Enquiries are welcome from appropriately qualified individuals. The group works at the interface between Chemistry, Materials Science and Life Sciences, and members gain experience in a wide variety of synthetic, analytical and characterisation techniques. If you are interested in joining the group, please send Gemma-Louise ( a 2-page CV.

PhD Opportunities

Please check the twitter handle @gemmaloudavies for the most recent vacancies.

If you wish to apply to join the group supported by a fellowship or through a doctoral training centre, please contact Gemma-Louise ( with a 2 page CV, a letter of motivation, and details of the programme through which you would like to apply.

Masters and MSc Projects

Each year the group takes on Final Year Undergraduates to complete their Research Projects. Please contact Gemma-Louise by email ( if you are interested.

Summer Undergraduate Projects

If you are interested in carrying out a short 6-10 week Summer project, fully funded, in a Nanotech lab, there are bursary schemes available through the Royal Society of Chemistry and many others. Contact Gemma-Louise as soon as possible to discuss projects and assistance with writing the application form.

Postdoctoral Positions

Interested candidates should contact Gemma-Louise directly to discuss funding opportunities (see links below) and projects.

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowships.

USA-ESU Lindemann Fellowships

The Ramsey Trust

The Royal Society

Newton International Fellowships

Sir Henry Wellcome PDRA Fellowships (final yr PhD or 1st yr PDRA)

Sir Henry Dale Fellowships (PDRA)

The Leverhulme Trust

The Royal Commission of 1851

The Sanger Institute

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellowships

Human Frontier Science Program

Max Planck Society

NATO Science for Peace Program

Ford Fellowships

JCC Memorial Fund