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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.

PLEASE NOTE: You must follow the guidance on the Steps to Apply page before you submit an application.

Before you submit an application you must:

  1. Identify your Research Area
  2. Check the requirements
  3. Speak to your supervisor
  4. Finalise your Research Proposal
Failure to follow these steps may result in your application being delayed or unsuccessful.

You might also find it useful to copy in the appropriate Faculty Hub to any emails you are sending to enable them to provide further support should you require it:

Project name School Funding Subject Status Sort Timestamp
Leverhulme Interdisciplinary Network on Algorithmic Solutions (LINAS) Doctoral Training Programme
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 Social Sciences, Education and Social Work
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
14 January 2022
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 Social Sciences, Education and Social Work Funded Closed 1 1642179650
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 1585670400
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 Closed 1 1595264400
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
25 January 2022
Funded Open 1 1643112000
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
School of Law Funded Closed 1
Northern Bridge Consortium
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
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
13 January 2021
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 Funded Closed 1 1610553600
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
22 January 2021
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 1611331200
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
30 September 2021
School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work Funded Closed 1 1633003140
School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work Funded Closed 1 1625097540
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
28 May 2021
School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work Funded Closed 1 1622246340
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
09 July 2021
School of Law Funded Closed 1 1625846400
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
13 May 2021
Funded Closed 1 1620921600
Interdisciplinary Immersive Education Project
School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
23 April 2021
School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work Funded Closed 1 1619222340
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
12 April 2021
School of Law Funded Closed 1 1618243200
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
23 April 2021
School of Law Funded Closed 1 1619193600
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
11 December 2020
School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work Funded Closed 1 1607644800
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
27 November 2020
School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work Funded Closed 1 1606478400
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
06 November 2020
School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work Funded Closed 1 1604707140
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 1594400400
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
05 June 2020
School of Law Funded Closed 1 1591372800
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
08 March 2020
Funded Closed 1 1583711940
DAERA Postgraduate Studentships
School of Biological Sciences
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
25 February 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Closed 1 1582675140
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
28 January 2020
Funded Closed 1 1580212800
Social Participation and Quality of life in disabled young adults.
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD Disability, Young People Dr Mark Linden, Dr Claire Kerr
Supervisor
Dr Mark Linden, Dr Claire Kerr
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
30 June 2021
School of Nursing and Midwifery Funded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2 1625007600
Confidence, Predictivity and biomarker detection to enhance the usabillity of breast cancer computer aided diagnosis
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Professor Hui Wang
Supervisor
Professor Hui Wang
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1646006400
Intelligent Multimedia Content Search
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Professor Hui Wang
Supervisor
Professor Hui Wang
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1646006400
EPSRC/BT ICASE: Self-Healing Network against Cyber Attacks
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Sandra Scott-Hayward
Supervisor
Dr Sandra Scott-Hayward
Funding
Funded
EPSRC/BT
Application deadline
28 January 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1643328000
Lightweight Post Quantum Cryptography for IoT Devices
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Post quantum cryptography, Hardware security, High speed applications, IoT security Dr Ayesha Khalid
Supervisor
Dr Ayesha Khalid
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1646006400
Lightweight Post Quantum Cryptography for IoT Devices
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Post quantum cryptography, Hardware security, High speed applications, IoT security Dr Ayesha Khalid
Supervisor
Dr Ayesha Khalid
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1646006400
Efficient RISC-V Chips with future-proof Security
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Post quantum cryptography, Hardware security, High speed applications Dr Ayesha Khalid
Supervisor
Dr Ayesha Khalid
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
None specified
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2
Efficient RISC-V Chips with future-proof Security
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Post quantum cryptography, Hardware security, High speed applications. Dr Ayesha Khalid
Supervisor
Dr Ayesha Khalid
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1646006400
Security Vulnerabilities and Protection in Approximate Computing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD approximate computing, hardware security, resource-constrained applications Dr Chongyan Gu
Supervisor
Dr Chongyan Gu
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1646006400
Security Vulnerabilities and Protection in Approximate Computing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD approximate computing, hardware security, resource-constrained applications Dr Chongyan Gu
Supervisor
Dr Chongyan Gu
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1646006400
Machine learning attack resistant hardware security for IoT
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Machine learning attacks, hardware security, the internet of things (IoT), authentication Dr Chongyan Gu
Supervisor
Dr Chongyan Gu
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1646006400
Machine learning attack resistant hardware security for IoT
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD machine learning attacks, hardware security, the internet of things (IoT), authentication Dr Chongyan Gu
Supervisor
Dr Chongyan Gu
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1646006400
Dynamic Data-Oriented Serverless Fog Computing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Fog/Edge computing, nanoservices, serverless computing. Dr Dionysios Athanasopoulos
Supervisor
Dr Dionysios Athanasopoulos
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1646006400
Empirical Elasticity between the Fog and Cloud
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Fog and cloud computing, elasticity, service deployment, Kubernetes and KubeEdge. Dr Dionysios Athanasopoulos
Supervisor
Dr Dionysios Athanasopoulos
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1646006400
Software-based approaches for IoT attack mitigation
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Cybersecurity, InfoSec, Internet of Things (IoT), malware, AI, machine learning, assembly, opcode, c Dr Domhnall Carlin
Supervisor
Dr Domhnall Carlin
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1646006400
Intelligence for Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency Applications in 6G
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Artificial intelligence, autonomous driving, channel modelling, data analysis, deep learning Dr Nidhi Simmons
Supervisor
Dr Nidhi Simmons
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1646006400
Sustainable Malware Analysis and Detection Engineering
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Malware Analysis, Machine Learning, Malware Detection, Cybersecurity, Static Analysis, Dynamic Analy Dr Oluwafemi Olukoya
Supervisor
Dr Oluwafemi Olukoya
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1646006400
Deception Techniques and Countermeasures – Cybersecurity, Human Psychology and Cybercrime
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Cybersecurity, Human-centred Computing, Dark Design, Behavioural Psychology, Mobile Applications Dr Oluwafemi Olukoya
Supervisor
Dr Oluwafemi Olukoya
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1646006400
Connecting Privacy and Security Regulations with Software Engineering – Requirements, Specifications and Applications
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Security and Privacy; Requirements Engineering; Software Requirements; Dr Oluwafemi Olukoya
Supervisor
Dr Oluwafemi Olukoya
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1646006400
Lyapunov meets Machine Learning: Stability Analysis and Controller Design using Machine Learning
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Control theory; Machine Learning; Symbolic Regression; Neural Networks; Reinforcement Learning; Deep Dr Pantelis Sopasakis
Supervisor
Dr Pantelis Sopasakis
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1646006400
Control of aerial vehicles in extreme conditions
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Model predictive control; aerial vehicles; micro aerial vechicles (MAVs); UAVs Dr Pantelis Sopasakis
Supervisor
Dr Pantelis Sopasakis
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1646006400
Data-driven learning and control for the development of safe Collaborative Robots (Cobots)
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Cobots; Data-driven control; Model Predictive Control; Fast Numerical Optimisation; GPUs Dr Pantelis Sopasakis
Supervisor
Dr Pantelis Sopasakis
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1646006400
Development of a digital twin and model predictive control schemes for farms of floating wind turbines
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Farms of Floating Wind Turbines; Renewable Energy; Digital Twin; Model Predictive Control; Numerical Dr Pantelis Sopasakis
Supervisor
Dr Pantelis Sopasakis
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1646006400
Fractional-order pharmacokinetics: model parameter identification and optima drug administration
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Pharmacokinetics; Fractional-order dynamical systems; Estimation Theory; Mixed-Effect models; Uncert Dr Pantelis Sopasakis
Supervisor
Dr Pantelis Sopasakis
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1646006400
Predictive Data Analysis of Air Quality to Reduce Health Risks
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD machine learning, AI, data analysis, air quality, healthcare Prof Trung Duong
Supervisor
Prof Trung Duong
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1646006400
Quantum Threat Modelling for the Internet Security in 6G Ecosystem
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Quantum Internet, 6G, Network Security, Mobile Internet Security, Threat Modelling Dr Vishal Sharma
Supervisor
Dr Vishal Sharma
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1646006400
Quantum Threat Modelling for the Internet Security in 6G Ecosystem
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Quantum Internet, 6G, Network Security, Mobile Internet Security, Threat Modelling Dr Vishal Sharma
Supervisor
Dr Vishal Sharma
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1646006400
Uncertainty-aware defence mechanisms against persistent aerial threats
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Aerial networks, Security, Rogue-UAVs, Uncertainty, defence mechanisms, situational-awareness Dr Vishal Sharma
Supervisor
Dr Vishal Sharma
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1646006400
Uncertainty-aware defence mechanisms against persistent aerial threats
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Aerial networks, Security, Rogue-UAVs, Uncertainty, defence mechanisms, situational-awareness Dr Vishal Sharma
Supervisor
Dr Vishal Sharma
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1646006400
Antenna design for next generation massive MIMO systems
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Massive MIMO; antenna theory; electromagnetic theory; super-directivity; mutual coupling Prof Michalis Matthaiou
Supervisor
Prof Michalis Matthaiou
Funding
Funded
European Research Council
Application deadline
15 January 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1642204800
Reflecting intelligent surfaces (RIS) for wireless power transfer
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Massive MIMO; antenna theory; electromagnetic theory; super-directivity; mutual coupling Prof Michalis Matthaiou
Supervisor
Prof Michalis Matthaiou
Funding
Funded
European Research Council
Application deadline
15 January 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1642204800
Tackling Productivity Questions: A Long-Run Perspective
Queen's Management School | PHD Advanced manufacturing, productivity, technology, innovation, monetary policy, institutions Dr Philip T. Fliers
Supervisor
Dr Philip T. Fliers
Funding
Funded
Marie Curie COFUND - DTP
Application deadline
10 July 2020
Queen's Management School Funded Finance Closed 2 1594335600
Tackling Productivity Questions: A Long-Run Perspective
Queen's Management School | PHD Advanced manufacturing, productivity, technology, innovation, monetary policy, institutions Professor John D. Turner
Supervisor
Professor John D. Turner
Funding
Funded
Marie Curie COFUND - DTP
Application deadline
10 July 2020
Queen's Management School Funded Finance Closed 2 1594335600
Environmental Regulations and Green Data Science
Queen's Management School | PHD Sustainable finance, environmental policies, green data science Dr Theodor Cojoianu
Supervisor
Dr Theodor Cojoianu
Funding
Funded
Queen’s Management School
Application deadline
4 June 2021
Queen's Management School Funded Finance Closed 2 1622761200
Democracy and Workplace Democracy
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics | PHD Work, democracy, workplace democracy, economic democracy, political theory, philosophy Dr Keith Breen
Supervisor
Dr Keith Breen
Funding
Unfunded
unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics Unfunded Politics Open 2
Work and Freedom: Ethical and Political Perspectives
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics | PHD Work, ethics, freedom, employment, political theory, philosophy. Dr Keith Breen
Supervisor
Dr Keith Breen
Funding
Unfunded
unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics Unfunded Politics Open 2
Communities in Transition
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics | PHD Community Transition Participation Violence Paramilitary Criminality Resilience Professor Dominic Bryan
Supervisor
Professor Dominic Bryan
Funding
Unfunded
The Executive Office NI.
Application deadline
None specified
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics Unfunded Anthropological Studies Open 2
Energy Citizens Before Energy Citizenship:
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics | PHD Energy, global climate change, Dr Hiroki Shin
Supervisor
Dr Hiroki Shin
Funding
Funded
Department of the Economy (DfE)
Application deadline
8 November 2021
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics Funded History Closed 2 1636329600
Transparency Regulations: Understanding Systems of Transparency through Measurement and Evaluation (TRUSTME)
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics | PHD politics Dr Michele Crepaz
Supervisor
Dr Michele Crepaz
Funding
Funded
Department for the Economy
Application deadline
20 January 2022
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics Funded Politics Open 2 1642636800
Gender and the politics of emotion AND/OR the politics of embodiment.
