Funded and self-funded studentships

There are 88 studentships.

A

A Fully-Parallel Alternative to MCMC (industrial CASE award with IBM Research)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 30th May 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Advanced multilayer materials for efficient and durable solar fuel photo-electrodes using atomic layer deposition guided by an artificial intelligence research advisor (Reference Potter LRC125)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st May 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Studentship 2018 - Investigating issues relating to the social, commercial and economic contexts of music publishing in the British Isles (1750-1850)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 27th April 2018
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities

An Integrated Sensor Monitoring Platform for Environmental Wastewater using Dual Analytical Instrumentation consisting of Raman Spectroscopy and Mass Spectrometry

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 15th June 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering
  • Supervisors: Dr Simon Maher
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Analysis of energy landscapes of molecular crystal structures employing combinatorial andtopological methodologies (Reference: Goulermas LRC121)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st May 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Atomic Layer Growth of Two Dimensional Organic – Inorganic Hybrid Functional Materials (Reference LRC111)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st July 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Automated On-line Optimisation of Flow Chemistry Synthesis (Reference Maskell LRC122)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st May 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

B

Band alignment optimisation for enhanced inorganic thin film photovoltaics

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 30th April 2018
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences

C

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

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

Cloud-Specific Signal and Data Processing Algorithms for Analysing Materials-Science-Specific Data

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Saturday 30th June 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Combinatorial analysis of the energy graphs under operations of composition (Reference: Potapov LRC120)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st May 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Combinatorial Design for Mobile Edge Caching/Computing in Large-scale Content Distribution Networks

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 15th June 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Computational Materials Discovery: theoretical modelling of materials for electronics applications

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 1st June 2018
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences

Computational Prediction of Gel Properties

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st May 2018
  • Subject area: Physical 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

Controlling the switches: determining the regulation of laminin gene expression

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 22nd June 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr K J Hamill
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Crystal structure determination of complex oxide hetero-structures using surface x-ray diffraction and Coherent Bragg Rod Analysis

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st May 2018
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences

D

Data Driven Discovery of Functional Molecular Co-crystals

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st July 2018
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences

Deep Learning for Health Text Analysis: Developing Models to Predict Core Outcomes from Multiple Medical Textual Records

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 30th April 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Defect and Dielectric Engineering of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides for photovoltaic applications

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Thursday 31st May 2018
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences

Design and Discovery of Functional Inorganic Materials

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st July 2018
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences

Designing assemblers for bottom-up formulations with tunable rheology (reference LRC 126)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st May 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Developing and applying computational methods to understand the genetics of ageing

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 25th May 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

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 Novel Imaging Technologies for Eye Disease

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

Development of structure determination methods combining experimental, computational, and data-driven approaches for a high-throughput materials discovery framework

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st May 2018
  • Subject area: Physical 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

Dielectrophoresis Control of InAs based Nanowires for bio sensing

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st July 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering
  • Supervisors: Dr I Sandall
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Discovering hidden patterns in high-dimensional data for materials science

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st May 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Discovery of high-temperature superconductors using advanced machine learning (Reference Bollegala LRC1119)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st May 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Discovery of Porous Organic Crystals Guided by Energy–Structure–Function Maps

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st May 2018
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences

Does Interdisciplinary Learning Matter in UK and Taiwan

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 15th June 2018
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Francisco Rowe Dr Eric S Lin
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

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

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

Epac as a novel target for airway muscle relaxation in ageing and asthmatic airways

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

Experimental and computational pharmacokinetics of long-acting formulations and implant for the treatment of HIV infections.

