Chemistry: Funded PhD Studentship: Development and Feasibility of a Flowing Atmospheric Pressure Afterglow (FAPA) Discharge Ionisation Source

  • Phd
  • 27 January 2017

To investigate a flexible FAPA source based on initial design, for the Waters Universal source, with various source capabilities, including sample introduction by chromatography and piezo micro-dropleting devices.
Scholarships are collaborative awards with external partners including SMEs and micro companies, as well as public and third sector organisations. The scholarship provides 3 years of funding with a 6 month period to complete the thesis. The achievement of a postgraduate skills development award, PSDA, is compulsory for each KESS II scholar and is based on a 60 credit award.


Candidates should have a 2.1 or above in their undergraduate degree in Chemistry, Physics, Engineering, Biochemistry or a related subject. They should also be eligible for Home/UK Fees (see for more information)
For more information on eligibility criteria please refer to section C of the KESS II Participant Proposal Form


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The studentship covers the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a stipend. The bursary will be limited to a maximum of £14,198 p.a. dependent upon the applicant's financial circumstances.


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