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A-Z of Research Opportunities

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

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

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

Before you submit an application you must:

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  3. Speak to your supervisor
  4. Finalise your Research Proposal
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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
Ga2O3 & ferroelectric thin films for next generation electronics
School of Mathematics and Physics | PHD Professor Robert Bowman
Supervisor
Professor Robert Bowman
Funding
Funded
Application deadline
30 November 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Open 2 1669766400
Supervisor
Dr Amit Kumar
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
31 December 2022
School of Mathematics and Physics Funded Physics Open 2 1672444800
AVACTA (All-island Vaccine Research and Training Alliance) Mucosally delivered vaccines containing novel ESKAPE antigens
School of Pharmacy | PHD Vaccine, nasal, inhaled, nanoparticles, drug delivery, mucosal, pharmaceutical, antigen, bacteria Dr Vicky Kett
Supervisor
Dr Vicky Kett
Funding
Funded
Irish Higher Education Authority North-South
Application deadline
31 January 2023
School of Pharmacy Funded Pharmacy Open 2 1675123200
Microneedle delivery of non-ribosomal antimicrobial peptides to treat multidrug-resistant Gram-negative infections
School of Pharmacy | PHD Antibiotics; peptide synthesis; antimicrobial peptides; microneedles; organic synthesis Professor Ryan Donnelly.
Supervisor
Professor Ryan Donnelly.
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Chemical Tools to Tackle Antimicrobial Resistance
School of Pharmacy | PHD Antibiotics; peptide synthesis; chemical probes; organic synthesis; chemical biology Professor Gerd Wagner.
Supervisor
Professor Gerd Wagner.
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
ENERGY - Enhanced Nanoparticles Engineered fRom Gold for multi-modal therapY
School of Pharmacy | PHD Nanomedicine, Cancer, SERS, radiotherapy, photothermal therapy Dr Jonathan Coulter.
Supervisor
Dr Jonathan Coulter.
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Novel poly(acrylic acid) complexes for enantioselective drug delivery and chiral separation
School of Pharmacy | PHD Drug Delivery, Materials Science, Analytical Chemistry Professor Karl Malcolm.
Supervisor
Professor Karl Malcolm.
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
High resolution solid state NMR as a tool for analysis of polymeric controlled release drug delivery systems
School of Pharmacy | PHD Drug delivery, materials science, analytical chemistry, polymers, solid state NMR Professor Karl Malcolm.
Supervisor
Professor Karl Malcolm.
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Distinctions and Divides in Administrative Law
School of Law | PHD Professor Gordon Anthony
Supervisor
Professor Gordon Anthony
Funding
Funded
administrative law, judicial review
Application deadline
13 October 2022
School of Law Funded Law Closed 2 1665615600
Information security establishment using computer architectural solution
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD computer architecture, security, hardware-software co-design, FPGA Arnab Kumar Biswas
Supervisor
Arnab Kumar Biswas
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Remote healthcare security
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Computer architecture, security, hardware-software co-design, FPGA, network security Arnab Kumar Biswas
Supervisor
Arnab Kumar Biswas
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Advancing radiogenomics in prostate cancer research via new data science methods
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Data science, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Biomedical Data, Cancer Research, Precision Medicine, Anna Jurek-Loughrey
Supervisor
Anna Jurek-Loughrey
Funding
Funded
Prostate Cancer Centre of Excellence QUB
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
AI driven social media interventions for public health and climate action
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Data science, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Public Health Anna Jurek-Loughrey
Supervisor
Anna Jurek-Loughrey
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Developing and analysing document understanding and natural language processing systems in the context of business information extraction
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Document Image Understanding. Barry Devereux
Supervisor
Barry Devereux
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
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 Charles Gillan
Supervisor
Charles Gillan
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Explainable AI for Hardware Security
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Approximate computing, hardware security, machine learning Chongyan Gu
Supervisor
Chongyan Gu
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
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 Charles Gillan
Supervisor
Charles Gillan
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Hardware Security for Approximate Computing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Approximate computing, hardware security, intrinsic, IoT Chongyan Gu
Supervisor
Chongyan Gu
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
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. Dionysios Athanasopoulos
Supervisor
Dionysios Athanasopoulos
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Dynamic Data-Oriented Serverless Fog Computing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Fog/Edge computing, nanoservices, serverless computing. Dionysios Athanasopoulos
Supervisor
Dionysios Athanasopoulos
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
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 Domhnall Carlin
Supervisor
Domhnall Carlin
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Tools and techniques for educating educators of developers
