University of Bath

GW4 FRESH Doctoral Studentships

Training tomorrow’s leaders in environmental science

GW4 Fresh Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT)

The GW4 FRESH Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT), funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), is the UK's first centre dedicated to freshwater bioscience and sustainability. Professor Jan Hoffman is Bath’s lead and a co-director of the CDT.

12 fully funded Doctoral studentships are available for October 2018 start.

Projects led by Bath are listed below. Click on the project title to download full details about each project and contact details of the supervisory team.

Please see the GW4 FRESH website for the full list of available projects across the CDT and details of how to apply.

Applications are open now and close on 15th February 2018.

Current available projects

Speciation of emerging contaminants in wetland systems

Lead Supervisor: Prof Barbara Kasprzyk-Hordern

Microbial ecology and fate of pathogens in constructed polishing wetlands

Lead Supervisor: Dr Jannis Wenk

Talking algae: electrical monitoring of microalgal cell signalling during algal blooms

Lead Supervisor: Dr Paulo Rocha

High resolution modelling of fate and transport of organic micropollutants and their effect on ecosystems in small rivers

Lead Supervisor: Professor Jan Hofman

Integrated Biosensing Platform for Waterborne Pathogen Detection: Improving Public Health

Lead Supervisor: Dr Pedro Estrela