PhD Studentship available at University of Glasgow

Structure/activity relationships in heterogeneously catalysed selective hydrogenation reactions of relevance to agri-chemical production chains A recently completed industrially sponsored Ph.D. project, concentrating on the kinetics and hydrodynamics of nitrile hydrogenation, has enabled a catalyst specification to be defined that supports high amine selectivity and extended catalyst lifetimes.  A follow-on Ph.D. project is‚Ķ

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PhD position in Hypervalent iodine reagents for late-stage functionalisation with University of Nottingham

Fully-funded 42-month organic chemistry PhD studentship available for UK students in the O‚ÄôDuill group at the University of Nottingham (https://oduillgroup.com/). Start date: October 2022. Application deadline: April 11th 2022. More information on https://oduillgroup.com/and below:  Heteroatom alkylation is one of the most widely used reactions in medicinal chemistry. However, traditional approaches (Williamson/Mitsunobu reactions;‚Ķ

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PhD position in Novel polymers from renewable feedstocks: synthesis, catalysis, and applications with University of Bath and UK Catalysis Hub

Applications are invited for a 3.5 year PhD studentship across the Davidson and Buchard groups in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Bath, UK. In this project you will develop innovative synthetic and catalytic methodologies to produce novel monomers and polymers for sustainable materials, and investigate their applications,…

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PhD Studentship – Iridium-free Catalysts for Water Electrolysis with Manchester Metropolitan University

The clean and sustainable production of hydrogen offers an essential pathway to decarbonisation of numerous industries and technologies.  Electrolysers, which split water into hydrogen and oxygen using electricity are expected to play a critical role in achieving such ambitions. Today, commercial proton exchange membrane electrolysers utilise precious metal catalysts such as‚Ķ

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Fully funded PhD studentships – HeatToPower: A new generation of sustainable thermoelectric materials and devices

The EPSRC and SFI Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Sustainable Chemistry: Atoms-2-Products is offering 48-month PhD studentships associated with materials synthesis and characterisation in its thematic area ‚ÄúHeatToPower: A new generation of sustainable thermoelectric materials and devices‚ÄĚ.Thermoelectric materials are capable of converting wasted heat into useful electrical energy and‚Ķ

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Characterisation and Modelling of Catalysts for Euro 7 Application PhD

The global effort to improve air quality and the associated implementation of emission regulations have been major driving factors for the development and adoption of new after-treatment technologies for automotive vehicles.  Since the conception of these standards, the automotive industry has been required to invest extensively in the development of‚Ķ

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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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