Three Month Fixed term Graduate Researcher Send opportunities


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Grosvenor Power Services

As part of the SEND project at Keele University, this is an exciting opportunity to undertake a paid three-month project and is suitable for a graduate studying at Keele University. This opportunity is open to both UK and International researchers. It is possible to place one or more researchers onto this position.

The placement is working with Grosvenor Power Services, an independent company able to provide a complete installation service for substations and power systems. This project is to investigate supercritical gas storage and the efficiency of its use in power generation. It will involve looking at the equipment and technologies used in the production and storage of supercritical gas. 

Payment will be £12.60/hour plus any holiday accruement, which equates to £23,754 pro rata. This will give the successful candidate(s) the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a rapidly growing field alongside studying at Keele University. This project may benefit from two or more researchers working together with complementary skills and sharing the research hours. 

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to learn more, please contact to arrange an informal discussion:

Dr Sharon George (MSc in Environmental Sustainability and Green Technology Course Director) -

About the SEND Project

A European first, this world-class demonstrator facility for smart energy research and development will enable the testing and evaluation of new and evolving energy technologies. Working collaboratively with local partner companies, the programme will provide the opportunity to assess the efficiency of these new technologies in terms of energy reduction, cost and CO2 emissions. More information on SEND is available at:

The Smart Energy Network Demonstrator project (ref 32R16P00706) is part-funded through the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the England 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) Growth Programme. It is also part-funded by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)

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