Recruited PhD Projects

The following projects have had a PhD researcher selected or are interviewing potential researchers:


Project titleCompany
Designing a Citizen-led Coastal Observation and Engagement Platform The Rabbit Patch Ltd
Development of a swirl induction device for the high flow rate Typhon UV LED water treatment reactor Typhon Treatment Systems Ltd
Do surfactant based wetting agents improve fertilizer nutrient-use efficiency for managed amenity turf grown in sand based media? J Mallinson (Ormskirk) Ltd
Novel Application for the Random Column Packing 'Dixon Rings' Croft Filters Ltd
Optimization of Phytonutrient and Vitamin Content of Salad Leaves Grown in an Intensive, Multi-Level Hydroponics System Using LED Lighting May Barn Consultancy Ltd
Reducing flood peaks with trees and other nature-based methods across the English catchment with the largest recorded flood discharge Lune Rivers Trust Ltd
The use of amino acids to improve crop yields by reducing abiotic stress and improved nitrogen utilisation Environmental Crop Management Ltd
Application of Earth Observation data and GIS techniques to quantify Natural Capital and develop Agri-Environmental management plans Land Use Consultants Ltd
Spring in(to) action - Predictive Valve Spring Dynamics for Valve Train Optimisation Force Technology Ltd
Development of point of care testing of critical and chronic health conditions eBiogen
Highly efficient integrated generation of energy from biomass and waste using MIP gasification and fuel cell technology Stopford Energy and Environment
New computational approaches for transforming the energy efficiency of controlling indoor temperature in non-domestic buildings Hardy and Ellis Inventions
Novel electrochemical methods for the production of cleaning agents to use in air purification Smart Separations Ltd
Optimising the use of cement bypass dust and other soil alkalising agents in agriculture to enhance crop yields Silverwoods Waste Management
A meta controller for building automation Demopad Software Limited
Novel approaches for mitigating the environmental impacts of Japanese knotweed Phlorum Limited
Crop abiotic stress modulators Redag
Watershed services (local flood-mitigation and nutrient-retention benefits) delivered by existing woods, hedgerows and soil improvement practices within the River Leith basin, Cumbria Eden Rivers Trust
Developing a sustainable 'lure-and-kill' control system for disease-carrying sandflies Russell IPM Limited
Energy2.0: Digitisation of energy to create customer value Utilisoft Limited
Low energy water quality monitoring of toxic metals Process Instruments (UK) Ltd.
Re-wetted land use capability assessment for NW England (ReLUCA) Cumbria Wildlife Trust
Providing client services for air quality JBA Trust
Smart grid connection of community renewable power system
with battery storage
Entrust Microgrid
Using phytohormone interactions to improve nitrogen fixation in legumes P.I. Bioscience
Developing and testing a next generation carbon accounting tool for businesses Small World Consulting
Evaluate the Arvia Organics Destruction Cell (ODC) for the removal of persistent
organic micro-pollutants
Arvia Technology Limited
Research & development of gas & liquids powered materials processing phenomena TCL-CUMBRIA
Evidence synthesis methods for 21st-century chemical risk assessment The REACH Centre
Establishing a model to select viable locations for “in-stream” micro hydropower Fern Innovation
Improving air quality, energy efficiency, well-being and productivity in private and public buildings NAQTS
Using advanced process control to enable the use of bio-polymer materials in the selective laser sintering additive manufacturing process Euriscus Limited