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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.

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Project name School Funding Subject Status Sort Timestamp
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 Closed 2 1625007600
The role and involvement of subnational entities in international trade
School of Law | PHD international trade policy; subnational entities; trade negotiations Dr Billy Melo Araujo and Dr Viviane Gravey
Supervisor
Dr Billy Melo Araujo and Dr Viviane Gravey
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
13 May 2022
School of Law Funded Law Open 2 1652396400
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 (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 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 (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 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
17 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2 1645056000
Criminal Cause or Matter - Potential reform of the Divisional Court, the Judicial Review Jurisdiction and Supreme Court Appeals
School of Law | PHD reform; judicial review; supreme court appeals Professor Gordon Anthony and Dr Conor McCormick
Supervisor
Professor Gordon Anthony and Dr Conor McCormick
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
31 May 2022
School of Law Funded Law Open 2 1653951600
Grid-Forming Power Converter for Zero-Inertia Power Systems
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Inverter, power electronics, inverter control, grid-forming converter, low-inertia networks, zero-in Dr Ahmad Elkhateb
Supervisor
Dr Ahmad Elkhateb
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2 1646006400
Deep learning with heterogeneous biological data for cancer detection and survival prediction
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Deep Learning, Biomedical Data, Precision Medicine, Data Analytics Dr Anna Jurek-Loughrey
Supervisor
Dr Anna Jurek-Loughrey
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2 1646006400
Online Fake News Detection with Machine Learning and Topological Data Analysis
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Topological Data Analysis, Fake News Detection Dr Anna Jurek-Loughrey
Supervisor
Dr Anna Jurek-Loughrey
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 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 Computer Science Closed 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 Closed 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
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 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
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2 1646006400
Evaluating the impact of invalid claims in software engineering research through enhanced citation analysis
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Software engineering, citation analysis, research quality Professor Austen Rainer
Supervisor
Professor Austen Rainer
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2 1646006400
Engineering software to facilitate citizen science to protect the global environment
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Software engineering, open science, citizen science, bioscience, climate change, sustainable develop Professor Austen Rainer
Supervisor
Professor Austen Rainer
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2 1646006400
Antenna Characterization for Advanced Beamforming Hardware at Millimeter-waves
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Antenna, antenna array, B5G, beamformer, beamforming, multi-antenna, mmWave Dr Muhammad Ali Babar Abbasi
Supervisor
Dr Muhammad Ali Babar Abbasi
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2 1646006400
Machine Learning-assisted Optimization of Compressive Antennas for Millimeter-wave Wireless Channels
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Antenna, antenna array, B5G, beamforming, channel estimation, channel sounding, DoA, multi-antenna Dr Muhammad Ali Babar Abbasi
Supervisor
Dr Muhammad Ali Babar Abbasi
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2 1646006400
Developing and analysing deep learning and natural language processing systems in the context of business information processing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Business Services. Dr Barry Devereux
Supervisor
Dr Barry Devereux
Funding
Funded
DfE / External Corporate Funding
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2 1646006400
Research Artificial Intelligence applied to Intensive Care Medicine
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Physiology, computational modelling, programming, artificial intelligence, machine learning Dr Charles Gillan
Supervisor
Dr Charles Gillan
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 2 1646006400
Researching the use of artificial intelligence and high performance computing applied to marine engineering
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Physiology, computational modelling, programming, artificial intelligence, machine learning Dr Charles Gillan
Supervisor
Dr Charles Gillan
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 2 1646006400
A common approach to the mining of software repository data
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Software Engineering, Software Evolution, Mining of Source Code Repositories, MSR Dr David Cutting
Supervisor
Dr David Cutting
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 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 Closed 2 1646006400
Secure Synchronised Measurements for Smart Grids
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Electrical Power, Power Systems, Cyber Security, Synchrophasors, Synchronised Measurements Dr David Laverty
Supervisor
Dr David Laverty
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2 1646006400
Energy-Scalable Bio-Signal Analysis and Embedded AI for Smart Health Monitoring
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Heath monitoring,, Heart-Rate-Variability, Energy-Efficient Systems, Embedded-Systems, Wearables Dr Georgios Karakonstantis
Supervisor
Dr Georgios Karakonstantis
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2 1646006400
Energy-Scalable AI Architectures for Resource-Constrained Edge Devices
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Energy-Efficiency, Artificial-Intelligence, Neural-Networks, Accelerators, Heterogeneous Systems Dr Georgios Karakonstantis
Supervisor
Dr Georgios Karakonstantis
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2 1646006400
GPU-based continuous parallel discrete event simulation
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Parallel discrete event simulation Professor Hans Vandierendonck
Supervisor
Professor Hans Vandierendonck
