alternative fossil resource to produce fuels (e.g. transport fuel, aviation fuel) and value-added products (e.g.
  Mechanics of soft solids undergoing large deformation
  Dr P Saxena
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Solid materials that can undergo large deformations are ubiquitous in nature and are widely used to manufacture engineering components.
  In-Silico model of skin
  Dr R Dahiya
Application Deadline: 10 March 2020

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The enforcement of regulations prohibiting the use of animal or animal derived substances for the development and testing of consumer, cosmetic and pharmaceutical ingredients (EU regulation 76/768/EEC), makes it important to develop, evaluate, and integrate alternative approaches (e.g.
  Soft touch sensors with embedded memory
  Dr R Dahiya
Application Deadline: 10 March 2020

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Tactile feedback in robotics, prosthetics and rehabilitation is needed to transfer the information acquired by biomimetic skin. This PhD will develop highly sensitive touch and strain sensors connected embedded in soft materials such as eco-flex along with memory devices.
  Integration of Devices on Soft Substrates
  Dr R Dahiya
Application Deadline: 10 March 2020

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This PhD will investigate various methods for integration of sensing/electronic components on soft substrates.
  PhD in Engineering - Electronic skin with Flexible Actuators
  Dr R Dahiya
Application Deadline: 10 March 2020

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Tactile feedback in robotics, prosthetics and rehabilitation is needed to transfer the information acquired by biomimetic skin. Currently this is achieved through vibrotactile feedback.
  PhD in Engineering - Identification of label-free biomarkers in visceral myopathy
  Dr M Vassalli
Application Deadline: 20 March 2020

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Visceral Myopathy (VCMS), a myogenic form of chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIPO), is a rare severe genetic disease showing variable neonatal dysfunctions in bladder and gut motility.
  Developing Polymer Composite Structures for Processing Corrosive Fluids
  Dr L Yang
Application Deadline: 9 March 2020

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Long-term resistance against concentrated chemicals remains challenging for polymer composites. Design for this type of applications can be further complicated when the structure is used to process chemical fluids.
  PhD in Engineering: Disruptive Space Manufacturing of Novel Multi-Functional Technologies for CubeSat Platforms (Fully Funded)
  Prof C McInnes
Application Deadline: 28 February 2020

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The James Watt School of Engineering at the University of Glasgow is seeking a highly motivated graduate to undertake a 3.5-year PhD project entitled.
  Hybrid plasma wakefield acceleration
  Dr B Hidding
Applications accepted all year round

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Electron-driven plasma wakefield acceleration (PWFA) allows production of electron beams with energy gains and brightness orders of magnitude larger than with state-of-the-art accelerators via the plasma photocathode (dubbed “Trojan Horse”) approach [1,2].
  PhD in Physics and Astronomy - Light-sheet microscopy for structural and functional studies of cardiac conduction pathways
  Dr C Muellenbroich
Application Deadline: 2 March 2020

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A PhD studentship is available in the Imaging Concepts Group at Glasgow University, researching advanced light-sheet microscopy. The aim of the project is to develop new biophotonic tools for the optical study of structure and function of cardiac conduction pathways in murine hearts.
  PhD in Chemistry - Single-molecule detection of fluorescent biomolecular building blocks using multiphoton excitation
  Dr S Magennis
Application Deadline: 1 May 2020

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Fluorescence spectroscopy and imaging are powerful techniques for studying the structure, dynamics and interactions of biomolecules, and when performed at the single-molecule level, they can provide unique information.
  Quantum Dot Spin State Tailoring for Scalable On-Chip Quantum Information Processing
  Dr K Lagoudakis, Prof R Martin
Applications accepted all year round

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A successful implementation of a fault tolerant quantum computer based on solid state spin qubits will most likely involve their arrangement in a regular lattice.
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