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Software Engineering, Software Evolution, Mining of Source Code Repositories, MSR David Cutting
Supervisor
David Cutting
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Understanding Software Evolution Data (USED)
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD David Cutting
Supervisor
David Cutting
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Smart abuse? Technology-facilitated abuse ("tech abuse") through the Internet of Things (IoT) in the context of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)f
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Cybersecurity, InfoSec, Internet of Things (IoT), malware, AI, machine learning, assembly, opcode Domhnall Carlin
Supervisor
Domhnall Carlin
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Responsible Fake News Detection
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Fake news detection, responsible AI, human-like AI, fairness Deepak Padmanabhan
Supervisor
Deepak Padmanabhan
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Advanced manufacturing of mm-wave lens antennas for future wireless technologies
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD advanced manufacturing, wireless communications, future wireless Dmitry Zelenchuk
Supervisor
Dmitry Zelenchuk
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Advanced mm-wave antennas for New Space applications
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD New Space, satellite communications, wireless communications, space applications, mm-wave antennas Dmitry Zelenchuk
Supervisor
Dmitry Zelenchuk
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Lightweight Artificial-Intelligence based Health Monitoring for Power-Constrained Devices
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Artificial-Intelligence, Machine Learning, Health Monitoring, ECG Analysis, Embedded AI Georgios Karakonstantis
Supervisor
Georgios Karakonstantis
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Low-Power AI based Device Health Monitoring for Predictive Maintenance of IoT Ecosystems
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Industry 4.0, Predictive Maintenance, Frequency Domain Analysis, Artificial-Intelligence Georgios Karakonstantis
Supervisor
Georgios Karakonstantis
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Data-Driven-Based Resource Allocations for Ultra-Dense Cell-Free Massive MIMO Networks
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD 5G, 6G, cell-free massive MIMO, data-driven techniques, power controls, user-centric scheme, wireles Hien Ngo
Supervisor
Hien Ngo
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Enabling the Internet of Sensing Things
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD 5G, 6G, cell-free massive MIMO, Internet of Sensing Things, wireless communications, wireless power Hien Ngo
Supervisor
Hien Ngo
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Development of wearable dynamic microsystem sampler for collecting microbial volatiles
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Development of new sampling device, MEMS sensors, Micro-controllers and interfacing Hamza Shakeel
Supervisor
Hamza Shakeel
Funding
Funded
US-Ireland (Department for Economy)
Application deadline
20 October 2022
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Closed 2 1666220400
Approximate Graph Analytics on GPU
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Graph analytics, transprecision, anytime algorithms Hans Vandierendonck
Supervisor
Hans Vandierendonck
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
GPU-based continuous parallel discrete event simulation
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD High-performance and distributed computing, programming models, parallel discrete event simulation Hans Vandierendonck
Supervisor
Hans Vandierendonck
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Question Answering for Testing in Industrial Contexts
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Question Answering Hui Wang
Supervisor
Hui Wang
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Topical Information Search based on Deep Learning
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Question Answering Hui Wang
Supervisor
Hui Wang
Funding
Funded
DFE
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
An Investigation of Machine Learning Systems Security with a Forensics Perspective
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, Digital Forensics, Communication Systems, Adversarial Attacks Ihsen Alouani
Supervisor
Ihsen Alouani
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Trustworthiness of Machine Learning through Brain-inspired Architectures
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Machine Learning, brain-inspired computing, Spiking Neural, Networks, Security and Privacy Ihsen Alouani
Supervisor
Ihsen Alouani
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Secure searching over medical data in a multi-client setting
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD private set intersection, mutable trapdoor PEKS Indranil Ghosh Ray
Supervisor
Indranil Ghosh Ray
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Event-Driven Perception and Computation for Autonomous Systems
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Quantum computing, circuit design, synthesis John McAllister
Supervisor
John McAllister
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Running Large Quantum Circuits on Small Quantum Computers
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Quantum computing, circuit design, synthesis John McAllister
Supervisor
John McAllister
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Responsibility Debt and SE Practice (ResponSE)
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD software engineering, requirements engineering, SE methods and tools Maria Ferrario
Supervisor
Maria Ferrario
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Machine Learning-assisted Compressive Antenna Optimization for Millimeter-wave Wireless Channels
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Antenna, antenna array, B5G, beamformer, beamforming, multi-antenna, mmWave Muhammad Ali Babar Abbasi
Supervisor
Muhammad Ali Babar Abbasi
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Advanced Beamforming Hardware at Millimeter-waves: Antenna Design Choice and Characterization
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Antenna, antenna array, B5G, beamformer, beamforming, multi-antenna, mmWave Muhammad Ali Babar Abbasi
Supervisor
Muhammad Ali Babar Abbasi
Funding
Funded
DFE
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Extra large-scale MIMO systems in the 6G era
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Signal processing, Massive MIMO, Wireless Communications Michalis Matthaiou
Supervisor
Michalis Matthaiou
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Wireless power transfer through programmable surfaces
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Signal processing, Massive MIMO, Wireless Communications Michalis Matthaiou
Supervisor
Michalis Matthaiou
Funding
Unfunded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Reinforcement Learning-Enhanced Safety Critical Control for Multiple Collaborative Vehicles
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Multiple Collaborative Vehicles, Autonomous Vehicles, Robotics Control Mien Van
Supervisor
Mien Van
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Intelligent Control for Trustworthy Autonomous Vehicles
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Autonomous Vehicles, Robotics Control, Model-free controllers, Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Mien Van
Supervisor
Mien Van
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Sensor-Based Control of Bowed Virtual-Acoustic Instruments
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD bowed string instruments, virtual reality, sensor interface, physical modelling, physical computing Maarten Van Walstijn
Supervisor
Maarten Van Walstijn
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Fast and Safe Cyber-Physical Control Systems
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Cyber-physical systems, constraints, safety, real-time control, reachability, set theory Nikolaos Athanasopoulos
Supervisor
Nikolaos Athanasopoulos
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Planning in robotics via reachability-driven abstractions and compositions
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Nikolaos Athanasopoulos
Supervisor
Nikolaos Athanasopoulos
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Reference-less Retrodirective Antennas for the Solar Power Space Satellite
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Antenna arrays, Phased arrays, Satellite antennas, Steerable antennas Neil Buchanan
Supervisor
Neil Buchanan
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Secure Retrodirective Antennas for the Solar Power Space Satellite
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Phased arrays, Satellite antennas, Steerable antennas, Communication system security Neil Buchanan
Supervisor
Neil Buchanan
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
UI Security Attack Detection in Malware Design at Scale
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD UI Security Attacks, Dark Patterns, Malware, Human-centred Computing, UI Design, Dark Design Oluwafemi Olukoya
Supervisor
Oluwafemi Olukoya
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Deep Learning in Microwave Imaging through Different Media
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Deep learning, computational imaging, microwave imaging Okan Yurduseven
Supervisor
Okan Yurduseven
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Improving pose estimation for the detection of stroke
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Computer Vision, Image Analysis, Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, high-dimensional data Richard Gault
Supervisor
Richard Gault
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Contextual segmentation of large, high-dimensional medical images
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Computer Vision, Image Analysis, Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning, high-dimensional data Richard Gault
Supervisor
Richard Gault
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
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 Robert Best
Supervisor
Robert Best
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Synchronous Inertia Response from Inverter Connected Energy Sources
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Power System Inertia, Power System Stability, Battery Energy Storage Robert Best
Supervisor
Robert Best
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Embedded solutions for efficient data collection for structural health monitoring
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Embedded AI, sensor, data analytics Roger Woods
Supervisor
Roger Woods
Funding
Funded
DfE
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Electromagnetic Energy Harvesting using non-linear materials
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD RF Energy Harvesting, Metamaterials, Rectifier Stylianos Assimonis
Supervisor
Stylianos Assimonis
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Intelligent systems techniques for improving manufacturing competitiveness and sustainability
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Machine Learning, manufacturing informatics, process optimisation, Industry 4.0. Sean McLoone
Supervisor
Sean McLoone
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
AI enabled automated detection and assessment of Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Deep learning, biomedical, image analysis, ROP, automated assessment. Sean McLoone
Supervisor
Sean McLoone
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Early warning systems for tropical diseases using Artificial Intelligence
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Dengue Fever, Diarrhoea, Tropical diseases, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Time-series prediction Thai Son Mai