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2 1646006400
GPU-accelerated graph analytics
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Graph analytics, GPU acceleration, graph anomaly detection Professor Hans Vandierendonck
Supervisor
Professor Hans Vandierendonck
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2 1646006400
Brain-Inspired Wearables for Human-Computer Interaction
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Quantum Computing Dr John McAllister
Supervisor
Dr John McAllister
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2 1646006400
Executing Large Quantum Programs on Small Quantum Computers
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Quantum Computing Dr John McAllister
Supervisor
Dr John McAllister
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2 1646006400
Resilient and Secure Future Networks
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Cyber security, networking, cyber-physical systems, IoT Dr Kieran McLaughlin
Supervisor
Dr Kieran McLaughlin
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2 1646006400
Security and Privacy for Federated Learning
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Cyber security, cyber-physical systems, federated machine learning Dr Kieran McLaughlin
Supervisor
Dr Kieran McLaughlin
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2 1646006400
Behaviour – Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality Coupled to Enhance Future Manufacturing Design Processes
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks, Manufacturing, Human Computer Interaction Prof Karen Rafferty
Supervisor
Prof Karen Rafferty
Funding
Funded
DfE/EPSRC
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1646006400
A.I. driven Digital Workers (DW) for Business Services
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks, Digital Work, Business Service,. Ethics in A.I. Applicatio Prof Karen Rafferty
Supervisor
Prof Karen Rafferty
Funding
Funded
DfE / External Corporate Funding
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2 1646006400
Secure Multimodal Virtual Reality for Remote Management of Corporate Systems and Compliance Processes
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Multimodal Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality, Haptics, Tele-conferencing, Authentic Prof Karen Rafferty
Supervisor
Prof Karen Rafferty
Funding
Funded
DfE / External Corporate Funding
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2 1646006400
OTFS modulation for 6G communications
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD OTFS modulation; High-mobility wireless channels; Communication Theory; Signal Processing Prof Michalis Matthaiou
Supervisor
Prof Michalis Matthaiou
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2 1646006400
Integrated sensing and communication using massive MIMO
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Massive MIMO; Sensing; Communication Theory; Signal Processing Prof Michalis Matthaiou
Supervisor
Prof Michalis Matthaiou
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2 1646006400
Human-Robot Collaboration in Disassembly for Future Remanufacturing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Human-robot collaboration, safe interaction, control, manufacturing Dr Mien Van
Supervisor
Dr Mien Van
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2 1646006400
Learning-based Control for Trustworthy Autonomous Systems
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Human-robot collaboration, safe interaction, control, manufacturing Dr Mien Van
Supervisor
Dr Mien Van
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2 1646006400
Malware detection beyond labelled datasets
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Malware, Cybersecurity, Deep Learning, Self-supervised learning Dr Niall McLaughlin
Supervisor
Dr Niall McLaughlin
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2 1646006400
Explanation Guided Attack & Defence for Automated Security of AI
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Security of AI, Explainable AI, Deep Learning, Cybersecurity Dr Niall McLaughlin
Supervisor
Dr Niall McLaughlin
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 2 1646006400
Accelerating sustainability using digital twin and blockchain for business decision modelling
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Digital Twin, Blockchain, Sustainability, FinTech, Decision-Making, Automation, Security Dr Vishal Sharma
Supervisor
Dr Vishal Sharma
Funding
Funded
DfE / PwC
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2 1646006400
Provision of Dynamic Distribution System Services from Battery Energy Storage
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Distribution System Operation, Power System Services, Battery Energy Storage Dr Robert Best
Supervisor
Dr Robert Best
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2 1646006400
International PhD Studentship on Ultra Reliable and Low Latency Communications in Contested Environments
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD 5G, 5.5G, 6G, antennas, artificial intelligence, cellular, channel measurements, channel modelling Professor Simon Cotton
Supervisor
Professor Simon Cotton
Funding
Funded
DfE International (tbc)
Application deadline
None specified
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2
Optimisation of Future Cellular Networks
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD 5G, 5.5G, 6G, antennas, artificial intelligence, cellular, channel measurements, channel modelling Professor Simon Cotton
Supervisor
Professor Simon Cotton
Funding
Funded
BT and TBC
Application deadline
4 May 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2 1651618800
Artificial Intelligence approaches for analysing patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Thai Son Mai
Supervisor
Dr Thai Son Mai
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2 1646006400
Story telling from Sensors: From Activities to Stories
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dr Thai Son Mai
Supervisor
Dr Thai Son Mai
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2 1646006400
Edge-based solutions to IoT attacks
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Network security, Internet of Things, Software-defined networking, programmable networks Dr Sandra Scott-Hayward
Supervisor
Dr Sandra Scott-Hayward
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 2 1646006400
Programmable Network Intrusion Protection
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Network security, Encrypted traffic, Software-defined networking, programmable networks Dr Sandra Scott-Hayward
Supervisor
Dr Sandra Scott-Hayward
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Closed 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 Professor Trung Duong
Supervisor
