Tag: Aberystwyth University

Climate hardening of tree saplings for outdoor planting – PhD studentship

     Climate hardening of tree saplings for outdoor planting Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AUE10007 Annual Stipend: £14,628 Application Deadline: 22nd November 2019 Project Description: A major economic barrier to establishing spruce propagation is the high level of mortality incurred when transplanting juvenile tree saplings from the glasshouse or field back into the field environment…. Read more »

Improved data modelling and interrogation using AI innovation to reduce the environmental impact of oil exploration- PhD Scholarship

    Improved data modelling and interrogation using AI innovation to reduce the environmental impact of oil exploration Aberystwyth University, Department of Computer Science Project ID: AUE10006 Annual Stipend: £14,483 Application Deadline: 17th November 2019 Project Description: Hafren Scientific is a geological consultancy company, operating in the oil and gas sector, to improve the placement, efficiency… Read more »

Research into Microbially Enhanced Mine Water Geothermal Energy- PhD Scholarship

   Aberystwyth University, DGES Project ID: AUE10002 Annual Stipend: £14,483 Application Deadline: 31st October 2019 Project Description: Low enthalpy geothermal heat recovery and storage in abandoned flooded coal mines is an area of increasing interest as we move towards decarbonised heating and energy systems in both domestic and industrial settings. Exothermic heat generating reactions between… Read more »

Research into Microbially Enhanced Mine Water Geothermal Energy (PhD Scholarship)

     Research into Microbially Enhanced Mine Water Geothermal Energy Aberystwyth University, DGES Project ID: AUE10002 Annual Stipend: £14,483 Application Deadline: 23rd September 2019 Project Description: Low enthalpy geothermal heat recovery and storage in abandoned flooded coal mines is an area of   increasing interest as we move towards decarbonised heating and energy systems in both… Read more »

The role of glacier structures in the degradation of Himalayan debris-covered glaciers for glacial hazard assessment (PhD Scholarship)

        The role of glacier structures in the degradation of Himalayan debris-covered glaciers for glacial hazard assessment Aberystwyth University, Department of Geography and Earth Sciences Project ID: AUE10003 Annual Stipend: £14,483 Application Deadline: 5th August 2019 In common with mountain glaciers elsewhere in the world, Himalayan glaciers are responding to climate change by… Read more »

A new approach to screening for prostate cancer

A new approach to screening for prostate cancer Aberystwyth University, IBERS     Project ID: AUE10001 Annual Stipend: £14,483 Application Deadline: 29th September 2019 As populations age in Western societies, prostate cancer (PC) represents an increasing health risk as about 99% of cases occur in males over the age of 50. In the UK in 2015… Read more »

Seed yield for the emerging market of Amenity grass seed production in Wales

Seed yield for the emerging market of Amenity grass seed production in Wales Aberystwyth University, Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences Project ID: AUM40002 Annual Stipend: £11,586 Application Deadline: 02/02/2020 Robust seed yield is a key trait to the commercial success of amenity grass varieties. Seed yield is complex and resource consuming to characterise… Read more »

IBERS research on sustainable control of gastrointestinal nematodes featured on S4C’s Ffermio

IBERS

On Monday 28th January 2018, an Aberystwyth University KESS 2 project researching sustainable control of gastrointestinal nematodes in sheep was featured on S4C’s farming and countryside magazine programme Ffermio. Academic supervisor Dr Rhys Aled Jones and PhD candidate Eiry Williams spoke to Alun Elidir about the threat of anthelmintic resistance to sheep farmers in Wales and… Read more »

KESS 2 Awards : The Annual Event : 2018

Awards 2018

On Thursday 26th July 2018 the second KESS 2 Awards, an annual event held for participants of the ESF funded project, was hosted at St Fagans National Museum of History in Cardiff. The evening consisted of a live competition of engaging presentations, each competing for a chance to win up to two awards; The Sustainability Award… Read more »

Europe Day 2018 celebrated by KESS 2 participants (Interactive Map)

On Wednesday, 9th May 2018, KESS 2 participants celebrated Europe Day by taking to social media to share the benefits EU funding is providing for their doctoral-level study in Wales. Led by Bangor University, KESS 2 facilitates collaborative research projects between universities and businesses across Wales and is supported by European Social Funds (ESF) through the Welsh Government. Throughout Europe… Read more »