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics | PHD Politics Dr Clara Fischer
Supervisor
Dr Clara Fischer
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
21 January 2022
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics Funded Politics Open 2 1642723200
Biohaviour: Generative Design Systems for Airship Structures
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Generative design, geometry modelling, additive manufacturing, parameterisation, digital twin, air Professor Mark Price
Supervisor
Professor Mark Price
Funding
Funded
DFE/EPSRC
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Biohaviour: Generative Design Systems for Airship Structures
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Generative design, geometry modelling, additive manufacturing, parameterisation, digital twin, air Professor Mark Price
Supervisor
Professor Mark Price
Funding
Funded
DFE/EPSRC
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Biohaviour: Genes for Green Power - Rolls-Royce genetic design
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Engineering Design, Generative Design, Design systems, Aerospace Dr Trevor Robinson
Supervisor
Dr Trevor Robinson
Funding
Funded
DfE rate plus Industrial contribution
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Biohaviour: Genes for Green Power - Rolls-Royce genetic design
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Engineering Design, Generative Design, Design systems, Aerospace Dr Trevor Robinson
Supervisor
Dr Trevor Robinson
Funding
Funded
DfE rate plus Industrial contribution
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Interaction-aware Intelligent Vehicle Decision-making and Control
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Human-centric, Reinforcement learning, Interaction-aware, Automated vehicles, Autonomous driving Dr Chongfeng Wei
Supervisor
Dr Chongfeng Wei
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Interaction-aware Intelligent Vehicle Decision-making and Control
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Human-centric, Reinforcement learning, Interaction-aware, Automated vehicles, Autonomous driving Dr Chongfeng Wei
Supervisor
Dr Chongfeng Wei
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Uncertainty propagation across scales for composite laminates
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Computational modelling ; Mechanics of composites; Stochastic modelling; Advanced statistics Dr Humberto Almeidqa
Supervisor
Dr Humberto Almeidqa
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Uncertainty propagation across scales for composite laminates
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Computational modelling ; Mechanics of composites; Stochastic modelling; Advanced statistics Dr Humberto Almeida Jr
Supervisor
Dr Humberto Almeida Jr
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
3-D Printed Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering with ‘Green’ Biosilica Additives.
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Bone scaffolds, Tissue Engineering, 3D Printing, Diatoms, Polymers. Dr Pamela Walsh
Supervisor
Dr Pamela Walsh
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
3-D Printed Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering with ‘Green’ Biosilica Additives.
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Bone scaffolds, Tissue Engineering, 3D Printing, Diatoms, Polymers. Dr Pamela Walsh
Supervisor
Dr Pamela Walsh
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Using Machine Learning to Predict Cardiovascular Disease for use in a Decision Model
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Felicity Lamrock
Supervisor
Dr Felicity Lamrock
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
28 February 2021
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Closed 2 1614470400
A Robust Approach to Multivariate Joint Modelling
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Lisa McFetridge
Supervisor
Dr Lisa McFetridge
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
28 February 2021
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Closed 2 1614470400
Robust Joint Modelling: Extensions in Time-Varying Outlier Impacts
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Lisa McFetridge
Supervisor
Dr Lisa McFetridge
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
28 February 2021
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Closed 2 1614470400
Mathematical models for cancer invasion
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Anna Zhigun
Supervisor
Dr Anna Zhigun
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
28 February 2021
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Closed 2 1614470400
Supervisor
Dr Felicity Lamrock
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
28 February 2021
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Closed 2 1614470400
Low discrepancy sequences generated from permutation polynomials
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Florian Pausinger
Supervisor
Dr Florian Pausinger
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
28 February 2021
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Closed 2 1614470400
Delayed feedback mechanisms
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Gabor Kiss
Supervisor
Dr Gabor Kiss
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
28 February 2021
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Closed 2 1614470400
Statistical analysis of Biological point patterns
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Hannah Mitchell
Supervisor
Dr Hannah Mitchell
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
28 February 2021
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Closed 2 1614470400
Condition-based maintenance using hidden semi-Markov models
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Hannah Mitchell
Supervisor
Dr Hannah Mitchell
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
28 February 2021
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Closed 2 1614470400
Strongly damped systems
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Petr Siegl
Supervisor
Dr Petr Siegl
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
28 February 2021
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Closed 2 1614470400
A framework for an effective traffic congestion management in road networks
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Salissou Moutari
Supervisor
Dr Salissou Moutari
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
28 February 2021
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Closed 2 1614470400
Graded rings and toric methods in algebra
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Thomas Huettemann
Supervisor
Dr Thomas Huettemann
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
28 February 2021
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Closed 2 1614470400
Knowledge graph enrichment
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Zhiwei Lin
Supervisor
Dr Zhiwei Lin
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
25 March 2021
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Closed 2 1616630400
Sheaf models for equivariant stable homotopy theory
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr David Barnes
Supervisor
Dr David Barnes
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
28 February 2021
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Closed 2 1614470400
Re-engineering Scientific Software for the Future
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD software engineering, Research Software Engineering Dr Andrew Brown
Supervisor
Dr Andrew Brown
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Open 2 1646006400
Controlling heat flow at the nanoscale using ferroelectric materials
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD physics, materials, ferroelectrics, nanomaterials, scanning probe microscopy, thermal transport, Dr Ray McQuaid
Supervisor
Dr Ray McQuaid
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Open 2 1646006400
Machine learning approaches to detecting software changes for bug localization
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD software development Dr Zhiwei Lin
Supervisor
Dr Zhiwei Lin
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Open 2 1646006400
Modelling the irradiation of biological molecules in the presence of solvents and metal nanoparticles
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD irradiation Dr Lorenzo Stella
Supervisor
Dr Lorenzo Stella
Funding
Funded
Leverhulme Trust
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Open 2 1646006400
Supervisor
Dr Connor Ballance
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Multi-Wavelength Observations of Solar Flares
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Ryan Milligan
Supervisor
Dr Ryan Milligan
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1644537600
The magnetic and thermodynamic properties of small-scale solar magnetic structures
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Professor Mihalis Mathioudakis
Supervisor
Professor Mihalis Mathioudakis
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Modelling the impact of stellar activity on exoplanet discovery and characterisation
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Professor Chris Watson
Supervisor
Professor Chris Watson
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Photoionization Cross Sections for Astrophysically Important High Z Species
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Cathy Ramsbottom
Supervisor
Dr Cathy Ramsbottom
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Supernovae: theoretical modelling of light curves and spectra
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Stuart Sim
