Funded and self-funded studentships

There are 74 studentships.

A

Addressing Technology Gaps for Implementation of the Nuclear Digital Twin Concept

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

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

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

Assuring Safety and correctness of systems through learning

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 1st July 2018
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing

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

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

Computational Identification of New Inorganic Materials for Automotive Applications

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

Computational Materials Discovery: theoretical modelling of materials for electronics applications

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st July 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

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

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st July 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

Defect and Dielectric Engineering of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides for photovoltaic applications

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

Developing and applying computational methods to understand the genetics of ageing

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 27th July 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 treatment for Osteoarthritis by blocking metalloproteinases

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

Dielectric laser acceleration of relativistic beams

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

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

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

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

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

Dynamic switching of liquid crystals as a gas sensor

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 12th August 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

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

Experimental characterisation of the development of plasticity in nuclear reactor steels

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

Explainable Intelligent Robots: Enable Transparent Decision Making of Learning-Enabled Robotic Systems

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 1st August 2018
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing
  • Supervisors: Dr. Xiaowei Huang Dr. Wei-Yun Yau
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

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 how cell therapies ameliorate renal damage

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 15th July 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Exploring the potential of Plasma Activated Water

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 27th July 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering
  • Supervisors: Dr J Walsh
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

F

Feel the Fabrics: Robotic Manipulation of deformable objects with Touch Sensing

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Saturday 30th June 2018
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing

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

G

Graduate Teaching Assistantship - Law

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 25th June 2018
  • Subject area: Law

Graduate Teaching Assistantship - Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 11th July 2018
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health
  • Supervisors: TBD
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

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

Human Fatigue Risk Quantification in The Workplace

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 20th July 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Hybrid plasma-catalytic oxidation of organic solvents from nuclear industry

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

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

Improved Nuclear Reactor Simulation for the Nuclear Renaissance

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

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

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

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

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st July 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 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

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

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 1st July 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: Tuesday 31st July 2018
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Modelling the Structure and Properties of Flexible Porous Materials

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

Models and Algorithms for Systems of Programmable Particles

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 11th July 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

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

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: Tuesday 31st July 2018
  • Subject area: Engineering

Physical Crystallography and Materials Discovery

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

S

Shining Light on Electrochemical Reactions

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 10th July 2018
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

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

Statistical issues for the analysis of add-on epilepsy trials

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 8th July 2018
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

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 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: Tuesday 31st July 2018
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

U

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