Professor Trung Duong
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2 1646006400
Digital twins-empowered 6G ultra-reliable low-latency communications
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Digital twin, 6G, optimisation, machine learning, ultra-reliable and low-latency communications Professor Trung Duong
Supervisor
Professor Trung Duong
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 2 1646006400
Data Analytics Facilitating Net Zero Energy Systems
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Machine learning, Big data, Net zero energy system, Industrial collaboration Dr Amy (Xueqin) Liu
Supervisor
Dr Amy (Xueqin) Liu
Funding
Funded
DfE (tbc)
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2 1646006400
Analysing Security vulnerabilities in Hybrid Quantum/Post-quantum Cryptography systems (funded by the Quantum Communications Hub as part of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme)
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Post quantum cryptography, Quantum Key Distribution, Hardware security, Quantum resistant cryptograp Prof Maire O'Neill
Supervisor
Prof Maire O'Neill
Funding
Funded
EPSRC
Application deadline
31 May 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1653951600
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 Closed 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 Closed 2 1642204800
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
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
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
Museums, Public History and the Environment
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics | PHD Dr Hiroki Shin
Supervisor
Dr Hiroki Shin
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
16 May 2022
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics Funded History Open 2 1652655600
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 Closed 2 1642723200
Monitoring and assessing the evolution of north-south cooperation on the island of Ireland post Brexit: responses, impacts and trends
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics | PHD Brexit, Ireland, Northern Ireland, North-South Cooperation Professor David Phinnemore
Supervisor
Professor David Phinnemore
Funding
Funded
DfE Collaborative Studentship
Application deadline
27 April 2022
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics Funded Politics Open 2 1651014000
Explaining Atheism: The Causal Origins of Individual and Societal Non-belief (Quantitative Studentship)
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics | PHD Atheism Religion Belief Secularisation Secularism Cross-cultural Research Psychology Sociology Dr Jonathan Lanman
Supervisor
Dr Jonathan Lanman
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
13 May 2022
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics Funded Anthropological Studies Open 2 1652396400
Explaining Atheism: The Causal Origins of Individual and Societal Non-belief (Qualitative Studentship)
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics | PHD Atheism Religion Belief Secular Secularism Deconversion Cross-cultural Research Textual Analysis Dr Jonathan Lanman
Supervisor
Dr Jonathan Lanman
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
13 May 2022
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics Funded Anthropological Studies Open 2 1652396400
Scholarship for PhD study in Political Science and Public Policy at Queen’s University Belfast (TRUSTME Project)
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics | PHD politics Dr Michele Crepaz
Supervisor
Dr Michele Crepaz
Funding
Funded
Department for the Economy
Application deadline
31 May 2022
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics Funded Politics Open 2 1653951600
GroundsWell: Public Spaces, Environmental Challenges, and Conflict Transformation: Engaging with the People in East Belfast
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics | PHD Environment, sustainability, urban space, climate change, energy, East Belfast, Community engagement Professor Dominic Bryan
Supervisor
Professor Dominic Bryan
Funding
Funded
QUB AHSS
Application deadline
18 May 2022
School of History, Anthropology, Philosophy and Politics Funded Anthropological Studies Open 2 1652828400
The Role of Oral History in Dealing with the Legacy of Conflict
School of Law | PHD oral history testimony, acknowledgement, truth, transitional justice memorialisation truth recovery Dr Anna Bryson and Dr Lauren Dempster
Supervisor
Dr Anna Bryson and Dr Lauren Dempster
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
31 May 2022
School of Law Funded Law Open 2 1653951600
Dealing with the Past in Northern Ireland: Truth, Accountability and the Rule of Law
School of Law | PHD transitional justice, human rights, socio-legal studies, political, accountability, truth Professor Kieran McEvoy and Dr Kevin Hearty
Supervisor
Professor Kieran McEvoy and Dr Kevin Hearty
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
31 May 2022
School of Law Funded Law Open 2 1653951600
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
Funded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded 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
Funded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Digital Twin for Configuring Cyber-Physical Manufacturing System
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Manufacturing, Digital Twin, Configuration, Reconfiguration, Automation System, System Integration Dr Arfauz A Rahman
Supervisor
Dr Arfauz A Rahman
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Digital Twin for Configuring Cyber-Physical Manufacturing System
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Manufacturing, Digital Twin, Configuration, Reconfiguration, Automation System, System Integration Dr Arfauz A Rahman
Supervisor
Dr Arfauz A Rahman
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Development of combustion chemistry and thermo-physical properties for CFD modelling of multi-component diesel, gasoline and hexanol blends
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Combustion chemistry, thermo-physical properties, CFD, diesel, gasoline, hexanol Dr Xinwei Cheng
Supervisor
Dr Xinwei Cheng
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Development of combustion chemistry and thermo-physical properties for CFD modelling of multi-component diesel, gasoline and hexanol blends
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Combustion chemistry, thermo-physical properties, CFD, diesel, gasoline, hexanol Dr Xinwei Cheng
Supervisor
Dr Xinwei Cheng
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Development of a robot system for eye surgery
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Maser slave control, Console of surgical robot, Haptic device and HMI, Performance characterisation Professor Yan Jin
