The School of Engineering works closely with industry and other funders and is often able to offer one-off PhD studentships sponsored by our industrial partners, or as part of research projects.

Current opportunities are listed below (full details of each studentship can be downloaded by clicking on the project title).

 
Materials and Manufacturing Academy (M2A) Funded Engineering Doctorates

Academic Contact: Prof. S Evans (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Eligibility: UK, EU candidates who have been resident in the UK for three years at the course start date

Reference: M2A Funded Engineering Doctorates

Deadline for applications: 14th September 2015



Computational Modeliing and Prediction of Brain Shift to Improve Surgical Navigation

Three PhD studentships are available for this project and will be based in either the School of Engineering(ENGIN), School of Psychology (PSYCH) or School of Computer Science (COMSC) 

Supervisors: Prof. S Evans (ENGIN), Prof D Jones (Psych), Prof D Marshall (COMSC)

Deadline for applications: Until positions filled.

In the first instance interested applicants should contact: Prof S Evans (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 

An Investigation into the Origin of the Matteucci Effect in Amorphous Materials

Supervisors:Dr T Meydan, Dr PI Williams

Eligibility: UK, EU and Overseas candidates. Notes: Overseas candidates will need to pay the difference between the home and overseas fee

Reference: ENSCL-TM-2015, Deadline for applications: 1st August 2015

 

Ammonia Sub-Megawatt Power Generation

Supervisors: Dr A Valera-Medina, Prof. PJ Bowen

Eligibility: UK, EU candidates who have been resident in the UK for three years at the course start date

Reference: DTG2-AVM-2015, Deadline for applications: 31st August 2015

  

Characterisation and Modelling of Broadband and Efficient P.A. Modes

Supervisors: Prof. J Benedikt, Prof. P Tasker

Eligibility: UK, EU candidates who have been resident in the UK for three years at the course start date

Reference: JB-FW2-2015, Deadline for applications: 31st August 2015

 

Imaging Stray Magnetic Fields using 3D Scanning Techniques

Supervisors: Dr T Meydan, Dr PI Williams

Eligibility: UK, EU candidates who have been resident in the UK for three years at the course start date

Reference: DTG4-TM-2015, Deadline for applications: 31st August 2015

 

New Technologies for the Removal of Phosphates from Wastewater

Supervisors: Dr D Sapsford, Dr A Babatunde

Eligibility: UK, EU candidates who have been resident in the UK for three years at the course start date

Reference: DTG2-DS-2015, Deadline for applications: August 31st 2015 


Development of Wear Modelling Capability for Self-lubricating Plain Bearings

Supervisors: Prof HP Evans, Dr R Pullin, Dr A Clarke

Eligibility: UK, EU and Overseas candidates. Notes: Overseas candidates will need to pay the difference between the home and overseas fee

Reference: AC-SKF-2015, Deadline for applications: August 31st 2015


System Integration of Concentrator Photovoltaics and Thermoelectric Devices for Enhanced Solar Energy Harvesting Self-lubricating Plain Bearings

Supervisors: Dr G Min,  Dr T Sweet,

Eligibility: UK, EU and Overseas candidates. Notes: Overseas candidates will need to pay the difference between the home and overseas fee

Reference: NRN-TS-2015, Deadline for applications: 28th August 2015