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Funded PhD Opportunities

Funded (Royal Society - Science Foundation Ireland) PhD with the Henthorn Research Group


A funded PhD position starting in September 2024 is available in the research group of Dr Justin Henthorn. This research project will develop new technologies to synthesize metal-carbon complexes and materials inspired by nitrogenase and other industrial catalysts. 

Please email a cover letter and CV (including contact information for 2 academic references) to
Dr. Justin Henthorn  at justin.henthorn@ucd.ie. Further details regarding this position may be found at PhD Opportunity - Henthorn Research Group.

Funded PhD with the Negahdar Research Group

A fully funded 4-year PhD position is available in the field of Catalysis in the (opens in a new window)Negahdar Research Group.

The project focuses on the catalytic electrochemical CO2 reduction (CO2R) as a future renewable energy technology. You will be working on developing catalytic approaches to control the kinetics of reaction for achieving an improved/enhanced catalytic efficiency. Experience in area of catalysis and electrochemistry would be an advantage.

Please email a CV and Cover letter to(opens in a new window)leila.negahdar@ucd.ie.

Contact UCD School of Chemistry

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 1 716 2132 / 716 2425 | E: chemistry@ucd.ie