PhD opportunities

Engineering Research scholarships and PhD vacancies 

These include EPSRC Industrial CASE and Interdisciplinary scholarships.

Follow the links in this table for full informationAcademicGroup/DepartmentDeadline/start date

Probabilistic Approaches to Engineering Critical Assessment (PDF, 182kB)

Dr Harry Coules Mechanical Engineering Deadline: June 2021
Holistic Design Optimisation of Power Electronic Converters (PDF, 315kB) Dr Ian Laird Electrical Energy Management Group Deadline: 15 April 2021
Imaging approaches for assessment of subsurface defects in composite structures (PDF, 216kB) Prof Janice Barton Bristol Composites Institute Deadine: 31 Mar 2021
Effect of laminate architecture on the fatigue life of composite structures (PDF, 216kB) Prof Ole Thomsen Bristol Composites Institute Deadline: 31 Mar 2021
Improved Design of lighweight composite sandwich structures (PDF, 216kB) Prof Ole Thomsen Bristol Composites Institute Deadline: 31 Mar 2021
Advanced Composites - Rolls Royce studentships (PDF, 225kB)   Bristol Composites Institute Deadline: 22 Mar 2021
Composites Dry-Fibre Preform Technology for Complex Manufacturing (PDF, 192kB) Dr B.C. Eric Kim Aerospace Deadline: 30 Mar 2021
Thermal Modelling of Spent Fuel Drying (PDF, 242kB) Dr Andrew Lawrie Mechanical Engineering Start from: Jan 2021
Materials for Zero Carbon Energy Systems (PDF, 187kB) Prof Chris Truman Mechanical Engineering Start from: Sept 2021
Firmware Binary Code Analysis for Vulnerability Dectection (PDF, 244kB) Dr Sanjay Rawat  Cyber Security Group  Start from: Oct 2021

Disproportionate collapse resistance of CLT buildings (PDF, 200kB)

Dr Eleni Toumpanaki Civil Engineering Start: Sept 2021

Research group PhDs

Other PhD opportunities may be available directly through research groups and advertised on their websites.

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Centres for Doctoral Training

Recent awards from The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) recognise Bristol's academic excellence and multi-disciplinary research environment. Find out more about funded PhD programmes.

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If you have any questions about funding please contact the relevant school office:

School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering (CAME)

School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Engineering Mathematics (SCEEM)

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