Chemistry at University of Glasgow provide a truly dynamic research environment. At any time we have about 40 academic staff, 120 research students and 40 research assistants and fellows, all working in close collaboration with industry in the UK and internationally.
We host a range of RCUK and industrially-funded research projects, and several research fellowships.
We are a member of ScotCHEM that brings together seven universities in Scotland. ScotCHEM is committed to excellence and to providing the highest quality postgraduate education and researcher experience. The umbrella structure of ScotCHEM encompasses West CHEM, a dynamic research environment which links the chemistry research schools of the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde.
You will be part of a Graduate School which provides the highest level of support to its students.
The overall aim of our Graduate School is to provide a world-leading environment for students which is intellectually stimulating, encourages them to contribute to culture, society and the economy and enables them to become leaders in a global environment.
We have a diverse community of over 750 students from more than 50 countries who work in innovative and transformative disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields. An important part of our work is to bring our students together and to ensure they consider themselves an important part of the University’s academic community.
Being part of our Graduate School community will be of huge advantage to you in your studies and beyond and we offer students a number of benefits in addition to exceptional teaching and supervision, including:
- A wide-ranging and responsive research student training programme which enables you to enhance your skills and successfully complete your studies.
- Mobility scholarships of up to £4000 to enable you to undertake work in collaboration with an international partner.
- A diverse programme of activities which will ensure you feel part of the wider-research community (including our biannual science slam event).
- A residential trip for all new research students.
- The opportunity to engage with industry-partners through training, placements and events.
- Professionally accredited programmes.
The Chemistry programme is offered at University of Glasgow.
Programme StructureIllustrative research topics:
- Homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis
- Computational theory
- Sensing, imaging and diagnostics
- Oxidative stress and cancer
- Anti- microbial, viral and parasitic drugs
- Synthetic biology
- Synthetic methodology and total synthesis of natural products
- Inorganic biology
- Synthetic systems and hybrid devices
- 48 months
- 96 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesChemistry Educational Research Natural Sciences View 38 other PhDs in Natural Sciences in United Kingdom
Applicants should submit:
- Transcripts/degree certificate
- Two references
- Name of potential Supervisor
International23950 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23950 GBP per year during 48 months.
National4500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4500 GBP per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Glasgow
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