Supervisor
Thai Son Mai
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Artificial Intelligence approaches for analysing patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Machine Learning, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Deep Learning, Explainable AI, Subgroup discovery Thai Son Mai
Supervisor
Thai Son Mai
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Risk assessment in synchronous and asynchronous complex business networks
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Risk assessment, synchronous systems, asynchronous systems, automated process, business modelling Vishal Sharma
Supervisor
Vishal Sharma
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
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 Xueqin (Amy) Liu
Supervisor
Xueqin (Amy) Liu
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Optimal Operation of Domestic Battery Energy Storage
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Optimization, Battery energy storage, electricity tariff, PV, Electric Vehicles Xueqin (Amy) Liu
Supervisor
Xueqin (Amy) Liu
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
On a Holistic Design-oriented Methodology for Microservice Boundary Identification
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Holistic design; Methodology; Microservices architecture; Microservice boundary identification Zheng Li
Supervisor
Zheng Li
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Software Architectural Tactics and Patterns for Privacy Preservation in Internet of Things
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Design-time privacy preservation; Internet of Things (IoT); Privacy preservation and quantification Zheng Li
Supervisor
Zheng Li
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Secure Synchronised Measurements for Smart Grids
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Electrical Power, Power Systems, Cyber Security, Synchrophasors, Synchronised Measurements David Laverty
Supervisor
David Laverty
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Human activity recognition for social media videos
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Computer-vision, Deep Learning, Robotics, Body-worn cameras, mobile phones videos Jesus Martinez del Rincon
Supervisor
Jesus Martinez del Rincon
Funding
Funded
TBC
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
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
Conflict, Memory and the Politics of the Past
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
19 October 2022
School of Law Funded Law Closed 2 1666134000
Dealing with the Past in Northern Ireland: Truth, Accountability and the Rule of Law
School of Law | PHD ransitional 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
19 October 2022
School of Law Funded Law Closed 2 1666134000
Responsible Algorithms for Platform Cooperativism
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD AI, Politics Deepak Padmanabhan
Supervisor
Deepak Padmanabhan
Funding
Unfunded
LINAS
Application deadline
31 January 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Computer Science Open 2 1675123200
Assessing and Developing Trustworthy AI
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Computer Science Hans Vandierendonck
Supervisor
Hans Vandierendonck
Funding
Funded
LINAS
Application deadline
31 January 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1675123200
Smart Home, Smart Decisions: Establishing accountability in algorithmic security systems
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Machine learning, Cyber security, Networking Sandra Scott-Hayward
Supervisor
Sandra Scott-Hayward
Funding
Funded
LINAS Doctoral Training Programme
Application deadline
31 January 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1675123200
Security, Privacy and Governance in AI-assisted Unmanned Aerial Surveillance
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Governance, Cybersecurity and Surveillance Vishal Sharma
Supervisor
Vishal Sharma
Funding
Funded
LINAS
Application deadline
31 January 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1675123200
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
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
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
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
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Funded Mechanical 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 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
Development of waste-based, high barrier, food packaging
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD High Barrier Waste Based Packaging, Biopolymers, Agri Waste Valorisation, Packaging Dr. Eoin Cunningham
Supervisor
Dr. Eoin Cunningham
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded Aerospace Engineering Open 2
Development of waste-based, high barrier, food packaging
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering | PHD High Barrier Waste Based Packaging, Biopolymers, Agri Waste Valorisation, Packaging Dr Eoin Cunningham
Supervisor
Dr Eoin Cunningham
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Unfunded 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 Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 2 1646006400
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
30 June 2022
School of Nursing and Midwifery Funded Nursing & Midwifery Closed 2 1656543600
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 Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 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 Closed 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
4 July 2022
School of Nursing and Midwifery Funded Nursing & Midwifery Closed 2 1656889200
Exploring public perceptions and understanding about Parkinson’s Disease: An all-Ireland study
School of Nursing and Midwifery | PHD Parkinson's Dr Gillian Carter & Dr Gary Mitchell
Supervisor
Dr Gillian Carter & Dr Gary Mitchell
Funding
Funded
Northern Ireland Department for the Economy (DfE)
Application deadline
10 June 2022
School of Nursing and Midwifery Funded Nursing & Midwifery Closed 2 1654815600
