Reference Code: CY001
Closing Date: 29th March 2013
Sponsor School of Chemistry, Newcastle University
Duration of the Award 3 years
This PhD project will focus in the area of adaptive and responsive polymer systems, creating and studying new polymer nanoparticles whose structure and properties can adapt and change in response to the application of stimuli. The project work will involve the synthesis and characterization of new monomers/polymers, the study of their assembly into polymeric nanoparticles and the assessment of their stimuli-responsiveness.Â
Value of the Award and Eligibility
A full award covers tuition fees at the UK/EU rate and an annual stipend (currently Â£13,726). A partial award covers fees at the UK/EU rate only.
The project would suit a student with interests in organic, polymer and/or supramolecular chemistries. Students must be UK/EU citizens and expect to obtain a first-class or upper-second-class Honours degree in chemistry.
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All applicants should apply through the Universityâs online postgraduate application form, inserting the reference number CY001Â andÂ selecting âPhD School of Chemistry – ChemistryâÂ as the programme of study. Only mandatory fields need to be completed and attach a CV and covering letter quoting the title of the studentship and reference number CY001.
You should also send your CV and covering letter, outlining your interest in the position, to Dr David Fulton: ([email protected]).Â Â
Please direct informal enquiries about the post to:
Dr David A Fulton
E-mail:Â [email protected]Â