Tag: Cardiff University

Developing non-insecticide control of coding moth and related pests using the synthetic moth sex pheromones for South Wales fresh food production – PhD Scholarship

Developing non-insecticide control of coding moth and related pests using the synthetic moth sex pheromones for South Wales fresh food production   Location: Cardiff University School of Chemistry Academic Contacts: Prof RK Allemann and Prof J Pickett Project ID: 517886 Annual Stipend: £14,628 Application Deadline: 01 March 2020 Project Description: This PhD project in the… Read more »

Developing of an antibacterial beeswax wrap using Welsh natural products – MPhill Scholarship

Developing of an antibacterial beeswax wrap using Welsh natural products   Location: Cardiff University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Academic Contacts: Prof L Baillie Project ID:  518405 Annual Stipend: £11,702 Application Deadline: 29th February 2020 Project Description: Approximately 1.3 billion tonnes of food per year are wasted, creating both financial losses and causing significant… Read more »

Understanding sectoral strengths: developing the tools to analyse priority economic sectors and activity in the Cardiff Capital Region  – PhD Scholarship

Understanding sectoral strengths: developing the tools to analyse priority economic sectors and activity in the Cardiff Capital Region   Location: Cardiff University School of Planning and Geography Academic Contacts: Dr G Bristow and Prof M Munday Project ID: 517872 Annual Stipend: £14,628 Application Deadline: 28th February 2020 Project Description: The main aim of the project is… Read more »

PhD Scholarship: Deception Approaches for Critical National Infrastructure (CNI)

Deception Approaches for Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) Cardiff University School of Computer Science and Informatics Academic Contacts: Dr Philipp Reinecke and Prof P R Burnap Project ID: 517955 Annual Stipend: £14,483 Application Deadline: 29th February 2020 Project Description: In this joint project between Cardiff University and Thales UK Limited, deception approaches for securing Critical National… Read more »

PhD Scholarship: Comprehensive Risk and Vulnerability within an Industrial Control System

Comprehensive Risk and Vulnerability within an Industrial Control System Cardiff University School of Computer Science and Informatics Academic Contacts: Dr Philipp Reinecke and Prof P R Burnap Project ID: 517958 Annual Stipend: £14,483 Application Deadline: 29th February 2020 Project Description: In this joint project between Cardiff University and Thales UK Limited, approaches for identifying risks… Read more »

Winter Networking event success with KESS 2 at Cardiff University

The 19th of December 2018 saw another successful delivery of a KESS 2 Winter Networking event, hosted by the team at Cardiff University. The event presented the opportunity for interaction and collaboration between KESS 2 participants and was well attended by students, academics and PGR administrators from the academic schools.  The event opened with a fun session of ‘icebreaker’ questions which allowed delegates to get to know one another in their groups through the… Read more »

New luminescent materials for application in the aerospace industry

A paper recently published in Chemistry: A European Journal (Wiley Online Library/ChemPubSoc Europe) by first author and KESS 2 student Kaitlin Phillips, of Prof. Simon Pope’s research group in Cardiff University (June 2018), together with collaborators in China, has shown that new organometallic species can be developed that show remarkable electronic properties. KESS 2 project… 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 »

Roadside scavengers: Researchers investigate the roadkill we never see

Roadkill scavenging

A new study published in the Journal of Urban Ecology (Oxford University Press), by lead author and KESS 2 student Amy Williams Schwartz of Cardiff University, indicates that the number of wild animals killed by motor vehicles may be much higher than is generally reported or understood. KESS 2 project researchers, working in collaboration with Eco-explore… Read more »