Supervisor
Professor Yan Jin
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Development of a robot system for eye surgery
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Maser slave control, Console of surgical robot, Haptic device and HMI, Performance characterisation Professor Yan Jin
Supervisor
Professor Yan Jin
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Energy oriented optimisation for machining processes by parallel kinematic machines
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Parallel kinematic machine, Energy model, Machining process, Optimisation Professor Yan Jin
Supervisor
Professor Yan Jin
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Energy oriented optimisation for machining processes by parallel kinematic machines
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Parallel kinematic machine, Energy model, Machining process, Optimisation Professor Yan Jin
Supervisor
Professor Yan Jin
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Optimal repowering of onshore wind in Northern Ireland
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Renewable energy; power systems; electricity markets; economics; decarbonisation; sustainable; wind Dr Aoife Foley
Supervisor
Dr Aoife Foley
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Optimal repowering of onshore wind in Northern Ireland
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Renewable energy; power systems; electricity markets; economics; decarbonisation; sustainable; wind Dr Aoife Foley
Supervisor
Dr Aoife Foley
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
A combined finite element and experimental investigation of composite structures
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Additive manufacturing, topology optimisation, Fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composites, Finite ele Dr Zahur Ullah
Supervisor
Dr Zahur Ullah
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
A combined finite element and experimental investigation of composite structures
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Finite element analysis, Fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composites, Multi-scale modelling, Solid mec Dr Zahur Ullah
Supervisor
Dr Zahur Ullah
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Topology Optimisation of Continuous Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites for Additive Manufacturing
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Additive manufacturing, topology optimisation, Fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composites, Finite ele Dr Zahur Ullah
Supervisor
Dr Zahur Ullah
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Topology Optimisation of Continuous Fibre Reinforced Thermoplastic Composites for Additive Manufacturing
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Additive manufacturing, topology optimisation, Fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composites, Finite ele Dr Zahur Ullah
Supervisor
Dr Zahur Ullah
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Biohaviour– Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality Coupled to Enhance Future Manufacturing Design Processes
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks, Manufacturing, Human Computer Interaction 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 – Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality Coupled to Enhance Future Manufacturing Design Processes
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Neural Networks, Manufacturing, Human Computer Interaction 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: The Extremely Light Wing
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Generative design, geometry modelling, additive manufacturing, parameterisation, digital twin, airfr Professor Mark Price
Supervisor
Professor Mark Price
Funding
Funded
DFE/EPSRC, and Sponsorship from Spirit Aerosystems
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Biohaviour: The Extremely Light Wing
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Generative design, geometry modelling, additive manufacturing, parameterisation, digital twin, airfr Professor Mark Price
Supervisor
Professor Mark Price
Funding
Funded
DFE/EPSRC, and Sponsorship from Spirit Aerosystes
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Analysis of mass electric vehicle charging on energy and emissions in transport in Northern Ireland
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Renewable energy; power systems; transport; electricity markets; fossil fuel; economics; GIS; electr Dr Aoife Foley
Supervisor
Dr Aoife Foley
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Analysis of mass electric vehicle charging on energy and emissions in transport in Northern Ireland
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Renewable energy; power systems; transport; electricity markets; fossil fuel; economics; GIS; electr Dr Aoife Foley
Supervisor
Dr Aoife Foley
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Novel Layup Optimisation Methods in Design and Manufacture of Advanced Fibre-Reinforced Laminated Composites
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Dr M. Ali Aravand
Supervisor
Dr M. Ali Aravand
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2022
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Open 2 1648681200
Novel Layup Optimisation Methods in Design and Manufacture of Advanced Fibre-Reinforced Laminated Composites
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Dr M. Ali Aravand
Supervisor
Dr M. Ali Aravand
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
31 March 2022
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Open 2 1648681200
Biohaviour - Biomimetic design and ecological niches: learning from evolutionary development
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Biomimetic design, architecture, evolutionary development. Prof. Mark Price
Supervisor
Prof. Mark Price
Funding
Funded
DFE/EPSRC
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Biohaviour - Biomimetic design and ecological niches: learning from evolutionary development
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Biomimetic design, architecture, evolutionary development. Prof. Mark Price
Supervisor
Prof. Mark Price
Funding
Funded
DFE/EPSRC
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Microplastic investigation in drinking water systems
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Microplastics, drinking water, biobased plastics, biodegradable plastics, particle behaviour, experi Dr Beatrice Smyth
Supervisor
Dr Beatrice Smyth
Funding
Funded
Department for the Economy
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Microplastic investigation in drinking water systems
