December 14, 2016

Bubbles rising through rocky cracks

Bubbles rising through rocky cracks

This project will explore the coalescence and break up of bubbles as they emerge through cracks in the earth’s crust. This is truly interdisciplinary work, where you will define your experiments and mathematical modelling through detailed examination and characterization of rock samples, hosted by the British Geological Survey.

You will be part of the ENVISION Doctoral Training programme, where you will have the opportunity to interact with a wide range of environmental scientists, geographers and natural scientists. This programme will provide training in interdisciplinary research skills and provide access to over 40 partner businesses to open your future career opportunities.

The studentship will allow you to attend the prestigious 2-week summer school ‘Fluid Dynamics of Sustainability and the Environment’, hosted by Cambridge University and Ecole Polytechnique (Paris). This will introduce you to different perspectives in environmental science and provide support and insight as you develop your theoretical and experimental fluid mechanics skills, directly benefitting your research.

Applicants should hole a minimum of a UK Honors Degree at 2:1 level (or equivalent) in Natural Sciences, Physics, Engineering or Mathematics.

For further details please contact Dr Barbara Turnbull,