Engineering: Fully Funded EPSRC PhD Scholarship at Swansea University: Identification of Micro- and Submicron-Plastics in Natural and Treated Waters

  • Phd
  • Full cost of UK/EU tuition fees, plus a stipend
  • 31 August 2018

Fully Funded EPSRC PhD Scholarship: Identification of Micro- and Submicron-Plastics in Natural and Treated Waters and Investigate the Effect of Microplastics in Membrane Fouling
Subject areas: Environment, Chemistry, Materials, Membrane, Engineering
Start date: October 2018
Supervisor: Dr Sarper Sarp
The project is to detect micro- (10 – 500 micron) and sub-micron (


Applicants should have a minimum of a 2.1 undergraduate degree and/or a MSc or MEng in Chemical Engineering or a related field.
The candidate will need to be very able, well-motivated and keen to engage with the international science and engineering community. Analytical experience with GC-MS is desirable (TGA-GC-MS and/or Pyro-GC-MS). 
For candidates whose first language is not English, we require IELTS 6.5 (with 6.0 in each component) or equivalent. Please visit our website for a list of acceptable English language tests. We prefer candidates to have already met the English Language requirements at the point of application, although this is not a requirement.
Due to funding restrictions, this scholarship is open to UK/EU candidates only.


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For UK candidates: this scholarship covers the full cost of UK tuition fees and an annual stipend of £14,777.
For EU candidates: this scholarship covers the full cost of EU tuition fees only. 
Additional funds to attend 1 or 2 conference per annum are also available.


Please visit our website for more information.

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