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A-Z of Research Opportunities

A research degree offers you the opportunity to develop your research skills and prove yourself as a researcher. Queen’s is committed to the enhancement of research training and teaching and offers postgraduate research opportunities across all fields of study.

This is not an exhaustive list of Postgraduate Research Opportunities. If you cannot find a project you are interested in, please use the Subjects Search tab or the Find A PhD Supervisor tab.

Project name School Funding Subject Status Sort
Commonwealth PhD Scholarships
Institute Of Theology, Queen's Management School, School of Arts, English and Languages, School of Biological Sciences, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, School of Law, School of Mathematics and Physics, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, School of Natural and Built Environment, School of Nursing and Midwifery, School of Pharmacy, School of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
20 July 2020
Institute Of Theology, Queen's Management School, School of Arts, English and Languages, School of Biological Sciences, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, School of Law, School of Mathematics and Physics, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, School of Natural and Built Environment, School of Nursing and Midwifery, School of Pharmacy, School of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work Funded Open 1
CITI-GENS MSCA COFUND Doctoral Training Programme
Queen's Management School, School of Arts, English and Languages, School of Biological Sciences, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, School of Law, School of Mathematics and Physics, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, School of Natural and Built Environment, School of Nursing and Midwifery, School of Pharmacy, School of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
Queen's Management School, School of Arts, English and Languages, School of Biological Sciences, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, School of Law, School of Mathematics and Physics, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, School of Natural and Built Environment, School of Nursing and Midwifery, School of Pharmacy, School of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work Funded Closed 1
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
05 June 2020
School of Law Funded Closed 1
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Law Funded Closed 1
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
14 May 2020
Funded Closed 1
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
08 March 2020
Funded Closed 1
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Photonic Integration & Advanced Data Storage (PIADS)
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, School of Mathematics and Physics
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Closed 1
DAERA Postgraduate Studentships
School of Biological Sciences
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
25 February 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Closed 1
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
28 January 2020
Funded Closed 1
NINE Northern Ireland and North East of England DTP
Queen's Management School, School of Arts, English and Languages, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, School of Law, School of Natural and Built Environment, School of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
17 January 2020
Queen's Management School, School of Arts, English and Languages, School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics, School of Law, School of Natural and Built Environment, School of Psychology, School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work Funded Closed 1
High Performance Graph Processing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Hans Vandierendonck
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Assessment and Improvement of Software Engineering productivity
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Software Engineering; productivity; personnel economics Dr Vahid Garousi
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2
CITIGEN DTP: Assessment and Improvement of Software Engineering productivity
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Software Engineering; productivity; personnel economics Dr Vahid Garousi
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2
Precision-Aware Deep Learning
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Hans Vandierendonck
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Deep Learning with Limited Labelled Data: theory, algorithm and application to medical data
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Yang Hua
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2
CITIGEN DTP: Deep Learning with Limited Labelled Data: theory, algorithm and application to medical data
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Yang Hua
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2
High-Performance Computing, Edge Computing, Aceelerators, Low-power
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Carlos Reano
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Energy-Conscious and Fault-Resilient Autonomous Industrial Robots via Algorithm-Hardware Co-Design
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Robotics, Industry 4.0, Smart Manufacturing, Control Engineering, Software-Hardware co-Design, Dr Georgios Karakonstantis
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2
CITIGEN DTP: Energy-Conscious and Fault-Resilient Autonomous Industrial Robots via Algorithm-Hardware Co-Design
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Robotics, Industry 4.0, Smart Manufacturing, Control Engineering, Software-Hardware co-Design, Dr Georgios Karakonstantis
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2
CLOSER – a Common Language Of Software Evolution in Repositories
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr David Cutting
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Adaptive Acceleration of Neural-Networks in Resource Constrained Edge and Cloud Environments
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Energy-Efficiency, Artificial-Intelligence, Neural-Networks, Accelerators, Heterogeneous Systems Dr Georgios Karakonstantis
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2
CITIGENS DTP: Adaptive Acceleration of Neural-Networks in Resource Constrained Edge and Cloud Environments
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Energy-Efficiency, Artificial-Intelligence, Neural-Networks, Accelerators, Heterogeneous Systems Dr Georgios Karakonstantis
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2
A Random Matrix Inference Framework for Big-Data Analytics
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr David Morales
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Scalable Heart-Rate-Variability Analysis for Individualized Secure Health Monitoring
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Heath monitoring, ECGs, Heart-Rate-Variability, Energy-Efficient Systems Dr Georgios Karakonstantis
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2
CITIGEN DTP: Scalable Heart-Rate-Variability Analysis for Individualized Secure Health Monitoring
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Heath monitoring, ECGs, Heart-Rate-Variability, Energy-Efficient Systems Dr Georgios Karakonstantis
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2
Robust Signal Processing Methods for 6G wireless communications
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr David Morales
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Biologically-plausible Neural Processors
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Artificial Intelligence, Spiking Neural Networks, Data Science, Neuromorphic, Memristo Dr John McAllister
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2
CITIGEN DTP: Biologically-plausible Neural Processors
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Artificial Intelligence, Spiking Neural Networks, Data Science, Neuromorphic, Memristo Dr John McAllister
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2
Post Quantum Anonymous Credential
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Jinguang Han
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2
Iterative Approximate Analysis of Graph-Structured Data For Precision Medicine
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Knowledge extraction, scalable algorithms, graph processing, biomedical informatics, Cancer, Coronav Hans Vandierendonck
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2
CITIGEN DTP: Iterative Approximate Analysis of Graph-Structured Data For Precision Medicine
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Knowledge extraction, scalable algorithms, graph processing, biomedical informatics, Cancer, Coronav Hans Vandierendonck
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2
Functional Encryption and its Application
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Jinguang Han
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Fair AI for the Public Sector: Advancing the Technological Frontier
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Fairness, Public Sector, Machine-Learning, Algorithms Dr Deepak Padmanabhan
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2
CITIGENS DTP: Fair AI for the Public Sector: Advancing the Technological Frontier
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Fairness, Public Sector, Machine-Learning, Algorithms Dr Deepak Padmanabhan
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2
Model-based testing: Assessing and improving applicability and usefulness in practice
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Vahid Garousi
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Software Testing of AI-based systems
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Vahid Garousi
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Requirements to Microservices
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Des Greer
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Retrieving Credible online documents
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Austen Rainer
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Software Evolution Prediction from a Social Networks Perspective
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Des Greer
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Brain Inspired Computing for Autonomous Systems
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr John McAllister
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Attack-resistant intelligent network intrusion pervention systems
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Sandra Scott-Hayward
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Distributed, collaborative protection against IoT attacks
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Sandra Scott-Hayward
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Semantic code analysis using program embedding
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Niall McLaughlin
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Unsupervised and Interpretable Learning for Electronic Healthcare Records
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Niall McLaughlin
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Quantum Computing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr John McAllister
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Adversarial deep learning for software and malware analysis: deception and countermeasures
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Jesus Martinez Del Rincon
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Deep Pose Estimation and activity recognition in social media videos
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Jesus Martinez Del Rincon
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Software Engineering for Trustworthy AI
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Youcheng Sun
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2
Quality Assured and Certifiable Software Development for Smart Contracts
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Youcheng Sun
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Story telling from Sensors:From Activities to Stories
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Son T Mai
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2
Interactive and Intelligent exploration of big complex data
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Son T Mai
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Adaptive Runtime Reconfiguration of Edge Applications
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Blesson Varghese
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Distributed Intelligence in Edge Computing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Blesson Varghese
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Energy Scalable Neural Networks
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Georgios Karakonstantis
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Empirical Elasticity in the Hybrid Cloud
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Dionysios Athanasopoulos
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2
Energy-Efficient and Fault Tolerant Cyber-Physical Systems
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Georgios Karakonstantis
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Meaningful Object Processing in Mind and Machine
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Barry Devereux
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Serverless Fog Computing: From Microservices to Nanoservices
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Dionysios Athanasopoulos
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Naturalistic Natural Language Processing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Barry Devereux
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Predictive Analytics in an ICS by processing streams of physiological data in real-time
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Charles Gillan
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Researching the use of machine learning tools in marine engineering to enhance green energy generation
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Charles Gillan
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Artificial Intelligence for Vision Based Navigation
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Professor Neil Robertston
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Closed 2
Fog/Edge Computing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Blesson Varghese
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
30 June 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2
Deep Evidential Reasoning for Semantic Vulnerability Analysis of Enterprise Repository Software Commits
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Paul Miller
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2
Deep Evidential Reasoning for Semantic Vulnerability Analysis
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Paul Miller
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2
Fog/Edge Computing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Blesson Varghese
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
