External Opportunities

Current opportunities:

PhD and ECR opportunities from the catalysis community.

RSC SURCAT Best PhD Thesis Award

We are pleased to announce the RSC SURCAT Best PhD Thesis Award. This Award would be presented annually by SURCAT group to a young researcher who has completed his/her PhD thesis registered within the UK based institution. The award would be presented at the next UK Catalysis conference including a Citation and a cash prize of £250. The young…

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11th edition of the Merck Innovation Cup – Apply Now

From June 26th – July 2nd, 2021, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a vibrant science & technology company with a more than 350 years long history, will be hosting the 11th edition of the Merck Innovation Cup (http://innovationcup.emdgroup.com) near Frankfurt, Germany. In case the pandemic situation would not allow in-person meetings, the event would take…

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Diamond-II BERRIES Beamline Proposal and Webinar

When: 14 October 2020, 14:00Where: Virtual Proposal backgroundFollowing consultation with the User community in 2018, we are proposing to build a new Flagship beamline dedicated to performing photon-in/photon-out spectroscopies as part of the Diamond-II upgrade programme. The new beamline, called BERRIES (Bright Environment for x-ray Raman, Resonance Inelastic and Emission Spectroscopies), will be offering two new techniques…

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2021 MEXT Postgraduate Scholarship – application open

Application for the 2021 Japanese Government (MEXT) Postgraduate Scholarship is now open and application forms are available to download via the Embassy of Japan website at: http://www.uk.emb-japan.go.jp/itpr_en/mext_postgrad.html This scholarship is tenable for 18 months from September/October 2021 (No April start in 2021), including 6 months of Japanese language education, and no prior knowledge of the…

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PhD position – Photoactive metalloproteins for catalysis

The Jarvis group have a fully funded PhD position available to explore the development of photoactive metalloproteins. We are looking for enthusiastic and motivated students interested in the chemical biology interface and with an aptitude to learning new things. Experience in transition metal catalysis/bioinorganic chemistry beneficial. Deadline for applications June 19th 2020. For…

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20 Phd positions at the European Synchrotron and European Neutron Source in Grenoble, France

The call for applications for 20 Phd positions at the European Synchrotron and European Neutron Source in Grenoble (F), within the InnovaXN MSCA COFUND project, is now open. InnovaXN is a doctoral training programme bringing together the expertise of large-scale research infrastructures with the R&D needs of European industry.  One position is in collaboration with the Department of Chemistry…

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UCL EPSRC DTP – Open Doctoral Studentships Competition

The UCL EPSRC DTP Studentships Open Competition aims to recruit outstanding students to undertake fully-funded PhD studentships at UCL. Applications for studentships starting in the 2020/21 academic session are now open. Closing date: 18-Mar-2020 The EPSRC DTP (Doctoral Training Partnership) Governance Board Open Competition is intended to recruit the most…

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