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PhD topics for research students

Find below a list of currently available self-funded PhD topics.

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Multiscale Simulation of Fluid Dynamics
A project at the interface between Physics and Engineering, molecular simulation has the potential to provide new insights into the field of fluids dynamics, a vital and very active research area esse...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded
The use of a principle-based approach to rule making in consumer law
Consumer law is based on prescriptive standards that have pushed firms to ignore consumer needs to the benefit of a compliance box ticking exercise. The project seeks to unpick how best to change the ...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded
Intelligent Mobile Robotics System
Research on a six legged mobile robotics which is currently used in the research labs. The robot can be equipped with sonar sensors, vision system and communication system. In mobile robot research, t...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded
Multi-Agent Learning on Sensory data for Autonomous Systems
In many real world applications data is not static but arrives in data streams. On-line learning methods suits these applications by adjusting the learning policy incrementally as soon as new data arr...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded
Supervisory Control System Using Wireless Network
In this project a supervisory control system will be developed to support Wireless Sensor Network (WSN). WSN are increasingly used in a multitude of applications such as environmental and structural h...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded
Granular Computing for Power Electronics Circuits Optimisation
Granular computing is an emerging computing paradigm of information processing. It concerns the processing of complex information entities called information granules, which arise in the process of da...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded
Intelligent coordination of end-users energy demand for the sustainable next-generation energy network
As part of energy demand and sustainability of future energy grid, energy generation, transmission and distribution; a more systematic and proactive approach for the next-generation electric grid is n...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded
Autonomous 5G Networks
5G Networks are expected to support many use cases ranging from autonomous vehicles, e-health, industry 4.0, entertainment, transport, smart cities etc. which will place a wide range of technical requ...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded
Leaving Neverland: pedophilia, publics and fandoms
This project investigates the receptions and aftermath of the documentary 'Leaving Neverland' in relation to Michael Jackson's legacy of music, performance, and his fan base. It asks why, in the midst...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded
Targeting TERT and the MYCN gene network as a novel therapeutic approach for high-risk neuroblastoma
MYCN belongs to a small family of transcription factors implicated in fundamental cellular processes. There are 3 members of the MYC family in mammalian cells, c-MYC, MYCN and L-MYC. They interact wit...
19/08/2024

Self Funded

Self Funded