An undergraduate degree or MSc in a relevant subject is required.
Months of entry
Research is concentrated on the fundamental science of wood and plant fibres, natural fibre reinforced composites, and the use of plant-derived materials as chemical feedstocks; particular attention is paid to environmental impacts. Research areas: renewable materials with specialisations in: science of wood and plant fibres; natural fibre reinforced composites; use of plant-derived materials as chemical feedstocks; wood ultrastructure and decay mechanisms; chemical modification; preservation and flow; composite properties; chemical products from plants.
Fees and funding
UK Research Councils (UK students only); DfID; Foreign and Commonwealth Office (via British Council); European Union; University scholarships (UK students only); Overseas Research Student scheme; Charities and Trusts; Commonwealth Scholarships; International agencies; Overseas Government Scholarships.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Chris Parry
- 01248 382314