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  Chemo-enzymatic Synthesis and Potential Applications of Novel Heterocyclic Alkaloids
  Dr H Deng, Dr L Trembleau
Applications accepted all year round

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is rising to dangerously high levels in all parts of the world. In Europe alone, drug-resistant bacteria are estimated to cause 25,000 deaths annually and cost more than US$1.5 billion every year in healthcare expenses and productivity losses.
  Genome mining of novel antimicrobial natural products from new bacterial strains
  Dr H Deng, Prof M Jaspars
Applications accepted all year round

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Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is rising to dangerously high levels in all parts of the world. In Europe alone, drug-resistant bacteria are estimated to cause 25,000 deaths annually and cost more than US$1.5 billion every year in healthcare expenses and productivity losses.
  Biogas upgrading by means of cyclic adsorption processes
  Dr C Fernandez-Martin, Dr D Dionisi
Applications accepted all year round

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Global warming is one of the most worldwide current challenges facing humanity, a direct consequence of the increasing CO2 emissions generated from the combustion of fossil fuels.
  Development of cutting-edge microporous adsorbents for gas separation processes
  Dr C Fernandez-Martin, Dr A Majumder
Applications accepted all year round

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Developing cost-effective adsorbents aiming at separating impurities from different gas mixtures is a real and necessary challenge for the industry, especially the energy sector.
  Laser induced breakdown spectroscopy for subsea applications
  Dr T Thevar, Dr K Nakkeeran
Applications accepted all year round

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Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) is a widely used technique to obtain the elemental constituents of a sample. The process uses a short pulse of focused laser light to evaporate a minute volume of a target substance by highly localized heating to temperatures greater than 5000 K.
  Process models for Portland cement manufacturing
  Dr M N Campbell-Bannerman, Dr P Kechagiopoulos
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Cement is the most ubiquitous product after drinking water, with 4.1B tons produced in 2017 alone, enough for half a ton per person per year worldwide.
  Thermally superconducting and superinsulating nanofluids and their use in nanodevices
  Dr M N Campbell-Bannerman, Dr J Derksen
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Nanotechnology is the forefront of a new industrial revolution. As the scale of new devices shrink, the design bottle-neck becomes getting rid of waste heat.
  Functional magnetic nanomaterials as the next generation of bioproducts for healthcare applications
  Dr A Fernandez-Castane
Applications accepted all year round

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A three-year project for doctoral studies is offered to support the application of highly motivated graduates willing to pursue their PhD studies.
  Gold containing nanoalloy catalysts for redox reactions
  Prof G J Hutchings, Prof S Taylor
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Gold when alloyed with other metals can give enhanced activity in redox reactions. The aim of this PhD is to prepare gold containing nanoalloys as bimetallic or trmetallic formulations using a range of methods for example sol immobilisation.
  Artificial Cells as Living Technology
  Prof D A Barrow, Dr O Castell
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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The Barrow (Engineering) and Castell (Pharmacy) laboratories at Cardiff University seek motivated PhD candidates to contribute to an exciting €5M funded European collaboration in the field of synthetic biology and the development of programmable artificial cells as living technology.
  Enhanced bio-minerals production using catalysts to accelerate resource recovery in wastewater treatment plants PhD
  Dr A Soares, Prof T Stephenson
Application Deadline: 13 July 2019

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This PhD position offers an exciting opportunity to resolve key questions around nutrient resource recovery in waste streams in a project sponsored by EPSRC, Severn Trent and Microvi.
  Novel surface spectroscopy methods for observing single layers of functional molecules
  Dr SK Beaumont
Application Deadline: 30 June 2019

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An exciting EPSRC (UKRI) DTG-sponsored PhD studentship has become available for an outstanding and ambitious chemist/spectroscopist to undertake research in an exiting project under the supervision of Dr.
  Understanding and Improving the Foliar Uptake of Amino Acids
  Dr JM Sanderson
Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

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PhD Studentship in Amino Acid Chemistry, Durham University (Chemistry Department) and Plant Impact (a division of Croda Europe Ltd).
  Next generation Disease Screening using Nanosensors
  Dr J Edel
Applications accepted all year round

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Funded by the CDT in Chemical Biology. Innovation in Life Sciences – 1+3 year PhD studentships. This studentship in the ICB CDT is co-funded with Oxford Nanopore Technologies.
  Development of a novel 3D gut-microbiota model for the assessment of absorption and metabolism of health supplements and therapeutic drugs
  Dr P Ragazzon
Application Deadline: 10 December 2019

