Research

We are home to research breakthrough in low cost fingerprint drug testing and offer state-of-the-art facilities for NMR and mass spectrometry.

What we are researching

Take a look at our Centre for Petroleum and Surface Chemistry who is researching petroleum and surfaces and interfaces.

Our course

Studentships

We have studentship opportunities available, including our new Vice Chancellor’s Studentship Award and the Doctoral College Studentship Award.

Multiscale investigation on the role of quantum effects in the spontaneous mechanism of DNA repair

Funding information:
All University fees are cover for the duration of the project with a stipend of approx. £15K per annum for eligible students.

Energy generation through electrogenic organism microsystems

Funding information:
All University fees are covered for the duration of the project with a stipend of approximately £15,000 per year for eligible UK/EU students. 

Universal chemistries in the development of advanced polymer binders

Funding information:
Stipend (£15,009 p.a.), tuition fees (at UK/EU level), and costs for consumables and (international) travel are available for a project duration of 3 years.

Quantum Biology studentships

The Leverhulme Quantum Biology Doctoral Training Centre (QB DTC) invites applications from excellent candidates for seven fully funded PhD studentships, covering fees and maintenance, for October 2019 entry.

Expert support

The Doctoral College supports the academic and professional development of postgraduate researchers to ensure our world-leading research continues to grow. There is also an extensive Researcher Development Programme run at university level.

Facilities

Our facilities include a nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectrometer, thermochemistry, powder X-ray diffraction and mass spectrometry to name a few.

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