Funded, 3-Year R&D Opportunities for Businesses
Does your business have an unresolved environmental issue, or need to develop new environmental products and services?
Are you constrained by limited resources or the costs of traditional R&D?
Are you able to work with us to outline a challenging project before early October?
The Lancaster Environment Centre can enable you to access funded PhD studentships to address your issues.
Current priority areas for funding (to which you are not restricted) are:
- Food and Agriculture.
- Resource Management (minerals, forestry, waste etc).
- Financial Services (risk management and valuation including insurance).
- Environmental Monitoring.
The 2011 deadline will be 11 October.
To participate, you will need to provide £6,000 over for 3 years, in return for over £68,000 from the Natural Environment Research Council.
Good projects should be focused, achievable and provide a range of training opportunities for the student.
Academic rigour to challenge the student and allow them to develop solutions to real problems is also important, as a 3-18 month placement with you.
Projects receive thorough academic supervision, are supported by a �35 million 300+ researcher facility and are jointly managed with you.
Besides developing new products or services and gaining a graduate dedicated to your project over 3 years, benefits to you include access to:
- Our expertise and ideas
- New graduates
- Intelligence on competitors through literature searches
- Our extensive facilities
- Scientific publications
For more information contact:
The application deadline (11 October) has now passed.
You can also read more information about NERC CASE awards at the website below:
Mon 03 October 2011
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Tue 31 March 2015
A Faculty team representing science, technology, engineering and maths took part in EDF Energy's 'Science Day' on Saturday 21st March at Heysham Power Station.
Wed 25 March 2015
Professor Roger Jones has replaced Professor Peter Ratoff as Head of the Physics Department. Roger gained a PhD studying neutrino interactions at CERN and Fermilab before starting his career at CERN working at the Large Electron-Positron (LEP) Collider.
Tue 24 March 2015
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