The EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Chemistry: Atoms-2-Products, would like to invite suitably qualified and highly motivated applicants to apply for 48-month PhD studentships to work in one of three Research Thematic areas:
Our students will undertake a 4-year PhD programme, where the first year offers the opportunity to access a balanced combination of Core and Research Theme training activities. The Core training aims to equip students with knowledge and tools related to the broader aspects of their research such as sustainability, entrepreneurial skills, and responsible research and innovation, and will include a wide range of workshops focusing on professional skills, career development and wellbeing. Research Theme training is focused on the topics specific to each of the three Themes. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, workshops, group activities and lab sessions.
Over the remaining three years, whilst working on their research projects, students will continue to receive cross-disciplinary training and research, and will be presented with a wide range of additional training opportunities tailored to support them at the different stages of their PhD cycle.
Ideally, candidates will hold one of the following:
The Centre would particularly welcome enthusiastic and highly motivated applicants with a strong academic curiosity and strong aptitude for research. Applicants should be committed to working in cross-disciplinary teams and be passionate about working towards a more sustainable future.
Our studentships are governed by UKRI/EPSRC.
Awards for UK residents cover UK tuition fees and provide a stipend at the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) rate. International students may also apply to this Centre, EU applicants are now classified as international students.
Application deadline: Sunday 31 January 2021
For further details please read the UKRI guidance on EU and international eligibility for UKRI funded studentships.
For more information on our Research Themes and how to apply please visit our website.
For general information about the Centre, please contact us on: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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