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  Techno‐Economic Impact of Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS)

   Faculty of Engineering & Digital Technologies

   Applications accepted all year round  Self-Funded PhD Students Only

About the Project

The reduction of emissions of greenhouse gases is agreed in November 2016 in the Paris international agreement (IEA Dec. 2016). The agreement is expected to create a transformative change in the energy sector to combat climate change. The recent report of 2018/24/PR by IPCC (the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), worldwide nations perceived the importance of reduction of pre‐industrial temperature levels to less than 1.5°C. The major greenhouse gases are carbon dioxide (CO2) which is produced mostly due to the burning of fossil fuels. Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) was found as a quicker solution to combat the changes compared to other scenarios such as the use of renewable energies. However, the effect of CCS on micro‐ and macro‐economic factors are not well addressed and it has caused a delay in some countries to implement this policy. This project is to discover the impact of CCS on macro‐economic factors such employment, GDP, export, imports, etc. It will be tried to find an economical trend, empirical or mathematical model as a function of captured carbon dioxide. The target countries will be a minimum of two countries under so‐called developed and developing countries to obtain empirical data and more insight into the project. It is also attempted to obtain the influence of Circular Economy (CE) on CCS and create a model as predictive tools for the fossil‐fuel‐fired power plants. The focus of CE will be on a country that had already implemented CCS for power generation.


Applications and expressions of interest are invited from prospective researchers with a good background of chemical engineering or a closely related field as well as economics and industrial management.

How to apply

Applications can be made via the University of Bradford web site

Biological Sciences (4) Engineering (12) Environmental Sciences (13)

Funding Notes

This is a self-funded PhD project; applicants will be expected to pay their own fees or have a suitable source of third-party funding. UK students may be able to apply for a Doctoral Loan from Student Finance for financial support.

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