Science, Maths, and Engineering PhD Studentships and Postgraduate Funding

Find PhD studentships and postgraduate funding in chemistry, engineering, physics, maths, and geosciences

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PhD Studentships Available Now

School/DepartmentDescriptionClose Date
Department of Mathematics

1 LISEO Funded PhD Studentship to commence January 2018: ‘Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning Tools for Space and Earth Observation’

Project and Application information (.pdf)

For application enquiries please contact the course administrator: pgrmaths@le.ac.uk


For academic enquiries please contact Dr Ivan Tyukin: I.Tyukin@le.ac.uk

PhD funding is available to UK/EU and International applicants.* The funding offers a stipend and tuition fee waiver at UK/EU rates for 3.5 years.

*International applicants must be able to fund the difference between UK/EU and International fees for the full 4 years of study.

27th October 2017
School of Geography, Geology, and the Environment

1 MPhil Studentship in Geography for Home/EU applicants

Start date 1st November 2017

Project description (pdf)

Application Instructions (pdf)

For application enquiries please contact the PGR Course Administrator (pgrgeog@le.ac.uk)

For academic enquiries please contact Dr Arnoud Boom (ab269@le.ac.uk)  or Dr Andy Carr (asc18@le.ac.uk )

12th October Mid-day
Department of Chemistry

Project Ref LIH012

Fully Funded Industrial MPhil Studentship. The project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Project: Develop a novel assay for the measurement of the drugs of abuse and designer drugs involving the use of Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Nanoparticules (MIP NPs)

Project and application information (.pdf)

Project to start as soon as possible.

Supervisors Prof. Sergey Piletsky and Dr. Elena Piletska.

Informal enquiries to Prof. Sergey Piletsky, sp523@le.ac.uk

Available to UK/EU students only

Open until filled
Department of Engineering

Project Ref LIH014

Fully Funded 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

Available to UK/EU students only

Open until filled

Department of Mathematics

 

Project Ref LIH003

Fully Funded Industrial MPhil Studentship (Starting 25 September 2017) Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Project and application information (.pd)

Project to start as soon as possible.

Supervisors: Prof Jeremy Levesley jl1@le.ac.uk (Mathematics) and Dr Matthew Higgins mh64@le.ac.uk (School of Business)

Available to UK/EU applicants only

Open until filled

School of Business (Management) together with Informatics and Mathematics

Project Ref LIH002

Fully Funded Industrial MPhil Studentship. The project is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Project to start as soon as possible.

Project and application information (.pdf)

Supervisors: Dr Matthew Higgins mh64@le.ac.uk (School of Business) and Prof Jeremy Levesley jl1@le.ac.uk  (Mathematics)

Available to UK/EU applicants only

Open until filled

Department of Engineering

Engineering NSIRC/PhD Studentship: ‘Development of Self-Healing Coating systems for mitigating corrosion of offshore wind turbines

Supervisor: Dr David Weston. E: dpw14@le.ac.uk

Preferred Start date 25th September 2017

Details of the NSIRC Studentship (.pdf)

Apply online (apply for Engineering Research)

For application enquiries please contact the PGR course administrator: engineeringpgr@le.ac.uk

The NSIRC/TWI PhD funding is available to UK/EU and International* applicants.


N.B. *The funding offers a stipend/salary package and a UK/EU fee waiver. International applicants must be able to fund the difference between UK/EU and International fees for the full 4 years of study.

 

 

Open until filled

Department of Informatics

1 PhD in Computer Science. Funded by a Graduate Teaching Assistant Studentship. [GTA-Sep 17]

Preferred start date 25th September 2017

Research Areas, GTA Funding and Application Information

Apply online (apply for Computer Science Research)

For application enquiries please contact the PGR Course Administrator: informaticspgr@le.ac.uk

For academic enquiries please contact Professor Alexander Kurz: ak155@.le.ac.uk

GTA PhD funding is available to UK/EU and International* applicants.

*The funding offers a stipend/salary package and a UK/EU fee waiver. International applicants must be able to fund the difference between UK/EU and International fees for the full 4 years of study.

 

 

Open until filled

Department of Physics and Astronomy

STFC Funded projects available for UK/EU applicants.

Please refer to the Available Projects List for all project descriptions and supervisors.

To apply please follow the online application guidelines ensuring you complete the Research Interests Form as well as the standard PhD application form

Open until filled
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Masters Degree (MA, MSc, MBA, LLM) Funding

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