Engineering: Coil Coatings – An Investigation into Expedited Plastisol Degradation

Published Date: September 6, 2017

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

    Engineering
  • Country of the Scholarship

    United Kingdom
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

    2018
  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

    University
  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

    Offline
  • Applier's country

    All
  • Expenses covered

    Monthly subsistence allowance, Tuition fees
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    M2A@swansea.ac.uk.

The application process for this scholarship is currently closed

Sponsoring Company for this project is AkzoNobel. This company was founded in 1994 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. They are a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people’s lives more livable and inspiring.

The subject of the project is an Investigation into Expedited Plastisol Degradation Related to Poor Coating Adhesion. The main focus of this project is to understand why adhesion failure results in expedited plastisol degradation and to investigate the various coating failure mechanisms.

Start date is October 2017.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Candidates should hold an Engineering or Physical Sciences degree with a minimum classification level of 2:1 or equivalent relevant experience. This project would be suitable for someone with a degree in Chemistry or Materials Science
  • Candidates must be the UK or EU citizen and have the right to work in Wales at the end of their studies
  • Candidates must not be financially able to participate without the award of grant funding

To apply, candidates need to do the following:

The research engineer will have regular contact with the industrial supervisor but will be based at Swansea University.

The studentship implies a tax-free stipend of £20,000 and the full cost of UK/EU tuition fees.

The deadline for applications is September 11, 2017.


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