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th May 2018
  • 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

F

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

G

Gel-based Photoelectrodes for Clean Fuels

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th May 2018
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences

H

Hybrid plasma-catalytic oxidation of organic solvents from nuclear industry

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 1st June 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

I

Immobilisation of Radioactive Graphite

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 1st June 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Impacts of submarine debris flows on subsea installations

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 30th April 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Improving the Structural Assessment of Aerospace Composites Using Non-Destructive Evaluation Based Models

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 8th June 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

In-situ TEM Observations of Atomic Scale Dynamics at Materials Interfaces

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 1st June 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

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

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 1st June 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

Integrating Dimensions of Responsible Research & Innovation into a New Design Capability for Functional Materials

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st May 2018
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities

Investigating Diabetic Neuropathy during Initiation of Intensive Glycaemic Control

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 27th April 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Philip Burgess Dr Uazman Alam Dr G Czanner
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

Investigating Early Worsening of Diabetic Retinopathy with Rapid Improvement in Glycaemic Control

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 12th July 2018
  • 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

IPE stem cells for the treatment of retinal diseases

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 1st August 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

L

Low-cost wearable electroencephalogram (EEG) for fatigue and pain monitoring in brain-injured children

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Thursday 31st May 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering
  • Supervisors: Dr R Ferrero
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

M

Macromolecular Structure of Bioenergetic Supercomplexes using Cryo-Electron Microscopy

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 20th April 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr LN Liu Prof M Shirouzu
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

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

Modelling and simulation of shipboard launch and recovery of helicopters

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 30th April 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering
  • Supervisors: Dr M D White Professor I Owen
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

Modelling the Structure and Properties of Flexible Porous Materials

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st July 2018
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences

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

Multi-Scale Structural and Mechanical Investigations on Diseased Mineralized Tissues

  • Application deadline: Saturday 30th June 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering
  • Supervisors: Dr Riaz Akhtar Professor Po-Yu Chen
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

N

New methods of Geometry and Topology for solving Computer Vision problems in Materials Science

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st May 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering
  • Supervisors: Dr V Kurlin
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

Next-Generation Porous Liquids: the investigation of their fundamental properties, and testing of their suitability for target applications

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st May 2018
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Professor Andy Cooper
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

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

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 15th June 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering
  • Supervisors: Dr Xin Tu
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Novel Target Tracking Methods for Combining Passive and Active Sensors (ICASE with Leonardo)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 30th April 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

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

Polymer mechanochemistry: creating new stress-responsive polymers

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 30th May 2018
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences

Prognostic Models for Recurrent Event Data – developing a framework

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 22nd November 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr L Bonnett
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

R

Robotic discovery of new inorganic materials

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st May 2018
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences

Roles of the endocytic receptor LRP1 in respiratory health and disease

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st May 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

S

Science Of Sensor Systems Software - Combining Model-Checkers

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 30th April 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Science Of Sensor Systems Software - Fault Tolerance for Sensor Networks

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 30th April 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Science Of Sensor Systems Software - Languages and Frameworks for Verification of Wireless Sensor-Actuator Networks and the Internet of Things

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 30th April 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Science Of Sensor Systems Software - Reliable Reconfiguration of Sensor Networks

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 30th April 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Science Of Sensor Systems Software - Verification for Large Populations

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 30th April 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Self-Assembly under Continuous Flow Conditions

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 30th April 2018
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences

Single Molecule Chemistry: studying single molecules in ultra-small (nanoscale) junctions

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 30th April 2018
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences

Smarter Experiments for the Lab of the Future: Man and Machine Knowledge Integration (ICASE with Unilever)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 30th May 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Soft Manipulator for next generation of chemical lab robots (Reference PAOLETTI LRC124)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st May 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

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

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Sunday 22nd April 2018
  • 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

Theory & computational screening of novel sustainable ferromagnets

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 1st June 2018
  • Subject area: Physical 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

U

Uncovering the mechanisms of cryoprotectant toxicity and improving cryopreservation protocols

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 17th May 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Understanding the biomechanics of evolutionary transitions in the fossil record: hard tissues and soft evidence?

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 8th November 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Using Novel Sensing Approaches to Understand Processing of Touch in the Brain

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 1st June 2018
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health

V

Verified Object Recognition and Manipulation

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 15th June 2018
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing