Meet some of our PhD researchers. Each is passionate about addressing the world's big challenges. We’ve people from many disciplines across the globe who have excellent transferable skills. Our PhD students are part of the research engine of the department - bringing innovation and expertise.
Industry, university and COVID-19 testing: Hannah's PhD story
Hear Hannah's PhD experience so far, including her time working on COVID-19 testing as a Bioscience Lead.
Electric vehicle batteries and swing dancing: Chirag’s PhD story
Hear all about Chirag’s work on the cathode of electric vehicle batteries, as well as his extracurricular activities of swing dancing and rock climbing.
James Bezzina: from sewage to sustenance
Could sewage be the answer to our long-term fertiliser needs? James Bezzina's PhD research is exploring how to transform our waste into a sustainable resource.
Thomas Butler: can algae be a fuel?
Microalgae can offer the potential for biodiesel production and have the highest areal oil yields (up to 75 % of the cell is oil) and they have been explored for alternatives to kerosene.