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Funded PhD Vacancies: Environmental Sciences; Biochemistry; Natural Sciences

Research Post LU003 - Active Bacterial Solutions

Can a superfood for bacteria be created by understanding its optimum environment?

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Research Post: LU005 NAQTS

Can we improve building management through a mesh network of indoor air quality sensors?

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Research Post: LU007 Silverwoods Waste Management

Repurposing Cement By-Pass Dust to Contribute Towards Climate Stability and Food Security

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Research Post LU013 - Cheshire Botanicals Ltd

Can we enhance the production of active compounds in medicinal plants?

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Research Post LU015 - Evoponic

Can we combat the negative effect of temperature in hydroponic systems through the use of biostimulants? 

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Research Post: LU019 Small World Consulting

Development of a next generation scope 3 carbon accounting tool for business 

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Research Post: LU020 Biotech Ltd

Green And Sustainable Resources For Advanced Biotechnical Applications 

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Research Post: UoC024 Barker and Bland Ltd

Restoration of Cumbrian peatlands: Quantifying the carbon benefits of different restoration approaches

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Funded PhD Vacancies: Chemistry

Research Post LU014 - Low Dee Membranes

Can we create an optimal graphene membrane fuel cell?

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Research Post LU020 - Biotech Services

Green And Sustainable Resources For Advanced Biotechnical Applications 

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Funded PhD Vacancies: Computer Science; Natural Language Processing

Research Post LU004 - Yordas

Can Natural Language Processing techniques predict health risks from chemical exposures?

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Research Post: LU005 NAQTS

Can we improve building management through a mesh network of indoor air quality sensors?

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Funded PhD Vacancies: Engineering; Material Science

Funded Masters Vacancies: Environmental Sciences; Biochemistry; Natural Sciences

Research Post: LU030 Samsara Associates

How Can The World’s Investments Be Focused On Achieving Net Zero And Help Address The Climate Crisis?

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Why choose us for your postgraduate experience?

What will you gain?

Join our cohort of amazing graduate researchers by applying for one of our opportunities. You will:

  • Work alongside a business partner, gaining enviable industry experience
  • Gain input from a team of academic supervisors
  • Gain £16,000 tax free each year
  • Have reduced tuition fees
  • Access a research budget for travel and consumables
  • Further your career with a postgraduate application
  • Develop links with both the business and academic community
  • Help to solve a real-world problem which allows a shift to a low carbon economy
Researcher Experiences

Don’t just take our word for it, why not see what some of our postgraduate researchers have said about their collaborative Masters and PhD projects? 

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Centre for Global Eco-Innovation

Launched in 2012, the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation has won two national awards for its ground breaking approach to sustainable R&D and knowledge exchange.

Over 90 graduates have worked with CGE to gain PhDs and Masters by Research whilst working on a company challenge. Many of our graduate researchers have gone on to very successful and sought after roles. Following research projects with CGE, previous Graduate Researchers have entered into exciting and dynamic careers including university research roles, Research and Development Manager at a global organisation and Managing Director of a small business.

Our graduate researchers are at the heart of what we do, each researching, developing and innovating to address global challenges. You will join a substantial cohort of like-minded and ambitious researchers, providing an important peer network and support group. You’ll be mentored by our Innovation Fellows and benefit from both academic and business supervision and support.