EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training
in Sustainable Chemistry


Applications are invited from suitably qualified graduates for fully funded 4-year PhD studentships in the area of Sustainable Chemistry.

We are looking to recruit students interested in a wide range of research areas within the fields of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Pure and Applied Computational Methods and Biosciences / Synthetic Biology.

We are particularly looking for applicants who are interested to develop projects in the fields of synthesis & catalysis, molecular modelling, process engineering, flow chemistry, process modelling, electro/photochemistry, biocatalysis, food science and analytical methods.

Candidates should hold one of the following:

  • A minimum of an upper second class honours degree from a 4-year undergraduate course in Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Biosciences, Natural  Sciences, Biotechnology or Pharmacy
  • A 3-year undergraduate course in one of the above disciplines plus a Masters degree and/or one year experience in industry

Application to CDT in Sustainable Chemistry involves two steps:

1) Completion of the CDT application form
Please ensure that we receive your CDT application form, CV and two references through the following email address:  

Please email the reference form to your referees (at least one of which should be from an academic in your current/most recent academic institution) and ensure that they complete and return them directly to the email address above.

2) University of Nottingham online application
Please ensure that you select ‘references to be submitted separately’ option in  the reference information section when completing the online form.

Application deadline: 21 February 2019


Completion of CDT Form

CDT Form

Reference Form 


Completion of University of Nottingham Online Application Form

University of Nottingham Online Application Form 


May 22, 2019

CDT Symposium

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