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: Human-Animal-Environmental Interactions at Late Medieval Religious Foundations in Ulster
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD archaeological science, forensic and archaeological sciences, archaeology Prof Eileen Murphy
Supervisor
Prof Eileen Murphy
Funding
Funded
NERC Quadrat
Application deadline
9 December 2022
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Archaeology & Palaeoecology Open 2 1670544000
QUADRAT DTP: A Late Glacial and Holocene tephrostratigraphy for Antarctica
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD environmental sciences, geochemistry, geoscience, volcanology Dr Gill Plunkett
Supervisor
Dr Gill Plunkett
Funding
Funded
NERC Quadrat
Application deadline
9 December 2022
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Archaeology & Palaeoecology Open 2 1670544000
Quadrat DTP CASE: Soils as an effective carbon sink? Rates of carbon sequestration and long-term storage in soils across Northern Ireland
School of Natural and Built Environment | PHD ecology, soil science, agricultural geography, physical geography Dr Maarten Blaauw
Supervisor
Dr Maarten Blaauw
Funding
Funded
NERC Quadrat
Application deadline
9 December 2022
School of Natural and Built Environment Funded Archaeology & Palaeoecology Open 2 1670544000
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 Prof Helen Roe
Supervisor
Prof 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 Prof Graeme Swindles
Supervisor
Prof 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 Prof Graeme Swindles
Supervisor
Prof 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
A Trusted Execution Environment based framework for securing legacy embedded systems
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Trusted Execution Environment, legacy embedded system, hardware-software co-design Arnab Kumar Biswas
Supervisor
Arnab Kumar Biswas
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Secure multi-tenant and federated satellite system
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Trusted Execution Environment, legacy embedded system, hardware-software co-design Arnab Kumar Biswas
Supervisor
Arnab Kumar Biswas
Funding
Unfunded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Unfunded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Side-channel analysis and countermeasure on Post Quantum Cryptographic
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Post Quantum Cryptographic, Side-channel analysis, Machine learning, Hardware security Anh-Tuan Hoang
Supervisor
Anh-Tuan Hoang
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Side-channel analysis supports in Physical Unclonable Function modelling
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Post Quantum Cryptographic, Side-channel analysis, Machine learning, Hardware security Anh-Tuan Hoang
Supervisor
Anh-Tuan Hoang
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Multi-Hardware Security for Supply Chain
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Approximate computing, hardware security, intrinsic, IoT Chongyan Gu
Supervisor
Chongyan Gu
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Investigating Security Vulnerabilities in Approximate Computing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Approximate computing, hardware security, machine learning Chongyan Gu
Supervisor
Chongyan Gu
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Enabling and Accelerating Privacy-Preserving Data Analysis
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Encryption, privacy, cryptography, hardware design, encrypted data analysis Ciara Rafferty
Supervisor
Ciara Rafferty
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Quantum-Safe Identity-Based Encryption for lightweight Internet of Things
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Cryptography, hardware design, encryption, advanced cryptography, identity Ciara Rafferty
Supervisor
Ciara Rafferty
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
An Investigation of Embedded Machine Learning for Space Applications: Circuit Reliability and Model Security
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD ML Security, Space Applications, Circuit Reliability Ihsen Alouani
Supervisor
Ihsen Alouani
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Privacy-preserving By-Design: Brain-inspired Architectures for Security-sensitive Applications
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Machine Learning, Cybersecurity, Digital Forensics, Adversarial Attacks, Model Poisoning Ihsen Alouani
Supervisor
Ihsen Alouani
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Secure Record Linkage
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD private set intersection, mutable trapdoor PEKS, Indranil Ghosh Ray
Supervisor
Indranil Ghosh Ray
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
HSM enabled precomputation safe asymmetric PAKE designing
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD PAKE, asymmetric PAKE, precomputation attack, HSM private set intersection, mutable trapdoor PEKS Indranil Ghosh Ray
Supervisor
Indranil Ghosh Ray
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Using Reinforcement Learning to Prepare Cyber-Attack Responses for Cyber Physical Systems
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Cyber security, cyber physical systems, CPS, reinforcement learning, AI, machine learning Kieran McLaughlin
Supervisor
Kieran McLaughlin
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Cyber Security for Digital Twins
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Cyber security, digital twins, AI, cyber physical systems, embedded systems, security and resilience Kieran McLaughlin
Supervisor
Kieran McLaughlin
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Malware detection beyond labelled datasets
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Malware, Cybersecurity, Deep Learning, Self-supervised learning Niall McLaughlin
Supervisor
Niall McLaughlin
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Cyber DALL-E for adversarial dataset generation