30 June 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2
DTP: GPU acceleration of discrete-event simulations of digital twins
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Carlos Reano
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2
DTP: Fault-Tolerant Monitoring and Control in Industrial Internet-of-Things
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Hans Vandierendonck
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2
DTP:Transprecise computing meets multi-physics simulation: adapting computation to precision requirements
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Hans Vandierendonck
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
15 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2
DTP: AI and real-time predictive modelling of manufacturing pipeline state of health
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Roger Woods
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
DTP: Resource Allocation and Control co-design in the cloud using the IOT
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Nikolaos Athanasopoulos
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
DTP: Human-Robot Collaboration in Disassembly for Future Remanufacturing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Mien Van
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
DTP: Soft Sensing for in-process optimal quality control for remote laser welding processes
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Mien Van
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
DTP: Dynamic Bayesian Modelling of Disk Drive Manufacturing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Roger Woods
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
DTP: Real-time and non-restrictive safety enforcement for robots living in dynamic environments; the factory of the future challenge
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Nikolaos Athanasopoulos
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
DTP: Personalized Dynamic Learning and Skill Delivery for Industry 4.0
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Nikolaos Athanasopoulos
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
DTP: Information Centric Networking - A new approach towards Secure and Resilient Industry 4.0 Communications
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Kieran McLaughlin
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
DTP: Precision Location of Tooling Using Wireless Methods
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Vincent Fusco
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
DTP: Optimising adaptive skill delivery systems for human users and learners in Industry 4.0
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Nikolaos Athanasopoulos
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
DTP: ML-Driven Millimetre-wave Industrial Wireless
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Simon Cotton
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
DTP: Embedding intentions in robot motion patterns: capitalizing on human perceptual skills
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Sean McLoone
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
DTP: Deep learning-enabled video -based motion tracking for human-robot interaction in assembly tasks
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Sean McLoone
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
DTP: Embedded systems security using Approximate Computing for Industry 4.0
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Maire O'Neill
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
DTP: Hardware-based authentication for Industrial IoT
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Maire O'Neill
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
DTP: Making STRIDES in Cyber Physical System Security: Improving Threat Analysis for Industry 4.0
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Kieran McLaughlin
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
DTP: Semi-supervised learning for advanced manufacturing applications
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Professor Sean McLoone
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
DTP: Condition-based maintenance using hidden semi-Markov models
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Professor Sean McLoone
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Self-steered antennas for wireless power transfer
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Neil Buchanan
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Finite element modelling for resonant power converter design and packaging
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Finite element modelling, power converter, packaging. Dr Ahmad Elkateb
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2
CITGEN DTP: Finite element modelling for resonant power converter design and packaging
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Finite element modelling, power converter, packaging. Dr Ahmad Elkateb
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Design and Analysis of Dual Axis MEMS Micro-mirrors for LiDAR System
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Hamza Shakeel
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
UNlocking thE PoTential of THz Communications for FUture CoNnected SociEties (NEPTUNE)
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Wireless communications; 6G networks; THz communications; information theory; advanced signal proces Dr Michalis Matthaiou
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2
CITIGEN DTP: UNlocking thE PoTential of THz Communications for FUture CoNnected SociEties (NEPTUNE)
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Wireless communications; 6G networks; THz communications; information theory; advanced signal proces Dr Michalis Matthaiou
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
A Self-Calibrating Internet of Things (IOT) based Pollution Monitoring Sensor Network
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Hamza Shakeel
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Data-driven risk-averse control of offshore floating wind turbines with embedded GPUs
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD High-performance computing, Floating offshore wind turbines, Data-driven control Dr Pantelis Sopasakis
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2
CITIGEN DTP: Data-driven risk-averse control of offshore floating wind turbines with embedded GPUs
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD High-performance computing, Floating offshore wind turbines, Data-driven control Dr Pantelis Sopasakis
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Deep learning for automated visual inspection of carpet defects
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Professor Sean McLoone
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Deep learning enhanced inference of human motor intentions for human-robot collaboration
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Machine learning, movement control, decoding intentions, biological motion Professor Sean McLoone
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2
CITIGEN DTP: Deep learning enhanced inference of human motor intentions for human-robot collaboration
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Machine learning, movement control, decoding intentions, biological motion Professor Sean McLoone
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Intelligent systems techniques for improving manufacturing competiveness
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Professor Sean McLoone
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Information Centric Networking: A New Approach to Securing Critical Infrastructure
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Kieran McLaughlin
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Making STRIDES in Cyber Physical System Security: Improving Threat Analysis
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Kieran McLaughlin
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Novel RF/Microwave Transceivers for RFID and Healthcare
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Neil Buchanan
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Battery Energy Storage to Enhance Thermal Power Plant Flexibility
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Robert Best
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Provision of Distribution System Services from Battery Energy Storage
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Robert Best
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Secure Measurement and Control Information Systems for Smart Grids
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr David Laverty
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Cloud Based Electrical Utility Infrastructure Montitoring and Analysis
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr David Laverty
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Clouds' Effect on Solar Power Generation
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Xueqin Liu
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Investing Security Vulnerablilities of Approximate Computing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Chongyan Gu
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Secure IoT devices Using Digital Fingerprint
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Chongyan Gu
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Robotic Vision and Tactile Sensing for Wire-Terminal Insertion Tasks
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Mien Van
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Impedance Control with Human Intent Estimation for Human-Robot Collaboration
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Mien Van
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Super-directive antenna arrays for future wireless systems
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Michalis Matthaiou
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Massive MIMO at THz communications
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Michalis Matthaiou
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Ambient Backscatter and Energy Autonomous Wireless Sensing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Stylianos Assimonis
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Energy Harvesting and Wireless Power Transfer
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Stylianos Assimonis
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Multi-Element Resonant Converter for Enhanced Wireless Power Transfer for On-board EV Chargers
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Ahmad Elkateb
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Wireless Power Transfer System for Electric Vehicles Charging
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Ahmad Elkateb
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Nonlinear model predictive control for safe proactive collaborative robots
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Pantelis Sopasakis
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Risk-averse predictive control for autonomous vehicles
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Pantelis Sopasakis
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Practical and Post-Quantum IoT Security
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Ciara Rafferty
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Practical Privacy-preserving homomorphic analytics
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Ciara Rafferty
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
User-Centric Cell-Free Massive MIMO for Ultra-Dense Networks
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Hien Quoc Ngo
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Massive MIMO in Machine-Type Communications
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Hien Quoc Ngo
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
A Random Matrix Inference Framework for Big-Data Analytics
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr David Morales
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Robust Signal Processing Methods for 6G wireless communications
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr David Morales
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
UK Quantum Communications Hub PhD Students on Practical Post Quantum Cryptography
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Professor Maire O'Neill
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Smart Manufactured Nanostructured Plasmonic arrays for biosensing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr David McNeill
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
13 March 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Tackling Productivity Questions: A Long-Run Perspective
Queen's Management School | PHD Advanced manufacturing, productivity, technology, innovation, monetary policy, institutions Dr Philip T. Fliers
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
Queen's Management School Funded Finance Closed 2
Tackling Productivity Questions: A Long-Run Perspective
Queen's Management School | PHD Advanced manufacturing, productivity, technology, innovation, monetary policy, institutions Professor John D. Turner
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
Queen's Management School Funded Finance Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP Robert Hart and Sino-Foreign Networks in Late Qing China
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics | PHD Digital humanities, Qing China, social networks, China Maritime Customs, Robert Hart, digital histor Emma Reisz
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
None specified
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics Funded History Open 2
CITI-GENS DTP - Dealing with the Past in a Digital Age: Oral History in Transition
School of Law | PHD Oral history; transitional justice; technology; ethics; post-conflict Dr Anna Bryson
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Law Funded Law Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP - The Governance and Management of Data in the Smart City
School of Law | PHD Smart Cities, data governance, law and the GDPR, regulation and governance Professor John Morison
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Law Funded Law Closed 2
Exploring legal and ethical dimensions in Belfast’s planned Digital Innovation Ecosystem
School of Law | PHD legal, policy, ethics Professor Daithi MacSithigh
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
5 June 2020
School of Law Funded Law Closed 2
Leverhulme Trust: Real-time Signal Processing Algorithms for Computational Millimetre-wave Radars
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Okan Yurduseven
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
18 September 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2
Leverhulme Trust: Compressive Millimetre-wave Antennas for Computational Security-Screening Radars
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Okan Yurduseven
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
18 September 2020
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2
CITI-GENS DTP: Ion beam modification of surface properties of additive manufacturing components for biomedical applications.