Supervisor
Dr Stuart Sim
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Understanding global eigenmodes in the Sun’s most powerful magnetic fields
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Professor David Jess
Supervisor
Professor David Jess
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1644537600
The Outer Solar System at the Dawn of the Legacy Survey of Space and Time
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Megan Schwamb
Supervisor
Dr Megan Schwamb
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Machine and Algorithm driven discovery in big data: implications for scientific reproducibility
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Machine learning, algorithms and applications; Political Science, Public Administration Professor Stephen Smartt
Supervisor
Professor Stephen Smartt
Funding
Funded
LINAS
Application deadline
14 January 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Open 2 1642118400
Using data analytics to maximise the benefits of adopting remote care technologies in the provision of care
Queen's Management School | PHD Health, Healthcare, Demand, Health System, Hospital, Analytics, Data Analytics, Business Analytics, Dr Sara Melo
Supervisor
Dr Sara Melo
Funding
Funded
Department for the Economy
Application deadline
2 November 2020
Queen's Management School Funded Management Closed 2 1604275200
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
Supervisor
Dr Gillian Carter
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
Supervisor
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
Supervisor
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
Supervisor
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
Supervisor
Dr Oliver Perra
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Nursing and Midwifery Unfunded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2
Supervisor
Professor Michael Brown
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Nursing and Midwifery Unfunded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2
QUADRAT DTP: Bronze Age upland settlement dynamics in Ireland and northern Britain: environmental vs. non-environmental drivers
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD climate, archaeological science, GIS, archaeology Dr Dirk Brandherm
Supervisor
Dr Dirk Brandherm
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT DTP
Application deadline
1 December 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Archaeology & Palaeoecology Open 2 1638316800
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
Supervisor
Dr Alastair Ruffell
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Closed 2 1585609200
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
Supervisor
Dr William Megarry
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Closed 2 1579651200
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
Supervisor
Dr Helen Roe
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Closed 2 1579651200
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
Supervisor
Dr Mohammed Sonebi
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Civil Engineering Closed 2 1579651200
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
Supervisor
Dr Rory Doherty
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
22 January 2019
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Civil Engineering Closed 2 1548115200
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
Supervisor
Dr Raymond Flynn
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
22 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Civil Engineering Closed 2 1579651200
Human-environment dynamics through the Holocene in the Mourne region, Northern Ireland
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Environmental Science, Environmental geography, geoscience, archaeology, cultural heritage Dr Gill Plunkett
Supervisor
Dr Gill Plunkett
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
30 April 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Archaeology & Palaeoecology Closed 2 1619737200
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, Ecology & Conservation, Environmental Science, G Dr Maarten Blaauw
Supervisor
Dr Maarten Blaauw
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT DTP
Application deadline
18 January 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Archaeology & Palaeoecology Closed 2 1610928000
Decision Support Framework for Reliable and Cost-effective Repowering of Bottom-fixed Offshore Wind Farms
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Marine, Mechanical, structural, offshore Dr Madjid Karimirad
Supervisor
Dr Madjid Karimirad
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
31 March 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Civil Engineering Closed 2 1617145200
Supervisor
Professor Marios Soutsos
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
30 June 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Civil Engineering Closed 2 1625007600
Urban agroecology: Risks and Benefits
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Environmental Engineering, Pollution, Soil Science, Environmental Geography, Geochemistry Dr Rory Doherty
Supervisor
Dr Rory Doherty
Funding
Funded
EPSRC
Application deadline
30 June 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Civil Engineering Closed 2 1625007600
QUADRAT DTP CASE: Modelling the fate of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the Northwest European Shelf ecosystem with a suite of high-resolution numerical models
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Climatology & Climate Change, Ecotoxicology & Pollution, Environmental Chemistry Dr Kieran O'Driscoll
Supervisor
Dr Kieran O'Driscoll
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
18 January 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Civil Engineering Closed 2 1610928000
QUADRAT DTP CASE: Quantifying kelp detrital pathways: what is potentially locked away as Blue Carbon?
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Biochemistry, Biophysics, Botany/Plant Science, Climatology & Climate Change, Ecology & Conservation Dr Louise Kregting
Supervisor
Dr Louise Kregting
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
16 June 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Civil Engineering Closed 2 1623798000
QUADRAT DTP: Repurposing fibre reinforced plastic (FRP) composite waste for marine renewable energy
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Climatology & Climate Change, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Marine Biology Dr Madjid Karimirad
Supervisor
Dr Madjid Karimirad
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
16 June 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Civil Engineering Closed 2 1623798000
QUADRAT DTP: Development of artificial reefs: design, scientific monitoring, environment impact and management in North/Irish Seas
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Environmental Chemistry, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Scien Dr Mohammed Sonebi
Supervisor
Dr Mohammed Sonebi
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
16 June 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Civil Engineering Closed 2 1623798000
Socio-economic, religious and spatial inequalities in healthy ageing and cognitive health
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Dr Gemma Catney
Supervisor
Dr Gemma Catney
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
9 August 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Open 2 1628463600
Response of testate amoebae to peatland drain blocking: implications for biomonitoring of peatland restoration efforts
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Environmental Biology, Ecology, Microbiology, Hydrology, Soil Science, Environmental Geography Professor Graeme Swindles
Supervisor
Professor Graeme Swindles
Funding
Funded
QUB DfE
Application deadline
31 May 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Closed 2 1622415600
QUADRAT DTP: Glacial meltwater evolution during the deglaciation of Fennoscandian Ice Sheet
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Environmental Science, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Hydrology Dr Andrew Newton
Supervisor
Dr Andrew Newton
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT DTP
Application deadline
18 January 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Closed 2 1610928000
QUADRAT DTP: Resilience and adaptation of First Nations Communities in Canada to Disappearing Winter Road Infrastructure in a Changing Climate
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Climatology & Climate Change, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geography, Geology Dr Donal Mullan
Supervisor
Dr Donal Mullan
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT DTP
Application deadline
18 January 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Closed 2 1610928000
Neighbourhood inter-ethnic/religious mixing in ‘post-conflict’ Northern Ireland
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Geography, Sociology Dr Gemma Catney
Supervisor
Dr Gemma Catney
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
31 March 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Closed 2 1617145200
QUADRAT DTP: Understanding the spatio-temporal dynamics of global peatland fire
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Botany/Plant Science, Climatology & Climate Change, Ecology & Conservation, Environmental Science, G Professor Graeme Swindles
Supervisor
Professor Graeme Swindles
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT DTP
Application deadline
18 January 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Closed 2 1610928000
QUADRAT DTP: Air Quality and Environmental Impact on Human Health
