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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Military heat stress management: Exploring the role of inter-individual factors and previous SARS-CoV-2 infection on heat strain during military tasks Research Students | Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences

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


The impact of personal protective equipment (PPE) worn during the COVID-19 pandemic on health care workers performance and risk of heat stress Research Students | Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences

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


Molecular modelling of proteins relevant to SARS-Cov2 Research Students | Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences

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


Improved screening of the cardiovascular safety of COVID-19 anti-viral compounds Research Students | Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences

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


Mindful Changes - Achieving Mental Health through dance during and post COVID-19 Pandemic Research Students | Funded

Centre for Dance Research

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


Community dance in the UK: recovery and ‘re-socialisation’ for participation and engagement in dance in a post-pandemic era Research Students | Funded

Centre for Dance Research

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


Network Inference and Machine Learning: Identification of Diseases-gene Regulation Research Students | Funded

Centre for Data Science

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 methods.


Venice and its Environments: Navigating Memory, Culture and Crisis Research Students | Funded

Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship within the Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities.


The gut microbiome as a predictor of COVID-19 disease severity Research Students | Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences

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


An Investigation into resistance and representation: Freelance dance artists and the cultural ecology Research Students | Funded

Centre for Dance Research

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


Investigating Transport System Risks due to Cyber-Physical Security Threats Research Students | Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

This research project is a collaboration between Coventry University and Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR).


Embodying loss: crafting the material in the time of pandemic Research Students | Funded

Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities

Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship within the transdisciplinary Cultural Memory and Critical Practices strands of the Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities.


Exploring healthcare workers’ experiences and ethical dilemmas faced during the COVID-19 Pandemic through arts-based practice Research Students | Funded

Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship within the multi-disciplinary Well-being and the Arts theme within the Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities .


Communicating COVID: Messages from the Downing Street Briefings Research Students | Funded

Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship within the Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities.


The role of design and usability in the adoption of digital self-management technology Research Students | Funded

Centre for Arts, Memory and Communities

Coventry University is inviting applications from suitably-qualified graduates for a fully-funded PhD studentship in the area of design for health.


A study into improving virus-load measurement and preventing false negative in detection Research Students | Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences

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


Multi-sensor and AI enabled system design for remote monitoring of physiological signals and activities in COVID-19 imposed conditions Research Students | Funded

Centre for Data Science

This project is about developing a smart IoT-based multi-sensor system.


Understanding factors contributing to and mitigating for thermal strain experienced when working in an explosives ordnance disposal suit Research Students | Funded

Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences

In collaboration with an industrial partner, work will be conducted to examine the effect of thermal stress experienced when wearing an explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) suit.


Developing an innovative inkjet printing technique to fabricate a cost-effective electrode for renewable hydrogen production via ammonia electrolysis Research Students | Funded

Institute for Future Transport & Cities

This PhD project will seek to develop an innovative inkjet printing technique for fabricating high-performance and cost-effective electrodes with reduced consumption of precious metals.