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Microplastics, drinking water, biobased plastics, biodegradable plastics, particle behaviour, experi Dr Beatrice Smyth
Supervisor
Dr Beatrice Smyth
Funding
Funded
Department for the Economy
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Adaptive Modelling for Structural Impact Simulation
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD FEA, Simulation, Dynamic, Impact, Aerospace, Structural Analysis Dr Declan Nolan
Supervisor
Dr Declan Nolan
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Adaptive Modelling for Structural Impact Simulation
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD FEA, Simulation, Dynamic, Impact, Aerospace, Structural Analysis Dr Declan Nolan
Supervisor
Dr Declan Nolan
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Crashworthiness investigation of bio-fibre reinforced composites for transport applications
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Bio-composites, crashworthiness, numerical analyses, finite element model Dr Zafer Kazancı
Supervisor
Dr Zafer Kazancı
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Crashworthiness investigation of bio-fibre reinforced composites for transport applications
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Bio-composites, crashworthiness, numerical analyses, finite element model Dr Zafer Kazanci
Supervisor
Dr Zafer Kazanci
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Bio-fibre Reinforced Filaments for Additive Manufacturing
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Bio-composites, additive manufacturing, numerical analyses, finite element model Dr Zafer Kazancı
Supervisor
Dr Zafer Kazancı
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Bio-fibre Reinforced Filaments for Additive Manufacturing
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Bio-composites, additive manufacturing, numerical analyses, finite element model Dr Zafer Kazanci
Supervisor
Dr Zafer Kazanci
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Multi-objective crashworthiness optimisation of auxetic composite structures under severe loading conditions
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Advanced materials, auxetics, additive manufacturing, multi-objective optimization, composites, cras Dr Zafer Kazancı
Supervisor
Dr Zafer Kazancı
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Multi-objective crashworthiness optimisation of auxetic composite structures under severe loading conditions
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Advanced materials, auxetics, additive manufacturing, multi-objective optimization, composites, cras Dr Zafer Kazanci
Supervisor
Dr Zafer Kazanci
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Context-based Pedestrian Motion Prediction for Autonomous Vehicles
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Autonomous Driving, Automate Vehicle, Decision making, Motion Control, Trajectory Prediction Dr Chongfeng Wei
Supervisor
Dr Chongfeng Wei
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
31 July 2022
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Open 2 1659222000
Context-based Pedestrian Motion Prediction for Autonomous Vehicles
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Autonomous Driving, Automate Vehicle, Decision making, Motion Control, Trajectory Prediction Dr Chongfeng Wei
Supervisor
Dr Chongfeng Wei
Funding
Funded
Dfe
Application deadline
31 July 2022
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Open 2 1659222000
Composite as coating for Bioimplants to Achieve Enhanced Functionality
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Tissue scaffold, drug delivery, antibacterial, multifunction, bone repair. Dr Dan Sun
Supervisor
Dr Dan Sun
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Composite as coating for Bioimplants to Achieve Enhanced Functionality
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Tissue scaffold, drug delivery, antibacterial, multifunction, bone repair. Dr Dan Sun
Supervisor
Dr Dan Sun
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Advanced manufacturing of thermoplastic composite aero structures
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Aircraft assembly, CFRTP composite, advanced manufacturing, FEA, digital image correlation Dr Dan Sun
Supervisor
Dr Dan Sun
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Advanced manufacturing of thermoplastic composite aero structures
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Aircraft assembly, CFRTP composite, advanced manufacturing, FEA, digital image correlation Dr Dan Sun
Supervisor
Dr Dan Sun
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Circular economy systems for hydrogen generation, distribution and use, with a focus on off-road applications
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Hydrogen, transport, non-road mobile machinery, carbon footprint, risk and uncertainty, infrastructu Dr Beatrice Smyth
Supervisor
Dr Beatrice Smyth
Funding
Funded
Department for the Economy
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Circular economy systems for hydrogen generation, distribution and use, with a focus on off-road applications
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD Hydrogen, transport, non-road mobile machinery, carbon footprint, risk and uncertainty, infrastructu Dr Beatrice Smyth
Supervisor
Dr Beatrice Smyth
Funding
Funded
Department for the Economy
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical Engineering Open 2
Using Data analytics to design innovative clinical trials in respiratory disease
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Professor Adele Marshall
Supervisor
Professor Adele Marshall
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
30 April 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Open 2 1651273200
Supervisor
Dr Felicity Lamrock
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Open 2 1646006400
Mathematical models for cancer invasion
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Anna Zhigun
Supervisor
Dr Anna Zhigun
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Open 2 1646006400
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 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Open 2 1646006400
Delayed feedback mechanisms
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Gabor Kiss
Supervisor
Dr Gabor Kiss
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Open 2 1646006400
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 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Open 2 1646006400
Supervisor
Dr Hannah Mitchell
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Open 2 1646006400
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 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Open 2 1646006400
