Studentships: self-funded and funded PhD projects

There are 158 self-funded or funded PhD projects.

A

A 3Rs approach to assess drug toxicity on the embryo during early pregnancy in vitro

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 13th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

A destabilising dynamo? Tracing and explaining Earth’s magnetic field evolution through the Cenozoic

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

A discursive investigation of leading in organisational conversations

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 20th August 2020
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

Adapting and testing the feasibility of an enhanced community-based rehabilitation programme following hip fracture for people with dementia or cognitive impairment.

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Saturday 4th April 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Advanced Mathematical Optimisation in Materials Chemistry

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Thursday 30th April 2020
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Analysis of Heparin Binding Proteins and the Supramolecular Structure of Extracellular Matrix

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 24th April 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Application of artificial intelligence to analysis of chemical and structural data

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 22nd March 2020
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Aquatic and gaseous carbon exchanges in managed land-systems in the British Uplands

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Arsenic determination in groundwater from West Bengal: challenges and solutions

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Artificial Intelligence in volcano seismology and eruption forecasting

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Thursday 9th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Assessing multiple pressures on seabirds

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 8th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Assessing the diversity, drivers & importance of Megaira, intracellular symbiont of aquatic eukaryotes

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 8th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Assessing the millennial and centennial variability of the West African Monsoon during the late Quaternary: palaeodata and modelling approach

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Augmenting the tumour cell immune response through destabilisation of PD-L1

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 18th December 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

B

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

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Bioengineering of bacterial CO2-concentrating system for improved photosynthesis

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Monday 9th March 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Bringing machine learning techniques to geophysical data processing

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

C

Caprock and overburden characterisation: avoiding leakage of CO2 from CCS sites

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Cathepsin Z as a novel potential biomarker for osteoporosis

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 5th February 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Climate change, microbiota, and speciation

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 8th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Computational identification of new functional materials combining machine learning and structure prediction

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 30th June 2020
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Computational Studies of Novel Cathode Materials for Li Ion Batteries

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Thursday 30th April 2020
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Controls on Dissolved Iron Distributions in the Southern Ocean

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Controls on Iron Bioavailability to Arctic Microorganisms

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography
  • Supervisors: Dr Hannah Whitby Professor Claire Mahaffey Professor Maeve Lohan
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

D

Defining the role of NF-��B during embryonic stem cell differentiation

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Saturday 28th November 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Designing efficient search strategies for new material discovery in complex phas

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 30th June 2020
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Designing landscapes that are robust to climate change

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 8th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Detecting ancient carbon leaking from permafrost soils across the Arctic

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Detecting geomagnetic reversals: How low can you go?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Developing and applying computational methods to understand the genetics of ageing

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 23rd July 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Developing Artificial Intelligence Tools for the Identification of Sleep Apnoea

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 5th February 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Development of a workflow for the assessment of eruption source parameters and volcanic plume rise

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Development of Integrated THz Transmitter Module for Wireless Communications and Imaging

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st December 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Development of treatment for Osteoarthritis by blocking metalloproteinases

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 19th December 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Digital soft contact lenses design and validation

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Saturday 20th June 2020
  • Subject area: Engineering and Planning

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

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th July 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Disentangling environmental change in the Amazon: vegetation responses to Holocene drivers in the National Park of Yasuni (Ecuador)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Disentangling landuse and climatic roles in sediment delivery to upland British lakes

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Does phenotypic plasticity help or hinder rapid adaptation?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 8th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr S J Plaistow Prof J Hill Dr V Oostra
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

Durability of detrital grain-coating clays during sediment transport

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Dynamics, instability and tracer spreading in a hydrothermal plume

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

E

Energy flow and food webs in deep seafloor ecosystems: a multifaceted approach to testing deep-sea models with biochemical observations

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Engineering laser beams for novel interaction with materials and enhanced application functionality

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Monday 31st August 2020
  • Subject area: Engineering and Planning

Environmental controls on turbidity current dynamics

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Equine Veterinary Surveillance Network for the UK Equine Population

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 6th December 2019
  • Subject area: Social Science and Health

Erosion hazards in river catchments: How resilient is critical infrastructure to climate change?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Evaluation of short activating RNAs as novel therapeutic agents in liver cancer

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 18th December 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Evolution of unique cranial morphology and function in lagomorphs: a combined effect of locomotion and mastication?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 8th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Evolutionary genomic analysis of rodent immune genes

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 8th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Experimental Discovery of New Framework Materials as Ionic Conductors

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 30th June 2020
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Experimental Discovery of New Inorganic Materials

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 30th June 2020
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Experimental discovery of new lead-free Photovoltaic Materials

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 30th June 2020
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Experimental discovery of new three-dimensional covalent organic frameworks

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 30th June 2020
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Exploring combined geothermal power and mineral extraction potential of the Galway granite complex

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Exploring the contribution of horizontal gene transfer to greenhouse gas emissions from arable agriculture

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 8th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Exploring the role of meiotic proteins in cancer

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 31st January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr U McClurg
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

F

Fault systems and fluid-rock interactions in the oceanic lithosphere: Implications for carbon capture

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Female competition and maternal effects in a social mammal

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 8th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Fishing in hot water: are the ecological impacts of trawling exacerbated by climate change?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 8th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Framework for Supply Chain 4.0

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 15th December 2019
  • Subject area: Engineering and Planning

G

Genomic architecture of inbreeding depression in butterflies

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 8th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Global insect declines? Assessing the resilience of urban insects

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 8th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

H

Hidden greenhouse gas emissions from urban waterways

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

High pressure hydrothermal synthesis of magnetic and electronic materials

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 30th June 2020
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

How do dehydration reactions work?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

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

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

How does glacier runoff impact the stability of glaciers and their proglacial environment?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

How much can a landscape take?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

I

Ice response in the Andes (24-55 °C) to climate variability of the Little Ice Age

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

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

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

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

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Improving Photosynthetic Efficiency - Engineering and Evolution of Light-Harvesting Complexes via Synthetic Biology

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 11th February 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr D Canniffe
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Innovating an anti-tilt human eye topographer

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Saturday 20th June 2020
  • Subject area: Engineering and Planning

Investigating the role of the kidney in Alkaptonuria

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 8th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

K

Knowledge-based Design of Cyber-Physical-Product-Service (CPPS) Systems

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 1st September 2020
  • Subject area: Engineering and Planning

L

LaNts and laminins in breast cancer

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 1st May 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

LaNts in wound repair, stem cell activation and squamous cell carcinoma

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 1st May 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Large-scale mapping of the thickness of the crust from satellite gravity and gravity gradient data

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

M

Magma Ascent Down Under: Magma Flow in Basaltic Fissure Systems

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Make Liverpool’s Air-Quality Great Again – Sensing our city

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Manufacturing 4.0: Design of Smart Manufacturing Systems

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Sunday 1st November 2020
  • Subject area: Engineering and Planning

Mass spectrometry analysis of human tissue to characterise cleavage events resulting in amyloid deposition associated with aortic aneurysm and dissection

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Saturday 11th July 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Mechanistic mathematical / computational modelling of integrin signalling

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Saturday 25th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Mechanistic mathematical/computational modelling of the PAR polarity network

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 20th December 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Metal speciation in a dynamic intermittent hypoxic marine environment (Loch Etive, Scotland)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Methionine adenosyltransferases in disease and regulation of gene expression

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 24th July 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Mobile robotic chemists for complex formulations (iCase joint with Unilever Research)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 18th March 2020
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Molecular analysis of the dynamic sulfotyrosine proteome

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 24th June 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Molecular Assembly in Porous Liquids

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Monitoring magma rheology-seismicity feedbacks during volcanic eruptions

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Mountains to Basins: Evolution of structure and sedimentary architectures within an actively deforming foreland basin

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Moving about a new axis: The role of the backbone in major adaptive radiations of terrestrial vertebrates

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 8th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Can we isolate and characterise lymphocyte subsets in paediatric samples using electrical energy and mass cytometry?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 6th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Combining single-cell proteomics and RNA sequencing to track heterogeneity in alphavirus infection

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 6th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Deep learning approaches to discover new roles for non-canonical protein modifications in cancer

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 6th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Design and Optimisation of Red/NIR Fluorescent Dyes for the Assessment of Antimicrobial Susceptibility

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 6th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Developing Novel Bispecific Antibody-Drug Conjugates to Treat Leukaemia

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 6th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Elucidating Disease Mechanisms using New Approaches to Capture Transient Protein Complexes in the Mitochondria

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 6th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof L-Y Lian Prof A J Wilson
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Functional and genetic analyses of HSPB mutations underlying progressive neuronal deficits in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 6th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: How does a common SNP predispose to age-related cardiovascular and musculoskeletal disease? A tissue engineering and lncRNA approach using MSCs

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 6th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Investigating the potential of a regenerative medicine therapy to treat cardiorenal disease

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 6th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof P Murray Prof J Schneider Prof H Poptani
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Liquid biopsy of the liver to improve molecular targeted cancer therapy

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 6th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Machine learning approaches for the analysis of circulating tumour DNA

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 6th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

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 6th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: MicroRNAs in the fat tissue – Next generation biomarkers for predicting drug-induced cardiometabolic disease

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 6th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Targeting cancer through disruption of the ubiquitin economy

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 6th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Targeting lung fibrosis: Dissecting molecular crosstalk mechanisms that drive disease pathogenesis and therapeutic response

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 6th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Understanding how ageing can damage your heart

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 6th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Understanding the mechanism of actin-microtubule co-regulation underlying neurodegeneration in motor neurons

