Research Studentship Opportunities

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).

Modelling Studies Relating to: Marine Renewable Energy, Coastal Energy, Flood Risk Management
Supervisors: Professor Roger Falconer, Professor Thorsten Stoesser
Eligibility: UK, EU students who have been resident in the UK for three years at the course start date
Reference: WISE CDT-2014, Deadline: 15th August 2014

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requency Support from Offshore Wind Farms
Supervisors: Dr C Ugalde-Loo, Prof. N Jenkins
Eligibility:  The full award is open to Home students, or EU candidates who have been resident in the UK for three years at the course start date. Other EU applicants may be eligible for a fees-only award.
Reference: CUL-HUBNET-2014, Deadline for applications: Extended to 1st September 2014 

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mping of Sub-synchronous Resonance
Supervisors: Dr CE Ugalde-Loo, Prof. N Jenkins  
Eligibility: UK, EU students who have been resident in the UK for three years at the course start date; other candidates who can demonstrate a connection to the UK, usually through residency.  Other EU applications may be eligible for a fees-only award
Reference: CUL-iCASE-2013,
Deadline for applications: Extended to 1st september 2014

Biological Enhancement of Estuarine and River beds through Microbial Activity
Supervisors: Dr M Harbottle, Dr C Wilson, Dr R Perkins (EARTH)
Eligibility:  The award is open to Home students, or EU candidates only.
Reference: MH-ENG-EARTH-15, Deadline for applications: 
14th September 2014

Microwave Dielectric Characterisation of Ammines
Supervisors: Prof. A Porch, Dr J Lees, Dr M Jones (Rutherford Appleton Laboratory)
Eligibility: Home / or EU candidates who have been resident in the UK for three years at the course start date.  Other EU applicants may be eligible for a fees-only award.    
Reference: DTG-AP-2014, Deadline for applications: 15th August 2014

OPEN UNTIL POSITION FILLED

Full Life Cycle Assessment of Weholite Pipe for Various Utility
Supervisors: Dr B Bockelmann-Evans, Dr A Babatunde, Prof. D Kennedy
Eligibility: UK, EU students who have been resident in the UK for three years at the course start date.  Other EU applications may be eligible for a fees-only award
Reference: EPSRC-BBE-12

Analysis and Design of Integrated Multi-Vector Energy Networks
Supervisors: Prof. N Jenkins, Dr J Wu
Eligibility: UK, EU students who have been resident in the UK for three years at the course start date.  Other EU applications may be eligible for a fees-only award
Reference:  DTG4-JW-2013

EPSRC Case PhD Studentship in Energy Management
Supervisor: Prof. Y Rezgui
Eligibility:  The award is open to Home students, or EU candidates only.
Reference:  YR-iCase-2014