Funded and self-funded studentships

There are 213 studentships.

A

A behavioural study on licensing decision making under risk of infringement

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 20th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance
  • Supervisors: Dr Giulia Solinas
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

A discursive investigation of leading in organisational conversations

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 21st August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

Additive Manufacturing: Analysis of Low Adoption in UK Manufacturing Firms

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 20th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

Adhesion force regulation as a mechanism of cell adaptation to tissue stiffness and composition in health and disease

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

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

Aetiopathogenesis and genomic architecture of resistance to claw horn disruption lesions in dairy cattle

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 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

AI Techniques for Advanced Materials Design

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 31st March 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

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

Anatomy of subduction megathrust: a unique view from deep drilling into the Nankai Trough, Japan

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Are farm animal-associated Salmonella hyper-susceptible to bacteriophage killing?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Asset markets with frictions

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 20th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

Assurance of Machine Learning Enabled Systems

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Thursday 31st January 2019
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing

B

Before the Inner Core? Palaeomagnetic field intensity measurements from Proterozoic-aged Scandinavian igneous and baked Rocks

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Bioengineering of bacterial CO2-concentrating system for improved photosynthesis

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr LN Liu
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

Bypass to deposition: Architecture and processes in deep-water turbidite transition zones

  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr Chris Stevenson Dr Ian Kane Dr Rhodri Jerrett
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

C

Calving behaviour, glacier dynamics and glacier stability in Greenland

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Can periodic sediment input signals make it through to the sedimentary archive?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Changes in metabolic energy use with body sizes within pelagic invertebrate species: new insights from jellyfish

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth 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

Characterising genetic diversity of Wild Rocket (Diplotaxis tenuifolia (L.) DC) and developing a pipeline for marker assisted breeding

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Charge carrier dynamics in colloidal nanocatalysis

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Thursday 31st January 2019
  • Subject area: Physical Sciences

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

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 1st April 2019
  • Subject area: Engineering

Computational Efficiency and Better Understanding of River Deltas Using Lattice Botlzmann Method

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 1st April 2019
  • 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

Conservation genetics and infectious disease in Brandt’s bats

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Consumer research/Critical Studies in Consumption: Risky and Unchartered consumption practices

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 20th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance
  • Supervisors: Dr Ming Lim
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Copper speciation and its impact on iron cycling

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Cryptosporidium parvum – B-cells as a route to control

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr R Flynn
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

Cultural Diversity, Team Conflicts and Team Performance

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 20th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

D

Deep Learning with main target to Discover High-Temperature Superconductors

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 31st July 2019
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing

Deep Learning with main target to Discover Solid Electrolytes for New Battery Technology

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 31st July 2019
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing

Defining the importance of mitochondrial genotype in determining individual variation in hepatic fatty acid oxidation and dysregulation

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 25th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Dehydrating on a Greek island: corundum formation in relation to fluid flow and deformation on Naxos

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Design and Discovery of Functional Inorganic Materials

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 31st March 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Design and Discovery of large pore open framework materials

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 13th December 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Designing efficient search strategies for new materials

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 31st July 2019
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing

Designing efficient search strategies for new materials discovery (Reference LRC1906CHEM)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 31st July 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Detecting Pancreatic Cancer in Individuals with New-Onset Diabetes Mellitus

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Thursday 20th December 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 Novel Imaging Technologies for Eye Disease

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

Diabetic osteoarthritis : Investigating its causes and discovering interventions using tissue engineered human cartilage

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 28th August 2019
  • 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

Discovery of complex intermetallics as advanced magnetic and electrocatalytic materials (Reference LRC1901)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 31st July 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Discovery of high-temperature superconductors using Deep Learning (Reference LRC1902CHEM)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 31st July 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Discovery of solid electrolytes for new battery technology using Deep Learning (Reference LRC1904CHEM)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 31st July 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Disease control and conservation: applying grazing pressure to solve ’The World’s Worst Wildlife Infectious Disease’

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP) PhD studentships in Mathematical Sciences

  • Application deadline: Friday 15th February 2019
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing
  • Supervisors: Shirley Farrell
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

