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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.

Description
Supervisor
Application Deadline
Funding
Clustering in bioinformatics
There are many bioinformatics datasets available publically. Extracting consistent information from these require development of novel techniques and tools. This has many applications in medical (and ...
26/05/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded
Resilient Cooling Systems for Buildings
Resilient Cooling describes low energy cooling solutions for buildings that strengthen the ability of individuals and our community as a whole to withstand, and also prevent, thermal and other impacts...
26/05/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded
Spray and Combustion Diagnostics
The main focus of this PhD will be on the understanding of the use of advanced renewable fuels to study details about fuel composition and its structure on spray characteristics, ignition and combusti...
26/05/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded
Developing new antibody-based therapeutics for neuroblastoma
Metastatic neuroblastoma is a cancer of the nervous system that kills the majority of the affected children. Although there have been tremendous advances in the understanding of the molecular causes o...
26/05/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded
Automatic Privacy Management Based on Dynamic Consent
Within EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), consent constitutes one of the six possible legal grounds for lawfully processing personal data, and it is also the one found most confusing. To co...
26/05/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded
Role of centriolar proteins in invasion
Primary cilia are microtubule-based organelles that detect mechanical and chemical stimuli. Although cilia house a number of oncogenic molecules (including Smoothened, KRAS, EGFR, and PDGFR), their pr...
26/05/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded
Role of cilia in oncogenic signaling and drug resistance
Primary cilia are microtubule-based antennae that detect mechanical and chemical stimuli. Although cilia house a number of oncogenic molecules (including Smoothened, KRAS, EGFR, and PDGFR), their prec...
26/05/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded
Sustainable Fish Farming: Development of an Integrated monitoring & control system to maximise production and reduce waste
AQUA-EYE is an autonomous monitoring platform of ambient conditions in fish farms, for remote alerting of sub-optimal conditions in real-time, to minimise waste and maximise production. The technology...
26/05/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded
Wireless charging of electric vehicles
Wireless Power Transfer has the potential to revolutionise traditional 'wired' Power Transfer in many applications like tablets, smartphones, etc. In this project the focus will be on the wireless cha...
26/05/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded
Exploring esports as a pedagogical tool for young people's identity, culture and wellbeing development
There is growing concern over the impact that young people’s engagement with digital technologies has on their well-being. The discussions surrounding young people’s uses of digital technologies are o...
26/05/2022

Self Funded

Self Funded