Science, Maths, and Engineering PhD /MPhil Studentships and Postgraduate Funding

Find PhD studentships and postgraduate funding in Chemistry, Computer Sciences, Engineering, Physics, Maths, Goegraphy, Geology

 

School/ DepartmentDescriptionClose Date
Department of Chemistry

3.5 year Funded  PhD Studentship available for September 2019

Project Title: Earth-abundant organometallic reagents for sustainable synthesis

Supervisor: Dr Fabrizio Ortu

Funding provides Stipend at UKRI rates and UK/EU fee waiver for 3.5 years

Available to UK/EU applicants only

 

 

12th March 2019

Department of Chemistry

3 Year PhD Studentship supported by European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme

Project: Development of a manufacturing process for pilot scale synthesis of MIP nanoparticles for therapeutic studies and plasmapheresis

Supervisor: Professor Sergey Piletsky

Stipend and tuition fees paid for 3 years.

Available to UK/EU applicants only.

 

 

12th March 2019

Department of Engineering

2 x 3.5 Years Fully Funded PhD Studentships available for September 2019.

An earlier start date may be possible for the right applicant.

Supervisors: Dr Bo Chen, Prof. Hongbiao Dong

Project 1: Microstructural Characterisation of thermally aged and creep-fatigued steels

  • Project 1 description and application information please click HERE

Project 2: In situ study of high-temperature deformation and damage process in steels by using large-scale experimental facilities

  • Project 2 description and application information please click HERE

Funding provides full overseas fee waiver and stipend at UK Research Council rates for 3.5 years.

Available to UK / EU / International applicants.

 

 

Open until filled.

Department of Mathematics

Project Ref LIH109

Fully funded 1 Year Industrial MPhil Studentship  - Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.  Available to start as soon as possible.

Project: To design a Universal Household Utility Bill Reader for the Purpose of Automation”

Supervisors: Dr Evgeny Mirkes em322@leicester.ac.uk and Dr Ayo Akinduko ayo.akinduko@leicester.ac.uk

Full Project and application details - please click HERE

Funding provides UK/EU Tuition Fees and Stipend of £14,00 for 1 year.

Available to UK/EU applicants only.

Project enquiries to Dr Evgeny Mirkes em322@leicester.ac.uk

Contact Jenny Hollis (jlh74@leicester.ac.uk) for more information about the Leicester Innovation Hub.

 

 

open until filled

School of Geography, Geology and the Environment

Project Ref LIH060

Fully funded 1 Year Industrial MPhil Studentship in Geography - Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.  Available to start as soon as possible.

Title: Large Scale Mapping of the Tree Canopy

Supervisors: Professor Heiko Balzter and Dr Kirsten Barrett

Full Project and application details - please click HERE

Funding provides UK/EU Tuition Fees and Stipend of £14,00 for 1 year.

Available to UK/EU applicants only.

Project enquiries to Professor Heiko Balzter: hb91@leicester.ac.uk.

Contact Jenny Hollis (jlh74@leicester.ac.uk) for more information about the Leicester Innovation Hub.

 

open until filled

Departments of Engineering / Computer Sciences

Project Ref LIH116

Fully Funded 1 Year Industrial MPhil Studentship - Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.  Available to start as soon as possible.

Project: To design a prototype room scale VR experience to assess feasibility, routes to market and value proposition in setting up a multiplayer artistic VR venue (Play Room)

Supervisors : Dr Mateusz Bocian (Engineering) and Dr Yi Hong (Computer Sciences)

Full project and application details - Click HERE

Funding provides UK/EU Tuition Fees and Stipend of £14,00 for 1 year.

Available to UK/EU applicants only.

Project enquiries to Dr Mateusz Bocian m.bocian@leicester.ac.uk

Contact Jenny Hollis (jlh74@leicester.ac.uk) for more information about the Leicester Innovation Hub.

 

Open until filled

Department of Chemistry

Project Ref LIH132  - Chemistry

Fully Funded 1 Year Industrial MPhil Studentship - Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Start date: As soon as possible.

Project: Novel Methods to Produce High Efficiency Heat Pipes

Project and Application information (.pdf)

Supervisor: Prof. Karl Ryder

For enquiries please contact  Shannon Stodd (Shannon.Stodd@le.ac.uk) at the Leicester Innovation Hub.

Funding provides UK/EU Tuition Fees and Stipend of £14,00 for 1 year.

Available to UK/EU students only

 

 

Open until filled

Department of Engineering

Project Ref LIH014  - Engineering

Fully Funded 1 Year  Industrial MPhil Studentship - Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Start date: As soon as possible.

Project: A novel precision agriculture decision support tool to help farmers determine nitrogen fertiliser application plans using satellite imagery

Project and Application information (.pdf)

Supervisors: Prof Tanya Vladimirova and Prof Mike Warrington

For enquiries please contact Prof Tanya Vladimirova tv29@le.ac.uk

Funding provides UK/EU Tuition Fees and Stipend of £14,00 for 1 year.

Available to UK/EU students only

 

 

Open until filled

Department of Informatics

 

Project Ref LIH0169  - Computer Science

Fully Funded 1 Year  Industrial MPhil Studentship - Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Start date: As soon as possible.

Project: To build an innovative service designed to securely store and monitor electronic awards in a blockchain technology

Project and Application information (.pdf)

Supervisors: contact Dr Stephan Reiff-Marganiec (srm13@leicester.ac.uk ) and Professor Effie Law (lcl9@leicester.ac.uk).

For enquiries please contact the above supervisors.

Funding provides UK/EU Tuition Fees and Stipend of £14,00 for 1 year.

Available to UK/EU students only

 

 

Open until filled

UK Government Doctoral Loan

Doctoral / PhD Loans Available from UK Government  from 1 August 2018 for UK/EU Nationals

The UK Government has introduced new Postgraduate Doctoral Loans of up to £25,000 for PhDs and equivalent postgraduate research programmes from 2018.

Full details and the application form are available from  GOV.UK  Doctoral Loan

Please make sure you read the full eligibility and residency criteria.

If you apply for a Doctoral Loan you will be able to register for your course once you have provided us with evidence that your application has been approved. Students in receipt of the Doctoral Loan are able to pay in 3 instalments instead of the standard 2, the due dates of the instalments will be in line with the dates you receive your loan payments.

Various

FindAPhD.com Postgraduate Scholarships

Gain a postgraduate scholarship from FindAPhD.com and win your share of £12,000 on offer.

Open Until Filled

Postgraduate Loans

Masters Degree Loans - including MPhil (Master of Philosophy)

UK/EU Nationals living in England - Have you considered applying for a Postgraduate Loan to help fund your Taught Masters or MPhil study?
Please refer to Postgraduate Loans for details of the loan arrangements, eligibility and the application process.

PhD Loans (Available from 2018 for UK Nationals)

The UK Government will introduce new doctoral loans of up to £25,000 for PhDs and equivalent postgraduate research programmes from 2018. Full details are to be announced shortly. In the meantime please refer to the latest information available at FindAPhD.com

Masters Degree (MA, MSc, MBA, LLM) Funding

Scholarships and bursaries for Masters degree programmes are advertised as they become available.

Please see the main listing for current Masters degree funding opportunities.

Scholarships available for individual Masters Courses can be found on the Fees and Funding section of the relevant Masters Course page.

Discount Schemes

Other Funding Sources

Alternatively, why not combine your postgraduate course with your career and earn while you learn - see our part-time and distance learning degrees.

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