BiOrbic researchers at University College Dublin (UCD) lead the Atoms-to-Products (A2P) Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in partnership with the University of Nottingham.

A2P is a four-year PhD programme in Sustainable Chemistry providing advanced training and education, enabling CDT graduates to work in academia, industry and related sectors.

PhD students recruited to the programme at BiOrbic will join a cohort of A2P students from University of Nottingham in a coordinated training programme of cutting-edge, industry-relevant research and skills.

A2P PhD students have the opportunity to:

Undertake an 8 week training visit to A2P Nottingham and attend taught courses in core and specialist subjectsInteract with industry scientists, explore internship opportunitiesGain a deep understanding of sustainability conceptsCarry out significant laboratory-based or computational research on a group projectLearn from transferable skills trainingUndertake an individual PhD project, co-supervised by academic experts and leading industry scientists

The enhanced training programme drives scientific excellence and global impact serving the needs of the Irish and UK bioeconomy.

Click here to find out more about A2P CDT at our partner, the University of Nottingham

A2P is funded by Science Foundation Ireland under grant number 18/EPSRC-CDT/3582, under partnership between Science Foundation Ireland and Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) in the UK.