Bath Monash Global PhD Programme in Sustainable & Circular Technologies

This program will have its 2nd intake in January 2020 and up to 4 funded studentships in total are available for the projects below. Additional and suitably qualified applicants who can access a scholarship/studentship from other sources will be also considered.

Please express interest for up to 3 projects in order of preference, and submit your application at the home institution of your preferred project. However, please note that you are applying for a joint PhD programme and applications will be processed as such.

How to Apply

For guidance on how to apply please refer to the information on the Study with us page.

Application deadline: 23 February 2020

Precise, rapid and scalable sustainable polymer synthesis by automated catalytic flow reactors

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Atomic layer deposited heterojunctions for light-driven water splitting in tandem cells

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Lipid cubic phases sustainable nanomaterials to immobilize membrane proteins for biocatalysis and biosensors

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Electronically-perturbed pnictogens as earth-abundant and sustainable catalysts

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Supramolecular photosystems

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Emulsions stabilized by cellulose & sugar-based stabilizers

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Big data and machine learning for sustainable synthesis

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Enabling efficient and scalable protocols for high-precision synthesis of complex polymer architectures with real-time reaction monitoring

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Polymerising, depolymerising and repurposing using iron catalysis

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Molecular understanding of the role of surface functionality on the properties of cellulose films and surfaces

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Novel nanoporous composites for sustainable energy applications

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Lead-free pyroelectric materials for a new form of water treatment by harvesting low grade waste heat

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(Monash) Developing thymidine-based green self-healing polymers

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(Monash) B-elemene as facile building block in sustainable polymer synthesis

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(Monash) Sodium as a workhorse metal for the atom efficient enantioselective synthesis of bioactive heterocycles

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(Monash) Aluminium, magnesium and calcium centred Lewis acids as earth-abundant and sustainable catalysts

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(Monash) Chemical design of a sustainable reactor for reducing oxygen and potentially carbon dioxide with industrial and climate applications

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Can ionic liquids revolutionise sustainable polymers?

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Catalyst Reincarnation: Post-polymerization Functionality of Ring-opening Polymerisation Catalysts as Bioactive Additives in Biomedical Materials

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Catalytic arene functionalization with nucleophilic heavier alkaline earth reagents

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Molecular surface species and mechanism in energy conversion

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Printed cell scaffolds for rapid, robust tox testing of new chemicals – beyond animal testing

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Stabilising biopolymer based hydrogels for delivery of actives

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New bismuth-based biopolymer composites for challenging anti-microbial resistance

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Advanced, Tuneable Encapsulates prepared from Biodegradable Polymers and Silica

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Development of Analytical Methods for Enantioselective Assessment of Licit and Illicit Drugs

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β-elemene as facile building block in sustainable polymer synthesis

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Multi-detector online monitoring of precision polymerizations

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Developing Thymidine-Based Green Self-healing Polymers

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Addressing puzzles of enantioselective organocatalysis: A computational and physical organic chemistry approach

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