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Bioengineering, finite element, additive manufacturing, microstructure evolution, phase field Dr Gasser Abdelal
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP: Ion beam modification of surface properties of additive manufacturing components for biomedical applications.
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Bioengineering – finite element – additive manufacturing – microstructure evolution – phase field – Dr Gasser Abdelal
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP: Biobased Polymers of the Future - Poultry Industry Waste valorisation.
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Petroleum polymer alternatives, packaging innovation, carbon footprint, energy, waste valorisation Dr Eoin Cunningham
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP: Biobased Polymers of the Future - Poultry Industry Waste valorisation.
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Petroleum polymer alternatives, packaging innovation, carbon footprint, energy, waste valorisation Dr Eoin Cunningham
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP: Compostable Feather Based Biopolymer Lidding Films.
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Feather based biopolymers, Compostable Packaging, packaging innovation, carbon footprint, energy Dr Eoin Cunningham
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP: Compostable Feather Based Biopolymer Lidding Films.
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Feather based biopolymers, Compostable Packaging, packaging innovation, carbon footprint, energy Dr Eoin Cunningham
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP: Moving to a Plastic Packaging Free Society – Feasibility, Consumer Psychology and Environmental Impact.
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Plastic free society, packaging innovation, carbon footprint, energy, consumer psychology Dr Eoin Cunningham
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP: Moving to a Plastic Packaging Free Society – Feasibility, Consumer Psychology and Environmental Impact.
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Plastic free society, packaging innovation, carbon footprint, energy, consumer psychology Dr Eoin Cunningham
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP: Socio-Technical Transition Analysis of MaaS in Northern Ireland.
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Mobility as a Service, Mobility as a Right, Low Carbon Transitions, Socio-Technical Transitions Dr Juliana Early
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP: Socio-Technical Transition Analysis of MaaS in Northern Ireland.
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Mobility as a Service, Mobility as a Right, Low Carbon Transitions, Socio-Technical Transitions Dr Juliana Early
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP: Training demand response behaviour in the India power grid to optimise embedded solar energy usage.
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD This project is one of those advertised under the CITI-GENS programme. For more information on the p Dr Aoife Foley
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP: Training demand response behaviour in the India power grid to optimise embedded solar energy usage
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Demand response, Decarbonisation, Bayesian, Tariff, India, Solar, Consumer, Controller Dr Aoife Foley
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP: Inline measurement of container properties using Raman Spectroscopy.
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Raman Spectroscopy, Stretch Blow Moulding, Process Monitoring Dr Gary Menary
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP: Inline measurement of container properties using Raman Spectroscopy.
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Raman Spectroscopy, Stretch Blow Moulding, Process Monitoring Dr Gary Menary
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP: Innovative Energy Saving Process for Advanced Manufacturing.
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Advanced Manufacturing, Rotational Moulding, Process Optimisation, Energy Reduction, Data Analytics Dr Peter Martin
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP: Innovative Energy Saving Process for Advanced Manufacturing.
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Advanced Manufacturing, Rotational Moulding, Process Optimisation, Energy Reduction, Data Analytics Dr Peter Martin
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Closed 2
Faint signals from bright sources: identifying high-frequency waves in the Sun
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Solar Physics Dr David Jess
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Closed 2
Quantum-data analysis for quantum technologies
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Quantum information processing, Quantum mechanics, Quantum machine learning Professor Mauro Paternostro
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
21 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Closed 2
Universal resources for quantum information processing
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Quantum information processing, Quantum mechanics, Quantum optics Professor Mauro Paternostro
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
21 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Closed 2
Positron binding and annihilation in molecules
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Quantum physics, Positronic physics, Quantum chemistry Professor Mauro Paternostro
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
21 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Closed 2
Multi-Wavelength Observations of Solar Flares
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Solar flares, Solar Cycle, Dr Ryan Milligan
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Closed 2
From the Centaurs to the Inner Oort Cloud: Exploring the Kuiper belt Connection
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Solar System, Kuiper belt, astronomy, astrophysics, comets, telescopes Dr Megan Schwamb
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Closed 2
Radiative transfer in supernovae (theory)
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Supernovae, Computational Algorithms Dr Stuart Sim
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Closed 2
Investigating exoplanet systems with the Rossiter-McLaughlin effect
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD transmission, exoplanets Dr Ernst de Mooij
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Closed 2
Terra Hunting - extreme precision mass-measurements of Earth-like worlds
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Doppler wobble Dr Chris Watson
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Closed 2
Ultrabright Sources of Attosecond Pulses
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Attosecond pulses, femtosecond laser interactions Dr Mark Yeung
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2
Diagnostics and targetry for laser-plasma interaction experiments at high-repetition rate
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD laser-plasma interaction Dr Daniele Margarone
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2
Laser-driven generation of muons for material inspection and radiography
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Gianluca Sarri
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Closed 2
Proton radiography investigations of laser-plasma interaction dynamics in high-intensity regimes
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Professor Marco Borghesi
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Closed 2
Moveable Domain Wall Electronics in Single Crystal Ferroelectric Sheets
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Professor Marty Gregg
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Open 2
Machine-Learning for Aqueous Interfaces
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Aqueous interfaces Dr Gareth Tribello
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
7 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Closed 2
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
7 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Closed 2
Modelling energy deposition in biomolecules on ultrafast timescales
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Biomolecules Dr Daniel Dundas
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
7 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Closed 2
Quantum interactions in nanostructures
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Quantum interactions Dr Myrta Gruening
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
7 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Closed 2
Equivariant orthogonal calculus
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr David Barnes
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Closed 2
Delayed feedback mechanisms
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Gabor Kiss
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Closed 2
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Closed 2
Predicting Patient Response to New Drugs - Applications to Cost-Effectiveness Models
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Felicity Lamrock
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Closed 2
Statistical analysis of point patterns
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Hannah Mitchell
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Closed 2
Modelling Disease Misclassification using hidden Markov models.
