Funded Studentships

You can use our search listing to find the right project for your skills, passion and expertise. The listing includes:

  • An extensive portfolio of PhD projects, with expert supervisory teams based in one of our leading research centres.
  • A number of PhD programmes with international partner universities around the world.

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Non-funded studentships

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Non-funded studentships

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Mining Biomedical Publications to Defeat Pandemic: Identifying Relational Knowledge between Scientific Claims

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship. The successful candidate will join the project ‘Mining Biomedical Publications to Defeat Pandemic: Identifying Relational Knowledge between Scientific Claims’.


Social Imaginaries and International Collaborative Doctoral Programmes in England and Denmark. What is in it for stakeholders?

Coventry University's Centre for Global Learning and Aarhus University are inviting applications from suitably-qualified British and international candidates for a fully funded PhD studentship which will start in September 2022.


Stability and Transition in Non-Newtonian Shear Flow

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship.


Beyond the foodbank: An analysis of faith-based responses to hardship in the UK

The aim of this proposal is to explore poverty in the UK and analyse faith-based responses to hardships within the UK


Behavioural Science of Protective Security

The aim of this proposal is to explore protective security with the protection of people, places, and information, including physical barrier measures.


Historical Tensions between International Business and National Taxation: the case of BP in the Twentieth Century

This project comprises a case study of BP in the course of the twentieth century. Examining historical tensions between international business and national taxation.


Impact of wastewater treatment plants on emission of new and emerging pollutants into atmosphere

The proposed project will investigate and quantify emission of new and emerging pollutants (NEPs) from wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) into atmosphere.


Evaluating fundamental material properties of selective soldering nozzles to enhance wetting and improve nozzle lifetime

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship


Co-innovation for Caribbean Agroecology Transitions (CiCAT)

The aim of this proposal is to explore agroecological transition pathways that increase resistance to natural disasters for conventional and improve resilience of agroecological farms in a hurricane-prone Caribbean region.


Novel stochastic modelling of force generation on nanoscales and non-equilibrium statistical physics

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a (fully-funded) PhD studentship


Virtual Simulation in Healthcare Education: Measuring Cognitive Change and Learning in Preparation for Clinical Practice

The aim of this proposal is to access cognitive gain, load and haemodynamic change in learners undertaking virtual simulated work placements (VSPs) across a range of clinical and non-clinical settings and the relevance of (VSPs).


Nursing in the Context of Climate Change

Given the severe impact that climate change will have on population health, this PhD creates an important opportunity to develop a much better understanding of where nursing can make a difference to the climate change trajectory.


Guiding student strategies for academic writing to improve academic integrity

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified UK/EU graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship at one of the University Research Centres (Global Learning: Education and Attainment – GLEA), for a May 2022 start date.


5G/6G End-to-end Network Slicing Framework for Vertical Industries

With the growing dependency of 5G networks on software, network slicing has emerged as a new paradigm to create a set of customised logical network instances on top of the same physical infrastructure.


The Efficacy of Heart-Centred Contemplation: Testing psychobiological and interpersonal outcomes

The successful candidate will be part of a multidisciplinary team which will conduct a novel intervention to test the efficacy of two types of religious heart-focused meditations, compared to active and passive control groups.


M4C CDA: Relational practices and the Tavistock Institute Archive: embodiment and social engagement

The Centre for Dance Research (C-DaRE) at Coventry University is inviting applications for an M4C Collaborative Doctoral Award project.


Improved biorecovery of metals from lithium-ion batteries for sustainable recycling

This project aims to develop sustainable approaches to recover metals from electric batteries, particularly lithium-ion batteries that are used in portable electronic devices and electric hybrid vehicles.


Making Motion Tangible: embodied & critical research at the human-machine interface

This PhD project is part of the Cotutelle arrangement between Coventry University, UK and Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia.


Advanced stability of fusion-relevant liquid metal flows

Coventry University's Centre for Fluid and Complex Systems is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship.


Gender, Biometrics, and Embodied Computing: A discursive analysis and design framework for FemTech

This fully-funded PhD studentship is situated in the Postdigital Intimacies research theme within the Centre for Postdigital Cultures, in the Institute for Creative Cultures.