Research course

Renewable Materials

Institution
Bangor University · School of the Environment, Natural Resources and Geography
Qualifications
MPhilPhD

Entry requirements

An undergraduate degree or MSc in a relevant subject is required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

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

MPhil

part time
36 months
full time
24 months

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
60 months

Course contact details

Name
Chris Parry
Email
c.parry@bangor.ac.uk
Phone
01248 382314