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

Durability of detrital grain-coating clays during sediment transport

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Dynamics, instability and tracer spreading in a hydrothermal plume

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences
  • Supervisors: Supervisors from University of Liverpool and University of Southampton
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

E

Early development of the avian mucosal immune system

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Earthquake-induced instabilities in orogenic and volcanic environments

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Ecological mechanisms that underlie ecosystem resilience to land use changes: demographic compensation in plant-pollinator networks

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Effect of transposable element insertions on gene expression

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

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

Emerging Market Growth and Commodity Prices\n

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 20th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

Emission Control and Sustainable Energy in Green Port Development

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 20th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

Employee Sense-Making of HR system

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 20th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

Endocytosis in joint health and disease

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

Engineering a water retention system for plants based on novel polysaccharide sulfotransferases from red algae

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Engineering more water-use efficient crops: functional genomics of the circadian control of CO2 fixation associated with Crassulacean acid metabolism

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 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

Erosion hazards in a changing climate: making inland communities more resilient

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Evolutionary insights for engineering improved globin oxygen carriers

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

Experimental evolution of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in media replicating the conditions of the upper and lower airways\n

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 20th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Exploiting advanced methods for protein structure prediction

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 28th June 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr D J Rigden Dr R 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

F

Fault systems and fluid-rock interaction in the Samail peridotite: implications for carbon capture in mantle rocks

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Feeling hot, hot, hot! Harnessing energy from magma in New Zealand

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Formulation of Surface Treatments for Contamination Prevention

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

Fracture Behaviour of the Cross Laminated Timber

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 1st April 2019
  • Subject area: Engineering

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

Geophysical and stratigraphical evidence for sediment dynamics and catchment landscape evolution in UK lake basins

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Going round the twist: The effect of stress on magma intrusion in Scotland and the Canary Islands

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) PhD studentships in Mathematical Sciences

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 15th February 2019
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing
  • Supervisors: Shirley Farrell
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

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

Household debt and the financial crisis

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 20th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance
  • Supervisors: Dr Shalini Mitra
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

How common are heritable microbes, and why?

  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

How do Arctic seabirds coordinate parental care in a changing climate?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

How does bed topography effect turbulence and flow resistance in rivers?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

How is the Gut Microbiome Community Assembled in Wild Rodents?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Hybrid models for the analysis of complex dynamic systems

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Thursday 1st August 2019
  • Subject area: Engineering

I

Ice nucleation and the wetting of solid surfaces

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

Identification of drug resistance genes in Fasciola hepatica using a combined in vitro phenotyping and pooled genotyping approach

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Identify differentially-expressed microRNAs in alkaptonuria patients

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

Identifying nutrient and pesticide modulation of ion channels with Artificial Intelligence (AI)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Impact of recent climate change on phytoplankton composition in the Arctic Ocean

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Improving Paleointensity: A key to understanding the past and future of Earth’s magnetic field

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Improving photosynthetic efficiency - engineering and evolution of light-harvesting complexes

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr D Canniffe
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

In situ far-infrared spectroscopy of electrochemical interfaces within batteries

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 30th June 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical 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

Inkjet Printing for Security Features: delivering and characterising a series of inkjet inks suitable for printing bespoke authentication features

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Engineering

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

Innovative Reactor Development - Resource Renewable Boiling Water Reactor Studies

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Thursday 20th December 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Integrating antimicrobial resistance mechanisms of Staphylococcus aureus

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 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

J

Judgement in day to day managing

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 20th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

M

Machine Learning approaches for robust analysis of complex systems

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Engineering

Mapping the food consumption of seabirds in space and time

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Mass and energy flow in seafloor ecosystems, testing and tuning deep-sea models with biochemical observations

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

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: Friday 22nd November 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Mobile robot chemists for autonomous solar fuels research

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 30th June 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Mobile robot chemists for discovery crystalline materials

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 30th June 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Modelling Competition and Cooperation in Container Shipping Supply Chains

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 20th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

Modelling movement of large sediment in river flows

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth 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

Money and Liquidity

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 20th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

