Our Research Opportunities
Coventry University's research strategy is underpinned by a £250m investment in research, our estate and facilities. It also:
- enables our academics to apply fresh and original approaches to key research challenges
- informs their teaching
- provides opportunities for postgraduate students to participate in major research projects.
We currently offer a variety of PhD studentships to outstanding applicants, to areas of research undertaken by our Research Centres and our industrial collaborations.
To find a PhD for you, search by topic/subject in the bar below or filter by research area/centre on the available drop-down box.
Identifying and Exploring the New Roles and Behaviours of Consumers in the Development of Smart Energy Grids
This PhD Studentship is specifically for research into the new behaviours and roles for consumers in a changing energy sector. This PhD project will identify and explore the new roles and behaviours of consumers in the development of smart grids. It will investigate the routes to large-scale adoption by consumers of innovations such as micro-generation, energy storage and demand management business models and the implications for providers and policy makers.
PhD, Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations
Our aim is to develop independent, trained, highly-employable researchers with knowledge, expertise and skills in strategically-important research areas with real-world impact. Your initial training is delivered through an intense first year of training and development with the DTC training programme and through direct interaction with your supervisors. We aim to equip you through your first year’s training to undertake fieldwork and primary research in pursuit of your research.