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  Numerical simulation of Deflagration, Detonation and DDT in large scale inhomogeneous reactive mixtures
  Dr A Heidari, Dr S Dembele, Dr K Volkov
Applications accepted all year round

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Demand for energy and petrochemical products has been on the raise in recent decades leading to huge production, transportation and storage infrastructures all around the world.
  Plasma-assisted technologies for clean combustion
  Dr K Volkov
Applications accepted all year round

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The successful ignition of a combustible mixture not only initiates the combustion but also influences the subsequent combustion process.
  Radionuclides in soils in urban regions.
  Prof G Gillmore, Dr P Hooda
Applications accepted all year round

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This PhD concerns the collection, analysis and health impact assessment of soil geochemical data in order to.
  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.
  Fully Funded PhD Studentship in Environmental Monitoring of Water for Undesirable Particles
  Dr S Monk, Dr D Cheneler
Application Deadline: 30 September 2019

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This PhD project concerns the design and development of a robust detection method for the real-time monitoring and determination of unwanted particles emitted from waterborne radionuclides as sometimes found in seawater and groundwater.
  School of Cultural Studies and Humanities

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The. School of Cultural Studies and Humanities. is the home of English Literature, Creative Writing, History and Media Studies research at Leeds Beckett University.
  LSE PhD Studentships for 2019

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Want to know more?. Ask LSE. The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is the world's leading dedicated social science institution.
  Catalyst development for low-cost large-scale sustainable hydrogen production from seawater and renewable energy
  Prof Wen-Feng Lin
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Application details. Reference number. CG-WFL-1906. Start date of studentship. 01 October 2019. Closing date of advert. 31 August 2019.
  Energy Resilience and the Built Environment (ERBE CDT) fully funded PhDs at Loughborough, UCL (UK) and MaREI (IRL)

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The new EPSRC CDT in Energy Resilience and the Built Environment (ERBE) brings together established energy research centres at Loughborough University (LU) and University College London (UCL) together with the MaREI Research Centre (MaREI) (Ireland).
  Exploring appropriate disaster risk awareness raising methods among informal construction sector
  Dr K Chmutina
Applications accepted all year round

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Rapid but often poorly controlled urbanisation and the increase in construction delivered by informal workers with low levels of education and vocational training in locations highly vulnerable to impacts of natural hazards is common in Low and Middle-Income Countries around the world.
  Refining our Understanding of Small-scale Turbulence Dynamics
  Prof c keylock
Applications accepted all year round

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Improved modelling methods for fluid flows require a better understanding of how turbulent, Newtonian fluids such as water or air dissipate energy.
  Understanding the impact of building regulations and planning policies on achieving sustainable and resilient cities
  Dr K Chmutina
Applications accepted all year round

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It is commonly agreed that building regulations and planning policies play an important role in reducing disaster risks; yet there is little understanding about disaster risk creation in the contexts where building regulations and planning policies are absent or poorly implemented.
  Quantum Mechanics in Phase Space
  Dr M Everitt, Dr J Samson
Applications accepted all year round

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Reference. PH/ME-Un2/2019. School. School of Science. Location. Loughborough. UK/EU Fee band. Research Band 1 Classroom Based (£4,327).
  Cellular Automaton to Model Rapid Crystal Growth and Recrystallisation
  Dr A Roy, Dr K Baxevanakis
Applications accepted all year round

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Texture in materials plays a crucial role in metallic products. A thorough study of the underlying morphology and its evolution is relevant for producing cast parts of innovative technological products.
  Deformation avalanches in small-scaled components and how to prevent them
  Dr A Roy
Applications accepted all year round

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The prediction of plastic deformation of metals has been an important research topic for decades, which primarily reduces to the question of properly understanding the motions of dislocations as the major cause of plastic flows in metals.
  Effectiveness of arts-based interventions in multi-cultural environments
  Prof M Henshaw
Application Deadline: 1 March 2020

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There is an increasing number of examples of art (visual and auditory) being used to influence behaviours in public spaces, but it is recognised that appreciation and response to art is significantly influenced by national and/or ethnic culture.
  Embroidered ground plane for wearable electronics
  Dr J Flint
Applications accepted all year round

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Reference. JFUF2018. Programme name (to be included on the application form). Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering. School.
  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.
  Improving blast and ballistic resistance in composites through design
  Dr A Roy
Applications accepted all year round

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Advanced composites are being extensively used in ballistic applications.
  Next generation hybrid-hybrid machining of critical aerospace parts
  Dr A Roy, Dr L Jones
Applications accepted all year round

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Please describe the project, up to 250 words. *. The application of laser assisted machining/processing has shown promise in reducing tool wear in the machining of difficult-to-machine aerospace materials, such as, metal matrix composites (MMCs).
  Optimisation of Industrial Food Production using Ultraviolet Fluorescence
  Dr EB Woolley, Dr P Webb
Application Deadline: 2 May 2020

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Food manufacturing is the largest and one of the most resource intensive sectors in the world. Within this industry, cleaning of food processing equipment is a critical operation to control safety, cross contamination of allergens and maintain food quality.
  PhD Studentship: Next-generation bio-fuels: optical and theoretical analysis of particulate formation
  Dr R Yang
Application Deadline: 29 September 2019

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Application details. Reference number. RYWS2019. Start date of studentship. 1 January 2020. Closing date of advert. 30 September 2019.
  Predicting failure in crystalline materials using machine learning techniques
  Dr A Roy, Dr M Pacella
Applications accepted all year round

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Single crystal materials are extensively used in components ranging from the smallest (e.g. micro-lens, MEMS devices) to the largest sizes (e.g.
  Predicting failure in crystalline materials using machine learning techniques
  Dr A Roy, Dr M Pacella
Applications accepted all year round

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Single crystal materials are extensively used in components ranging from the smallest (e.g. micro-lens, MEMS devices) to the largest sizes (e.g.
  12 fully funded PhD studentships in the Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Hydrogen

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 12 fully funded PhD studentships in the Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Hydrogen. Applications are invited to undertake a 4-year PhD at the EPSRC Centre of Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Hydrogen.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Water and Waste Infrastructure Systems Engineered for Resilience (Water-WISER)

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50 funded PhD studentships will be available over the next 5 years for UK and EU students.
  Materials development for proton exchange membrane based fuel cells and electrolysers
  Prof P Kelly
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Widescale deployment of fuel cell and electrolyser technologies is hindered by high precious metal loadings. This project will develop novel and advanced materials towards reducing and eliminating precious metal usage.
  Development of inspection techniques for non-sharp defects (NSIRC 172a)
  Dr C Nageswaran
Applications accepted all year round

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Background/Description. The science of fracture mechanics, and hence the engineering assessments based on fracture mechanics, assume a sharp crack is present.
  PhD Studentship (Sponsored by Lloyds Register Foundation) – Crack Tip Constraint in Typical High Strength Steel Components in Arctic Conditions (NSIRC 183)
  Dr R Kulka
Applications accepted all year round

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Background.
  PhD Studentship (Sponsored by Lloyds Register Foundation) - Protection of offshore wind turbines using low-cost, damage tolerant, sacrificial coatings (ProCoat) (NSIRC 179)
  Dr S Paul
Applications accepted all year round

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Mitigating corrosion of offshore structures requires the use of cathodic protection often in conjunction with dielectric coatings.
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