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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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.


Mining biomedical publications to the defeat the 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 the defeat the pandemic: Identifying relational knowledge between scientific claims’.


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.


Accessible Transport: designing for people with disabilities

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


Technology-Enabled Monitoring, Privacy and Datafication of Home Working in the UK

The aim of this proposal is to explore how homeworkers' experience technology-enabled workplace monitoring and the data that employers gather for this purpose.


Battery energy storage: design of experiment for accelerated ageing test

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship. This project focuses on accelerated ageing test and life time prediction of battery energy storage system.


Development of industry-scale new high-entropy alloys for extreme conditions assisted by material characterisation and numerical modelling

Meeting requirements of zero carbon emissions in aviation and higher efficiency in nuclear and energy industries requires developing novel materials with superior properties, reaching higher temperatures whilst maintaining essential material properties.


Translating Equalities: Living and Learning Trans Identities in the UK

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully funded PhD studentship at the University Research Centre for Global Learning (GLEA), for a September 2022 start. The Centre conducts fundamental research that impacts upon the higher education sector, creating better futures and societies.


Enriched learning experiences in complex co-created workplace learning environment

As part of Coventry University’s commitment to Research Enriched Learning (REL), we are excited to invite candidates to be a part of significant changes in how teaching and learning is delivered.


Extending Application of a New ‘Research Inspired Online/Offline Teaching (RIOT) framework to Explore the Impact and Sustainability of the Bridging the Teaching-Research Nexus in Midwifery and Nursing Education

This project will explore the impact of active learning strategies in bridging the teaching-research nexus in midwifery and nursing education and facilitate plans to sustain this bridging more widely following a review and comparison of existing practices.


Prevention of Diabetes Related Kidney Disease (DRKD): Using Artificial Intelligence Empowered Retinal Image Analysis to Transform Clinical Outcomes

The proposed project will explore the prevention of diabetes related kidney disease (DRKD): using artificial intelligence empowered retinal image analysis to transform clinical outcomes.


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.


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.


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.