Funded 1 Year Industry Focussed Masters by Research for Food Science, Bio-chemistry or Chemistry Graduates

1 Year Industry focussed Masters by Research with ?13,724 bursary & ?2,000 towards fees for Food Science, Bio-chemistry or Chemistry graduates

This is an exciting opportunity to gain a Masters by Research degree in collaboration with an innovative company, a major food producer and a Swiss laboratory. The project involves the recovery and analysis of materials from waste emerging from a food processing facility. The project will be predominately based in the Chemistry Department, Lancaster University but may involve visits to the manufacturer and to Switzerland.

Applicants should have a first or upper second degree in food science, bio-chemistry or chemistry and an interest in techniques for the separation, purification and analysis of materials. It will particularly appeal to a researcher with an interest in nutritional and health issues.

The researcher will have access to the expertise and laboratories at Lancaster University and via the company. A tax free stipend of ?13724 is paid (equivalent to a salary of circa ?18,000). A contribution of ?2,000 towards the researcher tuition fees will be made by the project partners. Some travel is required.

The start date is mid-September 2014.

Project supervision


  • Nucleotide Nutrition Ltd

Nucleotide Nutrition is a newly formed company set up to bring fresh, innovative ideas and effective natural healthcare products to the consumer. The company’s forward thinking for innovative products will always be consumer focused, and re-investment into ethical science and research will be made.

  • Lancaster University
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Lancaster University is a world class centre for teaching and research which is committed to pursuing international research at the highest level. Now in its 50th year it is located on a beautiful campus in Northwest England.

The project is based in the new Department of Chemistry at the University. This new vibrant department is committed to making its impact on society and the economy through its work with business and other organisations.

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Application deadline

12 noon, Sunday 17th August 2014



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