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Current 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). 

School of Engineering Opportunities

President's Research Scholarships  

For further information about available projects funded under the prestigious President's Research Scholarships initiative click here .

Click on the links below to view funded research projects currently available:

Project Position to be filled by 1st April 2013

Microfluidic Fabrication of Polymeric Capsules for Fusion Energy
Prof. D Barrow, Prof. A Porch
Eligibility: Home or EU (Resident in the UK for three years at the course start date). Other EU applicants may be eligible for a fees only award.
Ref: DB-EPSRC-13, Deadline as soon as possible for April 2013 start.

Projects with March 2013 Application Deadline:

Damage Assessment of Rotating Machinery for Aerospace and Environmental Applications
Dr R Pullin, Dr A Clarke
Eligibility: Home, EU, Overseas candidates (overseas candidates will be required to fund the difference between the home and overseas fee).
Ref: RP-13, Deadline: 31st March 2013

Development and Validation of Powder Supply Chain
Prof. R Setchi, Mr P Prickett
Eligibility: Home, EU, Overseas candidates.  The  full award will cover fees at the Home/EU rate and an annual stipend (£13,590 in 2012/13). (Overseas candidates will be required to fund the difference between the home and overseas fee).
Ref: RS-13, Deadline 31st March 2013

Infrastructure-BIM: A Contractor's Perspective of Infrastructure Information Modelling
Dr H Li, Prof. R Lark
Eligibility: Home, EU, Overseas candidates (overseas candidates will be required to fund the difference between the home and overseas fee).
Ref: HL-BL-13, Deadline: 31st March 2013

Materials for Life (M4L): Biomimetic Multi-Scale Damage Immunity for Construction Materials 
Dr D Gardner, Prof.R Lark 
Eligibility: Home, EU, Overseas candidates (overseas candidates will be required to fund the difference between the home and overseas fee).
Ref: DG-BL-13, Deadline: 31st March 2013

Methodology Platform for Prediction of Damage Events for Self-sensing Aerospace Panels Subjected to Real Load Conditions 
Dr C Featherston, Dr L Kawashita, Dr A Clarke, Dr R Pullin
Eligibility: Home, EU, Overseas candidates (overseas candidates will be required to fund the difference between the home and overseas fee).
Ref: CF-13, Deadline 31st March 2013

Residual Magnetism in Manufacturing: Theory, Definition and Practical Principles
Dr P Anderson, Dr Y Melikhov
Eligibility: Home, EU, Overseas candidates (overseas candidates will be required to fund the difference between the home and overseas fee).
Ref: PA-13, Deadline: 31st March 2013

Projects with May 2013 Application Deadline:

Polynominal Matrix Factorisation Techniques for Multichannel Signal Processing 
Prof. J McWhirter, Dr Y Hicks
Eligibility: Home, EU, Overseas candidates (overseas candidates will be required to fund the difference between the home and overseas fee).
Ref: JM-YH-13, Deadline 31st May 2013

Cost Effective Test Methods for Simulated Lightening Strike Tests
Prof. A Haddad
Eligibility: Home or EU (Resident in the UK for three years at the course start date). Other EU applicants may be eligible for a fees only award.
Ref: MH-CASE-13, Deadline 31st May 2013

Projects Open Until Position Filled:

Full life Cycle Assessment of Weholite Pipe for Various Utility Applications
Dr B Bockelmann-Evans, Dr A Babatunde, Prof D Kennedy, 
Eligibility: Home or EU (Resident in the UK for three years at the course start date). 
Ref: EPSRC-BBE-12, Open until position filled

Development of Bespoke Design Criteria for Mine Water Treatment Systems
Dr D Sapsford, Dr A Babatunde 
Eligibility: Home or EU (Resident in the UK for three years at the course start date). 
Ref: EPSRC-DS-12, Open until position filled

 













 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 









 

 

 

 

 



Information on regular funding schemes for research students can be found in our Funding Your Studies section.