Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering projects

Composite Beaches – Can we protect our coastlines by mimicking nature?

Lead Supervisor

Dr Chris Blenkinsopp, University of Bath, Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Co-Supervisors

  • Dr Claire Earlie, Cardiff University, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences
  • Dr Adam Young, Scripps Institute of Oceanography, University of California San Diego

Project Enquiries

c.blenkinsopp@bath.ac.uk

Apply for PhD in Civil Engineering (full time).

Read the full project description for 'Composite Beaches – Can we protect our coastlines by mimicking nature?'.

Department of Biology & Biochemistry projects

Are changing environments driving hypervirulent fungal pathogen evolution?

Lead Supervisor

Dr Neil Brown, University of Bath, Department of Biology & Biochemistry

Co-Supervisors

  • Dr Daniel Henk, University of Bath, Milner Centre of Evolution
  • Dr Ryan Ames, University of Exeter, Living Systems Institute
  • Professor Kim Hammond-Kosack, Rothamsted Research

Project Enquiries

n.a.brown@bath.ac.uk

Apply for PhD in Biology (full-time).

Read the full project description for 'Are changing environments driving hypervirulent fungal pathogen evolution?'.

Mobile DNA and their epigenetic regulation across plant genome size diversity

Lead Supervisor

Dr Hans-Wilhelm Nützmann, University of Bath, Department of Biology and Biochemistry

Co-Supervisors

  • Dr Ilia Leitch, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Department of Trait Diversity and Function
  • Dr Alexandros Bousios, University of Sussex, School of Life Sciences
  • Professor Andrew Leitch, Queen Mary University of London, School of Biological and Chemical Sciences

Project Enquiries

hwn25@bath.ac.uk

Apply for PhD in Biology (full-time).

Read the full project description for 'Mobile DNA and their epigenetic regulation across plant genome size diversity'.

Department of Chemical Engineering projects

In-field detection of antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs)

Lead Supervisor

Dr Nuno Reis, University of Bath, Department of Chemical Engineering

Co-Supervisors

  • Professor Barbara Kasprzyk-Hordern, University of Bath, Department of Chemistry
  • Dr Stefano Pagliara, University of Exeter, Department of Biosciences

CASE Partners

CFT Capillary Film Technology and Wessex Water

Project Enquiries

n.m.reis@bath.ac.uk

Apply for PhD in Chemical Engineering (full-time).

Read the full project description for 'In-field detection of antibiotic resistance genes'.

Department of Chemistry projects

Polymers from sugars: development of emerging sustainable plastics and investigation of their impact on the marine environment

Lead Supervisor

Dr Antoine Buchard, University of Bath, Department of Chemistry

Co-Supervisors

  • Dr Matthew Cole, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Marine Ecology & Biodiversity
  • Professor Pennie Lindeque, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Marine Ecology & Biodiversity

Project Enquiries

a.buchard@bath.ac.uk

Apply for PhD in Chemistry (full-time).

Read the full project description for 'Polymers from sugars: development of emerging sustainable plastics and investigation of their impact on the marine environment'.

Understanding the Impact of Pollutants on Aquatic Life: Machine Learning, Synthesis and Transport Mechanisms

Lead Supervisor

Dr Matthew Grayson, University of Bath, Department of Chemistry

Co-Supervisors

  • Professor Varinder Aggarwal, University of Bristol, School of Chemistry
  • Dr Lee Bryant, University of Bath, Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering

Project Enquiries

m.n.grayson@bath.ac.uk

Apply for PhD in Chemistry (full-time)

Read the full project description for 'Understanding the Impact of Pollutants on Aquatic Life: Machine Learning, Synthesis and Transport Mechanisms'.

Chemical synthesis and in situ evaluation of new sensor molecules for marine monitoring

Lead Supervisor

Dr Simon Lewis, University of Bath, Department of Chemistry

Co-Supervisors

  • Dr Allison Schaap, National Oceanography Centre, Department of Ocean Technology and Engineering
  • Dr Jannis Wenk, University of Bath, Department of Chemical Engineering

Project Enquiries

s.e.lewis@bath.ac.uk

Apply for PhD in Chemistry (full-time)

Read the full project description for 'Chemical synthesis and in situ evaluation of new sensor molecules for marine monitoring'.

Department of Mechanical Engineering projects

Autonomous underwater probe for ocean turbulence measurements to understand climate change

Lead Supervisor

Dr Anna Young, University of Bath, Mechanical Engineering

Co-Supervisors

  • Dr Pierre Dutrieux, British Antarctic Survey
  • Dr Alex Phillips, National Oceanography Centre
  • Dr Alan Hunter, University of Bath, Mechanical Engineering

Project Enquiries

amy32@bath.ac.uk

Apply for PhD in Mechanical Engineering (full-time)

Read the full project description for 'Autonomous underwater probe for ocean turbulence measurements to understand climate change'.