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.

Please note: projects are updated regularly.

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Non-funded studentships

We also welcome applications from suitably-qualified candidates with their own funding.

Non-funded studentships

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The influence of air pollutants and climate parameters on the environmental abundance of airborne allergens in Australia and UK

The influence of air pollutants and climate parameters on the environmental abundance of airborne allergens in Australia and UK


Using lipid nano-particles to study G-protein-coupled receptors

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship. We have been voted ‘Modern University of the Year’ three times running by The Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide, and have a global reputation for research with impact and high-quality teaching.


Reconstructing Coventry Early Modern Grammar School

Coventry University and the Herbert Art Gallery are pleased to announce a fully-funded PhD scholarship to recover the library and cultural history of Coventry’s early modern grammar school.


Accessible Transport: designing for people with disabilities

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for four fully-funded PhD studentships.


Design, synthesize and formulate novel high efficacy environment friendly flame retardants for thermoplastic polymers

This Ph.D. will seek a novel approach to develop the polymeric FRs which entangle with matrix chains, and active FRs which have strong chemical linkage with polymer matrix.


Selecting Patients for Early and Effective Discharge (SPEED): Patient outcomes and staff experience of criteria led discharge

Criteria led discharge (CLD) is a contemporary global innovation (in developed countries) to improve flow of patients out of hospital by expediting the discharge process. The adoption of CLD in hospitals across the UK remains disparate, despite supporting evidence, national policy and guidelines developed by NHS England.


Transitioning to Circular Supply Chains: A Multi-level Perspective Approach

Coventry University, UK (CU) and Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia (ITB) are inviting applications from suitably qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship to research the transitioning to Circular Supply Chains with a Multi-level Perspective Approach.


The use of asset-based community development (ABCD) framework to support the engagement and empowerment of BAME paramedic students

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


Can Household Food Waste be Reduced Using Smart Technologies and Digitally Mediated Interventions?

The aim of this proposal is to explore interventions to reduce food waste at home, which comprise of 70 percent of all food wasted contributing to 10 percent of total greenhouse gas emissions.


Development of Durable E-textiles for Healthcare Applications using Direct-Write Patterning and Electroless Copper Plating

The aim of this project is to develop durable and breathable e-textiles for healthcare applications using direct-write patterning and electroless copper plating.


Fashion and Ageing

This project’s aim is to develop a new, more inclusive approach to fashion and clothing design that considers the functional, stylistic and emotional needs of older consumers, based on participation and co-creation.


Sustainable funds: greenwishing or greenwashing

Coventry University, UK (CU) and Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia (ITB) are inviting applications from suitably qualified graduates for a funded dual award PhD studentship on Sustainable Funds: Greenwishing or Greenwashing.


Trailblazers: The Early Career Researcher and PhD Candidate Partnering Scheme

The scheme provides PhD candidates with an innovative and dynamic intellectual space in which to undertake transformative research, whilst fully supported by a team of experienced supervisors.


Development of green and sustainable flame retardant bio composite from a plant waste (lignin)

This aim of this project is to explore the demand for environmentally friendly polymers, renewable resource-derived polymers and sustainable products in the composite industry.