PhD positions in Materials Chemistry High Throughput Discovery of Heterogeneous Catalysts for Biomass Transformation



£13,590 pa (Stipend)

PhD positions are available in the research group of Professor M.J. Rosseinsky FRS (http://www.liv.ac.uk/chemistry/staff/matthew-rosseinsky/). Illustrative project area is given below:

You will use high-throughput robotic methods to identify new catalysts to generate important chemical intermediates from biomass and model compounds.

The stipend is at the standard EPSRC rate (£13,590).  Candidates will have at least an upper second class honours degree in chemistry, physics, or materials science.  All the projects take place in a large interdisciplinary group with extensive international collaborations and involve close interaction between synthesis, measurement and computation.

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Closing Date: 1 August 2013

Contact Professor M.J. Rosseinsky for more information on these programmes ([email protected])

Formal application procedures are outlined on http://www.liv.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/applying/index.htm

Candidates must have fulfilled the residence requirements set by ESPRC for these studentships (see, http://www.epsrc.ac.uk/PostgraduateTraining/StudentEligibility.htm). Non-UK nationals should read this before applying.

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