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Climatology & Climate Change, Environmental Science, Environmental Chemistry, Geography Professor Jennifer McKinley
Supervisor
Professor Jennifer McKinley
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT DTP
Application deadline
16 June 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Closed 2 1623798000
QUADRAT DTP: Properties of Glacial Tills: Engineering, Environmental and Glaciological Applications
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Geochemistry, Geography, Geology, Geophysics Dr David Hughes
Supervisor
Dr David Hughes
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT DTP
Application deadline
16 June 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Closed 2 1623798000
SALine INtrusion in coastal Aquifers (SALINA): Hydrodynamic Assessment and Prediction of Dynamic Response
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Civil & Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geography, Geology Professor Gerard Hamill
Supervisor
Professor Gerard Hamill
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
1 May 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Civil Engineering Closed 2 1619823600
Fluid Structure Interactions due to Scouring at Bridges
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Civil & Structural Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Professor Gerard Hamill
Supervisor
Professor Gerard Hamill
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
1 May 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Civil Engineering Closed 2 1619823600
QUADRAT DTP CASE: Multi-proxy investigation of the effects of a drying climate on peatlands and human activity
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD climate, environmental geography, geoscience Dr Gill Plunkett
Supervisor
Dr Gill Plunkett
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT DTP
Application deadline
1 December 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Archaeology & Palaeoecology Open 2 1638316800
QUADRAT DTP: Air Quality and Environmental Impact on Human Health
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD data science, pollution, soil science, environmental geography, GIS, physical geography, geochemistr Professor Jennifer McKinley
Supervisor
Professor Jennifer McKinley
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT DTP
Application deadline
1 December 2021
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Open 2 1638316800
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
Supervisor
Professor Marios Soutsos
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
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
Supervisor
Professor Marios Soutsos
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
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
Supervisor
Professor Marios Soutsos
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
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
Supervisor
Professor Marios Soutsos
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
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
Supervisor
Professor Marios Soutsos
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
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
Supervisor
Dr Oliver Dunnett
Funding
Funded
Northern Bridge Consortium
Application deadline
13 January 2020
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Closed 2 1578873600
Theatre of the Cosmos: Performance, Space and Science at Armagh Planetarium, 1968–2016
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Dr Oliver Dunnett
Supervisor
Dr Oliver Dunnett
Funding
Funded
AHRC Northern Bridge Consortium
Application deadline
12 January 2022
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Open 2 1641945600
Personalised Medicine for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
School of Pharmacy | PHD Cancer, biomarkers, targeted treatment, drug development Professor Helen McCarthy
Supervisor
Professor Helen McCarthy
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Pain assessment and management for people with advanced dementia in long-term care settings
School of Pharmacy | PHD Dementia, pain, long-term care, nursing homes Dr Carole Parsons
Supervisor
Dr Carole Parsons
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
3D Printing & Bioprinting in vascular access for haemodialysis
School of Pharmacy | PHD 3D Printing, Bioprinting, Drug Delivery, Medical Devices, Pharmaceutical Technology Dr Dimitrios Lamprou
Supervisor
Dr Dimitrios Lamprou
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Microfluidics in Nanomedicine
School of Pharmacy | PHD Pharmaceutical Technology, Biopharmaceutics, Nanomedicine Dr Dimitrios Lamprou
Supervisor
Dr Dimitrios Lamprou
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
Supervisor
Dr Fiona Furlong
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
Supervisor
Dr Garry Laverty
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Enhancing effective dementia care provision by pharmacists in primary care
School of Pharmacy | PHD Older people, dementia, primary care, healthcare professionals, person-centred care, education Dr Heather Barry
Supervisor
Dr Heather Barry
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Developing a controlled release biodegradable platform for nanomedicine delivery
School of Pharmacy | PHD Prostate Cancer, Nanomedicine, Drug Delivery, Radiotherapy Dr Jonathan Coulter
Supervisor
Dr Jonathan Coulter
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
A microfluidic approach to supressing tumour metabolism and enhancing treatment sensitivity
School of Pharmacy | PHD Cancer biology, Nanomedicine, Drug Delivery, Hypoxia, Microfluidics Dr Jonathan Coulter
Supervisor
Dr Jonathan Coulter
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Development of long-acting drug delivery platform (LADDP) to treat chronic disorders
School of Pharmacy | PHD Long-acting drug delivery, controlled release, polymer implants, biologics, protein delivery Dr Raj Thakur
Supervisor
Dr Raj Thakur
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Nanotherapeutics for Improved Ocular Drug Delivery of Biologics
School of Pharmacy | PHD Ocular drug delivery, drug deliver, polymer implants, biologics, protein delivery Dr Raj Thakur
Supervisor
Dr Raj Thakur
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Investigation of changes in gut virome composition associated with of administration of antibiotics
School of Pharmacy | PHD Bacteriophage, virus, microbiome, antibiotics, molecular microbiology, pathogenic bacteria Dr Timofey Skvortsov
Supervisor
Dr Timofey Skvortsov
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
Supervisor
Dr Vicky Kett
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
SMART Nanocarriers for Cancer
School of Pharmacy | PHD Responsive nanoparticles, targeted drug delivery, cancer nanomedicine Dr Wafa Al-Jamal
Supervisor
Dr Wafa Al-Jamal
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
The development of a Core Outcome Set (COS) for trials evaluating interventions focusing on adherence to appropriate polypharmacy
School of Pharmacy | PHD Adherence, core outcome set, interventions, medicines optimisation, polypharmacy Professor Carmel Hughes
Supervisor
Professor Carmel Hughes
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Development of a saRNA nano-vaccine for Prostate Cancer
School of Pharmacy | PHD RNA, Vaccines, Prostate Cancer, Nanomedicine, Drug Delivery Professor Helen McCarthy
Supervisor
Professor Helen McCarthy
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
Supervisor
Professor Michael Tunney
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Long-Acting Microneedle Delivery Systems
School of Pharmacy | PHD Microneedles, long-acting drug delivery Professor Ryan Donnelly
Supervisor
Professor Ryan Donnelly
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Microneedle-mediated chemical & electrochemical rapid injection systems
School of Pharmacy | PHD Microneedles, stimuli-responsive drug delivery Professor Ryan Donnelly
Supervisor
Professor Ryan Donnelly
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Selective targeting of proteases for the treatment of chronic airways disease
School of Pharmacy | PHD lung, respiratory, airways, COPD, proteases, cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry Professor Lorraine Martin
Supervisor
Professor Lorraine Martin
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
3D-printing of medical devices to treat cardiovascular disease
School of Pharmacy | PHD 3D printing, drug delivery, tissue engineering, medical devices Dr Eneko Larrañeta
Supervisor
Dr Eneko Larrañeta
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Supervisor
Dr Min Zhao
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Novel enzyme inhibitors for chemical biology and drug discovery
School of Pharmacy | PHD organic synthesis, medicinal chemistry, chemical biology, carbohydrate chemistry, glycobiology Professor Gerd Wagner
Supervisor
Professor Gerd Wagner
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Development of precisely engineered nanocrystals for selective tissue targeting
School of Pharmacy | PHD Nanocrystals, Targeting, Lymphatic system, media milling Dr Alejandro J. Paredes
Supervisor
Dr Alejandro J. Paredes
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Development of lipid-based nanocarriers using melt extrusion for oral peptide delivery
School of Pharmacy | PHD Peptide, biotherapeutics, nanoparticles, hot-melt extrusion, continuous manufacturing, drug delivery Dr Sheiliza Carmali
Supervisor
Dr Sheiliza Carmali
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Assessing Post-traumatic Stress Disorder in a population of Colombians exposed to Armed Conflict.
