What we are researching
Within our department we have the following five overarching research themes:
- Energy and materials
- Formulation and products
- Health and food
- Water processing technology
- Digital and process innovation.
We also have a number of research areas within each of the Department's four research centres and groups.
Centre for Advanced Process Intensification
Centre for Connected Plants of the Future
Interdisciplinary Centre for Engineering Education Practice and Development
Sonochemistry Ultrasonics Research Group
HTC process water treatment for the design and improvement of a renewable fuel production process
Funding information:Home/EU The successful candidate will receive a generous Stipend up to £25,000* per annum. This project is part funded by Antaco. Antaco has pioneered an innovative, organic waste management solution that is able to convert organic waste efficiently into a carbon neutral solid biofuel. Inventive and forward-thinking, we pride ourselves on doing things differently, and achieving notable results. Antaco is amongst the highest achieving Cleantech companies in the UK, having been voted top UK and EU Cleantech start-up by Climate-KIC and the European Institute of Technology and Innovation.
In-silico analysis of tissue specificity of dermal exposure, deposition and absorption kinetics
Funding information:It will cover the tuition fee at UK/EU level, and provide a PhD stipend (c. £18,000 per annum), as well as generous budget for training.
What our students say
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