PhD topics for research students
Find below a list of currently available self-funded PhD topics.
We encourage all students to contact the supervisor or the alternative contact person for more information and an informal chat to discuss the process of applying and preparing your research statement. For more information on how to apply click here.
Circular design tools for the metal sector
The PhD project will be linked to the UKRI Circular Metal Research Centre. In particular it will support the design stream of the programme.
The PhD researcher will work within an interdisciplinary te...
Exploring Mediated Forms of Sexual Commerce
The student is invited to investigate forms of postmodern sexual commerce that have come into existence since the inception of the internet. Preferably these would be forms of sex work that are entire...
Metasurfaces for smart environments
Metasurfaces consist of a planar array of subwavelength-spaced and electrically small particles, whose EM properties can be locally controlled to tailor the overall reflected/transmitted field. Metasu...
Can AI based robot car win the race
A modern Formula 1 race is a breathtaking display of engineering precision. Yet the popularity of the sport arguably has less to do with the performance of the cars than with the skill and daring disp...