Opportunities

We are currently looking for talented and motivated students with degrees in civil, chemical or environmental engineering (or similar) to undertake PhD projects in one of the following research areas.

Discover the wide variety of taste and odour compounds that algae produce so that we may devise appropriate water treatment strategies... More
Determine the ecophysiology of key taste and odour producing algal species so that we may better predict and manage their blooms... More
Use state-of-the-art technologies to detect, quantify and characterise algal blooms in drinking water treatment plants... More
Study the impact of algal cells and organic matter on the chemical reactions that govern the oxidation of cyanobacteria and their associated metabolites... More
Analyse the ecology of bacterial biofilm formation during GAC operation and its effect on removal efficiency for various algal taste and odour compounds... More