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  Understanding antibiotic resistance evolution in the environment
  Dr V Friman, Prof A Boxall
Application Deadline: 12 April 2020

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Tens of thousands of tons of antimicrobial compounds are used across the globe for the treatment of humans and animals. During this process, antibiotics are released to the natural environment from the manufacturing process, human wastewaters, disposal of medical wastes and animal manures.
  How do discharged antibiotics influence environmental antibiotic resistance?
  Prof J P J Chong, Dr J B Sallach
Application Deadline: 12 April 2020

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The growing risk of antibiotic resistance threatens the advancements in healthcare made over the past 50 years. The environmental burden of antibiotic resistance is increasingly recognised as a contributor to the global resistance threat.
  Obtaining a better understanding of the identity of agrichemical photoproducts
  Dr C E Dessent
Applications accepted all year round

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Background. Agrichemicals are widely used to to protect crops from pests and enhance crop yields, but represent an important class of potential environmental contaminants.
  Sustainable catalysis: Using solar energy for the oxidation of organic compounds
  Dr R E Douthwaite
Applications accepted all year round

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There is a clear need to develop processes that minimise the consumption of limited energy resources and reduce waste detrimental to the environment.
  PhD Opportunities in Fusion. Training the next generation of fusion scientists….

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Training the next generation of fusion scientists…. Fusion has the potential to meet our energy needs in a sustainable way, with minimum impact on the environment.
  Ecological and evolutionary interactions in insect symbiont communities
  Dr J Ferrari
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Most organisms host bacterial symbionts, which can substantially affect the biology of their hosts. For example, they can alter the host’s nutrition, reproduction, immunity and protect the host from environmental stresses.
  Research opportunities in the Department of Environment and Geography

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We offer an outstanding, dynamic and multidisciplinary environment in which to carry out PhD research. MPhil/PhD in Human Geography and Environment.
  Developing phage therapy to control plant pathogenic bacteria in the rhizosphere microbiome
  Dr V Friman
Application Deadline: 30 June 2020

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Plant pathogenic bacteria cause considerable economic losses to food production systems. The main reason for this is that hardly any effective control methods exist to mitigate this damage.
  Research opportunities in the Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre

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The. Interdisciplinary Global Development Centre (IGDC). is an innovative new research hub guided by principles of social justice, fairness and environmental sustainability.
  WRDTP ESRC PhD Studentships 2020/21

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The White Rose Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership (WRDTP), accredited by the Economic and Social Research Council in 2016, is a collaboration across the social sciences at the Universities of Leeds, Sheffield, York, Bradford, Sheffield Hallam, Hull, and Manchester Metropolitan.
  Research opportunities in the Department of Archaeology

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The Department of Archaeology at York is a vibrant research community and a centre of excellent research-led teaching.
  Research opportunities in the Department of Politics

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The Department of Politics is at the heart of current thinking, research and debate, and home to a prestigious, lively and international community.
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