The University of Aberdeen offers a number of PhD opportunities in the Decommissioning field. Situated in a dedicated research space in Newburgh, Aberdeenshire, the National Decommissioning Centre features outstanding modern facilities and the ability to work on projects with our industry partners.

Current PhD Vacancies

  • Hydrocarbons, scales and heavy metals intertwined in colloidal suspensions: challenges and opportunities during cleaning and waste disposal in decommissioning
    Supervisors: Dr David Vega & Dr Waheed Afzal
  • Economic Aspects of Different Instruments for Procuring Financial Security Relation to Decommissioning Liabilities in the UKCS
    Supervisors: Professor Alex Kemp & Dr Marc Gronwald
  • Decommissioning of Bundles
    Supervisors: Professor Ana Ivanovic & Dr Astley Hasting
  • Next-generation DNA approaches to next generation decommissioning
    Supervisors: Dr Alex Douglas & Professor Stuart Piertney
  • Lowering reuse costs by reducing fouling on immersed structures
    Supervisors: Professor Marcel Jaspars & Professor Frithjof Kuepper

PhD Vacancies

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