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Hannah Mitchell
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Closed 2
Condition-based maintenance using hidden semi-Markov models
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Hannah Mitchell
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Closed 2
A framework for an effective traffic congestion management in road networks
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Salissou Moutari
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Closed 2
Analysis of time series data via topological data analysis
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Florian Pausinger
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Closed 2
Strongly damped systems
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Petr Siegl
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Closed 2
Mathematical models for cancer invasion
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Anna Zhigun
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Closed 2
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Open 2
Engineering and mapping entropy changes (local disorder) at the nanoscale in oxide materials
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD physics, materials, ferroelectrics, nanomaterials, scanning probe microscopy, electrocalorics Dr Raymond McQuaid
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
7 February 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Closed 2
Artificial Intelligence as a health intervention for managing patient discharge decision processes
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Professor Adele Marshall
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Open 2
CITI-GENS DTP Ultrafast cellular irradiation studies towards novel radiotherapy
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Particle acceleration, laser-matter interaction, radiobiology, cancer therapy Professor Marco Borghesi
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP Complex nanophotonics for a quantum internet
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Quantum information processing and technologies Quantum machine learning Quantum nanophotonics Professor Mauro Paternostro
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP Employing Data Analytics to inform the development of innovative Cost-Effectiveness Cancer Screening Models in the COVID-19 era
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Data Analytics; Cancer; Screening; Health Economics; Inequalities, Decision Modelling, Interdiscipli Dr Felicity Lamrock
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Closed 2
Laboratory astrophysics at high repetition rate
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Laboratory astrophysics ; High-power laser plasma interactions ; High-repetition rate lasers ; Machi Dr Charlotte Palmer
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Open 2
How effective is behavioural activation in reducing depression in people with heart failure?
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD Behavioural activation, depression, heart failure Professor David Thompson
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Nursing and Midwifery Unfunded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2
A mixed methods study to determine the key reasons for individuals with dementia attending the Emergency Department, and recommendations for a best practice approach
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD Dementia; nursing home; care home; emergency department; GPs; Out of hours; dementia carers; inappro Dr Gillian Carter
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Nursing and Midwifery Unfunded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2
Experiences and needs of grandparents in families when parents have mental illness
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD Parental mental illness, family focused practice, grandparents’ needs and experiences Dr Anne Grant
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Nursing and Midwifery Unfunded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2
Suicide bereavement support
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD Suicide Prevention Suicide Bereavement Mental Health Promotion Dr Karen Galway
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Nursing and Midwifery Unfunded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2
A mindfulness mobile application to promote psychological health in patients receiving unit haemodialysis
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD Mindfulness, kidney, feasibility. Dr Helen Noble
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Nursing and Midwifery Unfunded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2
The development of a cancer action plan to respond to the health inequities faced by LGBT patients and their families:
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD Supportive Cancer Care, Psychononcology , Families, LGBT Dr Olinda Santin
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Nursing and Midwifery Unfunded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2
Developing and validating eye-tracking based Executive Functions tests for children with Cerebral Palsy
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD Cerebral Palsy; Executive functions; Neurodevelopmental disorder; Cognitive development; Motor impai Dr Oliver Perra
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Nursing and Midwifery Unfunded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Nursing and Midwifery Unfunded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2
Improving health outcomes in acute coronary syndrome via mindfulness
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD Acute coronary syndrome, Depression, Mindfulness Dr Chantal Ski
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Nursing and Midwifery Unfunded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2
QUADRAT DTP: Source-to-sink dynamics and palaeo-environment reconstruction from a dynamically evolving glacial foreland
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Climatology and Climate Change, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Environmental Science, Hydrology Dr Alastair Ruffell
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: PALLADIA: Paraíba do Sul Delta Sedimentary Dynamics
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Agricultural Sciences, Climatology, Climate Change, Environmental Engineering Dr Rory Flood
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: Landscapes of Production: Exploring the Palaeaoenvironmental Context of Stone Tool Quarrying, Manufacture, Use and Deposition on Neolithic Shetland
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Botany, Plant Science, Climatology, Climate Change, Ecology, Conservation, Environmental Science Dr William Megarry
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Archaeology & Palaeoecology Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: Landscapes of Production: Exploring the Palaeaoenvironmental Context of Stone Tool Quarrying, Manufacture, Use and Deposition on Neolithic Shetland
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Botany, Plant Science, Climatology, Climate Change, Ecology, Conservation, Environmental Science Dr William Megarry
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: The impacts of climate change and extreme weather events on cyanobacteria blooms in lakes
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Climatology and Climate Change, Ecotoxicology and Pollution, Environmental Chemistry Dr Helen Roe
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: Investigation of the growth of molds (fungi and bacteria) in bio-based materials made from agro-waste food
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Agronomy, Soil Science, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Hydrology Dr Mohammed Sonebi
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Civil Engineering Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: Assessing the restoration of UK Carbon sinks using geophysics and microbiology
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Agronomy, Soil Science, Bioinformatics, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Hydrology Dr Rory Doherty
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
22 January 2019
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Civil Engineering Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: Dynamics of carbon capture in Scottish and Irish peatlands over the past centuries
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Botany, Plant Science, Climatology, Climate Change, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology Dr Maarten Blaauw
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Archaeology & Palaeoecology Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP CASE: Geotechnical Properties of Glacial Tills: Engineering and Environmental Applications
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Environmental Engineering, Geography, Geology Dr David Hughes
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Civil Engineering Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: Investigating the timing and causes of nitrogen cycle changes in Bronze Age Ireland
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Environmental Science, Palaeobiology, Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Chemistry. Dr Gill Plunkett
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Archaeology & Palaeoecology Closed 2
QUADRAT: Multidisciplinary Quantification Ecosystem Services to Streams, Provided by Formerly Afforested Blanket Bog.
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Agricultural Sciences, Ecology, Conservation, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Engineering Dr Raymond Flynn
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Civil Engineering Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: Medical Geology: The Impact of the Natural Environment on Health in Past Populations from Ireland and Scotland
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Forensic Science, Geology, Palaeobiology Professor Eileen Murphy
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Archaeology & Palaeoecology Closed 2
Crack-inducing thermal stresses in safety-critical concrete structures
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Thermal stresses, safety critical structures, cement hydration, supplementary cementitious materials Professor Marios Soutsos
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Unfunded Civil Engineering Open 2
Impact Resistance of Ultra High Performance Fibre Reinforced Concrete
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Ultra-high performance fibre reinforced concrete (UHPFRC), impact and blast resistance, Professor Marios Soutsos
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Unfunded Civil Engineering Open 2
Structural Behaviour of Concrete Block Pavements: Finite Element Modelling of the effect of construction pattern and unit interlock
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Structural behaviour, concrete block pavements, construction pattern, unit interlock Professor Marios Soutsos
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Unfunded Civil Engineering Open 2
Ultra High Performance Fibre Reinforced Concrete for Access Floor Tiles
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Professor Marios Soutsos
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Unfunded Civil Engineering Open 2
Cementless “Geopolymer” Concrete for Sustainable Construction
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Alkali-activated binders (AABs), geopolymer concrete, supplementary cementitious materials Professor Marios Soutsos
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Unfunded Civil Engineering Open 2
