Tag: Aberystwyth University

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 »

Metabolomic and proteomic approaches to identify target biomarkers as analytes for the development of improved diagnostic tests for Bovine TB (PhD Scholarship)

Metabolomic and proteomic approaches to identify target biomarkers as analytes for the development of improved diagnostic tests for Bovine TB Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AU30015 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 23rd February 2018 Bovine tuberculosis is caused by the infection of Mycobacterium bovis in cattle. The Welsh Government is committed to a “long-term goal… Read more »

Changing climate and hydrological extremes in 21st Century Wales: reconstructing records of upland flooding. (PhD Scholarship)

Applications for this scholarship are now closed. Changing climate and hydrological extremes in 21st Century Wales: reconstructing records of upland flooding. Aberystwyth University, DGES Project ID: AU20005 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 15 February 2018 The project will be divided in three distinct phases. First, instrumental rainfall (typically spanning 100 years) and river flow (c…. Read more »

Changing climate and landuse in Upland Wales: reconstructing extremes and regimes in West Wales and the valleys. (PhD Scholarship)

Applications for this scholarship are now closed. Changing climate and landuse in Upland Wales: reconstructing extremes and regimes in West Wales and the valleys. Aberystwyth University, DGES Project ID: AU20004 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 15th February 2018 The project will be delivered in three phases: First, landcover and landuse map of key water supply… Read more »

Metal recovery and CO2 sequestration with steel production waste materials (PhD Scholarship)

Metal recovery and CO2 sequestration with steel production waste materials Aberystwyth University, DGES Project ID: AU30017 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 25th February 2018 Applications are sought for a 36 month funded Knowledge Economy Skills PhD Scholarship (KESS 2) working on an excting project investigating metal recovery and CO2 sequestration with steel production waste materials…. Read more »

Rapid diagnostic approaches for thoracic disease based on pleural effusions (PhD Scholarship)

Applications for this scholarship are now closed. Rapid diagnostic approaches for thoracic disease based on pleural effusions Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AU30008 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 31st January 2018   A pleural effusion is a build-up of extra fluid in the pleural space between the lungs and the chest wall.   Pleural effusions can arise… Read more »

Optimising microbial production of lactic acid from municipal solid waste (MSW); Insights into genome stability for industrial biotechnology (IB) (PhD Scholarship)

Applications for this scholarship are now closed. Optimising microbial production of lactic acid from municipal solid waste (MSW); Insights into genome stability for industrial biotechnology (IB) Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AU20011 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 14th January 2018 With growing population and increased demands on resources including oil, there is a need to… Read more »

Seed yield for the emerging market of forage grass seed production in Wales (PhD Scholarship)

Seed yield for the emerging market of forage grass seed production in Wales Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AU30007 Annual Stipend: £14,340 Application Deadline: 28th July 2018 This KESS 2 studentship provides an ideal entry into advanced plant breeding, genetics and agronomic research. Working with academics, the appointed student will gain invaluable training in modern… Read more »

EU funded research projects showcased at KESS 2 Awards event

KESS 2 Awards 2017

On Thursday 27th July at the National Botanic Garden of Wales, ESF funded project KESS 2 presented awards to three competition winners during an engaging evening of live Presentations and an exhibition of Research Images, titled ‘Making Waves’. The event, attended by students, companies and academics, showcased just some of the ongoing EU funded research… Read more »