PhD Opportunity on “Tracking the fate of plastic biodegradation in ocean systems under environmentally relevant conditions”

Application deadline:  Sunday 14th February 2022 This project aims to identify the biological and geochemical/physical processes involved in controlling the fate of plastics (of different polymer types) under different environmental settings. It will utilise sophisticated techniques in microbial ecology, such as DNA-based stable-isotope probing (DNA-SIP), to trace the fate of isotopically-labelled …

PhD Opportunity: Tracking the fate of plastic biodegradation

DEADLINE: Sun 14 Feb 21 This EPSRC-funded project aims to identify the biological and geochemical/physical processes involved in controlling the fate of plastics (of different polymer types) under different environmental settings. Applicants must have or expect to have a 1st class MSc degree in a relevant field by Autumn 2021. …