Placing Astronomy: Landscape, Space and Science at Armagh Observatory, 1790-1916
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Dr Oliver Dunnett
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
13 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Closed 2
Feeding Medieval Carrickfergus- A Multi-proxy Study of Livestock Husbandry in a Frontier Town
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Professor Eileen Murphy
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
13 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Archaeology & Palaeoecology Closed 2
Enhancing intracellular delivery of antibiotics using cold atmospheric plasma
School of Pharmacy | PHD Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Antibiotics, AMR, Plasma Medicine, Cold plasma, Intracellular infection Dr Padrig Flynn
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 January 2020
School of Pharmacy Funded Pharmacy Closed 2
Enhancing Macrophage-Biofilm Interaction using Non-Thermal Plasma
School of Pharmacy | PHD Pharmaceutical Microbiology, Biofilm Microbiology, Molecular Microbiology, Plasma Physics, Macrophag Professor Brendan Gilmore
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 January 2020
School of Pharmacy Funded Pharmacy Closed 2
Long-Acting Microneedle Delivery Systems
School of Pharmacy | PHD Microneedles, long-acting drug delivery Professor Ryan Donnelly
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Relationship between antibiotic therapy and development of antimicrobial resistance in patients with bronchiectasis
School of Pharmacy | PHD Infection, antimicrobial resistance, PCR, next-generation sequencing, metagenomics, clinical pharmac Professor Michael Tunney
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Long-acting drug delivery from intravaginal rings for treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
School of Pharmacy | PHD vaginal drug delivery; vaginal ring technology; cervical intraepithelial neoplasia; pre-cancer Professor Karl Malcolm
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Long-acting drug delivery from intravaginal rings for treatment of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia
School of Pharmacy | PHD vaginal drug delivery; vaginal ring technology; cervical intraepithelial neoplasia; pre-cancer Dr Pete Boyd
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Development of next-generation vaginal gels containing multiple active agents for improved treatment of bacterial vaginosis
School of Pharmacy | PHD Vaginal gels; drug delivery; bacterial vaginosis; formulation; Professor Karl Malcolm
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Novel sustained-release formulation strategies for vaginal administration of drug-loaded nanoparticles
School of Pharmacy | PHD Pharmaceutics; drug delivery; vaginal rings; nanoparticles; formulation; HIV prevention; antiretrovi Dr Pete Boyd
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Nano-engineered Delivery Systems for the Targeted Delivery of Oncology Drugs for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
School of Pharmacy | PHD Nanomedicine, Personalised Medicine, Industry Partnership, Drug Delivery Professor Helen McCarthy
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Self-triggered smart biomaterials
School of Pharmacy | PHD Drug delivery, antimicrobial, AMR, polymer, materials science, surface modification, surface chemist Professor Colin McCoy
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
A randomised pilot study of a theory-based intervention to improve appropriate polypharmacy in older people in primary care (PolyPrime)
School of Pharmacy | PHD Polypharmacy, primary care, randomised controlled trial, older people, behaviour change Professor Carmel Hughes
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Design and realisation of nanomedicine using computer simulation and smart nanofracturing method
School of Pharmacy | PHD Computer simulation, molecular dynamics, metadynamics, thermodynamic modelling, continuous manufactu Dr Yiwei Tian
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
SMART Cancer Nanomedicines
School of Pharmacy | PHD Responsive nanoparticles, targeted drug delivery, cancer nanomedicine. Dr Wafa Al-Jamal
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Nanoparticle delivery of antibiotics for treatment of pulmonary infection
School of Pharmacy | PHD Liposomes; Cystic Fibrosis; infection; pulmonary delivery; inhalation; antibiotic; pharmaceutics Dr Vicky Kett
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Investigation of the role of microplastics-associated microorganisms in the spread of antimicrobial-resistant genes in aquatic environments
School of Pharmacy | PHD Bacteriophage, enzymes, molecular microbiology, genomics, genetic engineering, pathogenic bacteria, Dr Timofey Skvortsov
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Computational prospecting of bacteriophage genomes and prophages for biotechnologically and pharmaceutically relevant enzymes
School of Pharmacy | PHD Bacteriophage, enzymes, molecular microbiology, genomics, genetic engineering, pathogenic bacteria, Dr Timofey Skvortsov
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Investigation of horizontal gene transfer of antimicrobial resistance genes by bacteriophages in aquatic environments
School of Pharmacy | PHD Bacteriophage, enzymes, molecular microbiology, genomics, genetic engineering, pathogenic bacteria, Dr Timofey Skvortsov
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Investigation of horizontal gene transfer of antimicrobial resistance genes by bacteriophages in aquatic environments
School of Pharmacy | PHD Bacteriophage, enzymes, molecular microbiology, genomics, genetic engineering, pathogenic bacteria, Dr Laura Sherrard
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Dissecting novel mechanisms of cysteine protease biology in tumourigenesis.
School of Pharmacy | PHD Protease, cathepsin, cancer, mechanism, microenvironment, epigenetics Dr Roberta Burden
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Microfabricated Engineered Systems for Sustained Ocular Drug Delivery
School of Pharmacy | PHD Ocular drug delivery, drug deliver, polymer implants, biologics, protein delivery Dr Raj Thakur
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
3D printing of drug delivery implants
School of Pharmacy | PHD 3D printing; fused deposition modelling; additive manufacturing; drug formulation; drug product deve Dr Pete Boyd
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Responsive hydrogel platforms towards the prevention of medical device-associated infections
School of Pharmacy | PHD Polymers, hydrogels, infection, responsive, drug delivery, biomaterials, medical device-associated i Dr Nicola Irwin
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Responsive hydrogel platforms towards the prevention of medical device-associated infections
School of Pharmacy | PHD Polymers, hydrogels, infection, responsive, drug delivery, biomaterials, medical device-associated i Professor Colin McCoy
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Responsive hydrogel platforms towards the prevention of medical device-associated infections
School of Pharmacy | PHD Polymers, hydrogels, infection, responsive, drug delivery, biomaterials, medical device-associated i Dr Nicola Irwin
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Personalised Medicine for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
School of Pharmacy | PHD Cancer, biomarkers, targeted treatment, drug development Professor Helen McCarthy
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Personalised Medicine for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
School of Pharmacy | PHD Cancer, biomarkers, targeted treatment, drug development Dr Niamh Buckley
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Surface Treatment for Improved Performance of Implantable Medical Devices
School of Pharmacy | PHD Biomaterials, Anti-infective, Biocompatibility, Materials Science, Engineering, Orthopaedic Implant, Dr Louise Carson
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Surface-modified silicone elastomer for medical and drug delivery devices with reduced bacterial adherence and biofilm formation
School of Pharmacy | PHD drug delivery; medical device; drug formulation; silicone elastomer; biofilm formation Professor Karl Malcolm
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Surface-modified silicone elastomer for medical and drug delivery devices with reduced bacterial adherence and biofilm formation
School of Pharmacy | PHD drug delivery; medical device; drug formulation; silicone elastomer; biofilm formation Dr Louise Carson
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Adaptation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in people with bronchiectasis during chronic inhaled treatment
School of Pharmacy | PHD Antibiotics, infection, respiratory, lung diseases Professor Michael Tunney
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Adaptation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in people with bronchiectasis during chronic inhaled treatment
School of Pharmacy | PHD Antibiotics, infection, respiratory, lung diseases Dr Laura Sherrard
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Peptide hydrogels as novel nanotherapeutic delivery agents enhancing the anti-tumour efficacy of radiotherapy.
School of Pharmacy | PHD Cancer; Radiotherapy; Gold Nanoparticles; Drug Delivery; Peptides; HIV; Hydrogels; Controlled Releas Dr Jonathan Coulter
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
USP17 as a cancer therapeutic target
School of Pharmacy | PHD Protease, ubiquitin, deubiquitinase, cancer, NSCLC, USP17 Dr James Burrows
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Computer Simulations of G protein-coupled Receptors
School of Pharmacy | PHD Chemistry, biochemistry, computational biology, medicinal computational chemistry, drug design Dr Irina Tikhonova
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Optimising pharmacological treatment of non-cognitive symptoms in people with dementia
School of Pharmacy | PHD Older people, dementia, primary care, healthcare professionals, medicines optimisation Professor Carmel Hughes
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Optimising pharmacological treatment of non-cognitive symptoms in people with dementia
School of Pharmacy | PHD Older people, dementia, primary care, healthcare professionals, medicines optimisation Dr Heather Barry
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Peptide hydrogels as a long-acting multipurpose drug delivery platform for combined contraception and HIV prevention
School of Pharmacy | PHD Drug Delivery; Peptides; HIV; Hydrogels; Controlled Release Dr Garry Laverty
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
To investigate the pharmacological response of senolytics in ovarian cancer
School of Pharmacy | PHD Cancer; cell biology; cell signalling; pharmacology; drug action Dr Fiona Furlong
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
To develop an allosteric inhibitor of HDAC6 inhibition in cancer
School of Pharmacy | PHD Cancer; cell biology; cell signalling; pharmacology; drug action; Dr Fiona Furlong
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Development of 3D Printed drug-eluting mesh implants
School of Pharmacy | PHD 3D Printing, Drug Delivery, Meshes, Scaffolds Dr Dimitrios Lamprou
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Microfluidic Synthesis of Nanomedicines for the Delivery of Biologic Drugs
School of Pharmacy | PHD Drug Delivery, Microfluidics, Nanomedicine, Biopharmaceutics Dr Dimitrios Lamprou
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Determining the microbiome of the homes of people with chronic respiratory diseases.