School of Psychology | PHD Adversity; Trauma; Mental Health; Post-traumatic Stress Disorder; Longitudinal data; Global; Displac Professor Cherie Armour
Supervisor
Professor Cherie Armour
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
5 March 2021
School of Psychology Funded Psychology Closed 2 1614902400
Improving attitudes towards gender equality initiatives: An examination of long-term effects of interventions
School of Psychology | PHD Gender, equality, longitudinal, intervention, culture change, STEM. Dr Ioana Latu
Supervisor
Dr Ioana Latu
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
5 March 2021
School of Psychology Funded Psychology Closed 2 1614902400
DTPSCIDM: Embedding intentions in robot motion patterns: capitalizing on human perceptual skills
School of Psychology | PHD Human-robot interaction, motor control, human perception, biological motion, anticipation, manufactu Dr Joost Dessing
Supervisor
Dr Joost Dessing
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
28 February 2021
School of Psychology Funded Psychology Closed 2 1614470400
Developing Belief: The Development of Religious Cognition and Behaviour in Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland
School of Psychology | PHD religion, development, culture, beliefs, cognition Dr Jocelyn Dautel
Supervisor
Dr Jocelyn Dautel
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Psychology Unfunded Psychology Open 2
The spatiotemporal movement control of manual interception
School of Psychology | PHD Interception, catching, sensorimotor control, anticipation, prediction, sports. Dr Joost Dessing
Supervisor
Dr Joost Dessing
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Psychology Unfunded Psychology Open 2
Measuring effects of ageing on cortical activity during posture-cognitive multitasking using fNIRS
School of Psychology | PHD Ageing, Balance control, Fall prevention, brain imaging, fNIRS Dr Mihalis Doumas
Supervisor
Dr Mihalis Doumas
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Psychology Unfunded Psychology Open 2
Improving the Assessment of Dark Personalities and the Prediction of Outcomes
School of Psychology | PHD Personality, Dark Triad, Psychometrics, Measure Development, Network Analyses Dr Kostas Papageorgiou
Supervisor
Dr Kostas Papageorgiou
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
31 May 2021
School of Psychology Unfunded Psychology Closed 2 1622415600
Does online intergroup contact change people’s intergroup behaviour?
School of Psychology | PHD Intergroup relations; social interactions; intergroup contact; online contact; prejudice reduction; Professor Rhiannon Turner
Supervisor
Professor Rhiannon Turner
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Psychology Unfunded Psychology Open 2
Economics and/or Supply Chain Management with interest into resilience of production and supply chain networks.
Queen's Management School | PHD Business, Global, Strategy, Responsibility, Network, Development, Economics Professor Rob Gilles
Supervisor
Professor Rob Gilles
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
1 July 2022
Queen's Management School Funded Economics Open 2 1656630000
Diversity and Inclusion
Queen's Management School | PHD Diversity, Inclusion, Strategies, organisations, design and implementation, public, non, profit Dr Denise Currie
Supervisor
Dr Denise Currie
Funding
Funded
Queen’s Management School (QMS)
Application deadline
10 January 2021
Queen's Management School Funded Management Closed 2 1610236800
How AI innovation affect a highly valued financial service provision experience
Queen's Management School | PHD Finance, FinTech, artificial intelligence, machine learning, credit union Professor Donal McKillop
Supervisor
Professor Donal McKillop
Funding
Funded
Northern Ireland Department of the Economy (DfE)
Application deadline
1 November 2021
Queen's Management School Funded Finance Open 2 1635724800
How AI innovation affect a highly valued financial service provision experience
Queen's Management School | PHD Finance, FinTech, artificial intelligence, machine learning, credit union Dr. Barry Quinn
Supervisor
Dr. Barry Quinn
Funding
Funded
Northern Ireland Department of the Economy (DfE)
Application deadline
1 November 2021
Queen's Management School Funded Finance Open 2 1635724800
Diversity and Inclusion
Queen's Management School | PHD Management, diversity, inclusion, human resource management, equality, employment relations Dr Denise Currie
Supervisor
Dr Denise Currie
Funding
Funded
Queen’s Management School
Application deadline
30 April 2021
Queen's Management School Funded Management Closed 2 1619737200
International Business/Global Strategy with an interest in the areas of digitalisation or social responsibility
Queen's Management School | PHD International, Business, Global, Strategy, Digitalisation, Social, Responsibility Dr. Kieran Conroy
Supervisor
Dr. Kieran Conroy
Funding
Funded
Queen’s Management School (QMS)
Application deadline
10 January 2021
Queen's Management School Funded Management Closed 2 1610236800
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
Supervisor
Dr Franziska Schroeder
Funding
Funded
Cofunded by the EU and Dept of the Economy
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Arts, English and Languages Funded Music Closed 2 1594335600
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
Supervisor
Professor Cahal McLaughlin
Funding
Funded
Cofunded by the EU and DfE
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Arts, English and Languages Funded Film Studies Closed 2 1594335600
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
Supervisor
Professor Cahal McLaughlin
Funding
Funded
Cofunded by the EU and DfE
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Arts, English and Languages Funded Closed 2 1594335600
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
Supervisor
Professor Eric Morgan
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
Archaeal polyphosphate cycling: novel enzymes to drive new technologies
School of Biological Sciences | PHD agriculture, biochemistry, bioinformatics, environmental, geochemistry, microbiology, molecular Dr Jason Chin
Supervisor
Dr Jason Chin
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
Diet mediated metabolic-inflammation – mechanistic insights
School of Biological Sciences | PHD biochemistry, food science, health sciences, immunology, molecular biology, public health Professor Helen Roche
Supervisor
Professor Helen Roche
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
Emerging Infectious Diseases – Surveillance and Biosecurity
School of Biological Sciences | PHD agriculture, health sciences, microbiology, molecular biology, pathology, public health, veterinary Professor Nikki Marks
Supervisor
Professor Nikki Marks
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
Professor Moira Dean
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
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
Supervisor
Professor Aaron Maule
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
Flavonoid metabolism and cardiometabolic health
School of Biological Sciences | PHD data analysis, food science, health sciences, medical, public health Professor Aedin Cassidy
Supervisor
Professor Aedin Cassidy
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
13 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1578873600
Food fraud risks in UK supply chain networks
School of Biological Sciences | PHD data analysis, food science, law Professor Saskia van Ruth
Supervisor
Professor Saskia van Ruth
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
Gene mining useful biocatalysts from paleosols
School of Biological Sciences | PHD bioinformatics, genetics, geochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology Professor Chris Allen
Supervisor
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
Supervisor
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
Supervisor
Professor Mark Emmerson
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
Professor Geoff McMullan
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
