talk to your Scientist Next Door

As a small community of scientist from the Universities of Edinburgh and Durham, we started www.scientist-next-door.org project.

Our aim is to share our passion for science with children that are now bound to be homeschooled through the COVID-19 lockdown.

We believe this time can become a life-changing opportunity and help bring up a new generation of fantastic scientists!

During the lockdown, we will hold group video calls with families and discuss topics of interest, share ideas and resources.

We have called this project Scientist Next Door as we think after the lockdown is over, it would be great to meet in person your neighbouring scientists!

You can learn more about scientists participating to this project here. And if you are a scientist and would like to join us, contact Valentina.

And for now, stay home, stay safe, look after yourselves and loved ones and join the forum and the upcoming video calls.

ScientistNextDoor

 

 

PhD “Molecular Modeling for Design of Biochar Materials”

PhD studentship through E4 DOCTORAL TRAINING PARTNERSHIP

The project brings molecular modeling into biochar research, providing atomistic details to the key properties of biochar, and through this enabling the informed design and optimization of biochar for desirable functionality.

Full project description here

Supervisors Valentina Erastova and Ondrej Masek, UK Biochar Research Centre

Start: September 2020

Eligibility: Fully funded for UK and EU (with ILR) citizens

Deadline: 9th January 2020

Application process information here

BiocharSchema

PhD “Weathering of Clays under Extreme Conditions”

PhD studentship through E4 DOCTORAL TRAINING PARTNERSHIP

“Weathering of Clays under Extreme Conditions: Implications for the Biosphere and Extraterrestrial Environments”Planets2MD

Full project description here

Supervisors Dr Valentina Erastova and Prof Charles Cockell, UK Centre for Astrobiology 

Start: September 2020

Eligibility: Fully funded for UK and EU (with ILR) citizens

Deadline: 9th January 2020

Application process information here