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.
Incremental Sheet Metal Forming
Sheet metal forming is nowadays a well-developed technology which is traditionally used for the automotive industry in particular and for industries that require the use of lightweight structures in g...
The effects of AI on organisations
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is having transformational effects on organisations. Strategies, structures, operating models, among other things, that were once considered solid and stable appear to hav...
Spirituality and Health
Students interested in this PhD opportunity would want to explore any aspects of spirituality and how it is addressed or not addressed in healthcare. Often medical professionals are not comfortable as...
Design of experiments for network science
The successful applicants will join the internationally recognised researchers in the Department of Mathematics. This exciting research project is focused on extending statistical theory, algorithms a...
Construction and demolition waste management
The building sector is amongst the major resource consuming and waste generating sectors of the economy. The paradigm of the circular economy has the potential to overcome the problems that resulted d...