School of Pharmacy | PHD Microbiology, respiratory disease, antibiotic resistance Dr Deirdre Gilpin
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Investigating the impact of electronic cigarette vapour on respiratory microbiota and inflammation
School of Pharmacy | PHD Electronic cigarette, immune, next generation sequencing, respiratory, microbiome, transcriptome Dr Deirdre Gilpin
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Antimicrobial prescribing in hospice and palliative care
School of Pharmacy | PHD Hospice, palliative care, prescribing, antimicrobial, antibiotic Dr Carole Parsons
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Enhancing intracellular delivery of antibiotics using cold atmospheric plasma
School of Pharmacy | PHD Cold plasma, Intracellular infections, AMR, Antibiotics Professor Brendan Gilmore
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 January 2020
School of Pharmacy Funded Pharmacy Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP Blood-free, microneedle-mediated, early diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection
School of Pharmacy | PHD Covid-19, SARS-CoV-2, microneedles, PCR antigen testing Professor Ryan Donnelly
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Pharmacy Funded Pharmacy Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP Microfluidic approach for Continuous biopharmaceutical crystallisation
School of Pharmacy | PHD Microfluidic devices, protein crystallisation, advanced characterisation, biopharmaceuticals, 3D pri Dr Dimitrios Lamprou
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Pharmacy Funded Pharmacy Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP 3D printing and bioprinting strategies to treat coronary heart disease
School of Pharmacy | PHD 3D-printing, material science, tissue engineering, cardiovascular, organoids, drug delivery, nanotec Dr Eneko Larrañeta
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Pharmacy Funded Pharmacy Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP Understanding allosteric and biased GPCR signalling from computer simulations and mutagenesis
School of Pharmacy | PHD Molecular simulations, cheminformatics, drug design, allosteric ligand, biased signalling, mutagenes Dr Irina Tikhonova
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Pharmacy Funded Pharmacy Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP Use of sputum rheology to predict disease progression and efficacy of treatment in people with cystic fibrosis (PWCF)
School of Pharmacy | PHD Cystic fibrosis, infection, sputum rheology, microbiota, inflammation Professor Michael Tunney
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Pharmacy Funded Pharmacy Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP Novel Molecular Tools to Tackle the Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Emergency
School of Pharmacy | PHD antimicrobial resistance, antibiotics, glycosylation, inhibitor, molecular tools Professor Gerd Wagner
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Pharmacy Funded Pharmacy Closed 2
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 January 2020
School of Psychology Funded Psychology Closed 2
To Be Confirmed
School of Psychology | PHD Professor Emma Flynn
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 January 2020
School of Psychology Funded Psychology Closed 2
Mind wandering in children and its impact on learning
School of Psychology | PHD Dr Agnieszka Jaroslawska
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 January 2020
School of Psychology Funded Psychology Closed 2
Judgments of facial expressions of emotion
School of Psychology | PHD Dr Magda Rychlowska
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 January 2020
School of Psychology Funded Psychology Closed 2
Chronic pain rehabilitation
School of Psychology | PHD Professor Kevin E. Vowles
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
22 May 2020
School of Psychology Funded Psychology Closed 2
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 January 2020
School of Psychology Funded Psychology Closed 2
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Psychology Funded Psychology Closed 2
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Psychology Funded Psychology Closed 2
School of Psychology Unfunded Psychology Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP Measuring effects of ageing on cortical activity during posture cognitive multi-tasking using fNIRS and EEG
School of Psychology | PHD Postural control; ageing; cognitive; multitasking; brain activity; EEG; fNIRS Dr Mihalis Doumas
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Psychology Funded Psychology Closed 2
Understanding military veteran family well-being
School of Psychology | PHD Military; veteran; family; spouse; qualitative Professor Cherie Armour
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
31 July 2020
School of Psychology Unfunded Psychology Open 2
CITI-GENS DTP Immersive Technologies to drive inclusion of disabled musicians
School of Arts, English and Languages | PHD Immersive technologies, disability, social inclusion, music, digital media, locative media Dr Franziska Schroeder
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Arts, English and Languages Funded Music Closed 2
CITI-GENS DTP Visual Voices: A User Interface - how online resources aid educational and community development
School of Arts, English and Languages | PHD Transitional Justice, web resources, community and educational development, storytelling, filmmaking Professor Cahal McLaughlin
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Arts, English and Languages Funded Film Studies Closed 2
Adaptive management of stochastic parasite challenge in animals under climate change
School of Biological Sciences | PHD agriculture, climate change, parasitology, veterinary medicine Professor Eric Morgan
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Archaeal polyphosphate cycling: novel enzymes to drive new technologies
School of Biological Sciences | PHD agriculture, biochemistry, bioinformatics, environmental, geochemistry, microbiology, molecular Dr Jason Chin
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Diet mediated metabolic-inflammation – mechanistic insights
School of Biological Sciences | PHD biochemistry, food science, health sciences, immunology, molecular biology, public health Professor Helen Roche
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Emerging Infectious Diseases – Surveillance and Biosecurity
School of Biological Sciences | PHD agriculture, health sciences, microbiology, molecular biology, pathology, public health, veterinary Dr Nikki Marks
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Enhancing young people’s cooking and food skills to investigate impact on food engagement, knowledge, skill confidence and diet quality
School of Biological Sciences | PHD data analysis, food science, health sciences, public health, statistics Professor Moira Dean
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Explore novel feeding strategies to reduce ammonia emissions from ruminants and improve their productivity
School of Biological Sciences | PHD agriculture, environmental science, food science, statistics, zoology, animal science Dr Katerina Theodoridou
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
Exposing drivers for parasite growth and virulence at the single cell level
School of Biological Sciences | PHD bioinformatics, health sciences, microbiology, parasitology, public health, virology Professor Aaron Maule
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Flavonoid metabolism and cardiometabolic health
School of Biological Sciences | PHD data analysis, food science, health sciences, medical, public health Professor Aedin Cassidy
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
13 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Food fraud risks in UK supply chain networks
School of Biological Sciences | PHD data analysis, food science, law Professor Saskia van Ruth
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Gene mining useful biocatalysts from paleosols
School of Biological Sciences | PHD bioinformatics, genetics, geochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology Professor Chris Allen
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
Genome scale evolution of biofilm contained Klebsiella pneumoniae in response to sub-lethal antibacterial stress exposure - development of novel biomarkers for near-patient testing
School of Biological Sciences | PHD bioinformatics, genetics, health sciences, medical science, microbiology, molecular, public health Professor Seamus Fanning
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
How does biodiversity contribute to multiple forms of stability in stressed marine invertebrate communities?
