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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Electric Drives System of High Speed Permanent Magnet Motor Control

This project aims to enhance the system performance of high-speed permanent magnet synchronous motors (PMSMs) drive which are critical in numerous applications where high power rate and compact size are required.


The efficacy of a wearable intervention in treating poor mental health in the early postnatal period and the role of circadian rhythm and prolactin during mental health recovery

This research will explore new, non-pharmacological, affordable, and effective treatment options for poor mental health in the early postnatal period.


Post-Hurricane Damage and Recovery: A remote assessment of agricultural resilience in the Caribbean

This project will address a knowledge gap by assessing the impact of hurricanes on agriculture in the Caribbean, 2010-2020.


Evaluating Regional Specific Training Stimulus (RSTS) for people with COPD attending pulmonary rehabilitation

The Research Centre for Healthcare and Communities is excited to invite application for their fully funded studentship. This PhD project aims to evaluate the proof of concept and feasibility of an alternative paradigm of exercise training for older adults with COPD.


Mechanistic insights into Family B G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) using SMA-like polymers

Centre for Health and Life Sciences have a fully funded studentship with stipend. The project will address this knowledge gap by focusing on the molecular pharmacology of three CLR-containing GPCRs.


Internal temperature sensing towards advanced thermal management for lithium-ion batteries

The Centre for E-Mobility and Clean Growth are offering a fully funded studentship which will develop an advanced thermal management system through multi-objective optimisation and sensing internal temperatures of batteries.


AI enhanced 3D human body shape estimation and garment redressing from clothed 3D scan sequences

The Centre for Computational Science and Mathematical Modelling invite applicants to a fully-funded studentship which will consider how UK fashion retailers have long struggled with the cost of returns and look into 3D body scanning technology.


Designing and Testing Safer Public Transport for Women

We are looking for a motivated, passionate individual with a keen interest in practical, impactful research to join us for this PhD studentship.


Movement behaviours, cardiometabolic health and quality of life in adults from Black ethnicity

This fully funded project will aim to improve the understanding of movement behavioural pat-terns (i.e., sedentary time, light to vigorous activity and sleep), cardiometabolic health and quality of life of UK Black adults.


Ensuring sustainability of teacher workforce in England: Identifying the antecedents of early career Mathematics teachers’ attrition and developing strategies to improve their retention

The Centre for Global Learning is pleased to invite applicants to a funded opportunity on the sustainability of teacher workforce in England.


Taxation, money laundering and integrity risks and compliance challenges in the arts and antiquities markets

Using doctrinal and socio-legal research methodologies, the project will focus on innovatively unveiling the salient tax crime, money laundering, and integrity risks and challenges in the arts and antiquities markets.