NERC Research Experience Placements this Summer

We are looking for a motivated UG student from the UK university to join our group with the NERC funded placement.

Bringing Atomic-level insights to Caesium Decontamination by Clay Minerals

The student will investigate the adsorption of Cs-137 onto montmorillonite and vermiculite clays at atomic-level resolution. They will use molecular dynamics (MD) simulations, a theoretical method, providing atomistic-level details to macroscopic observations. Through this work we will gain a mechanistic understanding of the Cs-clay adsorption process and we will help inform the choice of natural clay between the local naturally available ones, on the nuclear waste disposal sites.

More details about project and eligibility here.

Application deadline 19th of May, apply here.

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