4 Year PhD Studentships in Sustainable Chemical Technologies

The Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Chemical Technologies at the University of Bath runs a 4-year integrated PhD programme in Sustainable Chemical Technologies. We are offering up to twelve fully-funded EPSRC studentships to start in September/October 2015. Apply soon as places have filled quickly in previous years.

If accepted, you will have the opportunity to undertake challenging research, combined with training in scientific, societal and business aspects of sustainability. The CDT is based within the interdisciplinary Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies, where you will work with Science and Engineering researchers from across the University of Bath, with support from our range of industrial and international partners.

We offer research projects covering a broad spectrum of chemical, biochemical and engineering sciences, relating to issues of sustainability, including:

  • Energy and Water – solar cells, fuel cells and batteries, sustainable water supply, water cycle & human health
  • Renewable Feedstocks and Industrial Biotechnology – biofuels, biopolymers, biorefineries, platform chemicals
  • Processes and Manufacturing – reaction engineering, sustainable integrated processes, process intensification, flow chemistry
  • Healthcare Technologies – synthetic methodology for pharmaceuticals, rapid sensing in hospital environments, infection detection, diagnostic nanomedicines

Entry requirements:

We invite applications from Science and Engineering graduates who have, or expect to obtain, a first or upper second class degree and have a strong interest in Sustainable Technologies.

Further information:

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Interviews will be held from January 2015 until all places are filled. For more details and information on how to apply see the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies website or contact the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technologies, University of Bath, BA2 7AY, UK, csct@bath.ac.uk.

The University of Bath is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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