PhD Opportunities

Along with Dr Muñoz-Herranz (UEA), Rianne will be a 2nd supervisor on a self-funded PhD project, which focuses on the synthesis of chiral allene derived-metal complexes and their applications in both asymmetric catalysis and metallotherapy. The deadline for submissions is the 31st May 2021. Please direct any informal enquiries to the primary supervisor – Dr Maria Paz Muñoz-Herranz, m.munoz-herranz@uea.ac.uk

https://www.find aphd.com/phds/project/chiral-allene-derived-metal-complexes-for-asymmetric-catalysis-and-metallotherapy-munozmu21sf/?p125140

We currently have no funded PhD studentships available with Rianne as primary supervisor. However, students wishing to either apply for their own funding or can self-fund should send an email directly to Rianne, r.lord@uea.ac.uk to discuss help with applying or choose a projected from our self-funded options.

Information regarding research degrees and our university open days can be found on the universities webpage. We advertise both funded and self-funded PhD projects, and these are listed on the School of Chemistry.

To cover the costs of a self-funded PhD, students can apply for a UK Gov Postgraduate Doctoral Loan or through some research council opportunities:

Animal Free Research UK


Wellcome Trust

Please contact Rianne for more information and/or to discuss the application process, or to raise a query regarding other funding opportunities.

Summer Undergraduate Projects

If you are interested in carrying out a short, fully funded research project our research group, please contact Rianne for more information and/or any queries regarding the projects and application process. Students in stages 2 and 3 of study are eligible for bursaries and should visit the Royal Society of Chemistry, Biochemical Society or Animal Free Research UK for more information.

Post-doctoral Positions

If you are interested in discussing a PDRA in our research group, please contact Rianne regarding eligibility, potential projects and the application process.

Animal Free Research UK

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships

Newton International Fellowships (The Royal Society)

Sir Henry Dale Fellowships

Sir Henry Wellcome PDRA Fellowships

The Leverhulme Trust

The Ramsey Trust

The Royal Commission of 1851