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Work with an internationally renowned academic team that has extensive research activities and collaborations, is widely published and attracts significant grant funding.
As a postgraduate researcher you will join an interdisciplinary group, within the School of Life Sciences, which is well-connected with industry and fellow research institutions worldwide. PhD candidates are encouraged to take an active role in the School's research community in areas currently spanning global change ecology, conservation and animal behaviour and welfare.
You will be part of a diverse, international body of researchers whose work is making a positive difference in the world of business and organisations in the public and third sectors. Our doctoral programme draws on the expertise of our staff and research centres and supports research students to contribute to current knowledge and practice and progress into careers as academics or expert practitioners.
Our research groups are shaping the world with innovative technologies and applications, often in collaboration with industry. We encourage PhD candidates to take an active role in our School's research community, in areas currently ranging from Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science and Applications, Imaging Technologies, Vision and Acoustics, IoT, Digital Systems and Cloud Computing, Semantic Web, Educational Technologies and Cyber Security.
Our PhD research programmes will allow you to explore your own interests in creative writing, supported by the expertise of our staff.
Our PhD research programmes will allow you to explore your own interests in criminology, supported by the expertise of our staff.
Make a significant contribution to your clinical specialty with the published research you’ll produce on a programme designed specifically for medical graduates in clinical practice.
Our PhD research programmes will allow you to explore your own interests in dramatherapy, supported by the expertise of our staff.
Electronic “engineers create that which has never been'' (A. Einstein), making possible the future of technology to start now. Join our research group focused on collaborative and cross-disciplinary research, ready to guide you and enhancing your expertise in sensing, signal processing and smart control.
Our research cuts across the expertise of our School and Faculty, to identify and seek solutions to the wide range of complex sustainability-related problems associated with current and future cities, both in the UK and globally. We encourage PhD candidates to take an active role in our School's research community, in areas currently ranging from climate change and resilience to smart cities, integrated urban infrastructure, mechanical engineering and tribology, technology, health sciences and medical engineering, society and culture, planning and architecture.