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A number students funded on other projects have been associated with the hub, over the years: 19 students including; 6 iCASE students have or are been based at Harwell as well as 3 MChem Placements. The students are hosted by a number of Institutions including Cardiff, Glasgow, UCL, Oxford, QUB and Southampton and spend time based at Harwell. Graduated doctoral students have gone on to become PDRAs, industrial scientists and teachers.

PhD students describe their experiences at the UK Catalysis Hub

The Hub has supported early career researchers from eight institutions to collaborate with Hub scientists through the affiliate researcher scheme. In addition it has housed a successful team of graduate students (currently thirteen, past six) who have responded well to the scientific environment of the Harwell campus. Read more about ECR experiences.

Current opportunities:

Please come and talk to us if you are interested in ECR opportunities or email our Project Manager Dr. Josie Goodall ‚Äď

CLF PhD Studentship

There is an opportunity for a PhD position through the Central Laser Facility (CLF) on the Harwell Campus and the UK Catalysis Hub. For the PhD studentship, half the funding will generously be provided by the facilities. THE applicant must have confirmation of the other half of the funding. The…

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PhD studentship, Combining Artificial Metalloenzymes and Biosyngas production for Next-Generation Catalytic Hydroformylationda, University of Edinburgh

A joint PhD studentship is available between the group of Dr Amanda Jarvis ( and Dr Stephen Wallace ( The studentship is fully funded for 42months through the IBioIC CTP/EaSICAT Programme and supported by Johnson Matthey. The funding covers tuition fees and an annual stipend (starting at £15,609 per annum)…

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Diamond Light Source PhD Studentships

There will be up to two opportunities for PhD positions through the Central Facilities on the Harwell Campus and the UK Catalysis Hub. In each case half the funding will generously be provided by the facilities. Diamond Light Source – up to two studentships The allocation of these awards will be‚Ķ

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PhD studentship in Aiding the transition from crude oil feedstocks to biomass: probing the behaviour of relevant hydrocarbon species in acidic zeolite cracking catalysts

A joint PhD is available between the University of Bath, ISIS Neutron and Muon Science and the UK Catalysis Hub. The University of Bath is inviting applications for the following PhD project supervised by Dr Alexander O‚ÄôMalley in the Department of Chemistry and Dr Jeff Armstrong from ISIS Neutron and Muon‚Ķ

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