Monitoring magma rheology-seismicity feedbacks during volcanic eruptions

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Antiretroviral-induced metabolic toxicity: Role of adipose- miRNAs as mechanistic regulators and toxicity biomarkers

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 21st January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Biochemical and Cryo-EM analysis of cancer-causing pseudokinases

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 21st January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Detection of ultra-low frequency heart rate variability markers of disease using AI beat detection and HRV modelling

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 21st January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Determining how mRNA turnover and translation contributes towards age-associated joint diseases

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 21st January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Developing non-invasive imaging strategies to investigate the effect of kidney disease on cardiovascular health and assess the ameliorative effect of a regenerative medicine therapy

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 21st January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Evaluation of adult stem cell differentiation in the trabecular meshwork of the eye as a regenerative medicine approach for Glaucoma using novel polymer 3D scaffolds

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 21st January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Genetic epilepsy: identifying mechanisms and potential drug treatments, from nematodes to humans

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 21st January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Integrated system for rigorous personalised diagnosis for Giant Cell Arteritis

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 21st January 2019
  • Subject area: Engineering

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Mass spectrometry analysis of human tissue to characterise cleavage events resulting in amyloid deposition associated with aortic aneurysm and dissection

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 21st January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Mass-spectrometry analysis and live cell/zebrafish imaging to discover the function of novel post-translational modifications occurring in hypoxia signalling

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 21st January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Personalised mitochondrial health: a functional and multi-omic assessment to predict individual susceptibility to hepatotoxicity of antiepileptic drugs

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 21st January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Proteomics approaches to discover new roles for non-canonical signalling in cancer

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 21st January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Role of GPNMB in susceptibility to influenza virus infection: friend or foe?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 21st January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: The direct effect of statins on cardiovascular function

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 21st January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: The molecular cell biology jigsaw of Parkinson’s disease: bringing the pieces together

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 21st January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Towards greater understanding of Atrial Fibrillation: Proteomics and genomics of a common global cardiac rhythm disorder

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 21st January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Professor GYH Lip Dr P Sharma
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

Multiscale modelling and multifield analysis of composite structures

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 31st March 2019
  • Subject area: Engineering

N

New Mathematical Models for Longitudinal Perfusion-weighted Imaging Study of Lesion In Stroke

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st January 2019
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing
  • Supervisors: Professor Ke Chen Professor Gloria Yang
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

New models for structure and dynamics of sessile marine communities

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

New reactions of sulfoxonium ylides – for safer synthetic chemistry

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 1st February 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Non-canonical signalling mechanisms in phagosome maturation

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Novel approaches for defining the Gram negative mobile antimicrobial resistance reservoir in poultry farming environments under varying antimicrobial selective pressure

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

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

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 1st April 2019
  • Subject area: Engineering
  • Supervisors: Dr Xin Tu
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

O

On the stability of money demand

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 20th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

Optimal search strategies for automated, robotic material discovery

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 30th June 2019
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing

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

Optimising reproductive organ photosynthesis to improve seed oil content

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr D O'Maoileidigh
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

Organisation in the Age of Digital Reproduction

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 20th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance
  • Supervisors: Prof Mike Zundel
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

P

Patterns of antimicrobial use and resistance in a cohort of UK dairy farms

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr S Latham
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

Phage WO as a vehicle to transform Wolbachia, a symbiont of major crop pests

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Physical drivers of plankton variability in a shelf sea

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Police Discretion: an ethnographic study

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 22nd August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance
  • Supervisors: Dr Mike Rowe
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Political Marketing: Political Marketing in a Post-Brexit and Post-Trump Era

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 20th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance
  • Supervisors: Dr Ming Lim
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Post-transcriptional gene regulation during chondrogenesis

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr S Tew
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

Preventing neonatal infectious arthritis in lambs: sources, transmission and characterisation of Streptococcus dysgalactiae

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr J Duncan
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

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Quantification of sediment organic matter fractions at Crose Mere, Shropshire FTNIRS and FTIRS

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Quasi-3D beam models for the nonlinear aeroelastic response of metallic and composite structures

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Saturday 10th August 2019
  • Subject area: Engineering

