The award will pay full tuition fees and a maintenance grant for 3.5 years (currently £14,777 p.a.) and it is anticipated that the successful candidate will start in October 2019. Applications from candidates meeting the eligibility requirements of the EPSRC are welcome – please refer to the EPSRC website.
Key recent publications are below:
1. Mechanistic Insight into the Superoxide Induced Ring Opening in Propylene Carbonate Based Electrolytes using in situ Surface-Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy, J. P. Vivek, N. Berry, G. Papageorgiou, R.J. Nichols, L.J. Hardwick, J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 38 (2016) 3745-3751
2. In Situ Surface-Enhanced Infrared Spectroscopy to Identify Oxygen Reduction Products in Nonaqueous Metal–Oxygen Batteries, J. P. Vivek, N.G. Berry, J. Zou, R.J. Nichols, L.J. Hardwick, J. Phys. Chem. C, 121 (2017) 19657-19667