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Environmental Chemistry PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Sheffield

We have 8 Environmental Chemistry PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in Sheffield

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  Understanding urban trees: form, function and vulnerability
  Dr J Edmondson, Dr H Croft, Prof C P Osborne, Dr N McHugh
Application Deadline: 8 January 2020

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More than half the global population already live in urban areas and that figure will rise to 66% by 2020. Ecosystem service provision in urban areas is therefore becoming increasingly important for people’s quality of life and the wider environment, to which urban trees make a disproportionate contribution.
  Adventures in carbon neutral farming: mitigating potent greenhouse gas emissions from soils with rock dust
  Prof D Beerling, Dr U Skiba, Dr M Val Martin, Dr D Epihov
Application Deadline: 8 January 2020

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Rationale and importance. As Greta Thunberg reminds us, the world faces a climate emergency and addressing global climate change is one of the greatest and most urgent challenges facing humanity.
  Incest and insects: How plant sex affects herbivores and pollinators
  Dr S Campbell, Prof M T Siva-jothy
Application Deadline: 8 January 2020

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A long-standing paradigm in ecology and evolutionary biology suggests that the immense diversity of insects has been driven by adaptation to the defences of the plants they feed on.
  Magnetic-silk Core-shell Nanoparticles for Targeted Drug and Gene Delivery
  Dr X Zhao
Applications accepted all year round

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Silk is a protein fibre produced by silkworm. It has been used for centuries because of its unique properties.
  Nuclear Waste Glass Durability as a Function of Groundwater Composition
  Research Group: Immobilisation Science Laboratory
  Dr C L Corkhill
Application Deadline: 5 January 2020

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We are seeking an enthusiastic, motivated individual who wishes to learn about radioactive waste management in the UK with a desire to help influence Government policy on nuclear waste disposal.
  Characterisation and design of heterogeneous catalysts for the petrochemical industry
  Dr M Conte
Applications accepted all year round

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The development of novel catalysts for selective oxidation reactions is an area of decisive importance for both industry and academia.
  Development and synthesis of zeolites for the conversion of sugars to biofuels and environmental applications
  Dr M Conte
Applications accepted all year round

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A promising strategy to replace non-renewable fuel sources, as raw material for energy applications, is to convert renewable biomass into transportation fuels and value-added chemicals.
  Sustainable Catalysts and Polymers for a Circular Economy
  Dr AF Taylor
Applications accepted all year round

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The circular economy seeks to close the loop between product waste and manufacturing through recovery and regeneration of resources.
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