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PhD Studentship - Biofuels from green plants: identifying the mechanism for enhanced crop growth in biochar

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PhD Supervisor: Professor Gail Taylor, co supervisor Dr A Marchant
Application Deadline: 26 June 2013
Funding: Funded PhD project

PhD Position: Biochar is a carbon (C)-rich solid or liquid formed when biomass is used to produce bioenergy. This ‘black carbon’ has been suggested as a solution to climate change, potentially reducing global anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases by 12 %, as well as promoting increased crop growth. Increases in crop growth can be large – by more than 10...

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Biological sciences

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Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsUnited Kingdom
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Career StageExperienced researcher or 4-10 yrs (Post-Doc)
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University of Southampton - Centre for Biological Sciences