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Environmental Chemistry PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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  KESS2 PhD Scholarship: Research into Microbially Enhanced Mine Water Geothermal Energy
  Dr A Mitchell
Application Deadline: 18 August 2019

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Low enthalpy geothermal heat recovery and storage in abandoned flooded coal mines is an area of increasing interest as we move towards decarbonised heating and energy systems in both domestic and industrial settings.
  Reducing air pollutions and greenhouse gases in urban and rural areas using atmospheric solar photocatalysis
  Dr W Li
Applications accepted all year round

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Gas emissions from human activity are threating our health and environment. For instance, motor vehicles are a significant source of urban air pollutions (e.g.
  Reliable hydrological prediction under climate change
  Dr Y Fan
Applications accepted all year round

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Climate change due to anthropogenic activity are causing amounts of effect on our planet. One of the major concerns are related to the changes of water resources in future.
  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.
  Cloth filtration for solids removal from wastewater PhD
  Dr M Pidou, Prof B Jefferson
Application Deadline: 6 September 2019

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Sponsored by Alfa Laval Ltd and the EPSRC, this studentship will provide a bursary of up to £17,000 (tax free) plus (UK/EU) fees* for three years.
  Contributing to the circular economy: biological coagulant recovery in water and wastewater treatment PhD
  Dr G Dotro, Prof B Jefferson
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Sponsored by EPSRC, Cranfield University, Severn Trent Water, Thames Water, United Utilities and Scottish Water, this studentship will provide a bursary of up to £18,500 (tax free) plus fees* for three years.
  PhD Studentship in Rapid Ionic-liquid Screening for Enhanced Recycling Screening (RISERS)
  Dr A Brandt-Talbot, Prof P Fennell
Applications accepted all year round

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We are inviting applications of motivated candidates for a PhD studentship in the exciting global challenge of ‘Advanced plastic recycling’.
  Chemical approaches to improving field-based separation technology
  Dr A Salehi Reyhani, Dr A Surman, Dr M Ulmschneider
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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In this highly multidisciplinary project, you will help develop chemical methods to aid in the detection of cancer biomarkers at the point-of-care based on our pioneering work in miniaturised diagnostics.
  Development of low molecular weight organogelators
  Dr J Bear
Applications accepted all year round

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Low Molecular Weight Organogelators (LMWOs) are small molecules, which are able to gel organic species through intermolecular supra-assembly.[1-4] This property makes them very useful for oil spill remediation and clean-up, as you can apply the LMWO to floating oil slicks; gel the oil and scoop it out of the water.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  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.
  North Tyne Crayfish Investigation.
  Dr C Walsh
Application Deadline: 31 December 2019

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This project is part of the ONE Planet DTP. Find out more here. https://research.ncl.ac.uk/one-planet/.
  PhD Studentship in Engineering - Sub-surface impacts of green infrastructure in cities
  Dr B Thomas, Prof C Kilsby
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Number of awards. 1. Start date and duration. 23 September 2019 for 4 years. Application closing date. 17:00 Friday 31 August 2019.
  Redox Flow Battery Materials for Energy Storage
  Dr P Nockemann
Applications accepted all year round

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INTRODUCTION. Applications from students (only UK/EU nationals due to funding restrictions) are invited for a research studentship at the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at Queen’s University of Belfast.
  Multidisciplinary PhD Programme (3.5 years) Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies

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Multidisciplinary PhD Programme (3.5 years). Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies. The Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies at the University of Bath is now accepting applications for the October 2019 intake.
  Design of simple and effective rural drinking water treatment systems using solar light
  Dr EAC Emanuelsson, Dr N Reis
Application Deadline: 13 September 2019

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Project. The aim of this project is to design effective and simple water treatment systems for rural drinking water in Asia/Africa.
  PhD in nanomaterials for artificial photosynthesis
  Dr S Eslava
Applications accepted all year round

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The development of artificial leaves is crucial to exploit the solar energy and meet the increasing population energy demand, which is rising 10% per year.
  The development of a fuel cell stack (power generator) for APU applications
  Dr A El-Kharouf, Prof R Steinberger-Wilckens
Application Deadline: 3 September 2019

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This project focuses on the development of a low weight, low volume portable fuel cell device that can be used either as an APU system for small military vehicles or as a power supply for soldiers’ operation.
  Hot stuff? Evaluating the human exposure hazard presented by land contaminated with organic flame retardants
  Prof S J Harrad, Dr M Abdallah
Applications accepted all year round

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Chemical flame retardants (FRs) such as polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and chlorinated organophosphates (e.g. tris (2-chloroisopropyl)phosphate – TCIPP) have been used extensively in a wide range of applications worldwide.
  Microplastics as conduits of flame retardants in birds feeding on landfills
  Dr M Abdallah, Dr S J Reynolds
Applications accepted all year round

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There is increasing evidence of widespread ingestion of plastics by birds, mistaking it for food, during foraging. The demonstrated effects of plastic ingestion by birds include.
  Total Atmospheric Emissions from the Biosphere
  Dr W J Bloss, Dr L Kramer
Applications accepted all year round

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The dominant source of hydrocarbons to the atmosphere is vegetation – biogenic volatile organic compounds or BVOCs. In the atmosphere, BVOCs undergo chemical processing, leading to the formation of secondary pollutants such as ozone and organic aerosol particles, affecting human and environmental health and climate.
  NERC Doctoral Training Centre Studentships with CENTA

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CENTA is a consortium of research intensive Universities and research institutes that are working together to provide excellence in doctoral research training.
  Waste cooking oil heterogeneous biodiesel production under mild operating conditi
  Research Group: Advanced Materials Engineering
  Dr P Pimenidou
Applications accepted all year round

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Transesterification/esterification of oils and fats by using a homogeneous catalyst is currently the main method of biodiesel production.
  Discovery and Development of Biocatalytic Solutions to Mitigate Microplastic Pollution
  Research Group: Chemistry and Biosciences
  Dr T Swift, Dr R Hamed, Dr U Sivarajah
Applications accepted all year round

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Plastic contamination is a great ecological disaster facing modern society; a burden overwhelmingly heaped on the least economically developed countries.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Aerosol Science

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The Centre for Doctoral training in Aerosol Science (CAS) is now recruiting to our 4-year PhD programme for 2019 entry.
  Novel nanostructured materials for distinguishing molecules and ions with small size difference
  Dr Y Huang
Application Deadline: 10 February 2020

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All across the world, people are facing a wealth of new and challenging problems, particularly the energy and environmental issues.
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