Innovative Diagnostics for Helminth Parasite Infections
School of Biological Sciences | PHD agricultural, molecular biology, parasitology, veterinary medicine Dr Paul McVeigh
Supervisor
Dr Paul McVeigh
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
Professor Irene Grant
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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 Professor Brian Green
Supervisor
Professor Brian Green
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
Dr Chen Situ
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
Dr Cuong Cao
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
Mast cell dysregulation? Understanding the development of mastocytosis
School of Biological Sciences | PHD health sciences, medical science, molecular biology, public health Dr Ciaren Graham
Supervisor
Dr Ciaren Graham
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
Dr Deepak Kumaresan
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
Dr Qiaozhu Su
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
Mosquito control using native predators and other novel environmentally friendly methodologies
School of Biological Sciences | PHD public health, zoology, animal science Professor Jaimie Dick
Supervisor
Professor Jaimie Dick
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
Optimising behaviour change initiatives for food waste prevention
School of Biological Sciences | PHD data analysis, ecology, economics, statistics Professor Alberto Longo
Supervisor
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
Supervisor
Dr Hansjoerg Kunc
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
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
Supervisor
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
Supervisor
Dr Geoff Gobert
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
Dr Isabella Capellini
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
Dr Martina Bozzola
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
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
Supervisor
Dr Edel Hyland
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
Dr Johnathan Dalzell
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
Dr Domhnall Jennings
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
Dr Daniel Pincheira-Donoso
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
13 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1578873600
The marine phosphorus cycle and the methane paradox
School of Biological Sciences | PHD analytical chemistry, biochemistry, geochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology Professor John McGrath
Supervisor
Professor John McGrath
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
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
Supervisor
Dr Caroline Meharg
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
Dr Konstantin Panov
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
Uncovering the Hidden Human Milk Microbiome
School of Biological Sciences | PHD biochemistry, immunology, microbiology, statistics Dr Simon Cameron
Supervisor
Dr Simon Cameron
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
Dr Mike Scantlebury
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
16 December 2019
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1576454400
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
Supervisor
Dr Danielle McCarthy
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1581638400
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
Supervisor
Professor Chris Creevey
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
14 February 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1581638400
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
Supervisor
Professor Mark Emmerson
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1580256000
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
Supervisor
Dr Isabella Capellini
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 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
Supervisor
Professor Andy Meharg
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1580256000
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
Supervisor
Dr Mike Scantlebury
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1580256000
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
Supervisor
Dr Caroline Meharg
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1580256000
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
Supervisor
Dr Daniel Pincheira-Donoso
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1580256000
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
Supervisor
Dr Paul Caplat
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1580256000
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
Supervisor
Dr Geoff Gobert
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1580256000
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
Supervisor
Dr Deepak Kumaresan
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1580256000
QUADRAT DTP: Temperature regulation of crop - rhizosphere ecology
School of Biological Sciences | PHD biochemistry, bioinformatics, biotechnology, botany, climate, microbiology, molecular, parasitology Dr Johnathan Dalzell
Supervisor
Dr Johnathan Dalzell
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1580256000
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
Supervisor
Dr Domhnall Jennings
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1580256000
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
Supervisor
Dr Julia Sigwart
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1580256000
QUADRAT DTP: Unravelling the freshwater microbial phosphorus cycle
School of Biological Sciences | PHD biochemistry, bioinformatics, climate, ecology, environmental, geochemistry, hydrology, molecular Professor John McGrath
Supervisor
Professor John McGrath
Funding
Funded
NERC QUADRAT-DTP
Application deadline
29 January 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1580256000
Valuing ecosystem services
School of Biological Sciences | PHD valuation, environmental economics, experimental economics, behavioural economics Professor Alberto Longo
Supervisor
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
Supervisor
Dr Isabella Capellini
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
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
Supervisor
Dr Isabella Capellini
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
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
Supervisor
Professor Gary Hardiman
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
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
Supervisor
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
Supervisor
Professor Gary Hardiman
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
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
Supervisor
Dr Katerina Theodoridou
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
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
Supervisor
Professor Saskia van Ruth
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
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
Supervisor
Professor Seamus Fanning
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
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
Supervisor
Professor Seamus Fanning
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
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
Supervisor
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
Supervisor
Professor Seamus Fanning
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
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
Supervisor
Dr Konstantin Panov
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
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
Supervisor
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
Supervisor
Dr Konstantin Panov
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
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
Supervisor
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
Supervisor
