Funded and self-funded studentships

There are 76 studentships.

A

Advanced Anti-biofilm Surface Coatings Probed by Spatially Resolved Imaging and Microbiology Techniques

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st May 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Advanced Microscopy Image Analysis for Life Science Applications

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 28th June 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

AI approaches for NMR analysis of biomolecular mixtures

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 31st July 2019
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing

Analysing ECG with deep learning: human supervised analysis versus A.I. (Artificial Intelligence)

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Monday 31st December 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

B

Big Data in Collaborative Design - gaining insights into design thinking and the underlying cognitive processes, communication and collaboration patterns that may foster or hinder innovation

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st August 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

C

Can SAVSNET help improve identification and reporting of adverse drug reactions in veterinary medicine?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 29th August 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Characterisation of cell death mechanisms in cancer: protein interactions in p53/PERP-mediated apoptosis

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 21st February 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Characterising and repurposing cyanobacterial CO2-fixing organelles for metabolic engineering

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 5th July 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Characterization and functional analysis of a novel cancer-associated gene

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 23rd November 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Computational Design of Mechanical Metamaterials for Industrial Design and Engineering Applications

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 17th August 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Computational Identification of New Inorganic Materials for Automotive Applications

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 14th May 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Connective Tissue Fibrosis: Understanding basic biological mechanisms and the development of targeted therapies

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 13th September 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

D

Data Driven Discovery of Functional Molecular Co-crystals

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st August 2018
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Defect and Dielectric Engineering of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides for photovoltaic applications

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st August 2018
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences

Defining Small Fibre Neuropathy & Neuropathic Pain in Idiopathic Fibre Neuropathy & Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 28th August 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Determination of hyper-elasticity, viscoelasticity and anisotropy of ocular tissue

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 8th August 2019
  • Subject area: Engineering

Developing co-culture systems to enable the modelling of interactions between cells of the synovial joint

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 2nd July 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr S Tew
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Development of Advanced Methods for Biological Signal Analysis

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 22nd February 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Y Zheng
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Development of Aptamer Functionlized ZnO Micro-ring resonators for Bio Sensing

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st August 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Development of Novel Imaging Technologies for Eye Disease

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Monday 31st December 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Development of treatment for Osteoarthritis by blocking metalloproteinases

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 13th September 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Diagnosis and management of corneal conditions based on its response to dynamic excitation by an external air puff

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 8th August 2019
  • Subject area: Engineering

Dielectric laser acceleration of relativistic beams

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st August 2018
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences

Don’t do it: Oculomotor approaches to inhibitory control

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 26th February 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Paul Knox
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

E

Effects of co-occurring psychotic experiences and psychopathic tendencies on social cognitive functioning

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 14th September 2018
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health

Electrical and Optical properties of mid infrared optoelectronic devices containing gallium antimonide-based highly mismatched alloys

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 30th September 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Elucidation of the role of newly discovered post-translational modification of proteins involved in hypoxia signalling using proteomic analysis and live cell imaging

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 28th June 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Endocytosis in joint health and disease

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 12th July 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Environmental regulation of mRNA decay in adult stem cells

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 31st July 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Simon Tew
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Evolutionary insights for engineering improved globin oxygen carriers

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 28th June 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Exploiting advanced methods for protein structure prediction

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 7th December 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr D J Rigden Dr Ronan Keegan
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Exploring Stem Cell Regulation by Heparan Sulphates using Chemical Biology and Glycomics Strategies

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 28th June 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Exploring the use of Computational Technologies to assist designers in Creative Idea Generation

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 30th September 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering
  • Supervisors: Ji Han
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

F

Formulation of Surface Treatments for Contamination Prevention

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st May 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Functional and –omics investigation of neutrophil activation in rheumatoid arthritis

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

H

High-resolution imaging and spectroscopic characterisation of physical and chemical interactions at bio-interfaces

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st May 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

I

Identify differentially-expressed microRNAs in alkaptonuria patients

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Saturday 27th July 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Immobilisation of Radioactive Graphite

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st August 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

In-situ TEM Observations of Atomic Scale Dynamics at Solid-Liquid Interfaces

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st August 2018
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences