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Malware, Cybersecurity, Deep Learning, Generative models, Diffusion Models Niall McLaughlin
Supervisor
Niall McLaughlin
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Modelling Technopolitical Factors for Analysing and Attributing Cyber Attacks
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Advanced Persistent Threat (APT), Adversary Modelling, Attribution, Threat Intelligence Oluwafemi Olukoya
Supervisor
Oluwafemi Olukoya
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Malware Vulnerabilities as a Heuristic for Layering Defence Mechanism in Detection Technology
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Cyber Attack, Mitigation, Malware, Vulnerabilities, Quality Assurance, Static analysis Oluwafemi Olukoya
Supervisor
Oluwafemi Olukoya
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
DPU-Centric Distributed Network and Datacentre Security
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Cybersecurity, Datacentre Security Network Security AI, DPU, GPU, Network Monitoring Sakir Sezer
Supervisor
Sakir Sezer
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Electrical & Electronic Engineering Open 2 1677542400
Reconnaissance-type Threat Detection with Datacentre Networks
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Cybersecurity, Network Security AI, DPU, GPU, reconnaissance threat detection Sakir Sezer
Supervisor
Sakir Sezer
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Securing Programmable Networks
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Network security, Software-defined networking, programmable networks, P4 Sandra Scott-Hayward
Supervisor
Sandra Scott-Hayward
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Leveraging the programmable network for intrusion protection
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Network security, Encrypted traffic, Software-defined networking, programmable networks Sandra Scott-Hayward
Supervisor
Sandra Scott-Hayward
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Cyber-defensive deception against intelligent adversaries in autonomous aerial networks
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Drone Security, Autonomous Systems, Adversaries, Network Security, Unmanned Aerial Systems Vishal Sharma
Supervisor
Vishal Sharma
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Mitigating security risks in Unified Traffic Management (UTM) systems
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Drone Security, Autonomous Systems, Unified Traffic Management, Authentication and Authorisation Vishal Sharma
Supervisor
Vishal Sharma
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Highly distributed learning for privacy preserving analytics
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Federated Learning, Privacy, Cybersecurity, IoT, Deep Learning, Machine eEarning Jesus Martinez del Rincon
Supervisor
Jesus Martinez del Rincon
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
Attacking is the best defence, also in Machine Learning
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science | PHD Adversarial Learning, Privacy, Cybersecurity, Deep Learning, Machine Learning, GANs Jesus Martinez del Rincon
Supervisor
Jesus Martinez del Rincon
Funding
Funded
NICYBER DTP
Application deadline
28 February 2023
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Funded Computer Science Open 2 1677542400
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
Supervisor
Dr Deirdre Gilpin
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
Utilising data linkage to estimate antimicrobial resistance burden in paediatric populations
School of Pharmacy | PHD Pharmacoepidemiology, data linkage, antimicrobial resistance, children Dr Yingfen Hsia
Supervisor
Dr Yingfen Hsia
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
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
Antibiotic Resistance and Biofilm Formation in Clinical Isolates of Enterococcus faecium – a WHO High Priority Pathogen
School of Pharmacy | PHD Microbiome, extremophile, enzymes, biocatalysis, biotechnology Professor Brendan Gilmore
Supervisor
Professor Brendan Gilmore
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Measurement of outcomes for medicines management interventions for people living with dementia in primary care
School of Pharmacy | PHD Dementia, core outcome set, interventions, outcome measurement instruments, systematic review Professor Carmel Hughes
Supervisor
Professor Carmel Hughes
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Self-regulating, self-cleaning biomaterials
School of Pharmacy | PHD Drug delivery, antimicrobial, AMR, polymer, materials science, surface modification, surface chemist Professor Colin McCoy
Supervisor
Professor Colin McCoy
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
Antibiotic use and lower respiratory tract infections burden in children during Coronavirus (COVID-19)
School of Pharmacy | PHD Pharmaco-epidemiology, children, machine learning, infection disease, COVID-19 Dr Yingfen Hsia
Supervisor
Dr Yingfen Hsia
Funding
Funded
Department for the Economy
Application deadline
30 November 2022
School of Pharmacy Funded Pharmacy Open 2 1669766400
Microfluidic technologies for the production of Nanomedicines
School of Pharmacy | PHD Drug Delivery, Microfluidics, Nanomedicine, Biopharmaceutics Professor Dimitrios Lamprou
Supervisor
Professor Dimitrios Lamprou
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
3D & 4D printing in cancer management
School of Pharmacy | PHD 3D Printing, 4D printing, Bioprinting, Drug Delivery, Cancer treatment, Implants Professor Dimitrios Lamprou
Supervisor
Professor Dimitrios Lamprou
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Supervisor
Dr Eneko Larrañeta
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Peptide-based nanoparticles for brain targeted gene delivery
School of Pharmacy | PHD Cell Penetrating Peptides, Gene Delivery, Gene Therapy, Nanomedicine, Targeted Treatments Dr Emma McErlean
Supervisor
Dr Emma McErlean