Machine learning approaches to detecting software changes for bug localization
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Zhiwei Lin
Supervisor
Dr Zhiwei Lin
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Mathematics Open 2 1646006400
Mathematics of infectious diseases
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Gabor Kiss
Supervisor
Dr Gabor Kiss
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
28 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Open 2 1646006400
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 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Mathematics Open 2 1646006400
Nitrogen Vacancy Centre Microscopy: Novel in-situ Insights into Nanomagnetism
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Amit Kumar
Supervisor
Dr Amit Kumar
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
25 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1645747200
Reprogrammable micromagnetic transport
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Solveig Felton
Supervisor
Dr Solveig Felton
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
25 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1645747200
Positron binding and annihilation in molecules
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Gleb Gribakin
Supervisor
Dr Gleb Gribakin
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Quantum chaos in multicharged positive ions
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Gleb Gribakin
Supervisor
Dr Gleb Gribakin
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Laser Driven Neutron Sources at High Repetition Rate
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Satyabrata Kar
Supervisor
Dr Satyabrata Kar
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
4 March 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Open 2 1646352000
Exploring surface-chemistry driven effects in micro-scaled ferroelectrics
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Miryam Arredondo
Supervisor
Dr Miryam Arredondo
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
25 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1645747200
Machine Learning for Nonlinear Spectroscopy
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr David Wilkins
Supervisor
Dr David Wilkins
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
25 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1645747200
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
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
Optimal control of quantum complex systems
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Gabriele De Chiara
Supervisor
Dr Gabriele De Chiara
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Quantum-classical interfaces for the emulation of quantum communication algorithms
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Professor Mauro Paternostro
Supervisor
Professor Mauro Paternostro
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Machine learning for quantum networking
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Professor Mauro Paternostro
Supervisor
Professor Mauro Paternostro
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Manipulating high-harmonic generation throughthe spin-orbit interaction
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Professor Hugo Van Der Hart
Supervisor
Professor Hugo Van Der Hart
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Development and characterisation of high-repetition rate proton sources using novel targets
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Charlotte Palmer
Supervisor
Dr Charlotte Palmer
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Advanced mechanisms for laser-driven ion acceleration
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Professor Marco Borghesi
Supervisor
Professor Marco Borghesi
Funding
Funded
ELI Beamlines
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Radiobiology with laser-driven ions at ultra-high dose rate
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Professor Marco Borghesi
Supervisor
Professor Marco Borghesi
Funding
Funded
EPSRC
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Supervisor
Professor Brendan Dromey
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Laser energised travelling-wave accelerator for interdisciplinary applications
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Satyabrata Kar
Supervisor
Dr Satyabrata Kar
Funding
Funded
Queen's Collaborative Studentship
Application deadline
4 March 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Open 2 1646352000
Photoionized plasmas in the laboratory
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Professor David Riley
Supervisor
Professor David Riley
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Laser-driven positron sources for industrial and fundamental science applications
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Professor Gianluca Sarri
Supervisor
Professor Gianluca Sarri
Funding
Funded
EuPRAXIA Prepartory Phase Project
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Supervisor
Dr Mark Yeung
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
11 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Open 2 1644537600
Extreme nanophotonics within subnanometer plasmonic gaps
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Dr Fumin Huang
Supervisor
Dr Fumin Huang
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
25 February 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Unfunded Physics Open 2 1645747200
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
Relationships and sexuality Education (RSE) for young people with intellectual and developmental disabilities
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD Intellectual and developmental disabilities, relationships, sexuality, education, programme Professor Michael Brown
Supervisor
Professor Michael Brown
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Nursing and Midwifery Unfunded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2
Identification and Management of cardiovascular risk factors during and after pregnancy
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD Cardiovascular risk factors, risk management, disease during pregnancy, maternal morbidity Professor Donna Fitzsimons
Supervisor
Professor Donna Fitzsimons
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
11 March 2022
School of Nursing and Midwifery Funded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2 1646956800
Co-designing a sexual health e-resource to support patients undergoing renal replacement therapy (RRT) and their partners within the United Kingdom
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD Sexual health, renal replacement therapy, Kidney Disease Dr Clare McKeaveney
Supervisor
Dr Clare McKeaveney
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
