At Manchester Metropolitan University, we have a Master Studentship available in the group of Dr Macia/Dr Sutcliffe/ Dr Banks.
Project Title: Turning chemistry green: The use of mechanical forces to activate synthetic processes
Project Summary: This full time 12-month project (commencing October 2013) covers a range of disciplines/areas including (but not limited to): chemical synthesis; pharmaceutical/drug analysis; forensics and computational chemistry and involve both cross-collaboration with various research groups at MMU (Banks, Sutcliffe, Maciá and Munro) within Chemistry.
Project specific requirements: We are looking for a candidate with an BSc(H) degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject related to organic chemistry. Excellent lab skills and background in organic synthesis are essential.
Duration: 12 months
Conditions: The associated funding only covers tuition fees (Home/EU only) and research costs. Student will be expected to cover his/her own living expenses.
For further information: email b.macia-ruiz en mmu.ac.uk.
To apply: send your CV and covering letter (including a personal statement outlining your suitability for the study, what you hope to achieve from the Masters by Research and your research experience to date)to b.macia-ruiz en mmu.ac.uk.