Fully funded PhD scholarships in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

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Nottingham, England
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Full Time
Date Posted
1 month ago

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University of Nottingham - EPSRC and SFI CDT in Sustainable Chemistry: Atoms to Products

Location: Jubilee Campus

The EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Chemistry: Atoms-2-Products, would like to invite suitably qualified and highly motivated applicants to apply for 48-month PhD studentships to work in one of three Research Thematic areas:

  • Down to Earth: Catalysis using Earth Abundant Metal
  • Psus – A Sustainable Phosphorus Future
  • Plastics from Plants Initiative (PPI)

CDT Training Programme

Our students will undertake a 4-year PhD programme, where the first year offers the opportunity to access a balanced combination of Core and Research Theme training activities. The Core training aims to equip students with knowledge and tools related to the broader aspects of their research such as sustainability, entrepreneurial skills, and responsible research and innovation, and will include a wide range of workshops focusing on professional skills, career development and wellbeing. Research Theme training is focused on the topics specific to each of the three Themes. The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, workshops, group activities and lab sessions.

Over the remaining three years, whilst working on their research projects, students will continue to receive cross-disciplinary training and research, and will be presented with a wide range of additional training opportunities tailored to support them at the different stages of their PhD cycle.

Benefits of studying with us:

  • An excellent research environment, with world class facilities
  • Access to an extensive cross-disciplinary training programme
  • Purposefully tailored Research Theme-specific technical/lab training
  • Cohort approach to training with emphasis on collaborative work in smaller teams
  • Access to external training, workshops and conferences
  • Opportunity of external internships with national/international companies or academic/other institutions
  • An annual stipend of £15,285

Fore full information on our Research Themes, student eligibility and application process, please visit our website suschem-nottingham-cdt.ac.uk/index.php/apply or contact us on [email protected] 

Application deadline: 18th December 2020

Join us at the Potential Students Information Webinar, which takes place on 31st January at 12.00. Please register here.

The University of Nottingham is focused on embedding equality, diversity, and inclusion in all that we do. As part of this, we welcome a diverse population to join our post graduate research student body and therefore encourage applicants from all communities, particularly those with protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

Qualification Type:PhD
Funding for:UK Students, EU Students, International Students
Funding amount:An annual stipend of £15,285
Hours:Full Time
Placed On:20th November 2020
Closes:31st January 2021

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