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Engineering

We offer a 3 year PhD programme, a 4 year integrated PhD programme, an EngD programme, and a 1 year MPhil degree programme.

PhD, MPhil, EngD Full-time, Part-time Programme

Astronomy Instrumentation

Astronomy Instrumentation is a research area within which you can focus your studies as part of our suite of Physics and Astronomy research programmes (MPhil, PhD).

PhD, MPhil Full-time, Part-time Area

Physics and Astronomy

The wide range of expertise within the School of Physics and Astronomy enables the School to offer a variety of opportunities for higher degrees by research.

PhD, MPhil Full-time, Part-time Programme

Geo-environmental Engineering

Self-healing of plant-stabilised geotechnical structures.

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Engineering: Mechanics, Materials and Advanced Manufacturing

The wide ranging research theme of Mechanics, Materials and Advanced Manufacturing incorporates cutting edge research which fosters innovation and sustainability, supports social and economic development, and contributes to improvements in health and quality of life by ensuring the safety and best performance of materials and structures.

PhD, MPhil, EngD Full-time, Part-time Area

Data mining at the South Galactic Pole

Automated methods of extracting the properties of millions of galaxies from survey data and identifying new classes of rare objects.

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Biomedical Engineering

Opportunities available in the Biomedical Engineering Research Group.

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Machine learning to extract gravitatonal wave transients

Identifying astrophysical gravitational wave transients from events such as supernovae.

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Machine learning to maximise the impact of ALMA

Development of new, automated methods for identifying sources in data from the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).

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Extracting weak Gravitional Wave events

Use of machine learning techniques to identify and classify weak gravitational wave events in data from the LIGO and Virgo detectors.

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Searching for Cosmic Anomalies

This project will involve developing, testing and applying innovative statistical analysis techniques to real and simulated data sets.

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Biomedical smart fabric wearable devices

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on energy and environment.

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Automated Searches for Ultra-Diffuse Emission from Stars

We are particularly interested in the fraction of stars that lie outside of easily recognised galactic structures as a means of tracing the assembly history of dark matter haloes of various masses.

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Revealing Astronomical and Archaeological Information from Satellite Imaging Data (AA - Reveal)

The proposed project is to look at the further development of the astronomical software and to particularly consider its application to archaeological surveys.

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Advanced Materials and Computational Mechanics

Opportunities available within the field of Materials, and Advanced and Computational Mechanics.

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Vertical cavity surface emitting lasers for miniature atomic clocks

This research project is available as part of the EPSRC National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) Doctoral Training Partnership.

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Intelligent remote monitoring of knee implants

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on energy and environment.

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Development of Graphene/ceramic composites with damage self-monitoring capabilities

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on energy and environment.

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Synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials for photocatalysis

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on mechanics, materials and advanced manufacturing.

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Bio-geotechnical engineering of natural and engineered slopes using biofilm

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on energy and environment.

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Single crystal analysis of frustrated magnetic systems, using the world's leading powder diffraction instrument

This project would extend the use of WISH to cover robust single crystal analysis of diffuse scattering and weak Bragg peak data with in-situ measurements to extend our fundamental understanding of frustrated magnetic systems.

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Numerical Modelling of Turbulent Interfacial Flows and Fluid-Structure Interaction

This PhD project will focus on research in the areas of computational fluid dynamics (CFD) for interfacial and multiphase flows in environmental & industrial applications.

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Modelling infiltration and runoff erosion of hydrophobic soils

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on energy and environment.

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Mechanical Forces Due to Lightning Strikes to Aircraft

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on mechanics, materials and advanced manufacturing.

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Periodic composite metamaterials for vibroacoustic insulation

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on mechanics, materials and advanced manufacturing.

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Energy harvesting and novel power supplies for body sensor networks and implantable devices

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on health, technology and the digital world.

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Micro and nano scale statistical properties of randomly rough engineering surfaces and their tribological properties

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on mechanics, materials and advanced manufacturing.

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Ultrasonic guided wave-based structural health monitoring of composites under uncertainty

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on mechanics, materials and advanced manufacturing.

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Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation as a Safe and Effective Brain Stimulation Tool

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on energy and environment.

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Enhancing the predictability and reliability of mechanical machining on the nanoscale via a novel modelling approach

This is a fully-funded EPSRC project in engineering, focusing on mechanics, materials and advanced manufacturing.

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