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Synthetic Chemistry PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships in the UK

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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.
  Developing a carbazole-base biosensor for the measurement of methacrylate intermediates
  Dr H Deng, Dr L Trembleau
Application Deadline: 14 June 2019

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This will be a fully funded studentship for a EU/UK applicant who is keen to develop a sustainable solution to an industry need. Methacrylate (MA) is an organic compound and is produced industrially on a large scale as a precursor.[1] Over 3 million tons of MA are produced annually.
  Developing an enzymatic toolbox to make complex modified peptides
  Prof M Jaspars, Dr W Houssen, Dr L Trembleau
Applications accepted all year round

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The pharmaceutical industry has identified a major gap in its portfolio. On the one hand, they are excellent at discovering small molecules that act via a lock and key type mechanism.
  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.
  The synthesis and photolysis of photoacid generators used in polymer resists for making silicon chips
  Dr M J Plater, Dr W T A Harrison
Applications accepted all year round

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Polymer resists are used as thin films in the manufacture of silicon chips. They are spin coated onto a silicon wafer and irradiated through a pattern in a mask.
  Medicinal Chemistry - ‘Prion diseases: how to develop therapies for prion diseases’
  Prof S Ward
Application Deadline: 10 June 2019

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This research project will be funded through a Scholarship which will be delivered jointly by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol and Cardiff University.
  Asymmetric catalysis using environmentally benign calcium complexes
  Dr B Ward
Applications accepted all year round

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Dr Ben Ward http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/people/view/38527-ward-benjamin is looking for a PhD student to work on the research project ’Asymmetric catalysis using environmentally benign calcium complexes’.
  Catalytic Science
  Prof R Catlow
Application Deadline: 31 August 2019

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Applications are invited for a PhD studentship in the Cardiff Catalysis Institute (CCI) https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/cardiff-catalysis-institute, for work in collaboration with the UK Catalysis Hub https://ukcatalysishub.co.uk/ - a national network of catalytic science in the UK.
  Computation-led materials design for heterogeneous catalytic applications
  Dr A Logsdail
Applications accepted all year round

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Computation-led materials design for heterogeneous catalytic applications. PhD Supervisor. Dr. Andrew J. Logsdail http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/people/view/481607-logsdail-andrew.
  Investigating the use of photoactive crystalline porous materials such as metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) as a platform for nanofluidic devices
  Dr T Easun
Applications accepted all year round

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Dr Timothy Easun http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/people/view/69904-easun-tim is looking for a PhD student to work on the research project ’Metal-Organic Frameworks and Supramolecular Photochemistry’.
  KESS2 East PhD in Chemistry: New hybrid material phosphors for photonic plastics
  Prof S Pope
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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The aims of this project are to investigate the potential application of long afterglow phosphors in the development of photonic plastics.
  KESS2 East PhD in Chemistry: Synthesis of thermochromic Spin Crossover (SCO) molecules
  Prof D Bonifazi
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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This project will innovate novel thermochromic molecules by accessing the research expertise and knowledge base in the group of Prof.
  The Productive Merger of the Borrowing Hydrogen Principle with Organocatalysis
  Dr L Morrill
Applications accepted all year round

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Applications are invited for self-funded students wishing to perform research towards a Ph.D. in synthetic organic chemistry under the supervision of Dr Louis C.
  Alkane Upgrading by Metal-Modified Zeolites
  Dr RA Taylor
Application Deadline: 31 July 2019

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Applications are invited for a fully funded PhD studentship supervised by Dr Russell Taylor (Department of Chemistry, Durham University).
  EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Soft Matter for Formulation and Industrial Innovation (SOFI2 CDT)

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16 fully funded, four-year PhD studentships are available in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Soft Matter for Formulation and Industrial Innovation (SOFI2 CDT) commencing in September 2019, for graduates in the physical and biological sciences, mathematics and engineering.
  Nucleoside Phosphorylation in Flow: A Physical Organic Approach
  Dr D Hodgson, Prof IR Baxendale
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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This programme will offer training in synthetic and flow chemistry applied to nucleosides, alongside experience of kinetics and associated analytical techniques.
  DNA-nanotechnology tools for synthetic cell mimics (UK/EU students only)
  Dr L Di Michele
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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Bottom-up synthetic biology aims at constructing artificial cells, micron-scale entities that replicate typical functionalities of biological cells, such as regulated metabolism, communication and adaptation to their environment.
  Advancing bacterial 3D printing for the production of next-generation bio-materials
  Dr GB Stan
Applications accepted all year round

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Funded by the Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarship Programme in Cellular Bionics – 3 year PhD studentships. Supervisors. Dr Guy-Bart Stan | Dr John Heap | Dr Connor Myant.
  Chemical approaches to improving photosynthesis
  Prof N Long
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. Supervisors. Dr Laura Barter | Prof Nick Long | Dr Rudiger Woscholski.
  Combining multiple bullets against a sweet target - Fragment-based drug discovery to tackle cancer glycosylation
  Dr B Schumann
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 GSK.
  One trillion photoswitchable molecular devices: a molecular foundry to control protein interactions using light
  Dr M Fuchter
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. Supervisors. Professor Matthew Fuchter | Dr Louise Walport | Professor Ed Tate.
  On-site assembly of the actin cortex in semi-synthetic cells to control cell mechanics and behaviour
  Dr Y Elani
Applications accepted all year round

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Funded by the Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarship Programme in Cellular Bionics – 3 year PhD studentships. Supervisors. Dr Elani Yuval | Dr Nick Brooks | Dr Marina Kuimova.
  SolarBioChip: development of a solar bio-battery for printed bioelectronics
  Prof M Shaffer
Applications accepted all year round

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Funded by the Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarship Programme in Cellular Bionics – 3 year PhD studentships. Supervisors. Prof Milo Shaffer | Prof Peter Nixon | Prof Klaus Hellgardt.
  Targeting ovarian cancer using fragment-based drug discovery
  Prof I McNeish
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. Supervisors. Professor Iain McNeish | Professor Alan Armstrong | Dr David Mann | Dr James Bull.
  POLYMOD: Designer Polysaccharide Modification
  Dr G J Miller
Application Deadline: 31 May 2019

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This project will involve the design and assembly of designer polysaccharides. You will be involved in conceiving and synthesising modified carbohydrate building blocks which will be utilised in conjunction with an industrial partner, Croda, to advance access to next-generation carbohydrate biomaterials.
  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.
  Chemical Biology Approach to Investigate Protein Post-translational Modifications
  Dr M Muller
Application Deadline: 9 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.
  Synthesis and Anti-Cancer Evaluation of New Heterocyclic Quinones
  Prof F Aldabbagh, Dr N Hill
Applications accepted all year round

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The group has published on small molecules with specificity towards hypoxic cells associated with solid tumours, reductase enzymes over-expressed in cancer, as well as, aziridines that induce hypersensitivity from Fanconi anaemia cells and those carrying mutations in the BRCA (Breast Cancer Susceptibility) genes.
  PhD in Heterogeneous Catalysis of CO2 to hydrocarbons
  Dr K Toghill
Application Deadline: 15 June 2019

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Background. CO2 levels are at an all-time high and are increasing annually at a devastating rate.
  PhD Studentship in New Methods for Antibody-Drug Conjugation
  Prof J Sweeney
Application Deadline: 30 May 2019

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A fully funded 3.5-year PhD studentship in the area of antibody-drug conjugation chemistry is available, to be carried out in the group of Professor Joe Sweeney at the Department of Chemistry, Lancaster University, and in collaboration with AbbVie, Inc.
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