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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.

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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...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded
Digital games
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...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded
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...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded
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...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded
Mapping Software Systems based on Domains
This project is based on inter-disciplinary research: on the one hand, it is a Computer Science project, where a good understanding of software programming is needed. On the other hand, it is a Biolog...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded
Software Architecture Recovery and Consistency of Mobile Applications
Project Summary: Mobile applications are being developed by new platforms such as Android with their own programming languages, e.g., Java version for Android. Currently, mobile applications are small...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded
Managing collaborative logistics
Logistics and transportation are important part in supply chain management. Collaboration among different organizations involved in logistics and transportation is the key to achieve the economies of ...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded
Developing Squeeze-Film Levitation
Squeeze-film levitation (SFL) is a means of separation and non-contact movement of one surface over another, e.g. conveying and bearings. Consequently, there is no wear, almost no friction (except for...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded
Optimisation methods for (deep) neural networks
A machine learning algorithm can be viewed as a mapping between inputs and outputs, with the scope of optimising and tuning the parameters that describe it so that the performance is improved. The los...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded
Novel machine learning methodologies for human action correction in videos
The goal of this research is to motivate patients with disabilities to get better in a faster, easier and fun way. It will apply artificial intelligence methods to a software that turns traditional ph...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded