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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Exploring Cultural Modes of Forecasting Rainfall and Droughts in Rural Zimbabwe using Indigenous Knowledge

The aim of this project is to safeguard rural communities from extremes of climate change by more effective understanding and use of indigenous knowledge for forecasting rainfall and droughts in a


Optimum Design of a Low-Cost High-Endurance Adjustable and Expandable Transtibial Passive-Foot Prosthetic

The proposed project targets the unmet need of a low-cost, expandable and adjustable transtibial (Below-the-Knee) prosthetic.


Sodium-ion Capacitors for High Power Energy Storage

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship in partnership with Deakin University in high power Na-ion capacitors for next


Sustainable cultivation modelling based on remotely sensed images for monitoring environmental consequences of climate change

The focus of this project is on utilisation of AI, satellite image analysis and other data to understand the spatio-temporal cultivation patterns and identify its driving environmental factors to


The role of ableism in the ability of the Paralympic Games legacy aims to contribute towards the goals of the GCRF and SDGs: The case of Tokyo 2020

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


Skeletal Muscle and Liver Axis; what is the role of exercise in the reversal of metabolic associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD)?

The project will provide an opportunity to identify the underlying mechanisms of myokines, on hepatocyte metabolism in physiological and pathophysiological settings.


Unpacking farmer-herder conflict and its implications for food security in northern Nigeria

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship in the area of 'Unpacking farmer-herder conflict and its implications for food


Optimisation of viral vaccine for established and emerging respiratory viruses including SARS-CoV-2

This project aims to improve the efficiency of the production of viral vaccines, initially using influenza as a model then applying this knowledge to SARS-CoV-2 vaccines.


Network Inference and Machine Learning: Identification of Diseases-gene Regulation

In this PhD project, we will investigate how to reduce the computational cost of a dynamic/mechanistic model-based approach with the assist of non-parametric Bayesian method and other data-driven


Seismic Cities and Communities: Designing Interventions for Equitable and Sustainable Seismic Multi-Hazard Disaster Resilience Development in Indonesia

Extending previous initial "Seismic Cities" research, the doctoral research will be concerned with strengthening the physical, social and cultural features of communities and nations that will be


The impact of feedback practices, modes, and student background: Voicing the student perspective

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 2021


Sustainable Masculinities and Environmental Education

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully funded PhD studentship at The Centre for Global Learning: Education and Attainment.


Antifascism and Political Violence in Modern Democracies

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship in the area of Antifascism and Political Violence in Modern Democracies.


Novel stochastic modelling of molecular motors and implications for cardiac function/disease

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


Investigating and designing low-cost vegetated drainage systems for storm water management in Nepal

Vegetated drainage systems have become standard practice in Europe, providing a sustainable solution for flooding and the treatment of polluted run-off. This project will assess the viability of


Accelerating the Convergence of Artificial Intelligence and the Internet of Wearable Things

CDS is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a Trailblazer fully-funded Doctoral studentship. 


Surface roughness – a help or a hindrance?

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


GCRF PhD Studentships

Coventry University have launched a suite of fully funded PhD studentship opportunities that support the Global Challenges (GCRF) and UN Sustainable Development Goals.


Swirling flows for air and water filtration

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


Development of a non-noble metal catalyst for the electroless plating process

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