We are pleased to announce 15 science and engineering full PhD Scholarships for 2016 entry.
The University of Hull are offering over 40 Scholarships in total to UK, EU and international students, as part of its ongoing commitment to research.
The PhD Scholarships will be combined with investments in Post-Doctoral positions to build robust expertise in key research cluster areas. Each of the PhD projects are distinct and many are interdisciplinary or in collaboration with industry.
The Scholarships cover full fees for UK, EU and international students. UK and EU students also receive a tax-free maintenance stipend that is in line with Research Councils UK Doctoral Training Centre levels. The closing date for applications is 29 February 2016.
Professor Dan Parsons, Associate Dean for Research and Enterprise in the Faculty of Science and Engineering, said: “We are delighted to announce these PhD Scholarship opportunities and to build a robust research environment around these important clusters of research. We look forward to many applications for these excellent projects.”
The Scholarships offered within the Faculty of Science and Engineering are available in the following five research clusters:
Gender, Place and Memory, 1400-1900
These PhD projects form part of the Gender, Place and Memory 1400-1900 research cluster at the University of Hull which draws in academics and researchers from History, English and Geography:
Women walking the world: emotions, place and memory in English court records, 1400-1800
Women, property and the law: mapping sexual inequality in the East Riding of Yorkshire, 1708-1974
3D Printing of Bio-inspired Composites as a Cross-Cutting Capability
We are investing significant resources in creating a 3D printing research cluster which combines the expertise of chemists, engineers and physicists to create novel materials through rational design.
3D printing of functionally graded complex composites
3D printing: Bio-inspired self-healing composite materials
Catastrophic flows have shaped and reshaped our physical environment, and the humans that reside on them since the planet was first formed. The lessons we glean from these epic events in the past have the power to change the way we predict and survive future occurrences.
Scaling flood events and ecohydraulics in experimental models
Coastal system resilience under increased storminess
Simulating catastrophic flows on Mars
Quantifying the sedimentation of ignimbrites: understanding the behaviour of pyroclastic density currents through experimental modelling
Origins: From the Sub-Atomic to Clusters of Galaxies
We are pleased to announce four new PhD studentships within the University’s E.A. Milne Centre for Astrophysics, spanning the sub-atomic to the largest scales in the Universe.
Nucleosynthetic yields and artificial stars
The cosmic distance ladder
Star formation in cluster galaxies
Extreme solar flares
Directed Self Assembly
These PhD positions are part of a major research initiative from the University of Hull to create a directed self-assembly cluster combining the expertise of chemists and physicists to create novel materials.
Directed self-assembly for metamaterials: physics and devices: geometries for nanophotonic applications
Directed self-assembly for metamaterials: physics and devices: optical and electrical properties of self-assembled metamaterials
Novel chiroptical organic/metal nano systems
For more information about the University of Hull Scholarships 2016, and to apply, visit www.hull.ac.uk/phd