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 6th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr T Zech Dr A Twelvetrees
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

MRC DiMeN Doctoral Training Partnership: Use of 3D skin models and patient-derived immune cells to elucidate the molecular mechanisms of skin detachment in severe drug-induced skin adverse reactions

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 6th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Multicellular Cell Differentiation Model: The control of root hair patterning in Aspergillus thaliana

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 24th April 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr N Savage Dr A Bishopp
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

N

NMR-Driven Design of Ion Transporting Materials

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 20th March 2020
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Novel microbial source tracking markers for identification of fecal contaminations in inflow rivers of Taihu Lake

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Thursday 20th August 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Novel non-coding RNAs in Drug response, DNA Damage and Aging

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Saturday 17th October 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Nutrient limitation in the Arctic Ocean

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

P

PhD in Porous Materials for Challenging Separations (Computational)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st March 2020
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof. Cooper
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

PhD in Porous Materials for Challenging Separations (Experimental)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st March 2020
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof. Cooper
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

Police Discretion: an ethnographic study

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 20th August 2020
  • Subject area: Business and Finance
  • Supervisors: Dr Mike Rowe
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

R

Reducing harm to wildlife from rodent pest control strategies

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 8th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Resolving the frequency of mass movements (landslides, rockfalls) in response to climate change with new luminescence techniques

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Robot grasping and manipulation for materials discovery in a chemistry lab

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Thursday 30th January 2020
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing

S

Salt intrusion and salinization management in coastal areas for a sustainable food production and ecosystem health

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography
  • Supervisors: Dr N Leonardi Dr N Shokri
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

Salt marsh resilience in Chingming Eco-Island, China

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography
  • Supervisors: Dr N Leonardi Dr X Mei
  • Eligibility: Open to EU/UK applicants

Shape, shear, search & strife; mathematical models of bacteria

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Monday 16th December 2019
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing

Single-Molecule Electroluminescence: Building photon sources, one molecule at a time.

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st December 2019
  • Subject area: Chemical Sciences

Snap, crackle or pop? Understanding induced seismicity from fluid injection

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

SOD1 The Key protein for finding a cure for familial Motor Neurone Disease

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 24th July 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

T

Taking control of cancer-associated splicing switches

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 1st May 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

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

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 23rd July 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

TDP-43 The Key protein for finding a cure for Motor Neurone Disease

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 24th July 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

The Biology of Parasitism in Parasitic Nematodes

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 20th December 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Prof M Viney
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

The Consequences of Transmission Heterogeneities for Disease Outbreaks

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 8th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

The Eco-Immunology of Wild Mice

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Friday 20th December 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 18th September 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

The effects of high-speed rail on innovation and developing inter-connected high-tech science landscape in Taiwan

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st December 2019
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

The imprint of the Atlantic jet stream and storm track on ocean overturning in the North Atlantic

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

The molecular mechanisms underlying reproductive organ photosynthesis

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 5th March 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences
  • Supervisors: Dr D O'Maoileidigh
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

The origin of pseudotachylytes in seismogenic fault zones and their role during slow interseismic creep

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

The University of Liverpool Management School Graduate Teaching Fellowships (GTFs)

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Business and Finance
  • Supervisors: TBC
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide

Time, organisations and innovation

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 20th August 2020
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

Toward a new generation of High-power THz radiation sources

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 31st December 2019
  • Subject area: Engineering and Planning

Towards prediction of synthetically accessible organic molecular crystals

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Sunday 22nd March 2020
  • Subject area: Maths and Computing

Transnational Production, Global Wealth Chains and Emerging Market Economies

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 20th August 2020
  • Subject area: Business and Finance

U

Uncovering the mechanisms of cryoprotectant toxicity and improving cryopreservation protocols

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 23rd July 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Understanding basic biological mechanisms and the development of targeted therapies

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 19th December 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Understanding bone mass using collageneases and aggrecanases

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 19th December 2019
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Understanding how adaptive evolution shapes microbial community functioning in a changing environment

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Wednesday 8th January 2020
  • Subject area: Biological and Medical Sciences

Understanding the importance of spatio-temporal variation in oceanographic and climate conditions for biological traits

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Understanding the response of variability in tree reproduction (masting) to climatic and environmental change

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

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

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

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Volcanic plumbing system dynamics and their impact on communities living near active volcanoes

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

Volume changes during diagenesis and metamorphism: where are they?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

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What fault properties control earthquake rupture in the shallow portion of subduction zones?

  • Funding: Funded studentship
  • Application deadline: Friday 10th January 2020
  • Subject area: Earth Sciences and Geography

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

  • Funding: Self-funded project
  • Application deadline: Thursday 20th August 2020
  • Subject area: Business and Finance
  • Supervisors: Dr Hugo Lam
  • Eligibility: Open to students worldwide