Category: Scholarship Vacancies

Aqua-Eye: Internet of Things detection of water quality issues – MRes Scholarship

Aqua-Eye: Internet of Things detection of water quality issues Aberystwyth University, Computer Science Project ID: AUM70010 Annual Stipend: £11,937 Application Deadline: 30th September 2022 This project seeks to optimise an environmental water quality detection device and integrate internet of things connectivity to a novel prototype, low-cost, optical sensor that Enviro-365 have developed in conjunction with… Read more »

Development of laser-aided timber drying – MRes Scholarship

Development of laser-aided timber drying Location: The BioComposites Centre, Bangor University Project ID: BUK2229 Annual Stipend: £11,937 Application Deadline: 7th October 2022 This project will investigate the potential of laser incision for improving timber permeability and treatability. Many timbers have poor permeability, leading to poor uptake of treatments such as fire retardants, preservatives or other liquids. The… Read more »

BIOCLEAR – MRes Scholarship

  Project Title: BIOCLEAR Faculty Computing Engineering and Science at the University of South Wales Project ID: 22975 Annual Stipend: £11.8k p.a Application Deadline: 19 September 2022 MbyRes wedi’i gyllido yw hwn, sy’n cynnwys cyflog hael a ffioedd dysgu, gydag amgylchiadau sydd â digon o adnoddau ar gyfer ysgoloriaeth lwyddiannus. This is a funded MbyRes, including… Read more »

Smile Plastics; Identifying the effects of UV Photodegradation and weathering on recycled plastic products – MPhil Scholarship

Smile Plastics; Identifying the effects of UV Photodegradation and weathering on recycled plastic products. Aberystwyth University, Department of Physics Project ID: AUM70008 Annual Stipend: £11,937 Application Deadline: 24th September 2022 Project Description This project seeks to evaluate how transparent UV protective coatings can impact the photo degradation of recycled plastic products manufactured by Smile Plastics. This collaborative research… Read more »

Ehealth and dementia: The role of online guidance for people living with dementia and their families  – MPhil Scholarship

  Ehealth and dementia: The role of online guidance for people living with dementia and their families   Aim of the project: To Understand how far an online guidance tool,  DLF’s AskSARA for Powys, supports the needs of behaviour of people living with dementia and their families. Supervision by Professor Charles Musselwhite and Dr Val… Read more »

Bridging the Gap – a new model for HEI/media company collaboration on training, work experience and career development – MRes Scholarship

Bridging the Gap – a new model for HEI/media company collaboration on training, work experience and career development Aberystwyth University, TFTS Project ID: AUEM40001 Annual Stipend: £11,937.00 Application Deadline: 24th September 2022 Project Description  The Project will: a) analyse current practices and strategies by media production companies in recruiting to entry-level roles and/or training opportunities,… Read more »

A precision nutrition to aid in the triage of acute stroke patients – MRes Scholarship

A precision nutrition to aid in the triage of acute stroke patients Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AUM70009 Annual Stipend: £11,937 Application Deadline: 24th September 2022 Precision-medicine based on precision nutrition Stroke affects more than 13 million people each year, globally. Up to 30% of stroke patients die, whilst many survivors live with disabilities. Care… Read more »

Development of advanced biorefining of lamb’s blood for use as a media component in cultured meat production – MRes Scholarship

Development of advanced biorefining of lamb’s blood for use as a media component in cultured meat production. Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AUM70006 Annual Stipend: £11,937 Application Deadline: 24th September 2022 Project Description: British grassland farming covers 72% (12.6 million ha) of the utilised agricultural area, supporting 9.7 and 34 million cattle and sheep respectively. Coupled with… Read more »

Understanding the role of the PPO gene family in red clover – MRes Scholarship

Understanding the role of the PPO gene family in red clover Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AUM70007 Annual Stipend: £11,937 Application Deadline: 24 September 2022 Polyphenol oxidases (PPO) are di-copper enzymes that catalyse the oxidation of o-diphenols to o-quinones in the presence of oxygen. O-quinone products are highly reactive and readily bind with nucleophilic compounds,… Read more »

Assessment of the variability in protein content of cheese whey generated by Welsh cheese manufacturers using a combination of high performance liquid chromatography- mass spectrometry and immunological techniques – MRes Scholarship

  Assessment of the variability in protein content of cheese whey generated by Welsh cheese manufacturers using a combination of high performance liquid chromatography- mass spectrometry and immunological techniques. Aberystwyth University, IBERS Project ID: AUM70004 Annual Stipend: £11,937 Application Deadline: 24 September 2022. Project Description: There is a growing market for novel protein products and… Read more »