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The gut epithelium is a complex setting of intestinal cells and epithelial cells filled with transporters, enzymes and channels; these cells are then populated by bacteria (microbiota) that help with the metabolism of nutrients and transport into the blood stream.
  Assessment, team based learning and student transition to university to study chemistry
  Dr A Collier
Application Deadline: 16 June 2019

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Applications are invited for a 4 year PhD Studentship within the Department of Chemistry to start in Sept-Dec 2019.
  Application of advanced analytical methods to study key aspects of health and disease
  Prof D Naughton
Applications accepted all year round

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Considerable advances in the analytical capabilities of modern techniques afford a new horizon in the study of health and disease.
  Investigating metabolic changes in neurodegeneration
  Dr F Mackenzie, Dr M Stolinski
Applications accepted all year round

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This 3-year PhD will study the increasingly recognised association between metabolic disease and neurodegeneration using in vitro cell culture methods.
  Lead isotope ratio measurements in microcosms and avian samples as indicators for the source of lead poisoning in wildfowl
  Dr J Barker, Dr S Barton
Applications accepted all year round

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Lead (Pb) poisoning is commonly linked amongst anthropogenically-caused deaths in waterfowl and this is often associated with hunting and fishing activities.
  Potential therapeutic effects of natural products in Human Papillomavirus (HPV) related cervical cancers
  Dr H Ashrafi
Applications accepted all year round

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Cervical cancer is one of the most common types of cancer affecting women worldwide. Infection caused by high-risk human papillomaviruses (HPVs), especially type 16 and 18 are implicated in the etiology of most cervical cancers.
  Synthesis and Properties of Novel thermoresponsive polymers for water purification
  Dr S Barton, Dr J Barker
Applications accepted all year round

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Water is one of the basic necessities required for the sustenance and continuation of life. It is therefore important that supply of good quality water should be available for various activities.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in the Science and Applications of Graphene and Related Nanomaterials (Graphene-NOWNANO)

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University of Manchester & Lancaster University, North West Nanoscience Doctoral Training Centre. Graphene NOWNANO is a recently established Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) at the University of Manchester in partnership with Lancaster University.
  Luminescent Anion Receptors for Imaging of Nucleoside Phosphates in Living Cells
  Dr S Butler
Application Deadline: 1 July 2019

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This PhD project involves the synthesis of luminescent receptors for the detection of biologically important anions. These molecules will be applied to monitoring enzyme reactions in real-time, and visualising biochemical processes in living cells.
  Catalytic production of Hydrogen from waste: Utilising nanostructure catalysts
  Dr S Kondrat
Applications accepted all year round

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Reference. CM/SK-Un1/2019. School. School of Science. Location. Loughborough. UK/EU Fee band. Research Band 2 Laboratory Based (£TBC).
  Evaluation of Metal Leaching from Implantable Medical Devices
  Dr A Managh, Dr B Cousins
Application Deadline: 28 March 2020

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This PhD studentship seeks to apply state-of the art laser ablation technology developed at Loughborough University to improve understanding of heavy metal ions in biomaterials research.
  Emerging application of gas plasma technologies
  Dr F Iza
Applications accepted all year round

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Gas plasmas generate reactive environments at low temperature that can trigger chemical and bio-chemical processes that are hard to initiate by other means.
  Atmospheric pressure plasma enhanced chemical vapour deposition of functional thin films.
  Dr D Sawtell, Dr Z Abd-Allah
Applications accepted all year round

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Reference Number. EMR-DS-2017-1-PhD. Project Summary. Atmospheric pressure plasma enhanced chemical vapour deposition, AP-PECVD, has great potential as an inexpensive method of producing functional thin films over large surface areas.
  PhD Studentship in Developing a microneedle device for rapid and accurate skin disease diagnosis
  Dr K W Ng
Applications accepted all year round

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. October 2019 for 3 years. Application closing date. Advertise until position filled.
  EPSRC PhD studentship in “Ultra-Sensitive Enhanced Nano-sensing of Antimicrobial Resistance”
  Dr N Keegan, Prof A Wipat
Applications accepted all year round

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. September 2019, funding covers a 3.5 year PhD studentship. Application closing date.
  PhD Studentship in MosMed CDT: Development of MRI scan methods to image inhaled fluorocarbon gases as biomarkers of lung structure and function
  Dr P Thelwall
Application Deadline: 28 June 2019

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. September 2019 for 4 years. Overview. Lung diseases are a leading cause of death, and new treatments are emerging.
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