School of Biological Sciences | PHD bioinformatics, data analysis, ecology, environmental science, microbiology, molecular, statistics Professor Mark Emmerson
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
How does Clostridium difficile control the gut microbiome? Molecular dissection of nutrient control strategies
School of Biological Sciences | PHD health sciences, microbiology, molecular biology, pathology, public health, virology Professor Geoff McMullan
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Innovative Diagnostics for Helminth Parasite Infections
School of Biological Sciences | PHD agricultural, molecular biology, parasitology, veterinary medicine Dr Paul McVeigh
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Influence of farm hygiene standards and management practices on Johne’s disease progression in selected NI dairy herds
School of Biological Sciences | PHD agriculture, data analysis, microbiology Professor Irene Grant
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Investigating how the levels of queuine, a novel micronutrient, are associated with human ageing and brain health
School of Biological Sciences | PHD cell biology, food chemistry, food science, health sciences, medical science, public health Dr Brian Green
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Investigation and exploration of health and therapeutic benefits of plant-derived secondary metabolites
School of Biological Sciences | PHD analytical chemistry, biochemistry, biotechnology, botany, health sciences, microbiology Dr Chen Situ
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Low-cost and rapid paper-based microfluidics for the detection of irradiated foods
School of Biological Sciences | PHD food chemistry, food science, health sciences, molecular biology, public health Dr Cuong Cao
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Mast cell dysregulation? Understanding the development of mastocytosis
School of Biological Sciences | PHD health sciences, medical science, molecular biology, public health Dr Ciaren Graham
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Microbial interactions in unique chemosynthetic ecosystems –an integrated ‘Omic approach
School of Biological Sciences | PHD bioinformatics, ecology, environmental, evolution, geochemistry, microbiology, molecular Dr Deepak Kumaresan
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
MicroRNAs in the Pathogenesis Adverse Cardiomyocyte and Endothelial Cell Remodelling in Insulin Resistance
School of Biological Sciences | PHD food science, health sciences, medical science, molecular biology, pharmacy, public health Dr Qiaozhu Su
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Mosquito control using native predators and other novel environmentally friendly methodologies
School of Biological Sciences | PHD public health, zoology, animal science Professor Jaimie Dick
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Optimising behaviour change initiatives for food waste prevention
School of Biological Sciences | PHD data analysis, ecology, economics, statistics Professor Alberto Longo
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
Quantifying the effects of environmental change using multi-level phylogenetically controlled meta-analyses
School of Biological Sciences | PHD data analysis, ecology, conservation, statistics, zoology Dr Hansjoerg Kunc
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Rewiring of host cell protein complexes by pathogen effectors - mass spectrometry-based methods and applications in infection biology
School of Biological Sciences | PHD cell biology, immunology, microbiology, molecular biology, pathology, pharmacology, toxicology Dr Ben Collins
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
SAFENUT: Cold plasma as an Intervention technology to ensure a safe and nutritious groundnut supply
School of Biological Sciences | PHD analytical chemistry, food science, health sciences, microbiology, public health Professor Paula Bourke
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
Schistosome blood flukes and bacteria: How pathogens interact with other pathogens, and the host
School of Biological Sciences | PHD health sciences, microbiology, molecular biology, parasitology, public health Dr Geoff Gobert
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Sleep in the wild: reproductive benefits and health costs of natural sleep deprivation in fallow deer
School of Biological Sciences | PHD ecology, conservation, animal science, evolution, zoology, animal science Dr Isabella Capellini
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Sustainable Wildlife Management: Socio-Economics Drivers & Implications of Conservation
School of Biological Sciences | PHD bioinformatics, data analysis, ecology, economics, environmental science, statistics, animal science Dr Martina Bozzola
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Systems analysis of the impact of microplastics in the marine environment
School of Biological Sciences | PHD biotechnology, data analysis, pollution, food science, health sciences, molecular, statistics Professor Gary Hardiman
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
Targeting yeast epigenetics to combat anti-fungal resistance
School of Biological Sciences | PHD health sciences, microbiology, molecular biology, public health Dr Edel Hyland
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Temperature regulation of non-coding RNA and crop - rhizosphere interactions
School of Biological Sciences | PHD biochemistry, bioinformatics, biotechnology, botany, climate, microbiology, molecular, parasitology Dr Johnathan Dalzell
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
The effects of maternal stress on offspring survival in the fallow deer
School of Biological Sciences | PHD ecology, conservation, endocrinology, evolution, zoology, animal science Dr Domhnall Jennings
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
The extinction of the sexier? A global investigation of the role of sexual selection in modern amphibian declines
School of Biological Sciences | PHD ecology, conservation, environmental science, evolution, zoology, animal science Dr Daniel Pincheira-Donoso
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
13 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
The marine phosphorus cycle and the methane paradox
School of Biological Sciences | PHD analytical chemistry, biochemistry, geochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology Professor John McGrath
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
The relative importance of different species traits for predicting invasion success and impact - a sensitivity analysis approach
School of Biological Sciences | PHD bioinformatics, computer science, data analysis, ecology, environmental, mathematics Dr Keith Farnsworth
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
The rice paddy microbiome and its impact on plant mineral nutrition
School of Biological Sciences | PHD agriculture, bioinformatics, data analysis, food science, health sciences, public health, statistics Dr Caroline Meharg
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
The role of epigenetic mechanisms in the control of post-stress recovery of cancer cells
School of Biological Sciences | PHD cancer, cell biology, genetics, health sciences, medical science, public health Dr Konstantin Panov
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Uncovering the Hidden Human Milk Microbiome
School of Biological Sciences | PHD biochemistry, immunology, microbiology, statistics Dr Simon Cameron
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Understanding Biofilm Formation in the Domain Archaea
School of Biological Sciences | PHD biotechnology, cell biology, microbiology Dr Julianne Megaw
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
Use of remote sensing data to develop behavioural profiles for global change scenarios
School of Biological Sciences | PHD climate change, data analysis, ecology, environmental science, statistics, zoology, animal science Dr Mike Scantlebury
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Using data analytics to identify best practices across the food supply chain that drive nutrition quality
School of Biological Sciences | PHD agriculture, computer science, data analysis, food science, health sciences, public health Dr Danielle McCarthy
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
What drives early-life “programming” in the rumen microbiome?
School of Biological Sciences | PHD bioinformatics, computer science, data analysis, genetics, microbiology, zoology Professor Chris Creevey
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP CASE: The role of biodiversity in mitigating parasite impacts in farmed landscapes
School of Biological Sciences | PHD agriculture, climate change, ecology, environmental science, parasitology, zoology, animal science Professor Mark Emmerson
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Understanding and predicting the success of alien freshwater fish
School of Biological Sciences | PHD ecology, conservation, animal science, evolution, zoology, animal science Dr Isabella Capellini
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
QUADRAT DTP CASE: Understanding and predicting the success of alien freshwater fish
School of Biological Sciences | PHD ecology, conservation, animal science, evolution, zoology, animal science Dr Isabella Capellini
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: Can pollutant transfer through benthic elasmobranch food-chains be related to their feeding ecology?
School of Biological Sciences | PHD ecology, conservation, pollution, environmental chemistry, geochemistry, marine biology Professor Andy Meharg
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: Energetics and survival of an apex predator - the African lion - in a rapidly changing environment
School of Biological Sciences | PHD ecology, conservation, evolution, zoology, animal science Dr Mike Scantlebury
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: Genomics approaches to explore the secrets of remarkable plants: Soil/root microbiome interaction and edaphic stress adaptation
School of Biological Sciences | PHD bioinformatics, botany, plant science, ecology, conservation, environmental science, evolution Dr Caroline Meharg
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: Global profiles of species declines and success in the era of climate change
School of Biological Sciences | PHD climatology, climate change, ecology, conservation, environmental science, evolution, animal science Dr Daniel Pincheira-Donoso
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: Greening cities: how do street trees contribute to urban biodiversity and ecosystem functions?
