Tag: PhD

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: 18th August 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… 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 »

Predicting future compound hazards of coastal flooding (PhD Scholarship)

    Predicting future compound hazards of coastal flooding   Bangor University, School of Ocean Sciences Project ID:  BUK2E025 Annual Stipend: £14,483 Application Deadline:    1st September 2019 This scholarship aims to understand the present and future risks posed by flooding and associated poor water quality in estuaries. Coastal flooding has been ranked the second… Read more »

Tomato early blight – identification of genetic sources of resistance to Alternaria solani (KESS2 PhD Scholarship)

Tomato early blight – identification of genetic sources of resistance to Alternaria solani (KESS2 PhD Scholarship)              Location: Bangor University, School of Natural Sciences Project ID: BUK2169 Annual Stipend: £14,483 Application Deadline: 31st. August 2019 This studentship is an opportunity for an EU-national to learn plant pathology and work with industry partners (Burpee NL and… 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: 1st 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 »

Advance laser cutting system for electrical steel sheets

Advance laser cutting system for electrical steel sheets: PDC / USW MAXI 21425     This is a funded PhD, including a generous stipend and tuition fees, with well-resourced circumstances for a successful scholarship. Globally, high power lasers are driving radical changes in manufacturing and new applications are being discovered every year. Here is an exciting opportunity… Read more »

Tomato early blight – identification of genetic sources of resistance to Alternaria solani (KESS2 PhD Scholarship).

  Project Title: Tomato early blight – identification of genetic sources of resistance to Alternaria solani (KESS2 PhD Scholarship) Location: Bangor University, School of Natural Sciences Project ID: BUK2169 Annual Stipend: £14,628 Application Deadline: 17 June 2019 We are offering an opportunity to learn plant pathology and work with industry partners (Burpee NL and the Sarvari… Read more »

The influence of occupational physical activity for employee health, well-being and productivity.

The influence of occupational physical activity for employee health, well-being and productivity. (KESS2 PhD Scholarship) Project Team: Dr Rachel Lord (Academic Lead Supervisor) Dr Mike Stembridge (Academic Supervisor) Prof Diane Crone (Academic Supervisor) Mr David Saunders (Lead Company Supervisor) Project Outline: Regular moderate-vigorous physical activity is essential for maintaining health and wellbeing. Despite this, only… Read more »

‘Footie Families’: An evaluation of a family engagement intervention to improve pre-school children’s motor development.

‘Footie Families’: An evaluation of a family engagement intervention to improve pre-school children’s motor development (PhD Scholarship).         Applications are invited for a PhD studentship funded by the Knowledge Economy Skills Scholarship (KESS 2 East) scheme intended to start October 2019. The project will be based in the School of Sport, Health… Read more »

Developing aesthetic heuristics to leverage more ‘insightful’ data visualisations for better business decisions -PhD Scholarship

Developing aesthetic heuristics to leverage more ‘insightful’ data visualisations for better business decisions       Project Team: Fiona Carroll (Academic Lead Supervisor) Esyin Chew (Academic Supervisor) Paul Newbury (Academic/Industrial Supervisor) Project Outline: The way data is displayed can drastically change the understanding of the data and the decisions being made from this data. With… Read more »