Potential role of digital twins in seeking consensus for GDF siting
Prof R Taylor, Prof EA Patterson
Applications accepted all year round
A new consent-based process for siting a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) was launched by the UK government in December 2018. Proposals for the implementation of this process are captured in a revised ‘Working with Communities’ framework published as part of the launch.
X-ray Spectroscopy Quantification of f-block Electronic Structure
Dr M Baker, Dr D P Mills
30 April 2019
Applicants are invited to pursue a fully funded postgraduate studentship in the research group of Dr. Michael L. Baker and Dr. David Mills at The University of Manchester at Harwell, located alongside the Diamond Light Source and ISIS Neutron and Muon Source near Oxford.
(EPSRC DTP) Lifecycle exposure and risk assessment for graphene and other carbon based nanomaterials
Prof M van Tongeren, Dr C Bussy
19 April 2019
The University of Manchester (UoM) is leading research and knowledge transfer on the production and use of carbon based two dimensional materials (2D materials), through the National Graphene Institute (NGI, part of the Henry Royce Institute, the UK National Institute for Advanced Materials Research and Innovation) and the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC).
[EPSRC - iCASE] Microbe – radionuclide interactions in legacy nuclear waste systems
Molecular Environmental Sciences
Prof J Lloyd, Prof K Morris, Prof S Shaw, Dr L Natrajan
29 April 2019
Recent work in the Geomicrobiology Group at the University of Manchester has shown that microorganisms can have a controlling impact on the speciation (and hence mobility) of key radionuclides in a broad range of natural and engineered systems.