School of Biological Sciences | PHD ecology, conservation, environmental science Dr Paul Caplat
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: Identifying Environmental Factors for Soil Transmitted and Food Borne Helminth Diseases in Border Regions of Northern Thailand
School of Biological Sciences | PHD agriculture, agronomy, soil science, ecology, food science, microbiology, parasitology Dr Geoff Gobert
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: Microbial social lives: A multi-scale systems approach to decode microbial metabolic networks
School of Biological Sciences | PHD biochemistry, bioinformatics, climate change, ecology, environmental science, geochemistry Dr Deepak Kumaresan
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: Temperature regulation of crop - rhizosphere ecology
School of Biological Sciences | PHD biochemistry, bioinformatics, biotechnology, botany, climate, microbiology, molecular, parasitology Dr Johnathan Dalzell
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: The effects of maternal stress on offspring survival in the fallow deer
School of Biological Sciences | PHD ecology, conservation, endocrinology, evolution, zoology, animal science Dr Domhnall Jennings
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: Tropical Marine Biodiversity: Solving the taxonomic bottlenecks to environmental impact assessments
School of Biological Sciences | PHD ecology, conservation, evolution, marine biology, zoology, animal science Dr Julia Sigwart
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
QUADRAT DTP: Unravelling the freshwater microbial phosphorus cycle
School of Biological Sciences | PHD biochemistry, bioinformatics, climate, ecology, environmental, geochemistry, hydrology, molecular Professor John McGrath
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Valuing ecosystem services
School of Biological Sciences | PHD valuation, environmental economics, experimental economics, behavioural economics Professor Alberto Longo
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
The evolution of vertebrate parental care diversity
School of Biological Sciences | PHD parental care, life history theory, phylogeny, vertebrates, behaviour, evolution Dr Isabella Capellini
Funding
Unfunded
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None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
The evolution of placental diversity: between cooperation and conflict
School of Biological Sciences | PHD parental care, life history theory, phylogeny, vertebrates, behaviour, evolution Dr Isabella Capellini
Funding
Unfunded
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None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
A human body map of bisphenol-A (BPA) exposure: Systems level analysis of genomic and epigenomic alterations in primary human cells
School of Biological Sciences | PHD bisphenol-A, systems level analysis, genomics, cells Professor Gary Hardiman
Funding
Unfunded
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None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
Genome-wide analysis of genetic alterations in prostate cells in response to soy chemicals
School of Biological Sciences | PHD genomics, genetics, cells, soy Professor Gary Hardiman
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
A Novel Data Integration Framework for Modeling the Adverse Outcome Pathway
School of Biological Sciences | PHD endocrine disruptors, biostatistics, computational biiology, toxicology, systems biology Professor Gary Hardiman
Funding
Unfunded
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None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
Investigate the nutritional potential, for ruminants, of different by-products as an alternative feed supplement for incorporation into animal feed
School of Biological Sciences | PHD by-product, ruminant, tannin, methane, ammonia Dr Katerina Theodoridou
Funding
Unfunded
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None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
Making the most of product code pattern recognition for food fraud prevention
School of Biological Sciences | PHD food, fraud, integrity, criminal, criminology, machine learning, algorithms Professor Saskia van Ruth
Funding
Unfunded
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None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
Vibrio species in Irish waters
School of Biological Sciences | PHD molecular epidemiology, whole genome sequencing, human health risk factors Professor Seamus Fanning
Funding
Unfunded
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None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
A study of the emergence of Clostridium difficile from across the farm-to-fork continuum
School of Biological Sciences | PHD molecular epidemiology, whole genome sequencing, human health risk factors, toxin genes Professor Seamus Fanning
Funding
Unfunded
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None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
Phenotypic & molecular characterization of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) markers; dissemination mechanisms of AMR in bacteria of food-animal origin; whole genome & plasmid sequencing; bioinformatics
School of Biological Sciences | PHD molecular epidemiology, whole genome sequencing, human health risk factors Professor Seamus Fanning
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
A study of the transcriptomic responses elicited by Salmonella to humectants used in food production - do bacteria have a memory?
School of Biological Sciences | PHD low-moisture conditions, RNA-seq, flow cytometry Professor Seamus Fanning
Funding
Unfunded
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None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
The role of the histone lysine demethylase KDM4A in post-stress recovery and its utility as a target in breast and prostate cancer
School of Biological Sciences | PHD epigenetics, cancer, BCa, PCa, transcriptome, NGS, transcription Dr Konstantin Panov
Funding
Unfunded
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None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
Development of novel approaches to study changes in chromatin structure and investigation of the role of rDNA chromatin in malignant transformation
School of Biological Sciences | PHD epigenetics, cancer, histones, rDNA, chromatin, NGS, transcription Dr Konstantin Panov
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
Investigation of the mechanism of accrued resistance to Pol I inhibitors in blood cancers
School of Biological Sciences | PHD blood cancer, Pol I inhibitor, topoisomerase, transcription, drug resistance Dr Konstantin Panov
Funding
Unfunded
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None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
Evaluation of natural plant based botanicals as alternative to therapeutic antibiotics
School of Biological Sciences | PHD botanicals, antimicrobial resistance, antibiotics, medicinal plants, microbiology, biochemistry Dr Chen Situ
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
Bovine TB: Reconstructing the molecular evolution of Mycobacterium bovis
School of Biological Sciences | PHD agicultural sciences, bioinformatics, data analysis, molecular biology, epidemiology, statistics Professor Paulo Prodohl
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
29 May 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Understanding the ecology and coevolution of aphids and parasitoids to improve natural biocontrol measures in field crops
School of Biological Sciences | PHD ecology, parasitoids, agriculture, phylogeny, climate change Dr Isabella Capellini
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
FOODBIOSYSTEMS - Understanding the ecology and coevolution of aphids and parasitoids to improve natural biocontrol measures in field crops
School of Biological Sciences | PHD ecology, parasitoids, agriculture, phylogeny, climate change Dr Isabella Capellini
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
6 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
FOODBIOSYSTEMS - Willow (Salix spp): The potential of a tannin-rich tree fodder to reduce ammonia emissions and improve productivity of dairy cattle
School of Biological Sciences | PHD ammonia, dairy, agriculture, animal nutrition, microbiology, metagenomics, metabolomics Dr Katerina Theodoridou
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
6 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
FOODBIOSYSTEMS - Can many biomarkers make light work of liver fluke parasite diagnostics?
School of Biological Sciences | PHD biomarkers, liver fluke, parasitology, omics, bioinformatics, molecular biology, biochemistry Dr Paul McVeigh
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
6 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
FOODBIOSYSTEMS - Nitrosamine formation and colorectal cancer (CRC) risk in processed meats: investigating the role of nitrites, extraneous nitrates and possible nitrite replacers
School of Biological Sciences | PHD nitrites, cancer, processed meats, food science, nutrition, health Dr Brian Green
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
6 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
FOODBIOSYSTEMS - Temperature regulation of microRNAs and crop - rhizosphere interactions
School of Biological Sciences | PHD microRNAs, agriculture, rhizosphere, plant science, microbiology, biotechnology, bioinformatics Dr Johnathan Dalzell
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
6 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
FOODBIOSYSTEMS - Integrating plant and animal responses to parasite infection under climate change
School of Biological Sciences | PHD climate change, parasitology, epidemiology, agriculture, plant science, food security Professor Eric Morgan
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
6 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
FOODBIOSYSTEMS - What are the mechanisms driving niche specialisation within rumen plant associated microbiomes?
School of Biological Sciences | PHD rumen, microbiome, microbiology, agriculture, computational science, biochemistry, bioinformatics Professor Chris Creevey
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
6 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Exploring the Application of REIMS to Bovine Health Monitoring and Milk Quality Analysis
School of Biological Sciences | PHD agriculture, biochemistry, immunology, microbiology, veterinary, analytical chemistry Dr Simon Cameron
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
A proteomic map of host cell rewiring by pathogens
School of Biological Sciences | PHD analytical chemistry, biochemistry, bioinformatics, immunology, microbiology Dr Ben Collins
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
What are the lifetime beneficial effects of early life “programming” in the rumen microbiome?
School of Biological Sciences | PHD agricultural science, animal science, biology, microbiology, environmental science Professor Sharon Huws
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
28 February 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Develop Biological Control Methods for Devastating Panama Disease of Banana
School of Biological Sciences | PHD organic fungus control, banana fungus, biological control, chitinase, biochemistry, microbiology Dr Fuquan Liu
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2
Advancing a Single Cell-Approach to Understand Metazoan Parasitism
School of Biological Sciences | PHD parasitology, metazoan biology, stem cells, parasite control Professor Aaron Maule
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2