Influence of underlying matrix on induced pluripotent stem cell differentiation and integration of trabecular meshwork cells

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 13th February 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Inner ear development and evolution - investigating prenatal development of the inner ear region at the micro and macro-anatomical level

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Sunday 30th June 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Investigating the molecular mechanisms and consequences of ANP aggregation for cardiovascular disease; a computational and experimental approach

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 28th June 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Investigating the role of mesenchymal stem cell populations in the pathogenesis of systemic idiopathic juvenile arthritis

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 26th February 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Investigation of Lithium Transport in Ionic Conductors with Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st August 2018
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Investigation of the PCMs nucleation mechanism both in bulk and confined environment

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 10th September 2018
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

M

Mathematical modelling of plant circadian clocks - addressing the question of how the clock oscillators are coordinated in plants

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Thursday 23rd May 2019
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing

Mechano-culture of stem cells for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 28th June 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

microRNAs as tools to regulate senescence of musculoskeletal cells during ageing

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 22nd November 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Microstructure engineering of hypercrosslinked polymers for rechargeable batteries beyond lithium-ion batteries

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st August 2018
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Modelling the Structure and Properties of Flexible Porous Materials

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st August 2018
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Models and Algorithms for Systems of Programmable Particles

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 26th August 2018
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing

Molecular analysis of neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) in rheumatoid arthritis

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

N

Novel core-shell catalysts for the conversion of CO2 to value-added fuels and chemicals\n\n

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 24th August 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering
  • Supervisors: Dr Xin Tu
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

O

Optimisation of techniques for improving the storage of osteochondral allograft tissue

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 13th February 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Rachel Oldershaw Dr PI Milner Dr Marie Phelan
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

P

Particle Filters for Real-Time Autonomous Search of Chemical Synthesis Parameters (Reference Maskell LRC122)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st August 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Physical Crystallography and Materials Discovery

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st August 2018
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

R

Regional variation of biomechanical stiffness across the surface of the cornea using a non-contact method

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 8th August 2019
  • Subject area: Engineering

Risk taking as a skill-based measure and relation to reward seeking and promotive development in youths and adults

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 14th September 2018
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health

Robotic discovery of new inorganic materials

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st August 2018
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

S

Spatially Resolved Spectroscopy and Imaging at Surfaces and Bio-interfaces

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 30th June 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof R Raval
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

T

Targeting ageing: Genes and compounds with pro-longevity, health-preserving effects

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Sunday 3rd February 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

The effect of low protein diet on the development of the musculoskeletal system

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 28th June 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

The genomics of sperm killing gene drive

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Saturday 29th June 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

The Impact of Health Qigong/Tai Chi Exercises on Healthy Living and Healthy Ageing

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 17th July 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

The molecular biology of back pain: identifying determinants of spine health amenable for therapeutic intervention

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 26th July 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

The role of modified microRNAs in fibrosis during ageing

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 22nd November 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

The role of neuromuscular junction (NMJ) degeneration in age-related loss of skeletal muscle mass and function

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 21st February 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Tissue Engineering of Functional Cardiac Tissue using a Newly Characterised Cardiac Stem Cell Population

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 13th February 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Towards a Cognitive Assistant for Computational Chemistry: Investigating automatable methods to analyse the output of simulations (iCase joint with IBM Research UK)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st August 2018
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Towards a Taxonomy of Design Exclusion; Psychosocial Inclusive and Human Centred Design Criteria for Neuro-diversity

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 15th August 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering
  • Supervisors: Dr Nickpour
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Translation of Cardiovascular Control Models: Are ‘resistant hypertension’ patients truly drug resistant and does neuronal dysregulation contribute?

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 17th July 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

U

Universal ecological responses to climate change: understanding impacts on zooplankton

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 15th August 2018
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Using synthetic biology to develop natural sunscreen compounds from algae

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Saturday 29th June 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

V

Vascular health in the obese heart: A mechanism for the ‘obesity paradox’ for cardiovascular disease

  • Application deadline: Thursday 1st August 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Professor Gregory Lip Dr VS Sprung Dr Alena Shantsila
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide