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).

Development of a New magnetic Materials and Composites by Advanced Materials Fabrication Processes
Supervisors: Dr J Hall
Eligibility: International students are permitted to apply but would be expected to fund the difference between the Home and International fee
Reference: NRN-JH-2014, Deadline for applications: 30th April 2014

Acoustic Emission in Mixed Lubrication Contacts
Supervisors: Dr A Clarke, Dr R Pullin, Prof HP Evans 
Eligibility: Home / or EU candidates
Reference: AC-ENGIN-2014, Deadline for applications: 31st May 2014 (July Start) or 31st August 2014 (October start)

Novel Techniques for Health Monitoring of Gear Systems
Supervisors: Dr A Clarke, Dr R Pullin 
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-AC-2014, Deadline for applications: 31st May 2014

Frequency 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: 31st May 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: 31st July 2014


OPEN UNTIL POSITION FILLED

Functional and Biological Assessment of a New Implant Material to Treat Focal Cartilage Defects
Supervisors: Dr C Holt, Dr D Mason
Eligibility: Home / EU students.  International students are permitted to apply but would be expected to fund the difference between the Home and International fee.
Reference: NRN-CH-2014

Towards the Next Generation of Fast Dynamics Solvers in Engineering
Supervisors: Dr S Kulasegaram, Prof J Bonet and Dr AJ Gil (Swansea University)
Eligibility: Home / EU students.  International students are permitted to apply but would be expected to fund the difference between the Home and International fee
Reference: NRN-SK-2014

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

Combustion Diagnostics and Emissions
Supervisors: Dr R Marsh, Prof. PJ Bowen
Eligibility: Home, EU or Overseas Candidates. Overseas candidates should note that they will need to cover the difference between the home and overseas fee
Reference: RM-FLEX-E-PLANT1

Damping 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

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