- Type of research degree
- Application deadline
- Ongoing deadline
- Country eligibility
- International (open to all nationalities, including the UK)
- Competition funded
- Dr Matteo Castronovo
- Additional supervisors
- Prof. Alan Mackie, Prof. Anwesha Sarkar, Dr. Aleks Ponjavic, Dr. Amin Sadeghpour Dilmaghani, Dr. Arwen Tyler, Dr. Célia Ferreira, Dr. Evi Paximada, Prof. Francisco M. Goycoolea Valencia, Dr. Helen Chappell, Dr. James Smith, Dr. Mahmood Akhtar, Dr.
- School of Food Science and Nutrition
Funding is available for various projects working with, and independent of, industry on aspects of food colloids (emulsions, foams, dispersions, etc.) and their processing, plus the biophysical chemistry of lipids and biopolymers and their applications and implications for control of food quality, safety and health.<br /> <br />
<p>Some of these may be funded via the <a href="https://www.dur.ac.uk/soft.matter/soficdt/">SOFI CDT</a></p> <p>Some of these may be funded via the <a href="https://moleculestoproduct.leeds.ac.uk/">Molecules to Product CDT</a>.</p> <p> </p> <p> </p>
<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made online through the <a href="https://www.leeds.ac.uk/research-applying/doc/applying-research-degrees">University's website</a>. Please state clearly in the research information section that the research degree you wish to be considered for is ‘Food colloids and interfacial science’ and someone within the Food Colloids Bioprocessing Research Group in the School of Food Science & Nutrition as your potential Supervisor</p> <p>If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the University's minimum English language requirements (below).</p> <p><em>As an international research-intensive university, we welcome students and staff from all walks of life and from across the world. We foster an inclusive environment where all can flourish and prosper, and we are proud of our strong commitment to student education. Within the School of Food Science we are dedicated to diversifying our community and we welcome the unique contributions that individuals can bring, and particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, people who belong to a minority ethnic community, people who identify as LGBT+; and people with disabilities. Candidates will always be selected based on merit and ability.</em></p>
Applicants to research degree programmes should normally have at least a first class or an upper second class British Bachelors Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline. The criteria for entry for some research degrees may be higher, for example, several faculties, also require a Masters degree. Applicants are advised to check with the relevant School prior to making an application. Applicants who are uncertain about the requirements for a particular research degree are advised to contact the School or Graduate School prior to making an application.
The minimum English language entry requirement for research postgraduate research study is an IELTS of 6.5 overall with at least 6.0 in each component (reading, writing, listening and speaking) or equivalent. The test must be dated within two years of the start date of the course in order to be valid. Some schools and faculties have a higher requirement.
<p><strong>Self-Funding Students are welcome to apply.</strong></p> <p><strong>UK students</strong> – <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk/funding/60-alumni-bursary">Alumni Bursary</a> is available to graduates of the University of Leeds.</p> <p><strong>Non-UK students</strong> – The <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk/funding/73-leeds-marshall-scholarship">Leeds Marshall Scholarship</a> is available to support US citizens. <a href="https://phd.leeds.ac.uk/funding/60-alumni-bursary">Alumni Bursary</a> is available to graduates of the University of Leeds.</p> <p>Some of these may be funded via the <a href="https://www.dur.ac.uk/soft.matter/soficdt/">SOFI CDT</a></p> <p>Some of these may be funded via the <a href="https://moleculestoproduct.leeds.ac.uk/">Molecules to Product CDT</a>.</p>
<p>For further information regarding your application, please contact Doctoral College Admissions by email: <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a>, or by telephone: +44 (0)113 343 5057.</p> <p>For further information regarding the project, please contact the Food Colloids Bioprocessing Research Group Leader, Dr. Matteo Costronova: <a href="https://environment.leeds.ac.uk/food-nutrition/staff/7158/dr-matteo-castronovo">M.Castronovo@leeds.ac.uk</a></p>
<h3 class="heading heading--sm">Linked research areas</h3>