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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Helping housing associations offer hope
The Department of Education are proud to lead four departmental research groups: Education, Identities and Society; Interculturality for Diversity and Global Learning; Pedagogy, Policy and Professional Education; and STEM Education. Furthermore we have members in a number of interdisciplinary groups, bringing their education expertise to tackle wider societal challenges. Learn more about the groups below.
Focusing on investigating current issues in higher education including leadership and management, knowledge-behaviour gap, student and staff information literacy, building inclusive pedagogies, coaching and mentoring, community building, E-learning in Accounting Education and curriculum development.
Research at the intersection of Education, Sociology, Human Geography, Youth Studies and Digital Presence.
Development of an enhanced awareness of bodies as sensors of crucial information about ourselves and our reality; Enhancing our performance as human beings, practitioners, researchers and educators.
A space in which to encounter and deepen engagement with cutting edge spatial, urban and geographical research and theory.
The Institute focuses on the social, community, and cultural aspects of pressing contemporary issues including migration and movement, social unrest, intersectional inequalities, and institutionalised poverty.
Challenging conventional attitudes and practices and promoting respectful and effective intercultural communication, cross-cultural intelligence, diversity and inclusion, within a world that is increasingly interconnected digitally.
Research on key skills and participation in childhood
Focusing on pedagogy, policy and professional education, including the education of teachers.
Research about education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics
Education Integrated PhD
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.