1 March 2022
School of Nursing and Midwifery Funded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2 1646092800
Co-design an innovative intervention with key stakeholders to support clinical assessments using a case study methodology
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD Workplace-based assessments, effective person-centred care Dr Amy Wong
Supervisor
Dr Amy Wong
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
1 March 2022
School of Nursing and Midwifery Funded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2 1646092800
EMDR to minimise the development of PTSD on the NICU: a feasibility study
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD EMDR, PTSD, NICU, Neonatal unit Dr Breidge Boyle
Supervisor
Dr Breidge Boyle
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
1 March 2022
School of Nursing and Midwifery Funded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2 1646092800
Co-designing a peer-led digital resource to support people living with Rheumatoid Arthritis to improve adherence with medication
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD Rheumatoid Arthritis, medication adherence, co-design, chronic illness Dr. Gillian Carter
Supervisor
Dr. Gillian Carter
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
14 March 2022
School of Nursing and Midwifery Unfunded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2 1647216000
Very preterm infants’ day-to-day interactions with caregivers: A data-driven approach to investigate the role of short-term processes in promoting social learning
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD Developmental psychology; Data-driven approach; Longitudinal study; Social learning; Infancy. Dr. Oliver Perra
Supervisor
Dr. Oliver Perra
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Nursing and Midwifery Unfunded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2
Building capacity of health professions students to work effectively in digital-enabled workplaces
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD Healthcare, digital literacy, health professions, co-design, education Dr. Amy Wong
Supervisor
Dr. Amy Wong
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Nursing and Midwifery Unfunded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2
Brief interventions for parents of children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties: an evidence synthesis with stakeholder engagement
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD Evidence synthesis, parenting, intervention, cost-effectiveness, stakeholder engagement Dr Fiona Lynn
Supervisor
Dr Fiona Lynn
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Nursing and Midwifery Unfunded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2
Cryotherapy for the management of chemotherapy induced side effects
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD cryotherapy, chemotherapy Dr Gillian Prue
Supervisor
Dr Gillian Prue
Funding
Funded
NI Dept for the Economy (DfE) & Paxman Coolers Ltd
Application deadline
3 June 2022
School of Nursing and Midwifery Funded Nursing & Midwifery Open 2 1654210800
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 Closed 2 1638316800
Torture and its aftermaths in Northern Ireland
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD human geography, political geography social geography; historical geography; politics; criminology; Dr Merav Amir
Supervisor
Dr Merav Amir
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
31 March 2022
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Geography Closed 2 1648681200
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 Closed 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 Closed 2 1638316800
Radiocarbon dating of single tree-rings – annual precision records of environmental change
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD climate science, environmental geography, physical geography, geoscience, archaeology Dr Maarten Blaauw
Supervisor
Dr Maarten Blaauw
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
29 April 2022
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Archaeology & Palaeoecology Open 2 1651186800
Population based Structural health monitoring for bridges
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD Civil engineering, mechanical and structural engineering, data science, machine learning, dynamics Dr David Hester
Supervisor
Dr David Hester
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
31 March 2022
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Civil Engineering Closed 2 1648681200
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 Closed 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 Closed 2 1641945600
3D printed Microneedle vaccine patches for emerging infectious diseases
School of Pharmacy | PHD 3D printing; transdermal drug delivery, microneedles, pandemics, vaccines Dr. Dimitrios Lamprou
Supervisor
Dr. Dimitrios Lamprou
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Treatment of infections caused by multidrug-resistant Gram-negative infections through microneedle delivery of antimicrobial peptides
School of Pharmacy | PHD Antibiotics, peptide synthesis, antimicrobial peptides, microneedles, organic synthesis Prof Ryan Donnelly
Supervisor
Prof Ryan Donnelly
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Taking the STING out of it: novel chemical tools to dissect cancer signalling
School of Pharmacy | PHD Chemical biology, medicinal chemistry, drug design, cancer, chemical synthesis Professor Gerd Wagner
Supervisor
Professor Gerd Wagner
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Leveraging localised mutations to expand the host range of phage cocktails against Pseudomonas aeruginosa
School of Pharmacy | PHD Bacteriophage, resistance, antibiotic, Pseudomonas, health Dr. Timofey Skvortsov
Supervisor
Dr. Timofey Skvortsov
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
iLOCATE: integrative LocalisOmics for better CAncer TrEatment
School of Pharmacy | PHD Breast cancer, Molecular pathology, Bioinformatics, Retrograde trafficking, Personalised medicine Dr. Niamh Buckley
Supervisor
Dr. Niamh Buckley
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Advanced manufacturing of paediatric formulations with poorly water soluble drugs
School of Pharmacy | PHD Advanced manufacturing; poorly water-soluble drugs; in situ amorphization; paediatric formulation Dr Min Zhao
Supervisor
Dr Min Zhao
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Bio-inspired self-cleaning coatings for urinary catheters to prevent catheter-associated urinary tract infections and encrustation
School of Pharmacy | PHD Coating, superhydrophobic, superhydrophobic, surface engineering, anti-infection Dr Shuai Zhang
Supervisor
Dr Shuai Zhang