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Development of antifungal nanotherapeutics containing AmB+ drug combinations using an advanced continuous manufacturing technology
School of Pharmacy | PHD Antifungal, Pharmaceutical Technology, nanomedicine, liposomes, polymeric nanoparticles Professor Gavin Andrews
Supervisor
Professor Gavin Andrews
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Development of paediatric-centred anti-malaria nanotherapeutic formulations using an advanced continuous manufacturing technology
School of Pharmacy | PHD ACT, Malaria, Pharmaceutical Technology, nanomedicine, nanoparticles, continuous manufacturing Professor Gavin Andrews
Supervisor
Professor Gavin Andrews
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Development of Innovative Diabetic Foot Ulcer Treatment Strategies using Photodynamic Therapy + Combination Delivery Systems
School of Pharmacy | PHD Diabetes, Diabetic Foot ulcer, Pharmaceutical Technology, Photodynamic therapy Professor Gavin Andrews
Supervisor
Professor Gavin Andrews
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Developing magneto-electric nanoparticles for advanced drug delivery of therapeutic agents for the treatment of neurological tuberculosis and HIV
School of Pharmacy | PHD Nanomedicine, Nanotechnology, Nanomaterials, Nanoparticles, Central nervous system, Drug delivery Professor Gavin Andrews
Supervisor
Professor Gavin Andrews
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Development of Solid-state Therapeutic Protein Formulations for Oral Delivery via Advanced and Continuous Manufacturing Technologies
School of Pharmacy | PHD Therapeutic proteins, solid-state protein formulations, oral protein delivery, hot melt extrusion Professor Gavin Andrews
Supervisor
Professor Gavin Andrews
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Development of Variable Dose Combination Products Using FDM 3D Printing
School of Pharmacy | PHD Personalised medicine, precision medicine, stratified therapy, fixed dose combination Professor Gavin Andrews
Supervisor
Professor Gavin Andrews
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
Enzyme-responsive peptide hydrogel as in situ forming long-acting drug delivery implants
School of Pharmacy | PHD Drug Delivery, Peptides; Hydrogels; Controlled Release Dr Garry Laverty
Supervisor
Dr Garry Laverty
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Chemical glycoengineering of therapeutic antibodies
School of Pharmacy | PHD drug design, chemical biology, medicinal chemistry, organic synthesis, antibodies Professor Gerd Wagner
Supervisor
Professor Gerd Wagner
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Novel P2Y receptor ligands for drug discovery
School of Pharmacy | PHD drug design, chemical biology, medicinal chemistry, organic synthesis, nucleoside, nucleotide, GPCR Professor Gerd Wagner
Supervisor
Professor Gerd Wagner
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Supervisor
Professor Gerd Wagner
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
The role of carers in medicines management for people living with dementia
School of Pharmacy | PHD Older people, dementia, carers, primary care, healthcare professionals, medicines management Dr Heather Barry
Supervisor
Dr Heather Barry
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Development of a multi-antigenic mRNA vaccine for Glioblastoma
School of Pharmacy | PHD Nanoparticles, mRNA, Vaccines Professor Helen McCarthy
Supervisor
Professor Helen McCarthy
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Structure-based design of allosteric modulators for G protein-coupled receptors using molecular modelling and pharmacology experiments
School of Pharmacy | PHD computational biology, protein-coupled receptors, molecular modelling Dr Irina Tikhonova
Supervisor
Dr Irina Tikhonova
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Investigating the role of USP17 in EMT
School of Pharmacy | PHD Protease, ubiquitin, deubiquitinase, USP17 Dr James Burrows
Supervisor
Dr James Burrows
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Countering the proteinase-activated receptor 1 (PAR-1) pro-tumour phenotype using a novel nanotherapeutic approach
School of Pharmacy | PHD Cancer biology, Nanomedicine, Drug Delivery, metastasis Dr Jonathan Coulter
Supervisor
Dr Jonathan Coulter
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Digital design and advanced processing technologies for antimicrobial nanotherapeutics
School of Pharmacy | PHD Antifungal, antibacterial, nanomedicine, liposomes, Dr Justin Tian
Supervisor
Dr Justin Tian
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
High throughput screening models for intracellular delivery of antimicrobial nanotherapeutics
School of Pharmacy | PHD Antifungal, antibacterial, liposomes, polymeric nanoparticles, rational design, Dr Justin Tian
Supervisor
Dr Justin Tian
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Dexamethasone-releasing cochlear implants for fibroblast growth inhibition
School of Pharmacy | PHD Drug delivery; pharmaceutics; medical devices Professor Karl Malcolm
Supervisor
Professor Karl Malcolm
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Novel poly(acrylic acid) complexes for enantioselective drug delivery and chiral separation
School of Pharmacy | PHD Drug delivery, materials science, analytical chemistry, polymers, solid state NMR Professor Karl Malcolm
Supervisor
Professor Karl Malcolm
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Dip-coating as a strategy to modify drug release from silicone elastomer drug delivery devices
School of Pharmacy | PHD Drug delivery, materials science, analytical chemistry, polymers, drug release kinetics Professor Karl Malcolm
Supervisor
Professor Karl Malcolm
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Multifunctional Biomaterials to Combat Infection and Modulate Inflammation
School of Pharmacy | PHD Biomaterials, Medical Device, Infection, Biofilm, Inflammation, Immunomodulatory, Implant, Regenerat Dr Louise Carson
Supervisor
Dr Louise Carson
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
Investigation of novel protease-antiprotease imbalances associated with chronic airways disease.