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Reducing the burden of non-communicable diseases: which interventions are more effective and equitable?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health

Reducing the environmental impact of controlling invasive rodent pests

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

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

Regulating Shedding of Syndecan-3: A Novel Approach to Combat Bone Ageing

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

Reproductive suppression in mammals: social mediators and implications for conservation

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Resolving the frequency of mass movement events with new luminescence dating techniques

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Resource-Based Life Course Pathways to Entrepreneur Earnings

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Thursday 15th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

Response of ringed seal populations to environmental change in the Canadian Arctic

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Revisiting the basics of choroidal melanocyte embryology/biology and their stem cells

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 4th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

RISK CDT - Vulnerability of coastal infrastructures under climate change

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 4th January 2019
  • Subject area: Engineering

Robot chemists for organic synthesis

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 30th June 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Robotic formulation of solar fuel photocatalysts\n

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 30th June 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

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Siberian summers: detecting the leakage of old carbon from permafrost catchments

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Social Entrepreneurship: investment, impact and growth

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

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

Suffering Together? The Effects of Suppliers’ Environmental Violations on Buyers’ Performance

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 20th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance
  • Supervisors: Dr Hugo Lam
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Sum-Frequency Generation (SFG) Spectroscopy of Fuel Cells

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 22nd February 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

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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 dynamics and drivers of horizontal gene transfer in soil bacterial communities

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

The ecology and evolution of parasites associated with bumblebees in South America, Japan, and Europe

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

The ecology of a sex-ratio distorting meiotic driver

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 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 equity impact of changing spatial distribution of resources for population health and inequalities

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health

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 impact of livestock on parasite transmission in communities of African savanna herbivores

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 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 political consequences of Rationality for Inequality

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 20th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

The role of interspecific interactions in shaping adaptive evolution in soil microbial communities

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

The role of modified microRNAs in fibrosis during ageing

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 22nd November 2019
  • 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

The Social Economy

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Thursday 15th August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance
  • Supervisors: Dr A Southern
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Thermal tolerance of intertidal species: scaling from organisms to regional responses to environmental change

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Tides in a changing climate

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Time, organisations and innovation

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 22nd August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

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

Transgenerational effects of pollutants: the role of the egg

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Translating discovery science: DUBs that regulate centrosome clustering, an Achilles’ heel of cancer

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 1st February 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

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

Transnational Production, Global Wealth Chains and Emerging Market Economies

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 22nd August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

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ULMS PhD Funding Call: September 2019 entry

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

Understanding and improving care of the older horse

  • Application deadline: Sunday 16th December 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Understanding patterns of AMR selection and transmission between sheep and their environment

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr P Davies
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

Understanding regional basin evolution through integrated global palaeo-Earth systems models and numerical stratigraphic forward modelling

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Understanding the biology of TEX12 as a centrosomal protein

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Understanding the role of TNFRSF11B polymorphisms in osteoprotegerin bioavailability and bone metabolism

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

Understanding tree rings – how the interplay of climate and seed production controls tree growth

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Using machine learning to identify the functional consequences of naturally occurring variants in the rice genome

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr A R Jones
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

Using stem cell-derived “mini-guts” to determine the role of the microbiota in resistance to Cryptosporidium infection in cattle

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 11th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical 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

Utilizing community ecology to examine the role of environmental niches of Histoplasma capsulatum to better understand host-environment dynamics

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 9th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

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Variation and style in Liverpool English: corpus building to support automatic dialect recognition

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 18th January 2019
  • Subject area: Arts and Humanities

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

Voltammetric detection of trace metals at mercury-free electrodes

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

Volume changes during diagenesis and metamorphism: where are they?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences

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Wellcome Trust Clinical PhD Programme in Global Health - Health priorities in resource limited settings

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 18th January 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: TBC
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

When Social Meets Professional: The Performance Implications of Adopting Social Media in Workplaces

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 22nd August 2019
  • Subject area: Business and Finance
  • Supervisors: Dr Hugo Lam
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Will salt marsh survive sea level rise? An integrated numerical model and field investigation

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 23rd January 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences