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

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

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

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

When violence and natural disasters intersect – exploring the role of gender and agro-cultural artefacts in the promotion of equitable resilience and solidary in rural Zimbabwe

SAVE will investigate the implications of natural disasters when mapped onto existing injustices and inequalities. Rooted in place and culture, this interdisciplinary research will apply a political

Understanding future impact of climate change on agricultural productivity and practices in northern Africa

There is an urgent need to better understand how climate will change over the region, how such changes will affect crop productivity, and how local farmers, their associations might respond.

Promoting sustainability within horticultural value-chains in Southern Africa: an investigation of a corporate-led sustainability initiative

This multi-disciplinary, collaborative project will evaluate the sustainability outcomes of a programme that connects local horticultural producers with retail markets in Southern Africa.