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PhD Studentship in Heterogeneous Catalysis at Cardiff University in UK, 2016

Cardiff University is inviting applications for PhD studentship in heterogeneous catalysis. Applicants for a studentship must have obtained, or be about to obtain, a 2.1 degree or higher in a relevant subject, such as Chemistry and Physics. Applications are particularly welcome from applicants with a good first degree or Masters qualification in relevant subjects. This studentship consists of full UK/EU tuition fees, as well as a Doctoral Stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum (£14,057 p.a. for 2015/16, updated each year). Additional funding of the value £1,000 for conferences is available. The application deadline is 1 March 2016.

Study Subject(s): Studentship is provided in Heterogeneous Catalysis at Cardiff University in UK.
Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing PhD degree level at Cardiff University in UK.
Scholarship Provider: Cardiff University, UK
Scholarship can be taken at:
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Eligibility: -Residency: Full awards (fees plus maintenance stipend) are open to UK Nationals and EU students without further restrictions.
Academic criteria: Applicants for a studentship must have obtained, or be about to obtain, a 2.1 degree or higher in a relevant subject, such as Chemistry and Physics. Applications are particularly welcome from applicants with a good first degree or Masters qualification in relevant subjects.

Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of UK/EU can apply for the studentship.

Scholarship Description: Applications are invited for a 3.5 year PhD studentship in the group of Professor Bowker at the Cardiff Catalysis Institute (CCI), School of Chemistry), Cardiff University and Research Campus at Harwell (RCAH) and the studentship will be based at Harwell. The CCI research group specialises in several aspects of catalysis, but this particular project focuses on selective oxidation by nanoparticulate inorganic oxides. During your PhD studies, you will prepare a broad range of catalysts, perform relevant catalytic reaction experiments in both liquid and gas phase apparatus, and characterise catalysts by a variety of spectroscopic methodologies.

Number of award(s): One studentship is available.

Duration of award(s): Studentship is offered for 3.5 years.

What does it cover?  This studentship consists of full UK/EU tuition fees, as well as a Doctoral Stipend matching UK Research Council National Minimum (£14,057 p.a. for 2015/16, updated each year). Additional funding of the value £1,000 for conferences is available.

Selection criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Interested applicants should send a brief covering letter outlining their motivation and experience for the position, as well as their CV and the contact details of at least 2 academic referees to Professor Michael Bowker at bowkerm-at-cardiff.ac.uk. Applications will be evaluated on an ongoing basis until the position is filled therefore applicants should apply as soon as possible.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1 March 2016.

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