School of Pharmacy | PHD lung, respiratory, airways, COPD, proteases, cell biology, molecular biology, biochemistry, electrop Professor Lorraine Martin
Supervisor
Professor Lorraine Martin
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Supervisor
Dr Laura Sherrard
Funding
Unfunded
Microbiome, biofilm, infection, intensive care
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 Professor Michael Tunney
Supervisor
Professor Michael Tunney
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) for rapid antibiotic susceptibility testing
School of Pharmacy | PHD Infection, antimicrobial resistance, antimicrobial susceptibility testing Raman spectroscopy Professor Michael Tunney
Supervisor
Professor Michael Tunney
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Designing next-generation urinary catheter materials for clean intermittent self-catheterisation through control of the urinary microbiome
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
Development of carbohydrate-functionalised materials for detection and prevention of medical device-associated infections
School of Pharmacy | PHD Materials science, glycochemistry, medical devices, antimicrobial coatings Dr Matthew Wylie
Supervisor
Dr Matthew Wylie
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
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
Investigating the clinical and molecular significance of the microbiome in breast cancer
School of Pharmacy | PHD Breast cancer, personalised medicine, microbiome, biomarkers, novel therapies Dr Niamh Buckley
Supervisor
Dr Niamh Buckley
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
3D printing of drug delivery implants
School of Pharmacy | PHD Bone, biomaterials, hydroxyapatite, additive manufacturing, 3D printing Dr Peter Boyd
Supervisor
Dr Peter Boyd
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
Microneedle delivery systems for next-generation antibody therapeutics
School of Pharmacy | PHD Microneedles, antibodies, advanced therapeutics, drug delivery Professor Ryan Donnelly
Supervisor
Professor Ryan Donnelly
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Development of long-acting injectable (LAI) drug delivery systems to treat ocular diseases
School of Pharmacy | PHD long-acting drug delivery, sustained release, polymer implants, glaucoma, ocular drug delivery Professor Raghu Raj Singh Thakur
Supervisor
Professor Raghu Raj Singh Thakur
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Polymer-engineering nanocages for protein delivery
School of Pharmacy | PHD Protein delivery, biotherapeutics, stimuli-responsive polymers, bioconjugation, nanocages, polymer Dr Sheiliza Carmali
Supervisor
Dr Sheiliza Carmali
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Enhancing Protein Thermal Stability for Melt Processing
School of Pharmacy | PHD Proteins, biotherapeutics, hot-melt extrusion, continuous manufacturing, bioconjugation Dr Sheiliza Carmali
Supervisor
Dr Sheiliza Carmali
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Investigating the role of the microbiome in infection and health outcomes following renal transplantation
School of Pharmacy | PHD Microbiome, antimicrobial resistance (AMR), infection, clinical, renal Dr Stephen Kelly
Supervisor
Dr Stephen Kelly
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Mechanochemical synthesis of polymer-drug conjugates via reactive extrusion
School of Pharmacy | PHD Polymer-drug conjugates, solvent-less mechanochemical conjugation, mechanochemistry Dr Shu Li
Supervisor
Dr Shu Li
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
Bio-inspired liquid-like coatings for medical devices to combat biofilms and associated infections
School of Pharmacy | PHD Biomaterials; Infection; Surface; Medical devices Dr Shuai Zhang
Supervisor
Dr Shuai Zhang
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Safer, scalable, and modifiable polymer-based lipid nanocapsules for drug delivery
School of Pharmacy | PHD Lipid nanocapsules, drug delivery, nanotechnology, green chemistry, polymer science. Dr Taher Hatahet
Supervisor
Dr Taher Hatahet
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Supervisor
Dr Timofey Skvortsov
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Improved delivery of bacteriophages and phage-derived antibacterial agents
School of Pharmacy | PHD Bacteriophage, endolysins, skin, biofilms, deep eutectic solvents, formulation Dr Timofey Skvortsov
Supervisor
Dr Timofey Skvortsov
Funding
Unfunded
Application deadline
None specified
School of Pharmacy Unfunded Pharmacy Open 2
Nanoparticle delivery of antibiotics for treatment of pulmonary infection
School of Pharmacy | PHD inhaled, nanoparticles, drug delivery, mucosal, pharmaceutical, bacteria Dr Vicky Kett
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
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