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  KESS 2: A new approach to screening for prostate cancer
  Dr L A J Mur
Application Deadline: 1 September 2019

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As populations age in Western societies, prostate cancer (PC) represents an increasing health risk as about 99% of cases occur in males over the age of 50.
  Cost and efficiency focused optimisation of domestic waste water heat recovery application
  Research Group: Future Cities Research Network
  Dr A Ramezanpour
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Future Cities Research Network - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/future-cities.
  Mitigation, adaptation, built asset management and climate change
  Research Group: Future Cities Research Network
  Prof K Jones, Dr A Coday
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Future Cities Research Network - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/future-cities.
  Resilience-based asset management in Integrated Urban Wastewater System (IUWS)
  Research Group: Future Cities Research Network
  Dr M Imani
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Future Cities Research Network - https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/future-cities.
  Analysing drone footage for detecting change in man-made environments
  Dr G Vogiatzis
Applications accepted all year round

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One of the major applications of aerial surveillance is the monitoring and detection of change in man-made environments.
  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.
  Predicting future compound hazards of coastal flooding
  Dr P Robins
Application Deadline: 1 September 2019

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This scholarship aims to understand the present and future risks posed by flooding and associated poor water quality in estuaries.
  Formation of Intermetallics during Solidification of Aluminium Alloys
  Prof I Chang
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for a full time PhD studentship BCAST at Brunel University London beginning 1st February 2018 or later, to be agreed at interview.
  Investigating the requisites of increasing the reuse of waste electrical and electronic equipment in the UK
  Dr E Iacovidou
Applications accepted all year round

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Waste minimisation is key to implementing the circular economy. Circular economy is a concept that promotes the efficient use of resources, by retaining them in the economy for as long as possible, thereby increasing their longevity.
  Multivariate flood risk analysis under uncertainty and nonstationarity
  Dr Y Fan
Applications accepted all year round

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Flood risk inference would generally be influenced by a number of factors (e.g. data availability, model selection), which lead to extensive uncertainty in risk inferences.
  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.
  KESS2 PhD Scholarship: The development, testing and validating of a technical design guide for ‘Cardiff Living’ Nearly/Zero Energy Dwellings for Sale and Rent
  Dr C Hayles, Dr J Littlewood
Application Deadline: 3 September 2019

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This KESS2 project is in collaboration with Wates Residential Welsh office in Cardiff; and builds on Dr Carolyn Hayles research in sustainable, affordable…
  Voltage uprating for more-electric and hybrid aircraft
  Dr D Clark, Prof M Haddad
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Decarbonisation of the transport sector is a major priority, both nationally and globally. It is estimated that the domestic and international aviation sectors constitute 2% of the global CO2 emissions arising from human activity.
  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.
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Water Infrastructure and Resilience (WIRe)

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Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding PhD opportunity? Globally, one in four cities is facing water stress, and the projected demand for water in 2050 is set to increase by 55%.
  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.
  Robust power converter design and analysis
  Dr C Crabtree, Dr P Matthews
Applications accepted all year round

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Fully-Funded Doctoral Studentship in Offshore Wind Energy Power Converters and Reliability. Department of Engineering, Durham University.
  Advancing Knowledge on Subsurface Fugitive Gas Migration Associated with Geoenergy Activities
  Research Group: Institute of Petroleum Engineering
  Dr A Cahill
Application Deadline: 30 August 2019

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PhD Type

Geoenergy describes a range of energy technologies and sources that are derived from or interact with the geological subsurface. Historically, geoenergy relates to the extraction of conventional oil or gas which has provided the majority of global energy needs over the last 150 years.
  Doctor of Engineering (EngD): Optical Fibre Sensing for Offshore Renewable Energy (Fraunhofer)
  Dr W N MacPherson, Dr Brian Sellar
Application Deadline: 30 December 2019

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Project not available to non UK/EU applicants. Project Description. Distributed optical fibre sensing is a topic of great industrial relevance.
  Understanding adsorption behaviour of materials for direct CO2 capture from the atmosphere – PhD in Chemical Engineering
  Assoc Prof M.W. van der Spek
Application Deadline: 1 November 2019

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The direct capture of CO2 from the atmosphere is a technology that will become essential to combat climate change. This can be done using either liquid solvents or solid adsorbents, where the solid adsorbents seem to present a number of advantages compared to solvents.
  PhD studentship in Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure Systems Design and Analysis
  Dr M-A Cardin
Applications accepted all year round

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There is an opening for a fully funded PhD studentship in Resilient and Sustainable Infrastructure Systems Design and Analysis at the Dyson School of Design Engineering (https://www.imperial.ac.uk/design-engineering/), Imperial College London (http://www.imperial.ac.uk/).
  Climate change influences on landsliding in the British Isles
  Dr M Ibsen, Dr A P Dykes, Dr S Downward
Applications accepted all year round

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Climate change predictions for the British Isles generally indicate that there will be higher winter rainfall in future, but with more frequent high intensity rainfall events at any time of year.
  Fire suppression capabilities of gas-like micromist
  Dr S Dembele, Dr K Volkov, Dr A Heidari
Applications accepted all year round

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The proclamation of the Montreal protocol in 1987, phasing out ozone depleting halons as fire suppression agent has led to a worldwide research and development effort to find alternative systems.
  Flood mitigation schemes in rural communities in the south west of England
  Dr K Clarke, Dr A P Dykes, Dr M Ibsen
Applications accepted all year round

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There have been several severe flood events in southwest England in recent years, including Boscastle in 2004, Dawlish in 2014 and Coverack in 2014 and July 2017.
  Ice accretion on wind turbine blades
  Dr Y Lin, Prof J Wang
Applications accepted all year round

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The abundant wind resource in cold and high altitude regions in the world is attractive for the increasing demand for renewable wind power production.
  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.
  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.
  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.
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