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Developing molecularly imprinted polymeric nanocarriers for targeted cancer immunotherapy
School of Pharmacy | PHD Molecularly imprinted polymers, cancer immunotherapy, nanomedicine, PD-L1, checkpoint inhibitor Dr. Wafa Al-Jamal
Supervisor
Dr. Wafa Al-Jamal
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Production of super small nanocrystals for drug delivery to target tissues
School of Pharmacy | PHD Drug nanocrystals, media milling, infectious diseases, nanoparticle, targeting Dr Alejandro J. Paredes
Supervisor
Dr Alejandro J. Paredes
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Supervisor
Dr Carole Parsons
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
3D printed personalised long-acting implants for effective cancer treatment
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
Developing biodegradable long acting drug delivery systems for the treatment of chronic conditions
School of Pharmacy | PHD Drug delivery, long-acting drug delivery / medical devices, 3D printing, implantable drug delivery Dr Eneko Larrañeta
Supervisor
Dr Eneko Larrañeta
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
To investigate novel interacting drug combinations in the treatment of Ovarian Cancer
School of Pharmacy | PHD Ovarian 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
An exploration of medication-related harm in people living with dementia
School of Pharmacy | PHD Older people, dementia, primary care, healthcare professionals, prescribing, medication-related harm Dr Heather Barry
Supervisor
Dr Heather Barry
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
A nanotherapeutic approach to inhibiting hedgehog signalling in brain cancer
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
Sustained Release Nanocarriers for Ocular Drug Delivery
School of Pharmacy | PHD Nanocarriers, long-acting drug delivery, sustained release, polymer implants, glaucoma, delivery Professor Thakur Raghu Raj Singh
Supervisor
Professor Thakur Raghu Raj Singh
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Injectable Hydrogels for Controlled Drug Delivery in Cancer Treatment
School of Pharmacy | PHD Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or Polymer science, drug delivery Professor Thakur Raghu Raj Singh
Supervisor
Professor Thakur Raghu Raj Singh
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Lipid-based implants for sustained protein release
School of Pharmacy | PHD Proteins, biotherapeutics, lipid-based implants, hot-melt extrusion, continuous manufacturing, bioco Dr Sheiliza Carmali
Supervisor
Dr Sheiliza Carmali
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Computational modelling of viral proteins for improved prediction of virus-host pairs
School of Pharmacy | PHD Bacteriophage, virus, protein modelling, receptor, Alphafold, Rosettafold, host prediction, bioinfor Dr Timofey Skvortsov
Supervisor
Dr Timofey Skvortsov
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Supervisor
Dr Vicky Kett
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Self-Navigating Nanocarriers for Intracellular Protein Delivery
School of Pharmacy | PHD Biologics, protein delivery, nanomedicine, intracellular delivery Dr Wafa Al-Jamal
Supervisor
Dr Wafa Al-Jamal
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Infection control in care homes for older people: beyond the COVID era
School of Pharmacy | PHD Care homes, older people, COVID, SARS CoV-2, influenza, infection control Professor Carmel Hughes
Supervisor
Professor Carmel Hughes
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 Chronic airways diseases to include protease biochemistry & airway physiology. Professor Lorraine Martin
Supervisor
Professor Lorraine Martin
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 and COPD
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
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
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
Assessing the molecular mechanisms by which Cathepsin V promotes breast cancer growth and metastasis
School of Pharmacy | PHD Cancer, Proteases, Cathepsins, Therapeutics, Personalised Medicine Dr Roberta Burden
Supervisor
Dr Roberta Burden
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Biomaterial coatings with lubricious, slippery coatings for improved urinary catheter performance
School of Pharmacy | PHD Biomaterials, urinary catheters, ionic liquids, infection, device coatings Dr Matthew Wylie
Supervisor
Dr Matthew Wylie
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Infection-responsive coatings for the prevention of catheter-associated urinary tract infections
School of Pharmacy | PHD Biomaterials, urinary catheters, stimuli-responsive, infection, device coatings Dr Matthew Wylie
Supervisor
Dr Matthew Wylie
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Microfluidics for the delivery of drugs and biologics
School of Pharmacy | PHD Drug Delivery, Microfluidics, Nanomedicine, Biopharmaceutics Dr Dimitrios Lamprou
Supervisor
Dr Dimitrios Lamprou
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Computational modelling of viral proteins for improved prediction of virus-host pairs
School of Pharmacy | PHD Bacteriophage, virus, protein modelling, receptor, Alphafold, Rosettafold, host prediction, bioinfor Dr Timofey Skvortsov
Supervisor
Dr Timofey Skvortsov
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Cold plasma for cancer therapy
School of Pharmacy | PHD Cold plasma, targeted cancer therapy, cancer immunotherapy Dr Wafa Al-Jamal
Supervisor
Dr Wafa Al-Jamal
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Developing novel therapeutic strategies to better treat Triple Negative Breast Cancer
School of Pharmacy | PHD Breast Cancer, biomarkers, personalised medicine Dr Niamh Buckley
Supervisor
Dr Niamh Buckley
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Supervisor
Dr Shu Li
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Enable the global access to safe and efficacious antileishmanial nanomedicine through cost-effective manufacturing methods
School of Pharmacy | PHD Sustainable development goals, neglected tropical diseases, leishmaniasis, Nanomedicine, advanced pr Dr Justin Tian
Supervisor
Dr Justin Tian
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Supervisor
Professor Gavin Andrews
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Investigating the impact of electronic cigarette vapour on respiratory microbiota and inflammation.
School of Pharmacy | PHD Electronic cigarettes, smoking, vaping, microbiology, respiratory, infection Dr Deirdre Gilpin
Supervisor
Dr Deirdre Gilpin
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Monitoring antimicrobial resistance in wastewater in Northern Ireland.
School of Pharmacy | PHD Microbiology, infection, antimicrobial resistance Dr Deirdre Gilpin