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).

Study of Offshore Sandbank Dynamics

Supervisor: Dr Shunqi Pan

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

Reference: SP-NERC-GW4-3, Deadline for applications: 15th January 2015

Coastal Sediment Stability: A Mechanistic Study of Biogenic Coastal Defence in Estuaries

Supervisor: Dr Michael Harbottle

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

Reference: MH-NERC-GW4-2 , Deadline for applications: 15th January 2015

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-2015, Deadline for applications: 15th August 2015

Tidal Turbine Arrays and the Environmental Impact

Supervisors: Dr D O'Doherty, Prof. T O'Doherty, Dr A Mason-Jones

Eligibility:  The award is open to Home, EU or Overseas candidates. Overseas candidates will have to pay the difference between the Home and Overseas fee each year.

Reference: NRN-DOD-2014/15, Deadline for applications: 30th November 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: 30th November 2014

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-2014, Deadline for applications: 30th November 2014

Development of Advanced Numerical Methods for the Virtual Testing of Composite Structures

Supervisors: Dr P Kerfriden

Eligibility: The award is open to Home/EU and Overseas candidates.  Overseas candidates wll be required to pay the difference between the Home and Overseas fees.

Reference: NRN-PK-2014/15, Deadline: 30th November 2014


OPEN UNTIL POSITION FILLED

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-2015 

Development of New Magnetic Materials and Composites by Advanced Materials Fabrication Processes

Supervisor: Dr J Hall

Eligibility:  The award is open to Home students, or EU candidates only.

Reference: NRN-JH-2014