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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.

Artificial Intelligence in customer interactions: factors influencing value creation and sustained use in a variety of contexts (e.g., healthcare and financial services)
As we enter the fourth industrial revolution, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being used by more and more organisations - profit seeking and otherwise – to automate processes in more and more business...
Self Funded
Dynamics of seawater intrusion in heterogeneous coastal aquifers
Saltwater intrusion (SWI) in coastal aquifers is one of the main challenges for water resources management. It is a natural process that happens because of the density difference between the denser sa...
Self Funded
The economics of the private security sector in the UK
This PhD project seeks to understand the determinants and consequences of the increase of the private protection sector in the UK over the last years.   Private protection is a flourishing business in...
Self Funded