Professor Paulo Prodohl
Funding
Funded
DAFM/DAERA
Application deadline
29 May 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1590706800
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
Supervisor
Dr Isabella Capellini
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 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
Supervisor
Dr Katerina Theodoridou
Funding
Funded
FoodBioSystems BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership
Application deadline
6 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1583452800
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
Supervisor
Dr Paul McVeigh
Funding
Funded
FoodBioSystems BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership
Application deadline
6 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1583452800
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 Professor Brian Green
Supervisor
Professor Brian Green
Funding
Funded
FoodBioSystems BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership
Application deadline
6 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1583452800
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
Supervisor
Dr Johnathan Dalzell
Funding
Funded
FoodBioSystems BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership
Application deadline
6 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1583452800
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
Supervisor
Professor Eric Morgan
Funding
Funded
FoodBioSystems BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership
Application deadline
6 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1583452800
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
Supervisor
Professor Chris Creevey
Funding
Funded
FoodBioSystems BBSRC Doctoral Training Partnership
Application deadline
6 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1583452800
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
Supervisor
Dr Simon Cameron
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1585609200
A proteomic map of host cell rewiring by pathogens
School of Biological Sciences | PHD analytical chemistry, biochemistry, bioinformatics, immunology, microbiology Dr Ben Collins
Supervisor
Dr Ben Collins
Funding
Funded
DfE/Bruker Daltonics
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1585609200
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
Supervisor
Professor Sharon Huws
Funding
Funded
DAFM/DAERA
Application deadline
28 February 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1582848000
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
Supervisor
Dr Fuquan Liu
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1585609200
Advancing a Single Cell-Approach to Understand Metazoan Parasitism
School of Biological Sciences | PHD parasitology, metazoan biology, stem cells, parasite control Professor Aaron Maule
Supervisor
Professor Aaron Maule
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1585609200
Furthering our understanding of microbial community dynamics through antimicrobial-driven dysbiosis
School of Biological Sciences | PHD antimicrobial resistance, bioinformatics, microbiology, computational biology Professor Chris Creevey
Supervisor
Professor Chris Creevey
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
30 June 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1593471600
Investigation of the limits of niche specialisation and plasticity in the rumen microbiome
School of Biological Sciences | PHD rumen, microbiome, microbiology, omics Professor Sharon Huws
Supervisor
Professor Sharon Huws
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
30 June 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1593471600
Modelling and optimising microbial nutrient cycling for the promotion of a circular bioeconomy
School of Biological Sciences | PHD biogeochemistry, waste, microbial physiology, biochemistry, molecular microbiology, machine learning Professor John McGrath
Supervisor
Professor John McGrath
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
30 June 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1593471600
Temperature regulation of non-coding RNA networks and plant-microbe communication in the rhizosphere
School of Biological Sciences | PHD microbiology, plant science, parasitology Dr Johnathan Dalzell
Supervisor
Dr Johnathan Dalzell
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
31 March 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1585609200
Understanding and combating blackhead disease in poultry
School of Biological Sciences | PHD agricultural sciences, animal science, microbiology, veterinary medicine, bioinformatics, poultry Professor Sharon Huws
Supervisor
Professor Sharon Huws
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
30 June 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1593471600
Understanding dairy cow behaviour to improve production and welfare in robotic milking systems
School of Biological Sciences | PHD agricultural sciences, veterinary medicine, zoology, animal behaviour, animal welfare Dr Gareth Arnott
Supervisor
Dr Gareth Arnott
Funding
Funded
DfE/AgriSearch
Application deadline
30 April 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1588201200
The effects of gut microbiome metabolites in modulating enteroendocrine cell function and gut hormone secretion
School of Biological Sciences | PHD metabolites, hormones, microbiome, metabolism, enteroendocrine Professor Brian Green
Supervisor
Professor Brian Green
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
Blending traditional and new animal health solutions to support agro-pastoral livelihoods under climate change
School of Biological Sciences | PHD animal health, climate change, agriculture, ecology, economics, environmental science, food science Professor Eric Morgan
Supervisor
Professor Eric Morgan
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
29 May 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1590706800
Studies of the human malaria parasite transportome
School of Biological Sciences | PHD Malaria, membrane proteins, transporters, drug efflux Dr Chris Law
Supervisor
Dr Chris Law
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
Diet in the prevention of chronic diseases: Really so important or overrated?
School of Biological Sciences | PHD diet, nutrition, prevention, cancer, cardiovascular diseases, mortality, epidemiology, data science Dr Tilman Kuhn
Supervisor
Dr Tilman Kuhn
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Biological Sciences Unfunded Biological Sciences Open 2
CITI-GENS DTP: Investigating the importance of queuosine (Q) as a novel micronutrient in human ageing and brain health
School of Biological Sciences | PHD Micronutrients, human health, nutrition, metabolism, ageing, brain health Professor Brian Green
Supervisor
Professor Brian Green
Funding
Funded
Horizon 2020 (EU)/DfE
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1594335600
CITI-GENS DTP: Chemical Profiling of E-Cigarette Products to Address Safety and Potential Repositioning as Antibiotic Delivery Devices
School of Biological Sciences | PHD e-cigarettes, analytical chemistry, microbiology, mass spectrometry, respiratory health, antibiotics Dr Simon Cameron
Supervisor
Dr Simon Cameron
Funding
Funded
Horizon 2020 (EU)/DfE
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1594335600
CITI-GENS DTP: Understanding the Protective Effect of Human Milk for Necrotising Enterocolitis (NEC) Through Host-Pathogen Interactions
School of Biological Sciences | PHD microbiome, human milk, breastfeeding, microbiology, metabolomics, proteomics Dr Simon Cameron
Supervisor
Dr Simon Cameron
Funding
Funded
Horizon 2020 (EU)/DfE
Application deadline
10 July 2020
School of Biological Sciences Funded Biological Sciences Closed 2 1594335600
CITI-GENS DTP: Automated early detection of health and welfare compromises in pigs using video-based automatic behavioural analysis
School of Biological Sciences | PHD animal health and welfare, behavioural analysis, computer vision, video analytics, AI reasoning Professor Ilias Kyriazakis