Postgraduate research opportunities

Browse through our research degree opportunities to find funding and funded projects. These opportunities are awarded on the basis of academic merit and are very competitive, so it is important you make enquiries and apply as early as possible. If you have already secured funding, please take a look at our competition / non-funded projects. Former students may be eligible for a 10% discount on fees with our alumni bursary.

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Funding schemes

Title Subject area Eligibility Deadline
EPSRC Centres for Doctoral Training UK and EU See CDTs for details
Endowed Research Scholarships 2019/20 Geography UK and EU 3 June 2019 (17:00 UK time)

Competition funded PhD projects

Title Subject area Eligibility Deadline
Ecohydrological response of peatlands to climate change - River Basin Processes and Management Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Leaf morphospace–climate interactions: tracking leaf shape in space and time - Ecology and Global Change Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Re-evaluating infrastructure: using Big Data to develop and quantify new notions of infrastructure resilience - Centre for Spatial Analysis and Policy Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Response of testate amoebae to peatland grip blocking: implications for biomonitoring of peatland restoration efforts - River Basin Processes and Management Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Retirement migration: geographical patterns and impacts on households - Centre for Spatial Analysis and Policy Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Understanding rhizome extent, extension and persistence in Japanese knotweed - Ecology and Global Change Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
What causes the formation of pipes within peat? - River Basin Processes and Management Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Analysis of spatial inequalities in public health prescription rates to predict antibiotic resistance risk - Centre for Spatial Analysis and Policy Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Urban contestation and alternatives (SJCC research area) - Social Justice, Cities, Citizenship Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Migration, precarity and forced labour (SJCC research area) - Social Justice, Cities, Citizenship Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Social Movements and Scholar Activism (SJCC research area) - Social Justice, Cities, Citizenship Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Identity, difference and citizenship (SJCC research area) - Social Justice, Cities, Citizenship Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Consumption, public space and the arts (SJCC research area) - Social Justice, Cities, Citizenship Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round
Housing struggles and alternatives (SJCC research area) - Social Justice, Cities, Citizenship Worldwide (International, UK and EU) Applications accepted all year round