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.
Cross-border cooperation in Europe
This project seeks to examine the factors that influence the shape and success of different cross-border cooperation programmes in Europe, as funded through the EU. Some of these are much more success...
Sustainable materials for biomedical devices
The Coronavirus Pandemic has seen unprecedented demand for breathing masks most of which are made from non-recyclable fossil fuel-derived plastics, contributing huge amounts of PVC waste to the Global...
Students are invited to apply for PhD projects on digital games/interactive media. Relevant areas and disciplinary backgrounds may include Game Studies, Film Theory, Performance Studies, Literary Theo...
Sustainable solutions to plastic pollution
Our group assess various products and processes using life cycle and sustainability assessment methods to identify opportunities to reduce environmental impact leading to innovation in material choice...
Behaviour of high strength steel structures in fire
High strength steel is an increasingly popular material choice for civil engineering structures owing to its high performance and ability to reduce the overall material usage in a project. This projec...