EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Aerosol Science


From drug delivery to the lungs to the transmission of disease, climate change to combustion science, new routes to materials to consumer and agricultural products, an understanding of aerosol science is crucial.


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Industrial and Academic partnerships with the CDT in Aerosol Science

What makes our CDT an excellent collaborative and multidisciplinary environment and network to be part of? How does working with Industrial Partners benefit our students’ PhD experience? What are the benefits to Academics and Industrial Partners of collaborative projects?

Listen to an Industrial Partner, Academic and students explain why being part of such a centre is so incredibly enriching.

Welcome to the CDT in Aerosol Science

Twenty students joined the third cohort of the CDT in September 2021, while our 19 students in the second cohort move to start their PhD research. With backgrounds from geography, and earth sciences to engineering, chemistry, physics, pharmacy and biological sciences, we now have three truly diverse cohorts! During their first year, our students complete training in Core Aerosol Science, Research Methods, and Professionalism and Translation, while developing their PhD research proposals.

Could you be part of our fourth cohort?  Apply now to become a member of this brilliant scientific community.

Four years after our CDT was funded and our first cohort of students started their training in aerosol science, we are beginning to see some of the impacts of their research on policy and on our partners’ activities. Have a look at what our students and industrial partners say about the research our students are conducting and the impact it is having.

Furthering education in aerosol science

As a centre for doctoral training in aerosol science, much of our effort is focused upon understanding and improving education in aerosol science.  We have identified the key knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for successful practitioners of this rapidly-evolving, interdisciplinary field and ensure that our postgraduate researchers have the opportunity to engage in practice, receive feedback and be assessed in each of these areas.  We draw upon research-based instructional strategies in devising this practice, feedback and assessment.  We conduct educational research on a range of topics.  Learn more at our page dedicated to furthering education in aerosol science.


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EPSRC CDT in Aerosol Science

University of Bristol
School of Chemistry
Cantock's Close
Bristol, BS8 1TS

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