Category: Scholarship Vacancies

Biorefining problem macroalgae to produce selected high value products (PhD Scholarship)

Biorefining problem macroalgae to produce selected high value products Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AU30020 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 24th May 2018 This PhD is funded by the European Social Fund and GreenSeas Resources (http://www.greenseas.co.uk).  The PhD will, therefore, be applied in focus with strong links to industry. Background: Milford Haven is failing to… Read more »

How does harvesting of problem macroalgae within Milford Haven affect the ecology of receiving habitats? (PhD Scholarship)

How does harvesting of problem macroalgae within Milford Haven affect the ecology of receiving habitats? Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AU30019 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 24th May 2018 This PhD is funded by the European Social Fund and GreenSeas Resources (http://www.greenseas.co.uk).  The PhD will, therefore, be applied in focus with strong links to industry…. Read more »

Developing Oats for Improving Human and Animal Health (MPhil Scholarship)

Developing Oats for Improving Human and Animal Health Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AUM30004 Annual Stipend: £11,472 Application Deadline: 23rd May 2018 Oats (Avena satvia L.) are a multifunctional crop used as a health promoting human food, high quality animal feed and feedstock for industrial applications. Oats are also well adapted to a wide range… Read more »

Conversion of Sulfur Rich Compounds into Sulfate as a Synthetic Strategy to Sulfuric Acid (PhD Scholarship)

Conversion of Sulfur Rich Compounds into Sulfate as a Synthetic Strategy to Sulfuric Acid Project ID: 21077 Annual Stipend: circa £14k p.a. Application Deadline: 3rd June 2018 (Please note that this project was initially advertised as an MRes project. Additional funding has become available to convert it to a full 3-year PhD project) Here is an exciting… Read more »

Isolation & Purification of bioactive peptides from protease treated bovine milk protein (whey protein and β-casein) to develop biotechnologies and process technologies for scaled up production of peptide-containing products with health benefits (PhD Scholarship)

Isolation & Purification of bioactive peptides from protease treated bovine milk protein (whey protein and β-casein) to develop biotechnologies and process technologies for scaled up production of peptide-containing products with health benefits Cardiff Metropolitan University Project ID: VOLAC09 Annual Stipend: £14,300 p.a. Application Deadline: 31st May 2018 Project Team: Dr Ian Ashton (Academic Lead Supervisor) Dr… Read more »

Isolation and Purification of glycomacropeptide (GMP) from whey on industrial scale for its use as a bioactive compound to improve human health (PhD Scholarship)

Isolation and Purification of glycomacropeptide (GMP) from whey on industrial scale for its use as a bioactive compound to improve human health. Cardiff Metropolitan University Project ID: VOLAC08 Annual Stipend: £14,300 p.a. Application Deadline: 31st May 2018 Project Team: Dr Ian Ashton (Academic Lead Supervisor) Dr Anita Setarehnejad (Academic Supervisor) Dr Ara Kanekanian (Academic Supervisor) Dr… Read more »

Assessing a link between ICT-intensity and measured productivity slow-down (MRes Scholarship)

Assessing a link between ICT-intensity and measured productivity slow-down. University of South Wales Project ID: 21100 Annual Stipend: circa £11 k p.a. Application Deadline: 8th July 2018 Here is an exciting opportunity to study a data analysis methodology which could lead to entirely new approaches in ICT and digital economy. This is a funded MRes, including… Read more »

Machine Learning in 3D Wound Care (MRes Scholarship)

Machine Learning in 3D Wound Care Project ID: 21099 Annual Stipend: circa £11 k p.a. Application Deadline: 8th July 2018 Here is an exciting opportunity to apply computerised machine-learning technology to improve the automated clinical assessment of chronic skin wounds and ulcers. This could lead to entirely new approaches in wound diagnosis, management and wound care treatment. This… Read more »

An exploration of compassionate care from the perspectives of older people, carers and service providers (MRes Scholarship)

An exploration of compassionate care from the perspectives of older people, carers and service providers University of South Wales Project ID: 21087 Annual Stipend: circa £11 k p.a. Application Deadline: 8th July 2018 Here is an exciting opportunity to conduct a multi-phase, mixed-method study, which could lead to entirely new approaches in future care delivery via… Read more »