Research students are welcomed to Brunel as valued members of our thriving, research-intensive community. Browse PhD opportunities below and find out about the funding available for students.
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The Grow2Build is a hub of research in bio-based building products and has an international reputation for its prolific research output into natural fiber composites.
Nano-cellulose laboratory equipped with a wide range of the state of the art facilities for nano celloluse production and characterisation.
The research group aims at the feasibility of circular management of urban waste ad environmental sustainability of the systems in construction.
Devoted to a broad range of coastal engineering problems such as coastal wave dynamics and coastal resilience against natural hazards: storm surges, tsunamis, earthquakes, landslides.
Pavement evaluation; techniques and optimisation of maintenance management methodologies; health monitoring and non-destructive based evaluation.
Experimental studies on the practical applications of the research outcomes in the form of development of design guidelines for national and international codes of practice.
As a lead academic partner in the NSIRC our research focuses on design of new and assessment of existing real world materials and structures characterised by design, manufacture and maintenance imperfections.
The Institute's research aims to improve the performance of materials and structures, including their design, manufacturing, integrity and use, through a combined theoretical approach.
Advanced Manufacturing and Enterprise Engineering Integrated...
Advanced Powertrain and Fuels PhD
Civil Engineering PhD
Energy Efficient and Sustainable Technologies PhD
Manufacturing and Enterprise Engineering PhD
Materials Characterisation and Processing PhD
Materials Engineering PhD
Resource Efficient Future Cities PhD
Structural Integrity PhD
Developing design principles and tools for a circular metal economy
Advanced proactive optimisation service for buildings
Our funded studentships become available at different times of the year. Please keep checking our page regularly to see the latest funded opportunities. We also advertise all our funded studentships as soon as they become available on the @BrunelResearch twitter account.